Know where to go:
While there will be signs and staff on-site directing you around, familiarizing yourself with the hotel will help you navigate with ease. The conference is located at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld – 1011 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32821 • (407) 352-1100. Check in is 4:00pm and check out is at 11:00am.

Airport Transportation:
The DoubleTree by Hilton at SeaWorld is located 10 miles from the Orlando International Airport. The best way to travel from the airport to the hotel is grab a ride share service such as Uber/Lyft.  Taxis are also available at the airport if you prefer to not take the train or wait for an Uber/Lyft.

Meeting attendees will receive self parking at a $10.00 discounted parking rate per night. Valet is not available at this property.

Please visit the Registration desk to pick up badges and coupons.  Registration opens at 2pm on Sunday, June 9th. We will have the desk staffed throughout the event so please stop by if you need any assistance. Basic and student registrations include receptions both Sunday and Monday evenings and Full registration includes both receptions as well as Tuesday breakfast and lunch. 

The conference officially begins with an Opening Ceremony at 4pm on Sunday, June 9th in the Orange AB Conference room immediately followed by a Welcome Reception at 5:00pm in the Pavilion. 

Monday, June 10th is a full day of concurrent session programming starting at 8:30am in Conference Room Orange AB and wrapping up with our Poster Reception from 5:15pm-6:15pm in the Orange Pre-Function space where light hors d'oeuvres will be served along with a cash bar. **Please note that breakfast and lunch will not be provided during the course of the day.

Tuesday, June 11th begins with the Horticultural Crops Breakfast at 7am for those attendees who purchased full registration in the Magnolia AB room. The FSHS Annual Business Meeting kicks off at 8:30am in Orange AB for all attendees followed by concurrent session programming later that morning. At 12pm the Extension Luncheon is taking place in Orange AB for those who purchased full registration immediately followed by more afternoon concurrent session programming where we will wrap up by 5pm.

Please download a copy of the program from the main conference page. Paper programs will not be available onsite. We will have a QR code for you to reference the program at the registration desk.

Dress for success:
The conference is business casual. 

There are nearly limitless opportunities to network with speakers, thought leaders, and other attendees from around the world at the 2024 FSHS Conference. Take advantage of break times, where you can enhance your network.