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Information for Conference Attendees

The 7th National Small Farm Conference registration table is located in the main lobby of the Virginia Beach Convention Center, in between Exhibit Hall A and the Ballroom in the main lobby. Virginia State University staff, faculty and students will be on-site to assist you.


Tuesday, September 20, 10am to 6pm

Wednesday, September 21, 8am to 12pm

Thursday, September 22, 8am to 12pm


Admission to sessions, exhibits, posters and special events is by name badge. Your name badge must be worn at all times during the conference. At registration you will receive a conference program, schedule of events, name badge and information regarding conference evaluation.

Please Note: No refunds will be given for conference registrations, workshops, tours or meal functions.


Check with the conference registration desk in the the main lobby of the Convention Center.


Local information will be provided at the registration desk in the main lobby of the Convention Center.


Complimentary wireless access is available on a limited basis at the Convention Center. More details can be found at the conference registration desk.


As a courtesy to conference participants, please silence your cell phone during all plenary and concurrent sessions.


The app is now available for download on your Android or iOS device, but we’ll be using these last few days before the conference to put the finishing touches on it. Preview the web version, or download the app right to your Android or iOS device now.

For Android Users: Go to the Google Play store on your mobile device. In the search bar type “NSFC2016,” and tap the search button at the lower right. (It looks like a small magnifying glass.) Tap on the conference app that appears and then select “Install.”

For iOS Users: Go to the App Store on your mobile device.  In the search bar type “NSFC2016,” tap the “Search” button at the lower right, and the conference app will appear. Tap “Get" and the app will begin downloading to your device. 

It will take a few minutes depending on the strength of your wifi or cell signal to download. The app will automatically open up once the download is complete. 

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