SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

*Contributed paper sessions will be available on-demand for the duration of the conference. Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference. The opening plenary will be broadcast at a specific time, then available again at the conclusion of the conference. Panel discussions will take place live at their scheduled times. The schedule and all associated events are subject to change.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

On-Demand Contributed Oral Presentations Virtual
On-Demand Posters Virtual
On-Demand Journal Editor Forum Virtual
On-Demand Out in the Field Discussion Room Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Anthropogenic Subsidies and Wildlife: The Good, the Bad, and the Unintended Consequences of Food and Shelter Subsidies for Wildlife Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Long-Term Data Sets for Biodiversity Monitoring, Research, and Management Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Mentorship Across Lived Experiences Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Relevance of Sustainable Use of Wildlife in a Changing Society Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Trending… A TWS Journal Spotlight on the Most Downloaded Papers of 2020 Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Wild Pigs in Wildlife Habitat and Rangelands Virtual
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Fellowship of Christian Conservationists Virtual
10:00 AM 11:50 AM Student Chapter Advisors Meeting Virtual
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Forestry and Wildlife Working Group Meeting Virtual
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Human Dimensions Working Group Meeting Virtual
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Wetlands Working Group Meeting Virtual
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Wildlife Disease Working Group Meeting Virtual
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Out in the Field Meeting Virtual
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Plenary: Keeping Science Scientific: Web of UnScience Virtual
2:30 PM 4:00 PM Panel Discussion: Much More Than a First Aid Kit: Keeping Everyone Safe in the Field Virtual
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:00 PM 5:30 PM College and University Education Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:00 PM 6:00 PM Conservation Affairs Network Virtual
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Hunting, Trapping and Conservation Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Urban Wildlife Working Group Meeting Virtual
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Leadership Institute Workshop – Monday (By Invitation Only) Virtual
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Student-Professional Networking Event Virtual


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

On-Demand Contributed Oral Presentations Virtual
On-Demand Posters Virtual
On-Demand Journal Editor Forum Virtual
On-Demand Out in the Field Discussion Room Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Creating and Designing Wildlife Friendly Cities Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Eastern Elk Ecology and Management Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Leadership Does Not Require Titles, Just Like This Symposium Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Navigating the Apocalypse: Bold and Interdisciplinary Thinking for 21st Century Conservation Crises Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Navigating the Path to Professional Success Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Wildlife Health in a Changing Climate: Novel Stressors and Innovative Solutions Virtual
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Certification Application Assistance (Tuesday) Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Panel Discussion: Avian-Solar Interactions; State of the Science Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Early Career Professional Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Invasive Species Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM JWM & WSB Associate Editor Business Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Military Lands Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Nutritional Ecology Working Group Recruitment Meeting Virtual
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Symposium Panel: Relevance of Sustainable Use of Wildlife in a Changing Society Virtual
1:00 PM 9:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Continuous-Time Movement Modeling for Animal Tracking Data _Tuesday Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Mentorship Across Lived Experiences Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Wild Pigs in Wildlife Habitat and Rangelands Virtual
3:00 PM 5:00 PM Conservation Affairs Network Policy Engagement Training Session (Open To All TWS Members) Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Native Peoples Wildlife Management Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Rangeland Wildlife Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 6:30 PM Section and Chapter Collaboration Meeting Virtual
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Aldo Leopold Award Reception Virtual
6:00 PM 8:00 PM NY Chapter Reception Virtual
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Out in the Field Happy Hour Virtual
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Utah State University Reception Virtual


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

On-Demand Contributed Oral Presentations Virtual
On-Demand Posters Virtual
On-Demand Journal Editor Forum Virtual
On-Demand Out in the Field Discussion Room Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Fertility Control to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Meta-What? Statistical Analysis in the Era of Big Data Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Noninvasive Genetic Sampling in Wildlife Management: The Past, Present, and Future Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: The COVID 19 Symposium: The Virus, The Wildlife and The Way Forward Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife in US Forests Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Geospatial Analysis in R – Wednesday Virtual
10:00 AM 11:50 AM All Working Groups Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Panel Discussion: Women of Wildlife (WOW) in the Field Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Biometrics Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Drone Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Molecular Ecology Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Renewable Energy Working Group Meeting Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Leadership Does Not Require Titles, Just Like This Symposium Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Creating and Designing Wildlife Friendly Cities Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Navigating the Apocalypse: Bold and Interdisciplinary Thinking for 21st Century Conservation Crises Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Navigating the Path to Professional Success Virtual
3:00 PM 5:00 PM Certification Application Assistance (Wednesday) Virtual
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Symposium Panel: Eastern Elk Ecology and Management Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Student Development Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Wildlife Damage Management Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Wildlife Habitat and Restoration Working Group Virtual
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Leadership Institute Reception (By Invitation Only) Virtual


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

On-Demand Contributed Oral Presentations Virtual
On-Demand Posters Virtual
On-Demand Journal Editor Forum Virtual
On-Demand Out in the Field Discussion Room Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Conservation Through Partnership: Collaboration, Cooperation and Trust for Managing At-Risk Species on Private Timberlands in the Southeastern U.S. Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: Drones and Wildlife Management: Are We Tapping Into Their Full Potential in An Ethical Way? Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: The National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Network? Advancing Understanding of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Virtual
On-Demand Symposium: The Rusty Blackbird- Recent Research to Fuel Conservation Strategies Virtual
12:30 PM 2:30 PM Panel Discussion: Dismantling Systemic Racism in the Wildlife Profession Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Biological Diversity Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Conservation Education and Outreach Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM International Wildlife Management Working Group Meeting Virtual
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Wildlife Toxicology Working Group Meeting Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife in US Forests Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Meta-What? Statistical Analysis in the Era of Big Data Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Noninvasive Genetic Sampling in Wildlife Management: The Past, Present, and Future Virtual
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Ethnic and Gender Diversity Working Group Meeting Virtual
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Film Festival Q&A Virtual
6:30 PM 7:30 PM Members Meeting Virtual
8:00 PM 10:00 PM Pub Night Trivia Virtual


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

9:00 AM 1:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Google Earth Engine for Wildlife Biologists Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Fundamentals of Structured Decision Making Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Geospatial Analysis in R Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Continuous-Time Movement Modeling for Animal Tracking Data Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Viewing and Interpreting Bat Acoustic Data Virtual
10:00 AM 6:00 PM Workshop: Multi-Species Occupancy Modeling Virtual
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Designing Wildlife Courses to Achieve Desired Competencies Virtual
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Ebird Status and Trends: Working with Modeled Products in R Virtual
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: How to Speak (And Understand) Forestry for Wildlife Biologists (Everything You Wanted to Know About Forestry but Were Afraid to Ask? Insights From Forest Wildlife Biologists) Virtual
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Optimizing Landscape Resistance Surfaces Using ResistanceGA Virtual
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Small Scale – Big Results: the Impact of Urban Restoration and How to Inspire Others Virtual
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Workshop: Advanced Google Earth Engine for Wildlife Biologists Virtual
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Symposium Panel: The National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Network? Advancing Understanding of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: The Rusty Blackbird- Recent Research to Fuel Conservation Strategies Virtual
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Symposium Panel: Drones and Wildlife Management: Are We Tapping Into Their Full Potential in An Ethical Way? Virtual