More flexibility. More Savings. Same opportunity.

The Wildlife Society’s first virtual conference was a huge success, reaching more wildlifers than ever before with over 2,500 attendees! We are thrilled to improve and expand your virtual conference experience this year. We have kept registration rates low and we are putting together the best possible education and training program through plenaries, workshops, symposia, contributed oral and poster presentations, panel discussions and more. So join us to learn, network and engage at The Wildlife Society’s 28th Annual Conference — between the endless learning and networking opportunities, flexibility and cost savings, your value has never been greater!

This year’s virtual conference platform features some incredible new features and updates that are sure to elevate your conference experience. Check out some of the platform highlights below!



  • Live and on-demand sessions in the form of symposia, contributed papers and posters, plenary, panel discussions, Q&A sessions, workshops and trainings.
  • Personalized itinerary with calendar integration and in-platform reminders.
  • Session recommendations based on your areas of interest.
  • Full access to the virtual conference platform for six months following the conference, including all program content*, discussion boards, social feed, networking lounges, exhibit hall, etc.

*Excludes Q&A sessions, live networking events, live meetings, and workshops


Add sessions to your personal itinerary and add it to your google or outlook calendar with this new feature 


New in-platform text and video chat features effortlessly keep attendees connected


  • Networking opportunities through events and activities such as the Student-Professional Networking Event, Working Group meetings, Associated Receptions and more.
  • Connect with other attendees and presenters through discussion boards, social feeds, and in-platform video and text chat features.
  • Attendee-to-attendee matchmaking to help you easily find valuable contacts based on similar areas of interest.
  • Our brand new Innovation Center will explore contemporary conservation issues and the organizations and products on the cutting edge of them.


  • Live events such as panel discussions, Q&A sessions and various meetings and receptions allow real-time interactions so you can be part of the event!
  • Virtual exhibit booths, sponsored sessions, products, and demos allow attendees to engage with industry leaders.
  • Student Activities, including student presentation awards, resume review, career planning educational sessions and networking opportunities.
  • Earn points for exploring and engaging within the conference platform.
  • Participate from anywhere by downloading the conference mobile app to your smartphone or tablet.

Meetings and student activities such as Resume Review are great ways to get involved at the conference.