Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD)

Association of Southern Rural Extension Directors (ASRED)


Monday, March 25, 2024 through Thursday, March 28, 2024

Meeting registration:

The registration fee for this meeting is $650. You may register with a credit card using the following link:

For late registration, please contact Anthony at

Cancellation Policy: All registration cancellations prior to Thursday, February 15, 2024 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received on or after February 15 will not be refunded. Registrations may be transferred to another participant at the same institution by contacting Anthony Smith at

Terms and Conditions fine print


SAAESD/ASRED Program Agenda (PDF)


SAAESD Agenda and Agenda Briefs/Minutes (PDF)


Hyatt Regency Hotel, Downtown

401 West High Street, Lexington, KY 40507, USA

A block of rooms is being held at the Hyatt Regency Downtown for a rate of $146/night plus applicable taxes and fees until Monday, March 4, 2024. Room rates are good through Friday, if needed. Please make reservations by February 26 at the following link:



Blue Grass Airport ( is located 15-20 minutes from the venue and has service from major carriers Delta, United, and American plus discount carrier Allegiant. Both the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky ( and Louisville Muhammad Ali ( airports are an approximately one-hour drive from Lexington.


The Hyatt Regency has a complimentary shuttle service to and from Blue Grass Airport. Contact the hotel at 859-253-1234 for more information. Taxis, ride share service, and bus service are also available.


Complimentary self-parking is available at the Hyatt to hotel guests and registered meeting attendees on a surface lot on High Street across from the hotel. Valet parking is available for a fee.

Area information:

Restaurants within walking distance of Hyatt/Central Bank Center:

Old Tentative agenda link


Hyatt Regency Lexington