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May 1 - 3, 2017


The Jackson Center
Huntsville, AL
600 Genome Way
Hunstville, AL


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This event closed for registrations on 4/20/2017 10:00 PM
 
 


May 1 2017
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM .............................. Registration Open 
11:00 AM ........................................... Papercrete Workshop 1
12:00 PM ........................................... Lunch on your own
1:30 PM ............................................. Papercrete Workshop 2
3:00 PM ............................................. Papercrete Workshop 3
5:30 - 9:00 PM ..................................  Welcome Reception and Dinner


May 2, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM .......................... Registration Open
8:00 - 8:30 AM ................................. Beverages and Snacks 
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM ............................ Vendors Open
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ............................ Silent Auction Open
8:30 - 8:55 AM .................................. Welcome
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ............................ Seed Savers Exchange OPEN
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM .......................... Dr. Doug Phillips - Grand Garden of the Creation
10:00 - 10:25 AM .............................. Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ......................... AMGA Annual Business Meeting
12:00 - 12:55 PM ............................... Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 PM .................................. Breakout Sessions - #1
                                                              1. Dr. Troy Martin - Inspiring Gardens of the World
                                                              2. Sara Bright ansd Paulette Ogard - Butterflies.
2:00 - 2:25 PM  ................................. Break
2:30 - 3:30 PM .................................. Breakout Sessions - #2
                                                              1. Darryl Patton - Traditional Folk Herbalism
                                                              2. Lee Coates - Miniature Landscapes
3:30 - 5:30 PM  ................................. Break
5:00 - 6:00 PM .................................. Social Hour
6:00 PM ............................................ Banquet, Honoring Alabama MG Founders                                              
                                                                  Keynote speaker: Dr. Neal Lamb, Plant Genomics


May 3, 2017
7:30 - 8:30 AM .................................. Beverages and Snacks
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM ........................... Silent Auction Checkout and Pick Up
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ........................... Vendors Open
8:30 - 8:45 AM .................................. Opening Remarks
8:50 - 9:50 AM .................................. Jere Gettle - Seeds of the South
9:50 - 10:30 AM ................................ Break - Vendors, Door Prizes
10:35 - 11:35 AM ............................... Harvey Cotten - Protecting our Polinators
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM .......................... Closing Remarkes, Announcements and Door Prizes 
12:00 PM ........................................... Conference adjourns
            
   
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HOTELS WE RECOMMEND
The following hotels, all conveniently located near both conference venues, have guaranteed special rates for a limited number of rooms for attendees of the 2017 AMGA Conference. Call these hotels at the numbers below for these special rates.

Best Western Plus / Madison - $89 – 256-772-7170 
9035 Madison Blvd, Madison             
For Conference Rates call and use Group Code Alabama Master Gardener Association by April 1.


Springhill Suites / Providence - $119 – 256-430-1485
320 Providence Main St NW, Huntsville
For Conference Rates call and use Group Code Alabama Master Gardener Association, Inc. by April 1 or use the following link for online registration.
https://www.marriott/com/hotels/travel/hsvwe-springhill-suites-huntsville-west-research-park

Homewood Suites / Providence -  $114 - 256-895-9511

15 Town Center Dr NW, Huntsville
For Conference Rates call and use Group Code AMG by April 16


Holiday Inn Express / West Huntsville-  $119 -  256-837-7171
2600 Old Fairway Rd, Huntsville
For Conference Rates call and use Group Code MAS by March 30

 
 



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