Agenda-at-a-Glance


Monday, June 19, 2017
7:00am – 11:30am Optional Golf Outing
12noon – 7:00pm Conference Registration Open
1:00pm – 4:00pm North American Quantitative Genetics Workshop
1:00pm – 4:00pm Resistance Screening Center Steering Committee
Meeting Contact: Sunny Lucas, US Forest Service, Forest Health Protection
2:00pm – 4:00pm State Forestry Agency Discussion
Meeting Contacts: Dana Nelson, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station & Fred Raley, Texas A&M, Western Forest Tree Improvement Program
2:00pm – 6:00pm Poster and Sponsor Move-In
4:15pm – 5:15pm SFTIC Committee Meeting
6:30pm – 8:30pm Poolside Welcome Social
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7:00am – 8:00am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
7:00am – 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am – 10:00am Opening Plenary Session
10:00am – 10:30am Refreshment Break in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
10:30am – 12noon Plenary Session
12noon – 1:30pm Group Luncheon Buffet (provided)
1:30pm – 3:00pm Two Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pm Refreshment Break in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
3:30pm – 5:00pm Two Concurrent Sessions
5:00pm – 7:00pm Poster Session & Networking Reception
7:00pm – 7:45pm Career Panel Workshop
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
6:00am Optional 5K Run/Walk on the Beach
7:00am – 8:00am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
7:00am – 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am – 10:00am Two Concurrent Sessions
10:00am – 10:30am Refreshment Break in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
10:30am – 12noon Two Concurrent Sessions
12noon – 1:30pm Group Luncheon Buffet (provided)
1:30pm – 3:00pm Two Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Refreshment Break in Poster & Sponsor Display Area

 

(Poster presenters and sponsors to remove displays following break)

3:30pm – 5:00pm Plenary Session
5:00pm – 6:00pm Break before Dinner
6:00pm – 7:00pm Cocktail Social (Cash Bar)
7:00pm – 8:30pm SFTIC Closing Dinner and Awards Banquet
Thursday, June 22, 2017
The SFTIC officially concludes, and guests are on their own to depart the hotel and return home, or, to stay over a day or two and enjoy the beach, or make a side trip to the popular Kennedy Space Center only 60 miles away and multiple theme parks and other attractions in Orlando only 75 miles away. The hotel has agreed to extend the discounted rate following the conference, based on availability, so don’t delay. Make your plans right away and book your hotel reservation. Come visit us in Florida!

 



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