2012 Registration & Hotel Information
In addition to program content, the registration fee includes reception, lunch on Tuesday, February 14, and coffee breaks.
$250 registration fee, if received by December 20, 2011$295 registration fee, if received by January 17, 2012$350 registration fee, if received on or after January 18, 2012 or onsite
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Download the Human Pathogens on Plants Workshop Registration Form.
Payment is due with registration. Cancellations must be made in writing and received no later than January 13, 2012 and are subject to a $35 processing fee. Cancellations after January 13, 2012 are not subject to a refund. APS reserves the right to cancel workshop, and if so, will fully refund the registration fee, however APS is not liable for any refunds associated with travel or other expenses. By registering for this workshop, you agree to the cancellation and refund policies and conditions.
If you are from a country outside the United States, you need a valid passport or visa to attend the meeting. We recommend you apply early to accommodate processing time. International attendees can request a letter of invitation once they have registered for the meeting. Find more information on getting in and out of the United States.
NOTE: U.S.A. legislation requires foreign nationals to provide to air carriers a valid U.S. address during their stay prior to departure of their U.S.-bound flight. Most airlines require a passport number, as well as a valid U.S. address for the passenger's stay, at the time of booking. The hotel's address is included on the meeting website.
Located on the first floor outside the Chesapeake Ballroom of the Marrriott Inn and Conference Center, registration will be open the following hours:
Monday, February 13, 2012 — 10:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday, February 14, 2012 — 7:00 AM – 4:00 PMWednesday, February 15, 2012 — 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Your are invited to display a poster on your food safety efforts during the meeting. Complete the poster form at www.apsnet.org/meetings/humanpathogenplants/pages/posters.aspx between December 2, 2011 – January 13, 2012. Below are the poster categories:
Environmental IssuesDissemination MechanismsHuman Pathogenic Viruses on PlantsEmerging IssuesSampling Challenges & SolutionsDetection and DiagnosisForensics & TracebackPrevention & Control
The Marriott Inn and Conference Center will serve as the headquarters hotel. Located near the University of Maryland, the hotel is convenient to College Park Aviation Museum, Lake Artemesia Natural Area, and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
3501 University Blvd EastHyattsville, MD 20783Phone: +1.301.985.7517
Standard Single/Double: $129Plus 6% tax/night (subject to change)Check In: 4:00 p.m.; Check Out: 12:00 p.m.
Reserve or modify your hotel reservations online. Use Group Code: afsafsa
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To reserve by phone: +1.301.985.7517 (Mention: Group Code afsafsa)
Reservations must be made by Tuesday, January 23, 2011, to guarantee workshop rates. After that date, rooms and rates will be based on availability. All housing changes, cancellations, and inquiries should be made directly with the hotels.
Indicate any special needs you may have when making reservations either online or by phone.
Confirmation numbers will be e-mailed to attendees making reservations online and given to attendees making reservations by phone.
All rates are per room, per night, and are subject to 6% tax (subject to change)/per night. Reservations will not be accepted without a valid credit card guarantee of one night’s room rate plus tax for each room reserved.