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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2019 (ONE19) will be held Sunday, May 19 through Tuesday, May 21.

Location Details:

Lexington Convention Center

430 W. Vine St.

Lexington, KY 40507

Please visit HERE for all registration information. Payment is due at time of registration by credit card, and the deadline for full refunds is April 19, 2019. 


Up to April 19: 100% refund

April 19–May 4: 50% refund

May 5–May 20: No refund


On-Site Registration Schedule:

Saturday, May 18: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sunday, May 19: 7 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 20: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Your Total ONE Access pass includes the International Reception and Dinner on Sunday, May 19 and Kentucky Night on Monday, May 20.

Alltech provides a shuttle service from ONE hotels to all ONE venues and functions. This includes daily transportation to the Lexington Convention Center and transportation to Kentucky Night, which occurs at the Kentucky Horse Park. Attendees will need to arrange their own transportation to and from the airport, as shuttles are not provided.

Visa requests should be submitted while registering for ONE. Upon registering, you will be directed to a “Visa Request” page. Click “Yes, and I have all the information needed to submit my request now.” The form will appear and can be completed.

For further information, please consult the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Customs and Border Protection websites for up-to-date information. The U.S. government has the authority to revise and add to these restrictions based on ongoing security investigations.

Click HERE to explore what you will see at ONE19.

Alltech Facility Tours and Kentucky Sightseeing Tours will occur on Sunday, May 19. You must sign up for tours through your ONE registration, as there is limited capacity. More information to come when 2019 tours are determined.

The dress code is business attire at all ONE sessions, International Night and ONE Table Talks.

  • For gentlemen, suits or sport coats, dress slacks, dress shirt with collar. Dress shoes and dress socks.
  • For ladies, clothing of comparable formality to gentlemen, including but not limited to suits, dresses, tailored pantsuit or dress slacks.


Business casual is appropriate for all other event activities.  For dress codes at specific functions, please refer to the list below:



Dress code

ONE Fun Run

Running gear

International Night


All ONE Sessions (Plenary and Focus Sessions)


Kentucky Night

Casual including jeans.

ONE Great Bite Dining Night

Depends on which restaurant you will attend

ONE Table Talks


Yes, the ONE events team will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics.

To be added to our monthly ONE email updates, sign up HERE.

ONE19 is approved for 15 CEUs eligible to ARPAS (American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists) members.

While traveling to the USA, we ask that you please make the commitment to respect the laws and regulations of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

Due to the high risks associated with food chain safety, please do not bring fruits and vegetables or anything containing meat products, such as soup mixes, while traveling to the United States.

For a full list of prohibited and restricted items, please visit the official website of the U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection here.

It's always important to be aware of biosecurity precautions, especially in light of current concerns with African swine fever. Help us by taking these THREE biosecurity precautions before attending this year’s event:

1.      Please do not travel with any food items.

2.      Please do not travel with clothing, shoes or notebooks that have been used on the farm.

3.      Finally, we ask that you please do not go on farm and have direct contact with livestock after May 11, 2019.