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Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | October 22-25 | Tampa, FL



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The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America will host more than 4,000 scientists, professionals, educators, and students at the 2017 International Annual Meeting, "Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future," on Oct. 22-25, 2017, in Tampa, Florida.

Annual Meeting News

  • There's still time to register!

  • Use the Personal Scheduler to plan what presentations to attend during the Annual Meeting

  • Over 20 Professional Workshops & Tours available

  • Win $1,000 at the Annual Meeting! All paid attendees will automatically be entered
    (Excludes Guest Registrations. Must be present in the exhibit hall on Monday, 5:15pm @ Meter's Booth (#203) and Tuesday, 5:15pm @ Monsanto/The Climate Corporation's booth (#403) to win, and must claim prize within five minutes after name is drawn.)

  • Download the conference app: search for "MySci Mtgs" in your app store

  • See who will be exhibiting:

  • New this year: have even more fun at the Annual Meeting by visiting the Field of Fun located in the Society Center in the Exhibit Hall.  Connect with your peers while having fun playing CornHole, giant Jenga, and giant Connect 4!

  • Use #ACSmtg to win prizes, sponsored by SOILMOISTURE

2017 TAMPA Upcoming Deadlines

         Oct 13:  Online presentation uploading ends for oral presentations 
                        -- you must upload at the meeting after this date

2017 Keynote SPEAKERS

Opening Keynote
Closing Keynote
Cathie Woteki George Kourounis
Cathie Woteki George Kourounis

Former Under Secretary, USDA

Award-Winning Explorer, Adventurer, and Storm Chaser

Iowa State University

Angry Planet

"Global Food Security: 
Building the Needed Research Platforms"
"On the Front Lines of Climate Change"




CSSA Plenary /
Betty Klepper Endowed

SSSA Plenary /
Nyle C. Brady Frontiers of Soil
Science Lectureship

ASA Plenary /
E.T. & Vam York Distinguished
ASA Lectureship

Greg Edmeades Photo Kate Scow Photo Scott Angle Photo
Greg Edmeades Kate Scow Scott Angle

Independent Consultant based
in New Zealand

Professor of Soil Science and Microbial Ecology President and CEO

Former employment at CIMMYT, Mexico
and DuPont Pioneer, USA

University of California, Davis International Fertilizer Development Center
"Partitioning and Passion,
Potholes and Partnerships:
A Journey with Tropical Maize"
"Life Underground:
Partnering with Soil Microbes"
"Plant Nutrients –
The Disconnect Between Local
Needs and Global Production"



Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors!

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