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2020 Southern Region Conference

  • 01 Feb 2020
  • 04 Feb 2020
  • Louisville, KY


  • 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

Omni Louisville Hotel
400 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40202

February 1-4, 2020

Draft Schedule (posted Dec. 18, 2019)

Call for Posters - 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.

Please join us on the evening of Monday, Feb. 3 for a social hour at the Kentucky Derby Museum from 5:30-7:30pm with a private tour of Churchill Downs. Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided with cash bar. Transportation provided from hotel to Churchill Downs via bus.

For lodging reservations, click on this link which is specific for our Louisville SAAS conference:

Or, call the Omni Louisville Hotel at 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664). Be sure to ask for the SAAS (Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists) group rate.

Single/Double $159
Triple $169; Quad $179
(SAAS group rates apply 3 days prior and 3 days after meeting dates, if rooms are available.)

CHECK IN:  3:00 pm  
11:00 am ($60 charge for late check out till 4pm)

NOTE:  Early departure fee of one night's room and tax will apply if attendee checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date. To avoid fee, advise hotel at or before checking in of any change in plans.

AIRPORT: Hotel is 5.9 miles (8 minutes) from Louisville International Airport (SDF). Hotel does not provide shuttle to/from airport. Estimated taxi fee is $28 one way. Estimated Uber or Lyft fee is $13-17 one way.

PARKING: Hotel has only valet parking. Cost is $32/night.
Click here for public parking lots near the hotel for less cost.

AMENITIES: Complimentary access to fitness center.

NOTE: Hotel has a smoke-free policy.

STORAGE: Storage of packages sent to hotel prior to meeting: Handling fees are based on weight and include the acceptance, storage and delivery of the item to the required meeting room or guest room.
1-10 lbs. $7; 11-20 lbs $15; 21-40 lbs $25, 41-60 lbs $45, 61-80 lbs $70; 81-100 lbs $100, 100+ lbs $120. (Items received greater than 4 days prior to pick up are subject to a separate storage fee.)

All items must have the following information to ensure proper delivery:
Attn: Mark Legendre
For: [your name, cell number & Assn]
Contact Phone: 225-773-3055
Group: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists
Arrival: January 30, 2020
Property Address:
Omni Louisville Hotel
400 2nd St., Louisville KY 40202
Sales Manager: Tyler Lowry
Sales Manager Phone: 502-313-6674
Number of Boxes:
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