2019 Annual Meeting

51st APRES Annual Meeting

July 9-11, 2019
The Hotel at Auburn University
& Dixon Conference Center
Auburn, AL

Planning for the 51st APRES Annual Meeting.
Leading the planning for 2019 are President Rick Brandenburg, Program Chairman Barry Tillman,  Technical Program Chairman Charles Chen, Local Arrangements Chairman John Beasley and Spouses Program Jennifer Tillman.  Keep checking back for more details.

Early Bird Meeting Registration
until June 15, 2019
Member $250
Non-Member $350
Retired $125
Student $50
Gold Member $125
Platinum Member Free*
Diamond Member Free*

Register Today! Members will be able to register on-line for the discounted rate of $250 until June 15, 2019. Your registration includes access to all general sessions, technical sessions, committee meeting, and planned activities (ice cream social, receptions, meals,  fun run). The registration also includes passes to these functions at no charge for your spouse or significant other and your children.

Non-members can get all the benefits of APRES membership by joining APRES for $100 and (early bird) register for $250…… the same price as registering as a non-member, plus you get all the perks of being an APRES member.

Agenda – Click here to see the preliminary agenda.

Call for Papers – Closed
Abstracts for presentation of research and education projects are now being accepted.  Please read the instructions below before submitting an abstract.
Deadline for Corrections is April 30, 2019. 
Click here to submit a corrected abstract.
Click here to download abstract submission instructions.
Need assistance formatting your abstract? Download a sample abstract.
Click here to see the list of submitted abstracts for the 2019 Annual Meeting.

The Hotel at Auburn University – APRES Host Hotel
Book your hotel reservation now! Located on the campus of Auburn University, this wonderful hotel is the gateway to all things War Eagle.  The peanut research and extension team at Auburn University is gearing up to show off their home town.

APRES Discounted Room Rate: $132/night ends June 7th
Book online or call the hotel direct at (334) 821-8200 to make your reservation at the current rate of $132/night .

Government rate rooms are available for $93/night by making reservations directly with sales office at the hotel (334-321-3184).  Ask for Sheila Daughtry.  Upon check in, Rooms must be paid for with government credit card to receive rate.

The Hotel at Auburn Univesity Hotel Room Cancellation Policy: Reservations can be cancelled without fee until noon the day prior to check-in. After 12:00PM the day prior to check-in, the guest will be charged for the first night’s room and tax.

Transportation Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) is the most used airport for travel to Auburn.  Travel time is approximately 2 hours.  Transportation to the hotel is provided by Groome Transporation.  Click here to see the Auburn University schedule.  FYI….Auburn is on Central Time (Atlanta airport is on Eastern Time).  Please check the shuttle schedule before making your flight arrangements and we highly recommend making a reservation for the shuttle.

Auburn to Atlanta Airport 100 miles
Auburn to Birmingham Airport (BHM) 115 miles (Hwy 280) – No shuttle service
Auburn to Montgomery Airport (MGM) 62 miles – No Shuttle service
Auburn to Columbus Airport (CSG) 41 miles – Groome Shuttle Available

Meeting Dress Code:  Attendee-Business casual; Presenter-Jacket, no tie (unless you want to wear a tie)/Dress/Dress Slacks or Skirt & Blouse

APRES Discounted Room Rate $132/night; $93 Government


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