2017 Annual Meeting Overview

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49th APRES Annual Meeting

July 11-13, 2017
Hotel Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM

2017 Program Planning Underway – President Corley Holbrook, Program Chairman Pete Dotray, Technical Program Chairman Todd Baughman, Local Arrangements Chairman Gary Schwarloze are off to a great start.

General Session Guest Speakers:

Dr. Jacqueline Fletcher
Past Director
National Institute for Microbial Forensics & Food and Agricultural Biosecurity

Ron Smith
Southwest Farm Press

State Commodity Updates
Texas – Shelly Nutt, Texas Peanut Producers Association
New Mexico – Jim Chandler, New Mexico Peanut Growers Association
Oklahoma – Ron Sholar, Oklahoma Peanut Commission

Symposium Suggestions Needed – Program Chairman Pete Dotray is asking APRES members to send suggestions for this year’s symposium to his attention at pete.dotray@ttu.edu.

Early Bird Meeting Registration
until June 15, 2017
Member $250
Non-Member $350
Student $50
Gold Member $100
Platinum Member Free*
Diamond Member Free*

Registration is now open. Members can register on-line for the discounted rate of $250 until June 15, 2017. 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 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.

Call for Papers
The 2017 Call for Papers is now open.
Click here to submit an abstract.
Click here to download abstract submission instructions.
Need assistance formatting your abstract? Download a sample abstract.
Click here to see the list of last year’s abstracts.

Hotel Albuquerque – APRES Host Hotel
Book your hotel reservation now! Albuquerque promises to be a wonderful location for this year’s meeting.  The Hotel Albuquerque is located in Old Town, walking distance to historic sites, great restaurants, and wonderful shops.

APRES Discounted Room Rate: Book your reservation now at APRES’ host hotel…the Hotel Albuquerque.  Book online here or Call the hotel direct at (1-505-843-6300) for the APRES rate of $129/night. Want to come early or stay late?……This rate is valid for 3 days prior to the meeting and 3 days after the meeting.

Per Diem Rooms: The APRES government rate is $91/night.  Book online here for the per diem rate or call the hotel direct (1-505-843-6300) to get this rate.  Be sure to mention APRES .

Hotel Albuquerque Room Cancellation Policy: Reservations must be canceled by 3 p.m. Mountain Time the day before your scheduled arrival in Albuquerque, NM. If a reservation is not canceled in time, a minimum of one night’s room charge and applicable taxes will be charged to the credit card provided.

Agenda – Click here to see the preliminary agenda.

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