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2019 Southern Region Conference

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


  • To cover all meal functions.
  • To cover all meal functions.

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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

Final Conference Schedule

Paper Proceedings

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: www.agedweb.org/agedweb/aaae. 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: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/saaswestin.

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: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/saaswestin.

For general information on The Westin, click or go to: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bhmwi-the-westin-birmingham/. 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 https://www.saasinc.org/hotel-info-1

The SAAS Hotel reservations website is: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SAAS2019

Hotel reservations at group rate deadline is January 18, 2019

The SAAS website: https://www.saasinc.org/

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.

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