Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Registration
Registration for the 2017 annual meeting in Mobile, Alabama (Feb 4-7) is now open. Visit the Payments page to register online.

2017 SAEA Annual Meeting
Mark your calendars now and plan to attend the 2017 SAEA Annual Meeting to be held in
Mobile, Alabama, February 4-7, 2017

The 2017 Program is now available.

Meeting App Available
Please check out the newly created mobile application for the upcoming SAEA annual meeting. We encourage you to download the app and start digging into all of the features. Some items will be updated as the meeting draws closer, but in the meantime if you find any errors or have any technical issues please send a message to John Michael Riley at

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and certainly hope that the app makes your meeting experience more enjoyable and productive.

To find the app in your device’s store, visit the appropriate link below:

iTunes App Store URL:

Google App Store URL:

Or, enter the following URL into a mobile browser:

Quiz Bowl
Please contact Sierra Howrey, Undergraduate Committee Chair, to sign up for the competition. She is located at University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 105 Ag Sciences Building, River Falls, WI 54022, Phone 715/425-3298, Email:

Travel grants are available for students participating in Quiz Bowl. Also note that the registration fees for advisors at schools who have not participated in the last three years will be waived.

Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel and The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa

Room Rates:  Single $139.00,  Double $139.00, Triple $149.00, Quad Rate $149.00

Reservations by attendees must be received on or before Friday, January 20, 2017. Reservations made by individual attendees by calling 1-800-922-3298 and asking for the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists group room block.

• Self Parking reduced to $6.00 per night at the Riverview Plaza only. Valet parking at both Hotels is $17.00 per night.
• Double Marriott Reward Points
• Complimentary internet in guestrooms

For more information on the annual meeting, please go the SAAS website.

Session Cancellation
The Southern Agricultural Economics Association pre-conference session entitled, “Southern Farms Financial Outlook and Extension’s Response to Tight Margins,” scheduled for Sunday February 5, 2017, 1:30-4:30 in Mobile, AL, has been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Super Bowl Party
There will be a Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) social and Super Bowl Party at 4:30pm in the Mobile Convention Center – East/West Ballroom. This was not included in the SAEA meeting program, but please know that you are invited to attend. 


2016 SAEA Annual Meeting
San Antonio, Texas, February 6-9, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency – San Antonio, TX

2015 SAEA Annual Meeting
January 31 – February 3 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza – Atlanta, GA

2014 SAEA Annual Meeting
February 1-4 at Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center – Dallas, TX

2013 SAEA Annual Meeting

Future Meetings
Year Location
2017 Mobile, AL Feb 4-7
2018 Jacksonville, FL Feb 3-6

Other Past Meetings
Year Location
2012 Birmingham, AL
2011 Corpus Christi, Texas
2010 Orlando, Florida
2009 Atlanta, Georgia
2008 Dallas, Texas
2007 Mobile, Alabama
2006 Orlando, Florida
2005 Little Rock, Arkansas
2004 Tulsa, Oklahoma
2003 Mobile, Alabama
2002 Orlando, Florida
2001 Fort Worth, Texas
2000 Lexington, Kentucky