2019 Joint ESS/CES-NEDA Meeting – September 23-26, 2019

Land-grant University Experiment Station (ESS) and Cooperative Extension Section (CES-NEDA) members and their mutual partners will meet in Nashville, Tennessee, September 23-26, 2019 at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, for shared learning experiences and to explore LEADING THE FUTURE: CHANGES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND RELATIONSHIPS.

The early registration deadline for this meeting is September 3, the day after Labor Day! To avoid increased fees to attend, please register at http://www.cvent.com/d/66qy1n. Early registration is $650. Starting September 4 the cost is $700. Onsite registration beginning September 23 is $775.

Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University2555 West End AveNashville, Tennessee 37203

Phone: 615-321-1300

Click here for the hotel reservation link

Hotel Room Rate: $225/night plus tax and fees

Reservation Deadline: September 2, 2019

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is about 10 miles to the hotel, Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, 2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203. Taxi fare to and from airport is estimated at $30. Uber and Lyft are available. Click herefor the map to the hotel.

Western Region Joint Summer Meeting – Albuquerque, NM – July 8-11, 2019

Hotel & Meeting Information

The 2019 Joint Summer Meeting will be held July 8-11, 2019 at the Hotel Chaco in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

This will be a joint meeting of the Western Region CARET representatives, Deans and Directors of Extension, Experiment Station, and Academic Programs.

  • The theme of the meeting will be “The Future of Western Agriculture”.
  • Attire will be Western Business Casual (no ties).

Final Meeting Program

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup

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