Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) will hold its Annual Meeting and Conference in Orlando, Florida, February 4
- 8, 2006.
Located in a tropical paradise in
the heart of the world's most popular vacation destination, Wyndham Orlando
Resort will be this year’s meeting destination. Lush gardens and romantic
lagoons make it easy to forget that this elegant
resort is located on bustling
. Florida's most thrilling theme parks - Walt Disney World®,
Universal Orlando Studios® and Sea World®
- and the
are only minutes away.
SAAS registration fee remains at $40 faculty
and $5 for graduate students plus fees for your individual
sections/associations. There is no SAAS registration fee for undergraduate
students. Hotel Room reservation deadline is January 13, 2006, to receive
the block room rates.
The Opening General Session
followed by the Business Meeting will start at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 5,
2006, with door prize drawings for attendees! The
Opening General Session is on The
Future of Animal Agriculture in North America. Animal
agriculture is undergoing fundamental change. This change is not limited to
any particular size or type of livestock operation, nor is it limited to the
farm. Every facet of the animal food chain-- from genetics to retailer to
food service outlet-- is trying to adjust to the rapid pace of change. This session is sponsored by Farm Foundation and the SAEA, and will
take a comprehensive look at this industry. All SAAS associations and
represented discipline are invited to attend this session.
Various sections have made calls for papers
and presentations; check your section web site for additional information
and association’s registration information.
See you in
Dr. M. Scott Smith
for meeting, hotel, registration, and tourism information.
Conference Program will be available on the website as it is finalized.