Orlando, Florida
  February 06 - 09, 2010



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  (Feb 2-6, 2018)

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 (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2019)


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 2011 Corpus Christi, TX 
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CORRECTION-"Super Bowl Party" moved to Citrus Ballroom!

NEW: Discount coupon for Mears airport transportation.

The 2010 SAAS meeting will be held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida, February 6-9. 

Deadline to receive group rates is Thursday, January 14, 2010.

Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive
Orlando, FL  32819
Phone: 407-351-2420 (Reservations: 1-800-421-8001)

Group rates

$139 for Single and Double
$154 for Triple
$164 for Quad.
Extra person charge is $20 per person. Group rates will apply 3 days prior to and after the conference dates. 

Hotel online registration. To obtain SAAS group rates via online registration, click on above link, then click on "Make a Reservation for this Event Now." On next page, if group code is not shown, enter 0202786SA; enter dates you wish to book, enter number of people in your room, then, click on "check availability." On next page, click on the highlighted amount to continue booking your room.

Reservations can also be made by calling 1-800-421-8001 and identify yourself as part of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (or SAAS) to receive the group rate.

Wyndham ByRequest
As a Wyndham Rewards with ByRequest member, your stay will be personalized. You will automatically receive welcome level benefits, including:
Free Internet access (wired, not wireless)
             FYI--This is included in the SAAS group rate.

Expedited check- in
Free domestic long-distance calls
Online access to hotel receipts, etc.
Join now and customize your next stay.

Resort Fee
There will be no resort fee charged. Included in the group rate is 24 hour access to the health club, no charge for local and 800# calls, self parking, USA newspaper, pool services, in-room safe, in-room internet access and in-room coffee and tea.


Cancellations will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

Check in
is 4:00 pm - Check out is 11:00 am

Hotel is 16 miles from Orlando International Airport. 
Mears Motor Shuttle provides transportation to and from the hotel for $29/adult and $23/child round trip; however, we have negotiated and obtained a $4.00 discount/roundtrip. See
discount coupon with Mears for SAAS participants. Taxi service is also available at current taxi rates, which is approximately $34 per trip. Taxis charge per group, not per person, so consider using a taxi if you are traveling with two or more people. It may save you money.


Call for Papers, Association Information, Programs
     Revised 12/22/09    

      Pre-registration and On-Site Registration Information


     Meeting Schedule. Revised 1/29/10

To see the beauty of our next destination, Corpus Christi,
please view
this video.