SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

*This schedule, including dates, times and locations are subject to change.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

9:00 AM 5:00 PM TWS Council Meeting HCCC, Room 25 AB
7:00 PM 9:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Meeting HCCC, Room 25 AB


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Animal Trapping Techniques for Researchers and Managers HCCC, Room 3
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Data Management Fundamentals for Long-Term Wildlife Monitoring Projects HCCC, Room 5
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Grassland Manager’s Toolbox Offsite
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to R HCCC, Room 7
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Multi-Species Occupancy Modeling HCCC, Room 1
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Wildlife Conservation in Cleveland: Stories of Urban Restoration and Cooperative Management Offsite
9:00 AM 5:00 PM TWS Council Meeting HCCC, Room 25 AB
12:00 PM 7:00 PM Registration HCCC, C3 – near rooms 17 and 13
7:00 PM 9:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Meeting HCCC, Room 25 AB


MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

7:30 AM 5:00 PM Registration HCCC, C3 – near rooms 17 and 13
7:30 AM 7:00 PM TWS Quiet Room HCCC, Room 8
8:00 AM 10:00 AM TWS Conservation Affairs Network Annual Meeting HCCC, Room 3
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 1
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS International Wildlife Management Working Group HCCC, Room 4
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Native Peoples’ Wildlife Management Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 12
8:10 AM 9:50 PM TWS Student Development Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 5
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Urban Wildlife Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 10
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Wildlife and Habitat Restoration Working Group HCCC, Room 26C
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Papers * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Poster Session I HCCC, Ballroom C
9:50 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break HCCC, Ballroom C
10:20 AM 11:50 AM Plenary: Recognizing and Sustaining Conservation Success HCCC, Ballroom AB
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Past Presidents’ Luncheon HCCC, Room 9
12:00 PM 2:00 PM TWS All Working Groups Meeting HCCC, Room 3
12:00 PM 6:00 PM Wildlife Photo Gallery & Contest Registration HCCC, Ballroom C
12:30 PM 3:00 PM TWS Certification Application Assistance HCCC, Room 7
12:50 PM 2:30 PM National Association of University Fisheries and Wildlife Programs Meeting HCCC, Room 10
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Military Lands Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 5
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Wetlands Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 1
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Careers with Federal Agencies HCCC, Room 11
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Quiz Bowl Preliminary Rounds HCCC, Ballroom AB
2:00 PM 3:30 PM TWS Heritage Committee & Retirees Meeting HCCC, Room 12
2:00 PM 5:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Workshop HCCC, Room 4
2:00 PM 4:00 PM TWS Student Chapter Advisors Collaboration Meeting HCCC, Room 3
2:30 PM 3:20 PM Poster Focus Session with Refreshments HCCC, Ballroom C
3:20 PM 5:00 PM Quantitative Teachers: Teaching Strategies for Undergraduate Statistics in the Wildlife Sciences HCCC, Room 1
3:20 PM 5:00 PM TWS Ethnic and Gender Diversity Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 10
3:20 PM 5:00 PM TWS Forestry and Wildlife Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 5
5:00 PM 7:00 PM The 1000 Reception Hilton – Eliot’s Bar
7:00 PM 10:00 PM Opening Night Networking Event at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Off-Site, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

7:30 AM 7:00 PM TWS Quiet Room HCCC, Room 8
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration HCCC, C3 – near rooms 17 and 13
8:00 AM 5:00 PM TWS Certification Review Board Meeting Hilton, Hope Ballroom C
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Field Trip: Perkins Wildlife Center & Woods Garden Offsite
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS College and University Wildlife Education Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 9
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Rangeland Wildlife Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 3
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Wildlife Damage Management Working Group Annual Members Meeting HCCC, Room 1
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Papers * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Members Activity Center HCCC, Ballroom AB
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Poster Session II HCCC, Ballroom C
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Wildlife Photo Gallery & Contest Registration HCCC, Ballroom C
9:50 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break HCCC, Ballroom C
10:20 AM 11:05 AM Keynote: Aldo Leopold Keynote Address: The Gifts of the Dying Wolf and other “Aha” Moments HCCC, Ballroom AB
11:05 AM 12:15 PM TWS Annual Members Meeting HCCC, Ballroom AB
12:00 PM 4:00 PM Resume Review HCCC, Ballroom C
12:00 PM 2:00 PM The Journal of Wildlife Management Associate Editors Business Meeting and Lunch HCCC, Room 5
12:00 PM 2:00 PM TWS Student Chapter Leaders Lunch Hilton, Hope Ballroom AB
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Wildlife Society Bulletin Associate Editors Business Meeting and Lunch HCCC, Room 4
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Biometrics Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 10
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Human Dimensions Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 1
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Molecular Ecology Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 9
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Field Trip: Around the Emerald Necklace Offsite
2:00 PM 7:00 PM Quiz Bowl Preliminary Rounds HCCC, Ballroom AB
2:00 PM 5:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Workshop HCCC, Room 7
2:00 PM 4:00 PM TWS Sections and Chapters Collaboration Meeting HCCC, Room 3
2:30 PM 3:20 PM Poster Focus Session with Refreshments HCCC, Ballroom C
3:20 PM 5:00 PM TWS Hunting, Trapping, and Conservation Working Group HCCC, Room 1
5:00 PM 6:00 PM The Wildlife Professional Editorial Advisory Board Reception HCCC, Room 4
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Student-Professional Networking Event Hilton, Superior Ballroom


