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Due to the ongoing pandemic, the NAFGS conference has been postponed and will be held June 13-16 2022.

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Asilomar Conference Grounds is located east of what was known as Moss Beach on the western tip of the Monterey Peninsula in Pacific Grove, California. Celebrated as Monterey Peninsula's "Refuge by the Sea" - Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds is a breathtakingly gorgeous 107 acres of ecologically diverse beachfront land.

About the meeting

Meeting dates: JUNE 13-16, 2022

"It seems timely that the discipline now be served by a single society that seeks to coordinate activities among regional groups and develop a strong and unified voice that advocates more effectively for the discipline." -- David Neale

Please mark your calendars for the full NAFGS biennial meeting (June 13-16, 2022) in beautiful Pacific Grove, California (Asilomar Conference Center).

A full day of talks and discussion will be held on June 13th, followed by a field trip day to Big Basin Redwoods State Park on June 14th. Please join us on June 15th for a symposium to celebrate the work of David Neale.


Please click on the topic to view the schedule for each day.
June 13NAFGS Biennial MeetingNathalie Isabel and Fikret Isik
June 14Field TripDavid Neale
June 15David Neale SymposiumJill Wegrzyn, Nick Wheeler, and Zeki Kaya

Registration and Accommodations

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See registration and accommodation details here.
Registration Prices
Student: $100
Everyone else: $150
Accommodation prices vary depending on selected options.

Travel Information

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  • By car

    Asilomar is approximately 120 miles south of downtown San Francisco (about 105 miles from San Francisco International Airport) and about 75 miles south of San Jose.
    • Take 101 south to 156 West.
    • Take 156 West to Highway 1 South, through Monterey to the Pebble Beach / Pacific Grove exit, turn right on Holman Highway / 68 West.
    • Stay on Highway 68 West/Holman Highway for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue.
    • Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue.
    • In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar
  • Shuttle

    The Monterey Airbus company offers shuttles to Asilomar from San Franciso and San Jose airports

Submit an abstract

Abstract submissions are currently open for presenting a poster or lightning talk at the NAFGS 2022 conference
Deadline: May 1st, 2022

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Format: Lastname, Firstname
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Limit: 300 words

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