2017 Annual Meeting Registration

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2017 Annual Meeting

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017 from 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME 04106
PH:  (207) 775-6161

(Three registration options available - see outline below)

The American Chestnut Foundation® (TACF) has been leading efforts to restore the American chestnut tree since 1983 and bringing this important issue to the forefront of current conservation initiatives. Our 34th Annual Meeting in South Portland, ME provides an opportunity for scientists, conservationists, researchers, students, private landowners, citizen scientists, and industry professionals to share information and perspectives about this foundation species.

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HOW TO REGISTER:

  • Conference Registration fees do NOT include lodging. See lodging information below.
  • At the top of the page, please select your registration option from the drop-down menu. (Registration options described in detail below). 
  • To select different registration options, please add attendees individually to your cart. 
  • Enter the name(s) of the individual(s) attending in the box above (for name tag purposes). EXAMPLE: Ruth Goodridge; Jeff Goodridge with the number 2 entered in the Atendee box. Make sure the number of names entered corresponds with the number of attendees entered. Remember you may add attendee names individually, if you wish to select a different registration option. EXAMPLE: Ruth wants to attend the full conference, but her husband only wants to attend the DInner on Friday. Make these selections separately by adding one ticket at a time to cart with the corresponding name of the attendee for each ticket purchased. 
  • Upon check-out, please DO NOT create an account.

For questions or assistance with reservations, please call the national TACF office in Asheville at (828) 281-0047. Thank you!  

 

REGISTRATION OPTIONS 

1. FULL REGISTRATION:  $115.00/per person, 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Lunch Program featuring speaker Dr. George L. Jacobson; “Post-glacial Distribution of the American Chestnut in Relation to Other Tree Taxa (and Climate)” 
  • Concurrent General Educational Sessions: 
    • Orchard Management - Best Management Practices  
    • Chestnut Ecology 
    • Genomics & Breeding 
  • Break with Snacks 
  • Poster Presentations and Social Hour with Cash Bar 
  • Dinner and Awards Program with Cash Bar featuring Thomas L. Woltz, FASLA, CLARB, Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

 

2. FRIDAY DAY PASS:  $65.00/per person, 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Lunch Program featuring speaker Dr. George L. Jacobson“Post-glacial Distribution of the American Chestnut in Relation to Other Tree Taxa (and Climate)”
  • Concurrent General Educational Sessions: 
    • Orchard Management - Best Management Practices  
    • Chestnut Ecology 
    • Genomics & Breeding 
  • Break with Snacks 
  • Poster Presentations and Social Hour with Cash Bar


3. FRIDAY AWARDS DINNER ONLY:  $50.00/per person, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Poster Presentations and Social Hour with Cash Bar
  • Dinner and Awards Program with Cash Bar featuring Thomas L. Woltz, FASLA, CLARB, Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects 


LODGING INFORMATION

Double Tree by Hilton Portland Hotel
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME  04106
PH:  (207) 775-6161, ext 0 

 

  • RESERVATION PH:  (207) 775-6161, ext. 0, mention the TACF Fall Board Meeting 
  • RATE: $159.00 plus tax per night for standard rooms
  • ARRIVAL DATE:  04-Oct-2017
  • DEPARTURE DATE:  08-Oct-2017


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