Upcoming events

    • 02 Feb 2019
    • 05 Feb 2019
    • Birmingham, AL


    Held in conjunction with Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) Meeting

    Sheraton Birmingham Hotel/Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

    2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203

    February 2-5, 2019

    2019 Tentative Schedule (as of Jan. 10, 2019)


    Poster Proceedings

    Call for Papers

    Call for Posters - Deadline reminder: Poster narrative proposals are due Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Proposals must be submitted using the online form available here: Authors will be notified regarding poster acceptance in late November.

    Registration costs:

    • Regular Faculty Registration: $350.00
    • Student Registration: $295.00

    After December 31st

    • Late Faculty Registration: $400.00 ($350.00 + $50.00 late fee)
    • Late Student Registration: $345.00 ($295.00 + $50.00 late fee)

    Update 1/2/2019 The Conference Hotel is now full.

    Overflow Hotel - The Westin

    Deadline to reserve lodging:  January 18, 2019 at 5 p.m. CDT

    Please contact The Westin for lodging:

    The Westin adjoins the Sheraton via hallways, so meeting rooms are still conveniently located. The same rates will apply and they also have free shuttle to/from the airport. To make reservations at this new hotel, go to:

    For general information on The Westin, click or go to: However, be sure to use the link above for reservations under the SAAS group block and rates. Address for The Westin is 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

    Conference Hotel - The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

    2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL  35203

    For detailed SAAS hotel information, please visit

    The SAAS Hotel reservations website is:

    Hotel reservations at group rate deadline is January 18, 2019

    The SAAS website:

    Group rate applies from January 28 – February 7, 2019 if rooms are available.

    Nearby area attractions include:

    We recommend you visit the websites to confirm admission costs and hours as these vary in February.

    • 21 May 2019
    • 24 May 2019
    • Des Moines, IA
    2019 National AAAE Conference

    May 21-24, 2019

    Des Moines, Iowa
    The Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

    Call for Papers - Due Jan. 22, 2019 (11:59 p.m. CST)

    Call for Posters - Due Feb. 25, 2019 (11:59 p.m. EST)

    Lodging:  Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown - AAAE link to reserve sleeping rooms:  Nightly rate is $149 plus taxes.

    Transportation: Embassy Suites has an airport shuttle that runs every 30 minutes; Uber and Lyft is also available.

    Des Moines Things to Do:
    • 17 Sep 2019
    • 19 Sep 2019
    • Anchorage, AK

    Western Region Research Conference

    American Association for Agricultural Education

    September 17-19, 2019
    Anchorage, AK
    Captain Cook Hotel

    Meeting Location Announcement Video

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