Orlando, Florida
Feb 2 - 5, 2013



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1/17/2013 Message from David Reed,
Horticulture Secretary/Treasurer

Click here for the Program for the February 2013 meetings in Orlando.  Hard copies will distributed at the meetings. The Program and complete registration information also is available at: srashs.org.

If you have not registered, please do so online as per the instructions below. 


Pre-Registration and Registration Information
The cost of Registration is $110 for Members, Faculty and Industry; $40 for graduate students; and $20 for undergraduates.  Pre-Registration Online prior to the meeting and registration at the meeting are the same rate.  Plus, Pre-Registration is fully refunded if you cancel at any time and for any reason.  Therefore, everyone is strongly encouraged to Pre-Register.  If you Pre-Register online, your cancellation refunds will be credited to your credit card.

Pre-Registration Online (strongly encouraged)
January 25, 2013
Go to the following URL to access the Southern Region ASHS Registration Site:
We would like to thank Mike Neff at ASHS Headquarters for supplying the online registration service.

Registration at the Meeting
On-site registration will be available at the meeting.

(Saturday 7am-6pm in Hotel Lobby; Sunday 7am-4pm and Monday 7am-10:30 am in Citrus Ballroom Foyer.)

Payment:  Credit card, check (personal, institutional, organization, foundation), or cash.

Hotel Reservation Information
Wyndham Orlando Resort

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

Web site: http://www.wyndham.com/hotels/florida/orlando/wyndham-orlando-resort/hotel-overview?hotel_id=MCOWD&page=hotel-overview

Group rates
$149 single/double
$169 triple/quad

Deadline to register at group rate: Jan. 11, 2013, 5 PM EST

Call 1-800-421-8011 or 407-351-2420  Identify yourself as part of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists to receive the group rate. All reservations are held for late arrival; however, any guaranteed reservations that fail to arrive will result in a charge of room and tax. Do not use the Hotel website for group rates.

Accepted up to 72 hours prior to arrival date.

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

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

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

Food and Beverage Contact
If your working group would like to make arrangements for food and/or beverages contact:
Kim McCleary



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