NORTH AMERICAN FOREST GENETICS SOCIETY CONFERENCE
SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT - ASILOMAR, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 16-18, 2020
Photo credit: Visitasilomar.comAsilomar 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
"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 16-18, 2020) in beautiful Pacific Grove, California (Asilomar Conference Center).
A full day of talks and discussion will be held on June 16th, followed by a field trip day to Big Basin Redwoods State Park on June 17th. Please join us on June 18th for a symposium to celebrate the work of David Neale.
ProgramPlease click on the topic to view the schedule for each day.
|June 16||NAFGS Biennial Meeting||Nathalie Isabel and Fikret Isik|
|June 17||Field Trip||David Neale|
|June 18||David Neale Symposium||Jill Wegrzyn, Nick Wheeler, and Zeki Kaya|
Registration and Accommodations
Photo credit: Visitasilomar.comSee registration and accommodation details here.
Registration Prices Student: $100 Everyone else: $150 Accommodation prices vary depending on selected options.
Photo credit: Visitasilomar.com
By carAsilomar 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
ShuttleThe Monterey Airbus company offers shuttles to Asilomar from San Franciso and San Jose airports
Submit an abstractAbstract submissions are currently open for presenting a poster or lightning talk at the NAFGS 2020 conference
Deadline: May 1st, 2020