Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America
and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies

Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD) Program
59th Annual Center for Latin American Studies Conference
26th Annual Center for African Studies Gwendolen M. Carter Lectures
Mellon-LASA Seminar
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                       January 28-30, 2010  l  University of Florida  l  Gainesville, Florida


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Bridging & Sharing Ideas
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Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.

UF/IFAS: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Registration Information

Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.

The conference registration fee provides each attendee the participation in the conference, conference materials, morning and afternoon refreshments, the Thursday Evening Poster Reception and the Closing Saturday Luncheon.

Registration Fees
Non-UF Attendee $100
UF Alumni Attendee $75
UF Faculty Attendee $0
UF Student Attendee $0

Optional Event Fee: The optional “Reception in honor of Dr. Marianne Schmink” fee will include access to the dinner and recognition portion of Friday evening’s event from 6:30pm-8:00pm at Emerson Alumni Hall. Guest tickets may be purchased for the same price. After 8:15pm all participants are invited to participate in the post event celebration and enjoy dancing at Emerson Alumni Hall at no additional charge.

Optional Friday Dinner $25

Refund Policy: Requests for registration refunds will be honored if written notice of cancellation is received by the Office of Conferences and Institutes on or before Friday, January 8, 2010. A $25.00 processing fee will be deducted from all attendee refunds and a $15 processing fee from UF student refunds . No refunds will be honored for cancellations after Friday, January 8, 2010.

Special Needs: Special needs (such as visual, hearing or walking impairments) of registered attendees can be reasonably accommodated if they contact the Tropical Conservation and Development Program at least 10 working days prior to the conference. We can be reached by phone at (352) 392-0375, by fax at (352) 392-7682, or by email at

Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.

UF/IFAS Office of Conferences and Institutes

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