2017 National Extension and Research Administrative Officers’ Conference

The 2017 National Extension and Research Administrative Officers’ Conference (NERAOC), hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife and Prairie View A&M College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, will be held April 23-26  at the Grand Hyatt located on the San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas.

NERAOC 2017 – Viva Fiesta: Celebrating Our Successes – will highlight the best practices in budget, finance, grants management, human resource management, civil rights, and diversity. Through engaging presentations, hands-on sessions and round table discussions, the conference will strengthen professional development and information sharing. Presenters and participants include USDA NIFA, 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Universities and 1994 Tribal Land-Grant Colleges and Universities.

The 2017 Coordinating Committee has been busy developing an agenda, coordinating speakers for the general sessions and 54 breakout sessions, and assisting the host institution with preparations for the event.

Online registration began Jan. 17. Full conference registration rates (to include all sessions, breakfast, breaks, and receptions):

Deadline                                             Rate
March 6, 2017                                    $675
April 7, 2017                                       $695
Onsite (after April 7, 2017)               $725

Guest Registration (for those attending with conference participants):
Sunday Welcome Reception: $100
Wednesday Evening Function at the Grand Hyatt, San Antonio:  $125

It is advised that hotel reservations are made as soon as possible. The special conference rates from $199 (single/double), $224 (triple), $249 (quad) are guaranteed until April 3.

For questions about the conference not answered by the website, please contact:

Erin Daly, NIFA, NERAOC Liaison
edalv@nifa.usda.gov
202-401-3319

Lisa Read (DePaolo), NIFA,
NERAOC Liaison
ldepaolo@nifa.usda.gov
202-731-1366

Rebecca O’Neal, Texas A&M AgriLife
rebecca.hamilton@ag.tamu.edu
979-845-3792

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