*Registration deadline: August 20, 2018*
Registration Rates (in U.S. currency)
Prior to July 10, 2018
After July 10, 2018
Guest (tours and banquet only)
September 23 (Sunday)
Registration and Poster Set Up (4 PM)
Opening Reception (7 PM)
September 24 (Monday)
Plenary Session (8 AM – 12 PM)
Technical Tours (12 PM – 5 PM)
September 25 (Tuesday)
Technical Sessions (8 AM to 4 PM)
September 26 (Wednesday)
Technical Sessions (8 AM to 4 PM)
General Crops and Products
Fiber and Cellulosic Crops
Medicinal & Nutraceutical Plants
Natural Rubber and Resins
AAIC Awards and Closing Banquet (7 PM)
DoubleTree by Hilton
300 King Street
London, Ontario N6B 1S2
Click here for online reservations (AAIC group rate)
Special room rates have been arranged for this event. Make your reservations by Aug. 26, 2018. AAIC rates valid Sept. 22-27, 2018 only.
**Accommodation at DoubleTree on Sept. 22, 2018 for participants who will arrive early is not guaranteed. Conference attendees who are arriving early may have to find accommodation at another hotel for that night. A list of nearby hotels are below:
There are several area airports serving London. The approximate distances to the conference venue are below .
London (YXU) - 15km ; Hadfield (YZR) - 95km ;Waterloo (YKF) - 108km; Hamilton (YHM) - 125km.
The larger airports are Pearson International (YYZ) -178 km and Detroit (DTW) - 228 km with US-Canada border crossing.
*Abstract submission for the 2018 AAIC Annual Meeting is now closed*
Send abstracts to Dr. Jim Todd (firstname.lastname@example.org). Indicate in your e-mail the Division in which you which to present your research (Oilseeds, General Crops, Rubber and Resins, Fiber and Cellulosics, Medicinal and Nutraceutical) and if oral or poster presentation.
Note: Abstracts in Energy or Biomass crops will be presented in the General Crops Division
Write the abstract in only one paragraph, single spaced, Times New Roman 12, 1” margins, with full justification. Use SI units (kg/ha, Mg/ha, L, m, cm, g). All plant Latin names including authority must be included the first time a common name is indicated, example castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) even in the title. The abstract must include rationale, objectives, materials and methods, results and conclusions. Include your contact information at the bottom of the page. An abstract example can be found here.
For poster formatting instructions please see this guide.
AAIC Student Travel Grants
*Application for travel support is now closed*
AAIC will award (5) $1,000 travel grants to students conducting research with industrial crops. One travel award ($1,000) will be given to each of the standing divisions in AAIC. Applications should include: a brief application letter stating the student's current research and career goals, an abstract of the research being presented, and a letter of support from their major professor.
The selected students will be required to give a 20 minute oral presentation during a division technical session at the annual conference. The student will be reimbursed for lodging and travel expenses up to $1,000 to attend the current annual AAIC meeting.
Mail applications for the student travel grant to:
Dr. Roque Evangelista
USDA-ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research
1815 N. University St.
Peoria , IL 61604
Phone: (309) 681-6312
Fax: (309) 681-6524