“In terms of opportunities for networking, professional development, and meeting up with old friends, the Annual Conference is by far the most productive few days of the year.”

– Jonathan Derbridge, AZ

“The Wildlife Society’s annual conference is such a great experience every year full of learning, networking, serving, and collaborating.”

– Sarah Fritts CWB®, TX

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference is one of the largest gatherings of wildlife professionals and supporters in North America. For over 30 years, TWS has hosted this unique and informative event that spotlights the latest advancements in wildlife management and research while providing abundant opportunities for networking and career advancement.

Over the past three decades, TWS has hosted our annual conference within an impressive 26 different cities across 22 states and two provinces. We hope you join us in Baltimore, as TWS once again prepares for a memorable event filled with engaging speakers, immersive workshops, and numerous networking opportunities.

Upcoming Events

2024: The 31st Annual Conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, Oct. 19 – 23, 2024.

2025: The 32nd Annual Conference will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 5 – 9, 2025.

2026: The search for a 2026 location has begun!

Travel Grants: Seeking funding to attend the TWS Annual Conference? A list of available travel grants can be found here.

Past Events

Map Showing The Wildlife Society Annual Conference locations through the year 2024.

2024:
Baltimore, Maryland
2023:
Louisville, Kentucky
2022:
Spokane, Washington
2020-2021:
Virtual
2019:
Reno, Nevada
2018:
Cleveland,
Ohio
 2017:
Albuquerque,
New Mexico
 2016:
Raleigh,
North Carolina
2015:
Winnipeg,
Manitoba, Canada
2014:
Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania
2013:
Milwaukee,
Wisconsin
2012:
Portland,
Oregon
2011:
Kona,
Hawaii
2010:
Snowbird,
Utah
2009:
Monterey,
California
2008:
Miami,
Florida
2007:
Tuscon,
Arizona
2006:
Anchorage,
Alaska
2005:
Madison,
Wisconsin
2004:
Calgary,
Alberta, Canada
2003:
Burlington,
Vermont
2002:
Bismarck,
North Dakota
2001:
Reno,
Nevada
2000:
Nashville,
Tennessee
1999:
Austin,
Texas
1998:
Buffalo,
New York
1997:
Snowmass,
Colorado
1996:
Cincinnati,
Ohio
1995:
Portland,
Oregon
1994:
Albuquerque,
New Mexico
Registration is now open! To secure the early-bird registration rate, make sure to register by July 17th.
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