2019 Annual Meeting

66th Annual Meeting

February 4-8, 2019

The Western Section of The Wildlife Society

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite — Fish Camp, California

 


Link to 2019 Call for Papers


Official Meeting Website Coming Soon!  Check back in September, 2018

Tentative schedule

 

Monday, February 4

1:00pm to 8:00pm Western Section Executive Board Meeting

12:00pm to 9:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm*

8:00pm to 9:00pm Registration Packet Production

 

Tuesday, February 5
7:00am to 8:00pm Registration Open

8:00am to 6:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm* (Concludes)

8:30am to 2:30pm Board Leadership TrainingNew!

1:00pm to 3:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Setup

1:00pm to 5:00pm Wildlife Biologist Construction Awareness Training (WildC.A.T.)*

3:00pm to 5:00pm Chapter Leaders MeetingNew Time!

3:00pm to 8:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open

5:00pm to 6:00pm Elevator Speech TrainingNew Time!

6:00pm Official Meeting Opening

6:00pm to 8:00pm Welcome Reception, Photo Display

 

Wednesday, February 6
7:30am to 9:30am Breakfast Roundtable Discussion*

7:30am to 6:30pm Registration Open

8:00am to 10:00am Publishing Papers and Peer Review Workshop

9:00am to 7:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open and Vendor DemosNew!

10:00am to 5:00pm Speaker Practice Room

10:00am to 12:00pm Keynote Address & Dialogue

12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch break

12:30pm to 1:30pm Retirees Meeting

12:30pm to 1:30pm How *Not* to Give a Scientific Presentation

1:30pm to 5:30pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions

2:00pm to 3:00pm Poster Setup Hours

3:00pm to 9:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging

4:30pm to 6:00pm Resume Workshop

5:30pm to 6:30pm HSU Reunion

6:00pm to 7:00pm No-Host Cocktail Reception

7:00pm to 10:00pm Annual Members Banquet, Awards Ceremony, and Bucket Raffle*  

 

Thursday, February 7
7:00am to 8:00am Breakfast Roundtable*

7:30am to 8:00pm Registration Open

7:30am to 8:30am Western Wildlife Planning Meeting

8:00am to 9:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open and Vendor Demos

8:00am to 8:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging

8:00am to 12:00pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions

9:00am to 5:00pm Speaker Practice Room

10:00am to 12:00pm Resumé Workshop

12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch break

12:00PM to 1:30pm Meet-up!  Job Recruiters

12:30pm to 1:30pm Chapter MeetingsNew Time!

1:30pm to 3:00pm Plenary Session:

2:00pm to 5:00pm Resume Critiques (by appointment)

3:15pm to 4:15pm Member Engagement Committee Meetings

4:30pm to 6:00pm Annual Business Meeting and Members Forum

6:00pm to 7:00pm No-Host Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Ends at 7pm

7:00pm to 9:00pm Poster Reception

 

Friday, February 8

7:00am to 8:00am Breakfast Roundtable*

7:30am to 1:00pm Registration Open

8:00am to 12:30pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions

8:00am to 12:00pm Resume Critiques, by appointment

8:00am to 11:00am Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open

9:00am to 11:00am Wildlife Career Symposium for Students & Graduate Student Speed Round

11:15am to 12:15pm Job Interview Panel

12:30pm to 1:30pm “Taking your elevator speech on the road:  What to do after a conference” New!

1:00pm to 2:00pm Meeting Planning Committee Wrap-Up

 

*  Requires extra fee

 

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