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

7:30 AM 5:00 PM TWS Quiet Room HCCC, Room 8
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration HCCC, C3 – near rooms 17 and 13
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: I Can Do This Myself? An Open-Source Hardware GPS Data Logger for Wildlife Movement Studies Offsite
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Conservation Education and Outreach Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 3
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Early Career Professional Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 4
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Renewable Energy Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 10
8:10 AM 9:50 AM TWS Wildlife Diseases Working Group Meeting HCCC, Room 1
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Papers * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Members Activity Center HCCC, Ballroom C
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Poster Session III HCCC, Ballroom C
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Wildlife Photo Gallery & Contest HCCC, Ballroom C
9:50 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break HCCC, Ballroom C
10:20 AM 11:50 PM Keynote: Caesar Kleberg Keynote: The Future of Funding for Wildlife Conservation HCCC, Ballroom AB
12:00 PM 4:00 PM Resume Review HCCC, Ballroom C
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Don’t Get Rejected! Tips for Writing Manuscripts That Get Accepted and Published HCCC, Room 26C
2:00 PM 5:00 PM Quiz Bowl Preliminary Rounds HCCC, Ballroom AB
2:00 PM 5:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Workshop HCCC, Room 7
2:30 PM 3:20 PM Poster Focus Session with Refreshments HCCC, Ballroom C
5:00 PM 6:30 PM Quiz Bowl Finals and Council Bowl HCCC, Ballroom AB
6:00 PM 7:30 PM TWS Biological Diversity Working Group Annual Meeting Offsite
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Aldo Leopold Reception Hilton, Hope Ballroom B
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control Reception Hilton – Center Street Meeting Room A
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Caesar Kleberg Reception HCCC, Room 6
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Colorado State University Alumni Reception HCCC, Room 3
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Michigan State University Fisheries and Wildlife Alumni Social Hilton – Center Street Meeting Room B
7:30 PM 9:30 PM National Wildlife Research Center Reception HCCC, Room 8
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Ohio Partners and Friends Reception HCCC, Room 4
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Penn State Reception Hilton – Center Street Meeting Room C
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources Alumni & Friends Reception Hilton, Hope Ballroom C
7:30 PM 9:30 PM TWS Canadian Section Members and Friends Networking Reception Hilton, Hope Ballroom D
7:30 PM 9:30 PM TWS Urban Wildlife Working Group Reception Hilton, Hope Ballroom E
7:30 PM 9:30 PM University of Arizona Alumni and Friends Reception HCCC, Room 12
7:30 PM 9:30 PM University of Idaho Department of Fish and Wildlife Services Reception HCCC, Room 1
7:30 PM 9:30 PM University of Montana Wildlife Biology Alumni Reception HCCC, Room 11
7:30 PM 9:30 PM USDA APHIS Wildlife Services Reception HCCC, Room 10
7:30 PM 9:30 PM USDA Forest Service Reception HCCC, Room 7
7:30 PM 9:30 PM U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reception HCCC, Room 5
7:30 PM 9:30 PM USGS Networking Meeting HCCC, Room 9
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Utah State University, Wildland Resources Department Alumni Reception HCCC, Room 15
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Virginia Tech Alumni and Friends Reception HCCC, Room 14
7:30 PM 9:30 PM Women of Wildlife (WOW) Reception Hilton, Hope Ballroom A


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

7:30 AM 7:00 PM TWS Quiet Room HCCC, Room 8
8:00 AM 2:00 PM Registration HCCC, C3 – near rooms 17 and 13
8:00 AM 10:00 AM TWS-USFWS Diversity Initiative Meeting HCCC, Room 7
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Field Trip: Around the Emerald Necklace Offsite
8:10 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Papers * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 6:30 PM Members Activity Center HCCC, Ballroom C
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Poster Session IV HCCC, Ballroom C
9:00 AM 2:00 PM Wildlife Photo Gallery & Contest HCCC, Ballroom C
9:50 AM 10:20 AM Refreshment Break HCCC, Ballroom C
10:20 AM 11:50 AM Plenary: How Far We Have Come and Where We Must Go HCCC, Ballroom AB
12:00 PM 4:00 PM Resume Review HCCC, Ballroom C
12:50 PM 2:30 PM TWS Council Meeting Hilton, Hope Ballroom AB
12:50 PM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Field Trip: Perkins Wildlife Center Offsite
2:00 PM 5:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Workshop HCCC, Room 7
2:30 PM 3:20 PM Poster Focus Session with Refreshments HCCC, Ballroom C
3:20 PM 5:00 PM TWS Spark! HCCC, Room 26ABC
5:00 PM 6:30 PM Closing Happy Hour & Trade Show Networking Event HCCC, Ballroom C