December 4, 2017!Nominations for Vice President – Submit nominations to Rebecca Melanson (email@example.com).December 15, 2017 !Abstract submission deadline – Submit online
!Participation in the Graduate Student Research Award Competition – Submit abstract online and indicate participation on the submission form.
!Applications for the Graduate Student and Post-Doc Travel Grant – Submit applications to Shaker Kousik (firstname.lastname@example.org).
January 3, 2018 !Nominations for Outstanding Plant Pathologist and Donald M. Ferrin Memorial Service Award – Submit nominations to Travis Faske (email@example.com).
January 5, 2018 !Deadline for receiving advanced registration rate and payment of abstract submission fee.
January 12, 2018 !Deadline for nominations for Graduate Student Representative – Submit nominations to Rebecca Melanson (firstname.lastname@example.org). January 16, 2018 !Deadline for room reservations at The Chancellor Hotel
February 5, 2018 !Deadline for receiving regular registration rate
February 16-18, 2018 !95th SD-APS Annual Meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Fayettechill Tour #CallingthehogsFriday, February 16, 2018, from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Cost: Free(Registration required by Feb. 5, 2018.)Description: You never know where your next collaboration or job opportunity may lie! Join us in a tour to the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Arkansas. The “Fayettechill Tour #Callingthehogs” is your chance to meet the people who make it run! Come to visit the laboratories and the Arkansas Plant Health Clinic. Participants will have a unique opportunity to meet and greet faculty, graduate students, post-docs and staff. Expand your network connections! Everyone is welcomed to attend. Lunch and transportation will be provided; however, you must register by Feb. 5, 2018.
Careers 101 Workshop: Presentations 101 Saturday, February 17, 2018: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM; Cost: Free(Registration required by Feb. 5, 2018.)Description: The first step toward a career in plant pathology is visibility, and a powerful oral presentation will make you and your work memorable to prospective employers. Learn what works and what doesn’t. Workshop is intended for early career professionals, postdocs, and students. Lunch will be provided; however, you must register by Feb. 5, 2018.
Graduate Student/Post-doc Social/MeetingSaturday, February 17, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Cost: Free(Registration required by Feb. 5, 2018)Description: Get to know your fellow graduate students from the Southern Division! Meet an industry representative and learn about new job opportunities. Discuss the role and future goals of the Graduate Students/Postdoctoral within the Division. Vote for your incoming Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Representative. Participate in activities for which you can win prizes. Graduate students and post-docs are invited to attend. Social/meeting will take place at Powerhouse Seafood & Grill, Fayetteville. Dinner will be provided; however, you must register by Feb. 5, 2018. Visit the SD-APS Graduate Student Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gradstudentssd/) or contact your representatives Rodrigo Onofre (Senior) email@example.com or Michelle Oliveira (Junior) firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Be sure to sign up and submit payment for workshops and field tours when you register for the meeting!
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