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Wheat Workers Conference


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:00 AM - Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Below is information concerning the 2017 Western Wheat Workers and WERA-97 Meeting to be held at Oregon State University May 31st-June 1st.  We will be sending out a second email in 10 to 14 days with information on how to pay for registration via a credit card.  If you have items you would like to have on the agenda for the meeting please let me know by May 15th.   Hope you will be able to attend.

 

Bob Zemetra

 

 

 

 

 

Western Wheat Workers and WERA-97 Meeting

 

May 31st-June 1st, 2017

 

Oregon State University

 

Corvallis, Oregon

 

 

 

The joint Western Wheat Workers and WERA-97 Meeting will be held at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR May 31st and June 1st.  The first day will be at the LaSells Center on campus and the second day will be a half day field tour of the wheat research field trials in the Corvallis area. This is an opportunity to interact with researchers in agronomy, breeding, cereal chemistry, entomology, genetics and plant pathology involved in wheat research both within and outside the western region of the United States.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact any of the meeting coordinators listed below.

 

 

 

Contacts

 

Bob Zemetra

 

541-737-4258

 

robert.zemetra@oregonstate.edu

 

Chris Mundt

 

541-737-5256

 

mundtc@science.oregonstate.edu

 

Hannah Kammeyer

 

541-737-5870

 

hannah.kammeyer@oregonstate.edu

 

Registration

 

 

Registration will be $60 Professional, $30 Graduate student, and $20 for per additional guest for the Wednesday evening barbecue.  Registration includes lunch and dinner on Wednesday and lunch on Thursday after the field tour.  Registration can be paid by credit card or by check.  If you want to pay by credit card we are currently opening a portal and will email the link when it is available (most likely by April 28th).  If you wish to pay by check please fill out the registration form in the attached version of this announcement and send it and a check to:

 

Please make checks payable to Oregon State University and include your name and WWW-WERA 97 Meeting in the memo section. 

 

Lodging Options

 

The most convenient lodging option is at the Hilton Garden Inn (2500 SW Western Blvd, Corvallis; Phone: 541-752-5000), which is directly across the street from the meeting site (the LaSells Stewart Center). This is a very good hotel, and staying here will avoid the hassle of purchasing a campus parking permit. Also, if anyone is flying via PDX, Hut Portland Airport Shuttle (http://www.hutshuttle.com) stops directly at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Hilton Garden Inn has a negotiated rate of $109 per night plus tax for OSU-associated activities. You will need to request the "OSU negotiated rate" when you make your reservation.

 

There is not a block of rooms set aside, but the OSU negotiated rate should stay in effect for as long as they have vacancies available. Calling as early as possible is strongly advised.

 

Other Corvallis hotels that have received positive comments include the newly renovated Best Western and the Holiday Inn Express (downtown, adjacent to the Willamette River).

 

Event Details to follow

LaSells Stewart Center (campus map)
See Fees Above
Bob Zemetra
541-737-4258
robert.zemetra at oregonstate.edu
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