2018 NCERA-101 Annual Meeting
APRIL 15 TO 18, 2018

at the

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, North Carolina


The NCSU & Duke Phytotrons are pleased to invite you to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the NCERA101 Committee on Controlled Environment Technology & Use.


The Registration Webpage is located at the link below. If you are coming with a spouse/partner (non-delegate) you may choose to include them in our evening dinners & tour day activities. Simply purchase a Guest Banquet ticket for the nights they would like to attend and/or purchase an additional Tour Day ticket

Conference registration is separate from hotel booking –

Registration is closed.  Contact Carole Saravitz for more information


We have reserved a block of rooms for NCERA 101 meeting attendees. The room rate is $145 per night for a room with either 2 Double Beds or one King Bed. Please follow the link below to reserve rooms at the conference rate. The block of rooms will be available until March 15.


Student Participants: Student Poster Session and Lightning Talk events are planned. Contact Jonathan Frantz at jonathan.frantz@pioneer.com regarding graduate student assistance.


Industry Members: An Industry display area will be included. If you are interested contact Carole Saravitz (carole@ncsu.edu).


Getting to Raleigh:

Flights to Raleigh-Durham (RDU)


Ground Transportation:

Information regarding ground transportation from RDU can be found at: https://www.rdu.com/ground-transportation/

General Agenda

April 15 – Sunday

  • NCERA Conference Registration Opens
  • ASHS CE Working Group Meeting
  • Welcome Reception

April 16 –Monday

  • Monday Student Poster/Industry Display Set Up
  • NCERA Business Meeting, Station Reports & Information Exchange
  • Banquet

April 17 – Tuesday

  • Station Reports & Information Exchange, Student Lightning Talks
  • Poster Session Industry Session & Display Station Reports
  • Lunch at the NCSU Arboretum
  • Tour NCSU Phytotron, etc
  • Night at the Museum Dinner

April 18 – Wednesday

  • Tour Duke Phytotron, Syngenta, Bayer & AgBiome