SEFPWC Meeting

Southeast Fruit Professional Workers Conference Updates

Early Bird Registration ends SEPTEMBER 1st, 2016!

Please be sure to register before the rate increases from $85.00/person to $125.00/person! The registration link is: http://bit.ly/29tukMM.


I can’t wait for everyone to come down to Gainesville, to present new research, disease updates, and yearly reviews of fruit production in the southeast!

Here is a preliminary general program schedule for the conference:

October 4th, 2016

UF Straughn Extension Center, Gainesville, FL

  • 12:45 PM                 Vans leave University Center Holiday Inn
    (participants can also carpool/drive over to Straughn Center)
  • 1:00 – 3:00 PM      Oral presentations
  • 3:00 PM                   BREAK
  • 3:15 – 5:00 PM       Oral presentations
  • 5:10 PM                    Travel back to hotel, dinner on your own

October 5th, 2016

  • 8:30 AM                   Vans leave University Center Holiday Inn
    (participants can also carpool/drive over to Straughn Center)
  • 8:45 AM                   Coffee/pastries
  • 9:00 – 10:30 AM    Oral presentations
  • 10:30 AM                 BREAK
  • 10:45-Noon            Oral presentations
  • Noon-12:45            Lunch
  • 12:45                         Load vans for Field tour
  • 1:45 PM – 6:00 P   Field tour

October 6th, 2016

  • 8:30 AM                   Vans leave University Center Holiday Inn
    (participants can also carpool/drive over to Straughn Center)
  • 8:45 AM                   Coffee/pastries
  • 9:00 – 10:30 AM    Oral presentations
  • 10:30 AM                 BREAK
  • 10:45-Noon            Oral presentations, Decision for next location
  • Adjourn Meeting

 

Peaches

The Southeast Fruit Professional Workers Conference will be held in Gainesville, FL this year! The conference dates will be October 4-6, and include a tour of our local fruit industries.

We can’t wait to see research reports of all the projects going on in the southeast that will help all of us better serve our clientele.

Dates: October 4-6, 2016

Location: Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, 2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611

Lodging: Holiday Inn University Center, 1250 West University Ave Gainesville FL 32601. Please use the code SEP to get the discounted rate of $99.00/night + tax.

More information can be found here: 2016 SEFPWC Hotel Instructions

Cost: $85.00

Registration Link: http://bit.ly/29tukMM

Questions? Contact Mercy Olmstead (mercy1@ufl.edu or mercyolmstead@gmail.com).