Who Should Attend

This SFTIC is designed to bring together those actively engaged in applying genetics and genomics to accelerate breeding, enhance genetic gain and improve adaptation of forest trees.

If your work focuses on using applied genetics and genomics in early selection and accelerated breeding, you should be at the conference!

Conference participants will include:

  • Geneticists and plant breeders
  • Tree improvement managers
  • Procurement foresters
  • Forest consultants
  • Forest landowners
  • Academic scientists, and post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students
  • Forest products retailers and wholesalers
  • Forest industry professionals
  • State and federal government personnel

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The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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