Careers 101 Workshop: Interviews
Tuesday, March 8, 2022; 12:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person only)
Interviews are a critical step in the hiring process, but there are tips and tricks to assure a successful interview. This workshop will provide students and early career professionals with an overview of the process and guidelines for preparing for job interviews in academia, government, and industry. The workshop includes an interactive mock interview session using common interview questions. Lunch will be provided. Workshop is intended for early career professionals, postdocs, and students. You must register by February 21, 2022, to reserve a spot for this event.
For more information about this event, please contact: Nicole Gauthier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Graduate Student Business Meeting/Social
Tuesday, March 8, 2022; 5:45 PM EST – 7:00 PM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person only)
Get to know your fellow graduate students and post-docs and discuss the role and future goals of graduate students and postdocs within the Division. Social/meeting will take place at The Read House.
You must register by February 21, 2022, to reserve a spot. For more information, please contact: Hope Becton (email@example.com) or Shelly Pate (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Symposium: Ornamental Production Challenges and Perspectives: A Case Study of Boxwood Blight
Wednesday, March 9, 2022; 8:00 AM EST – 9:30 AM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person and virtual)
Researchers and Extension specialists with the Boxwood Blight Insight Group (BBIG) share their mission providing everyone in the horticultural chain—from farmers to consumers and all citizens cherishing gardens and gardening—with the knowledge and tools needed to win the battle against boxwood blight through innovation, economic analysis, and education.
Symposium: Industry Sponsors
Wednesday, March 9, 2022; 10:00 AM EST – 11:30 AM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person and virtual)
The success of the annual Southern Division APS meeting is highly dependent upon on sponsors! Join us in this session as we give the floor to our sponsors.
APS Update and SD-APS Business Meeting
Wednesday, March 9, 2022; 11:30 AM EST – 1:30 PM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person and virtual)
Join an APS Council representative and the SD-APS Executive Committee for an APS update and to discuss the current SD-APS business over lunch (provided for in-person attendees).
Oral Technical Session
Wednesday, March 9, 2022; 2:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST; Cost: FREE (registration required, in-person and virtual)
The scientific program continues with oral presentations from membership throughout the Southern Division!
Wednesday, March 9, 2022; 6:00 PM EST – 9:00 PM EST;
Cost: FREE to registrants (registration required, in-person only)
Join your SD-APS colleagues for a final night of networking and to recognize your 2022 SD-APS award winners. Additional tickets to the awards banquet are available for purchase ($35) if you plan to bring a guest
Field Tour - Nursery and a Little Taste of Tennessee Tour
Thursday, March 10, 2022; 8:00 AM EST – 7:00 PM EST; Cost: $35 (registration required)
Participants will visit research laboratories and the USDA ARS U.S. National Arboretum laboratories at the Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center in McMinnville to learn about ongoing research on woody ornamental crops. Lunch will be provided at the Tennessee State University Nursery Research Center. After lunch, participants will visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg for a distillery tour and whiskey sampling. Transportation by shuttle will be provided. The shuttle will depart from The Read House at 8:00 AM EST and will return to The Read House no later than 7:00 PM EST. Tour participants will travel to all tour stops; alternate arrangements to join or exist the tour late or early will not be made. Participants must be over 21.
You must register by February 21, 2022, to reserve a spot for this event.
There is a limit of 20 spots for this event. Note: If at least 10 people are not registered for this event by January 9, 2022 (advanced registration deadline), the tour will be canceled.