Schedule

 

Monday: February 4
8:30am to 5:30pm R Bootcamp* (Salon 5)
1:00pm to 6:00pm Western Section Executive Board Meeting (Board Room)
12:00pm to 9:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm* (Madera)
1:00pm to 6:00pm Fire Ecology & Forest Health in the 21st Century Symposium* (Salon 4)
1:00pm to 6:00pm Mohave Ground Squirrel TAG Meeting (Salon 3)
6:00pm to 8:00pm Dinner – Fire Ecology/Board of Directors/Wilderness First Aid (Salons 1 & 2)
8:00pm to 9:00pm Registration Packet Production (Mariposa)
Tuesday: February 5
7:00am to 8:00pm  Registration & Office (Mariposa)
8:00am to 6:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm* (concludes) (Madera)
8:00am to 11:45am Mohave Ground Squirrel TAG Meeting (Salon 3)
8:30am to 12:30pm Fire Ecology & Forest Health in the 21st Century Symposium* (concludes) (Salon 4)
8:30am to 2:30pm Western Section Executive Board Leadership Training (Board Room)
12:30pm to 1:30pm Luncheon, Board of Directors (Embers Room)
12:30pm to 4:30pm Wildlife Biologist Construction Awareness Training (WildC.A.T.)* (Salon 3)
1:00pm to 5:00pm California Department of Fish and Wildlife Research Permitting Overview* (Salon 5)
1:00pm to 3:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Setup (Forest View Ballroom)
1:00pm to 4:00pm Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher Working Group Meeting (Salon 2)
3:00pm to 4:30pm Chapter Leaders Meeting New Time! (Board Room)
3:00pm to 8:30pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall/Coffee & Drinks (Forest View Ballroom)
4:30pm to 6:00pm U.S. Forest Service Biologists and Researchers, Meet & Greet (Embers Restaurant)
5:00pm to 6:00pm Elevator Speech Training for Students Interested in Attending Graduate School & Graduate Student Speed Round New Time! (Board Room)
5:30pm to 6:30pm CDWF Science Institute – Planning tools to guide wildlife management – CDFW Staff training session, by invite (Salon 5)
6:30pm Official Meeting Opening
6:30pm to 8:30pm Welcome Reception, Photo Display (Salons 1-4)
Wednesday: February 6
7:30am to 9:30am    Breakfast Roundtable Discussion*  (Salon 1)
7:30am to 7:00pm Registration & Office (Mariposa)
8:00am to 9:30am Birds and their Habitats in the Sierra Nevada (Madera)
8:00am to 10:00am Publishing Papers and Peer Review Workshop (Salon 2)
8:00am to 10:00am California Fisher Working Group Meeting (Salon 3)
9:00am to 7:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall/Coffee/ Vendor Demos New! (Forest View Ballroom)
10:00am to 5:00pm Speaker Practice Room (Board Room)
10:00am to 12:00pm Keynote Address & Dialogue — Dr. Jennifer Malpass
Not your grandfather’s wildlife conservation: changes in who we are and who we serve (Salon 4 & 5)
12:00pm   Lunch break (Box Lunches distributed on Grand Terrace Outside)
12:30pm to 1:30pm Retirees Meeting (Board Room)
12:30pm to 1:30pm How *Not* to Give a Scientific Presentation Workshop (Madera)
1:00pm to 5:30pm
Scientific Concurrent Sessions (Salon 2/Salon 3/Salon 4/Salon 5)
2:00pm to 4:00pm Poster Setup Hours (Salon 1)
2:30pm to 3:45pm Job Interview Skills Workshop (Madera)
3:00pm to 5:30pm Sierra Nevada Red Fox Working Group (Board Room)
4:00pm to 7:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging (Salon 1)
4:00pm to 6:00pm Resume Workshop:  A Beginner’s Guide: The Basics of a Resume, C.V., and Interview Skills (Madera)
5:30pm to 6:30pm HSU Reunion (Hospitality Suite)
6:00pm to 7:00pm No-Host Cocktail Reception (Foyer)
6:00pm to 7:00pm Student Mixer (Salon 1)
7:00pm to 10:00pm Annual Members Banquet, Awards Ceremony, and Bucket Raffle* (Salons 2-5)
Thursday: February 7
7:00am to 8:00am                                 Breakfast Social*  (Embers Restaurant)
7:30am to 8:00pm Registration & Office (Mariposa)
7:30am to 8:30am Western Wildlife Planning Meeting (Board Room)
8:00am to 9:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open/Cofee/Vendor Demos (Forest View Ballroom)
8:00am to 8:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging (Salon 1)
8:00am to 12:10pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions (Salon 2/Salon 3/Salon 4/Salon 5)
9:00am to 5:00pm Speaker Practice Room (Board Room)
10:00am to 12:00pm Resumé Workshop:  Advanced Resume, C.V., and Interview Skills (Madera)
12:00pm Lunch break (Box Lunches distributed on Grand Terrace Outside)
12:00pm to 1:30pm Chapter Meetings New Time!
1:30pm to 3:00pm Plenary Session: Death And Taxas:  Extinction and Speciation During the Anthropocene (Salons 4-5)
3:15pm to 4:15pm Member Engagement Committee Meetings (Salons 4-5)
– Diversity Committee
– Awards and Grants Committee
– Conservation Affairs Committee
– Student Affairs Committee
– Early Career Professionals Committee
– Mentoring Committee
– Professional Development Committee
– Member Communications Committee
4:30pm to 6:00pm Annual Business Meeting and Members Forum (Salons 4-5)
6:00pm to 7:00pm  No-Host Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Ends at 7pm (Foyer)
7:00pm to 9:00pm Poster Reception (Salons 1-5)
Friday: February 8
7:00am to 8:00am Breakfast Social* (Embers Restaurant)
7:30am to 1:00pm Registration & Office (Mariposa)
8:00am to 12:30pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions (Salon 2/Salon 3/Salon 4/Salon 5)
8:00am to 12:00pm Resume Critiques, by appointment (Board Room)
8:00am to 11:00am Marketplace/Exhibit Hall/Coffee (Forest View Ballroom)
9:00am to 11:00am Wildlife Career Symposium for Students  (Salon 1)
9:00am to 5:00pm CA Bat Working Group Meeting (Madera)
11:15am to 12:15pm Job Interview Panel (Salon 1)
12:30pm to 1:30pm “Taking your elevator speech on the road:  What to do after a conference” New! (Salon 1)
1:00pm to 2:00pm Meeting Planning Committee Wrap-Up (Board Room)
1:00pm to 4:00pm Yosemite Workshop & Field Trip Case Studies in Species Restorations at Yosemite

* Requires extra fee

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