Registration Rates (in U.S. currency)



Prior to July 10, 2018

After July 10, 2018

Member

$420

$470

Non-member

$475

$525

Student

$150

$175

Guest (tours and banquet only)

$70

$90




Preliminary Conference Agenda


Sunday, September 23

Registration and Poster Set Up
Opening Reception (6 p.m.)

Monday, September 24

Plenary Session (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Technical Tours (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

Tuesday, September 25

Technical Sessions (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

General Crops and Products

Fiber and Cellulosic Crops

Medicinal & Nutraceutical Plants

Natural Rubber and Resins

Oilseeds

Wednesday, September 26

Technical Sessions (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

General Crops and Products

Fiber and Cellulosic Crops

Medicinal & Nutraceutical Plants

Natural Rubber and Resins

Oilseeds

Closing Banquet (6 p.m.)


Accommodations

DoubleTree by Hilton 
300 King Street
London, Ontario N6B 1S2
Canada 
+1-519-439-1661

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. 23-27 only. 

Abstracts

Abstract submission deadline 
May 31, 2018

Send abstracts to Dr. Jim Todd (jim.todd@ontario.ca). 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. Acceptance letters will be sent through June 30, 2018.

Note: Abstracts in Energy or Biomass crops will be presented in the General Crops Division
 
Abstracts instructions:

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.

​Poster presentation 

​For poster formatting instructions please see this guide.  


AAIC Student Travel Grants


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. 


Interested students should submit an application to the Past-President by June 30, 2018.


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
Email: Roque.Evangelista@ars.usda.gov

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