Registration Rates

The Western Section of the Wildlife Society

 Annual Meeting Registration

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Events:

Early Registration Rate
Register by Dec 8
Pre-Registration Rate
Register by Jan 22
Onsite Registration Rate
Register after Jan 22
Member* $295 $335 $355
Non-member $340 $380 $400
Student/Early Career Professional/Retiree** $120 $140 $140
Daily – Wednesday or Thursday $204 $228 $240
Daily – Friday $102 $114 $120
Plenary-Only Rate
Thursday 1:30-3:00pm
$50 $50 $50

Additional Add-On Options:

Welcome Reception
Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm
$15 $15 Limited at reg desk!

Members and Awards Banquet

Wednesday 7:00-10:00pm

$40 $40 Limited at reg desk!
Breakfast Roundtable 
Wednesday 7:30am
$20 $20 n/a
Watershed Restoration Day with the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Tuesday 8:00am-2:00pm
$15 $15 n/a
Student-Professional Breakfast Mixer 
Friday 7:00-8:30am
Students – Free
Professionals – $15
Students – Free
Professionals – $15
Students – Free
Professionals – $15

Pre-Conference Symposia:

Monday and Tuesday Events:

Early Registration Rate
Register by Dec 8
Pre-Registration Rate
Register by Jan 22
Onsite Registration Rate
Register after Jan 22
Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm 
Monday 1:00-9:30pm -and- Tuesday 8:00am-6:00pm
$160 $160 $160
Extinction or management of owls: the dilemma of the barred owl invasion in California
Monday 8:00am-5:30pm
TBD TBD TBD
Effects of Marijuana on Wildlife Symposium
Tuesday 8:30am-5:30pm
TBD TBD TBD
Story Circles Narrative Training DEMO DAY with Randy Olson
Tuesday 2:00-5:00pm
$50 $50 $50
 Wildlife Biologist Construction  Awareness Training (WildC.A.T.)
Tuesday 1:00-5:00pm 
TBD TBD TBD

*A current TWS-WS membership is required to receive the discounted Member registration rate.  We encourage you to join TWS-WS to receive the discounted rate.   You may also purchase a membership directly through our meeting registration form.

** Student / Early Career Professional/Retiree:

  • Students must be current TWS-WS members and currently enrolled at a university or college or within 6 months of degree conferral.
  • Students are strongly urged to contact their local Chapter for grant support with registration fees.
  • “Early Career Professionals” are TWS-WS current members who have graduated within 3 years with a degree in a Wildlife-related field AND are employed less than full-time in a temporary/limited-term/seasonal position.
  • Retiree rate is for TWS-WS members, retired from full-time employment, who have paid Standard dues for at least three years.

Annual Meeting Registration includes:

  • Keynote Talk
  • Plenary Session:  Communicating Science
  • Scientific Concurrent Sessions – 3 days!
  • Two Poster Sessions on Thursday (Morning and Evening!)
  • Working Group Meetings, Professional Workshops, Associated Meetings, Student Career Workshops
  • Exhibit Hall and Career Fair, which include sponsored coffee and snack breaks – 3 days!
  • Student-Professional Mentoring Event
  • Registration Materials