TWS 2020 Annual Conference

A Five Day Virtual Conference Experience


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  • Individualized discussion boards and live video chat opportunities for engagement with presenters.
  • Hundreds of on-demand video presentations through symposia and contributed paper sessions.
  • Poster sessions and on-demand access to the interactive digital poster gallery.
  • Opening plenary featuring John Bohannon (Biologist, Science Journalist and Director of Science at Primer), Gabriela Chavarria (Chief Curator and Vice President of the Science Division, Denver Museum of Nature & Science) and Alan Wentz (2019 Aldo Leopold Memorial Award Recipient).
  • Live panel discussions covering important contemporary issues in the profession.
  • 12 virtual workshops and trainings conducted via video conference.
  • Conference-wide discussion boards for networking and engagement. In addition to unique discussion boards for each session and event, there will also be a conference-wide feed for general social interactions and posts, and another will aggregate posts from all educational sessions so you can follow along with the most popular topical discussions.
  • Virtual exhibit hall with dozens of booths. Booths will include information about the sponsors and exhibitors, contact information, a live video chat feature for drop-in meetings and more. There will also be designated, scheduled exhibitor hours to facilitate live interaction.
  • Networking opportunities through Working Group meetings, networking lounges, associated receptions, private messaging and other events and activities.
  • Student Activities, including student presentation awards, resume review, career planning educational sessions and networking opportunities.
  • 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 panel discussions, live networking events, live meetings, and workshops


Registration TypeEarly (by July 31)Regular (after July 31)
Student/Early Career Professional (TWS Member)$75$100
Professional (TWS Member)$100$125

Refund Policy:

Due to the late opening of registration this year, as well as reduced registration fees, there will be no refunds available.