Program

The following preliminary schedule is subject to change. Please check back for updates. To review program information from the 2018 Conference or other past conferences, visit the "Conference Archives" section of this site. 

Saturday, October 26, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm Conference Registration Desk Open
Sunday, October 27, 2019
6:30am - 5:00pm Directors' Retreat (invitation only)
8:00am - 5:00pm Speaker Ready Room
8:00am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Desk Open
8:00am - 5:00pm Committee Meetings
12:00pm - 5:00pm Exhibitor Set-up
2:30pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break
4:00pm - 5:00pm Student & Professional Meet & Greet
5:00pm - 6:00pm Women in Conservation Mixer
6:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception
Monday, October 28, 2019
7:00am - 8:00am Directors' Breakfast (invitation only)
7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00am - 5:00pm Exhibits Open
7:00am - 5:00pm Speaker Ready Room
8:00am - 12:00pm Plenary Session
8:30am - 4:00pm Guest/Spouse Activity
9:30am - 10:30am Coffee Available in Exhibit Area
12:00pm - 1:00pm Attendee Lunch On Your Own
12:00pm - 1:00pm Directors' Lunch (invitation only)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Student/Mentor Lunch
1:20pm - 5:00pm Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia
3:00pm - 3:20pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
5:30pm - 7:00pm Poster Session & Social
7:00pm - 11:00pm Dinner On Your Own
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
7:00am - 8:00am Directors' Breakfast (invitation only)
7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00am - 3:00pm Speaker Ready Room
7:00am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00am - 7:00pm Exhibits Open
8:00am - 12:00pm Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia
10:00am - 10:20am Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
12:00pm - 1:00pm Attendee Lunch On Your Own
12:00pm - 1:00pm Directors' Lunch (invitation only)
1:20pm - 5:00pm Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia
3:00pm - 3:20pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
6:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception with Exhibitors & Sponsors
7:00pm - 9:30pm Awards Banquet
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
7:00am - 10:00am Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00am - 12:00pm Speaker Ready Room
8:00am - 12:00pm Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia
12:00pm Conference Adjourns - safe travels home!