2015 North American Agroforestry Conference
Holiday Inn Conference Center | Iowa State University | Ames, IA (USA)
|Registration Type||Early Registration ($ USD) Deadline: April 10th 2015||Regular registration ($ USD) Deadline: May 15th 2015|
|AFTA Member - Student||150||200|
|Non-AFTA Member Student||200||250|
|1 day registration: June 1st||100||125|
|1 day registration: June 2nd (Field Tour)||125||150|
|1 day registration: June 3rd||50||75|
*AFTA memberships can be purchased at the time of registration at $35 USD for a regular membership or $15 USD for a student membership.
Pre-Conference Agroforestry Field Trip (May 30, 2015)
On Saturday, May 30, 2015 before the start of the 14th North America Agroforestry Conference to be held in Ames, Iowa on May 31 to June 3, a pre-conference field trip will be offered. The pre-conference ield trip will begin in Ames and visit a variety of agroforestry systems including riparian forest buffers, windbreaks and specialty forest products. This tour will be a good opportunity to see a several agroforestry applications in different settings in the heart of Iowa. The tour will depart from Ames at 8:00 am and return about 5:00 pm. Lunch will be included but dinner will be on your own when the tour returns to Ames. Pre-registration for the Pre-Conference Field Trip is required. Please look for the Pre-Conference Field Trip fee when registering for the 14th North American Agroforestry Conference.
Pre-Conference Advanced Agroforestry Training Workshops (May 31, 2015)
Prior to the start of the 14th North America Agroforestry Conference, up to three concurrent half-day advanced agroforestry workshops will be offered. The workshops will be held on Sunday afternoon, May 31, at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Ames, IA. The target audiences for the workshops are individuals who have attended the two recent Agroforestry Academies in 2013 and 2014 as well as natural resource professionals who have previous experience in planning agroforestry.
The workshops will focus on examples of people actively engaged in agroforestry in US and Canada. Presentations will be delivered either by the landowners or experts familiar with different enterprises. The discussion will include the constraints, opportunities, and challenges of different agroforestry operations. The producers will discuss how their agroforestry systems have evolved over time and their motivations to adopt this approach. The workshop will include formal presentations with an extended question and answer period to help fully understand these agroforestry systems. Pre-registration for the Workshops is required. Please look for the Workshop fee when registering for the 14th North American Agroforestry Conference.
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