SCHEDULE for WEDNESDAY MORNING TOURS & SEED INDUSTRY DAY
CHECK IN AT CONFERENCE DESK Wednesday MORNING for tours:
TOUR 1 (PURPLE): Check in at 7:00 AM
TOUR 2 (RED): Check in at 7:00 AM
TOUR 3 (GREEN): Check in at 6:45 AM
TOUR 4 (BLUE): Check in at 7:15 AM
Please wear your wrist bands.
Don’t be late! Buses will not be able to wait for late arrivals.
Coffee and continental breakfast will be available in Monterey Bay Room starting at 6:30AM.
After morning tours, we’ll begin our afternoon Seed Day activities in downtown Salinas
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm • Lunch and Museum Tour, CSUMB@Salinas City Center, Salinas (formerly Steinbeck Center)
Lunch will be served at two times; Your lunch group is determined by your tour and arrival time in Salinas.
LUNCH GROUP 1 (Tours 1 and 3): Lunch at 12:30pm
LUNCH GROUP 2 (Tours 2 and 4): Lunch at 1:15pm (**Important: Caterers request that Lunch Group 2 not enter lunch room until 1:15pm).
Steinbeck Museum tour is self-guided and optional; Free passes are available at the Steinbeck Museum main desk.
In partnership with SEED CENTRAL:
2:00 – 4:00 pm • Trade Show and Career Fair (Speed Networking event),CSUMB@Salinas City Center, Salinas
4:00 – 5:00 pm • Seed Central Networking, CSUMB@Salinas City Center, Salinas (Beverages and Heavy Appetizers served)
5:30 – 6:30 pm • Seed Central Panel Discussion, Fox Theatre, Salinas
“The Future of Research and Practice in Seed Biology, Seed Technology and Seed Ecology”
Ramin Yadegari • Seed Biology
Johan Van Asbrouck • Seed Technology
Joe DiTomaso • Seed Ecology
Buses will pick up at the front of the Fox Theatre at 6:30pm and transport everyone back to hotel; Expect to return by around 7:30pm.