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Register online now!
Students, please register by phone at 610-388-5454 to receive the discounted rate.
$299 Prior to July 2, 2013
$399 July 3, 2013 and later
$199 Students (full-time students with valid ID)
$79 Post-conference tour
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
Student Travel Awards are available for the International Trials Conference. Awards cover conference registration costs and include a $250 stipend toward travel. Application deadline is June 14.
Enjoy four days of tours and learning sessions featuring topics on trialing annual, perennial, and woody plants. The final learning session will focus on the importance of plant trials to each component of the supply chain including: breeding, trial management, marketing, wholesale and retail sales and consumer preferences. This session will close with a consumer panel discussion and presentation of a survey on consumer trends.
Tours stops include:
12:00 pm: Registration open
6:30–8:00 pm: Opening Reception in Longwood’s grand Conservatory
8:00 am–4:45 pm: Running Plant Trials for Annual, Perennial, and Woody Plants
6:30–9:00 pm: Reception, Keynote, Dinner and Private Fountain Show
Keynoter Paul E. Schickler, President, DuPont Pioneer
Paul E. Schickler is president of DuPont Pioneer, the advanced seed genetics business of DuPont. In this role, which he has held since 2007, he has continued to expand Pioneer’s global business by remaining focused on innovation that improves local productivity and profitability of farmers in more than 90 countries.
8:00 am–5:00 pm: Trial Garden Tours
See some of the region’s finest trial gardens including Penn State Landisville (annuals and vegetables); Green Leaf/Aris (perennials) and Star Roses and Plants/NovaFlora (woody plants).
8:00 am–5:00 pm: The Importance of Trials through the Plant Chain
In addition to sessions, the day includes a tour of Longwood’s plant trials including its new genera-based Trial Garden.
8:00 am–6:00 pm: Post Conference Tour
Interested in presenting at the conference? Abstracts are being accepted for session topics including:
Submit an abstract online. Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, June 14, 2013.
We have secured a block of discounted rooms at the following local hotels for conference attendees. Information about the hotels can be viewed by visiting their websites. Discounted room rates are accessed after you register for the conference by following the active link in your confirmation e-mail.
Delaware Express will offer conference participants a 10% discount single-passenger rides to and from the Philadelphia International Airport, and a 20% discount multi-passenger rides. To make a reservation, please call 302-454-7800 ext 630 and ask for Cheryl. Mention reference profile #243899 to receive the discount. You can also make a reservation online.
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Mon, September 16, 2013
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Tue, September 17, 2013
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Wed, September 18, 2013
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu, September 19, 2013
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri, September 20, 2013
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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