Conference Schedule:

Please note that various speaker and scheduling needs sometimes create changes in session timing. If you are adding sessions to your personal calendar, please check back to this page one week prior to the event to be sure any late changes are updated in your schedule.

Name Time Location Name Add To Calendar
Saturday, June 15, 2024
Registration12:00 PM - 4:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Optional: Tour of Historic RCA Studio B in Nashville ($65 per person)4:00 PM - 6:00 PMOff-site
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Registration7:00 AM - 5:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Continental Breakfast8:00 AM - 9:00 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Membership Committee (members only)9:30 AM - 10:30 AMMusic Row 5
Break10:30 AM - 11:30 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Lunch on own11:00 AM - 1:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Seed Science Foundation Board of Directors (Closed)11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMusic Row 5
Phytosanitary Session: Adapting Ahead: Industry Strategies for Emerging Phytosanitary Challenges (Seed Industry only)1:00 PM - 2:30 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Intro to ASTA for Students1:30 PM - 2:00 PMMusic Row 5
Break2:00 PM - 2:45 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Spouse/Family Companion Event: High Tea at the Hermitage (Registered Family Guests only)2:00 PM - 4:00 PMHermitage Hotel
What's Different About Leadership in the Seed Industry?2:45 PM - 4:15 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Get to Know ASTA4:30 PM - 5:00 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Welcome Reception5:00 PM - 6:30 PMBarlines (Omni Hotel Lobby)
Monday, June 17, 2024
Registration7:00 AM - 5:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Breakfast Buffet8:00 AM - 9:30 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Opening General Session and ASTA Annual Meeting9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Break10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
LEAD Session: Student Committee10:30 AM - 11:30 AMMusic Row 5
GROWth Chamber: Lessons Learned from Keynote11:00 AM - 12:00 PMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Leadership Development Workshop/Lunch: GROWing Leaders12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Lunch Concessions12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
GROWing Our Community1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Break2:00 PM - 2:30 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Workshop: Your Leadership Priorities and How to GROW2:30 PM - 4:00 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Student Career Fair and Poster Presentations4:00 PM - 5:15 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
ASTA Awards Reception5:30 PM - 7:00 PMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Continental Breakfast 7:30 AM - 9:00 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Federal and State Policy – Impacts on the American Seed Industry8:00 AM - 8:45 AMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Registration8:00 AM - 5:00 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Nurturing Leadership within Companies9:00 AM - 10:30 AMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Break10:30 AM - 11:00 AMLegends Ballroom Foyer
REACHing Those That Matter11:00 AM - 12:15 PMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Lunch Concessions12:15 PM - 1:30 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Ground Truthing: Leading Through Change1:30 PM - 3:00 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Break3:00 PM - 3:15 PMLegends Ballroom Foyer
Leadership Acceleration: Setting Up Your Action Plan3:15 PM - 4:45 PMLegends Ballroom E/F/G
Closing Reception: Activate5:00 PM - 6:30 PMLegends Ballroom A/B/C/D
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
ASTA Advisory Council Breakfast (Closed)7:30 AM - 9:00 AMLegends Ballroom D
ASTA Board of Directors and Advisory Council Meeting (Closed)9:00 AM - 2:00 PMLegends Ballroom D
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