SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

8:00 AM 5:00 PM Council Meeting Galt House, Combs Chandler
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Leadership Institute Meeting Galt House, Combs Chandler


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

7:30 AM 5:00 PM Registration Galt House, 2nd Floor Registration
8:00 AM 5:00 PM TWS Council Meeting Galt House, Combs Chandler
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Animal Trapping Techniques for Researchers and Managers TBD
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: A Walk Through the Big Barrens Region, Native Plant Production and Restoration of Prairies in the Mid-South Off-site
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Connecting and Preparing Diverse Early-Career Scientists in Resolving Complex Wildlife Problems Galt House, Clements
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Conservation Communication Workshop TBD
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Fundamentals of Structured Decision Making Galt House, French
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Geospatial Analysis in R TBD
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Continuous-Time Movement Modeling for Animal Tracking Data Galt House, Segell
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Viewing and Interpreting Bat Acoustic Data Galt House, Breathitt
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Multi-Species Occupancy Modeling Galt House, Carroll Ford
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Urban Wildlife Field Trip? Parklands of Floyd Fork and Bernheim Forest Off-site
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Wildlife Hackathon – Day 1 Galt House, Nunn
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Ebird Status and Trends: Working with Modeled Products in R TBD
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Exhibitor Move-In Galt House, Grand Ballroom ABC
7:00 PM 9:00 PM TWS Leadership Institute Meeting Galt House, Combs Chandler


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

7:00 AM 7:00 PM Registration Galt House, 2nd Floor Registration
7:00 AM 8:30 AM TWS Wildlife Disease Working Group Meeting Galt House, Clements
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Exhibitor Move-In Galt House, Grand Ballroom ABC
8:00 AM 11:50 AM Plenary: Welcome Plenary Galt House, Archibald Cochran Ballroom
9:40 AM 10:10 AM Refreshment Break Galt House, Archibald Cochran Ballroom
12:00 PM 2:00 PM TWS Out in the Field Luncheon Galt House, Clements
1:00 PM 6:30 PM Members Activity Center Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM 7:00 PM Quiz Bowl Galt House, Archibald Cochran Ballroom
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Introduction to Google Earth Engine for Wildlife Biologists Galt House, Willis
1:10 PM 5:00 PM Contributed Oral Presentations * Refer to Detailed Schedule
1:10 PM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
2:50 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM 6:00 PM GIS in Wildlife Ecology Special Poster Session Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Posters Galt House, Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM 6:30 PM Trade Show & Poster Networking Happy Hour Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration Galt House, 2nd Floor Registration
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Workshop: Advanced Google Earth Engine for Wildlife Biologists Galt House, Beckham
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Wildlife Hackathon – Day 2 Galt House, Willis
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Oral Presentations * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 5:00 PM Members Activity Center Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
9:40 AM 10:10 AM Refreshment Break Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
11:30 AM 1:00 PM TWS Early Career Professional Working Group Meeting Galt House, Clements
11:30 AM 1:00 PM TWS Military Lands Working Group Meeting Galt House, Lily
11:30 AM 1:00 PM TWS Nutritional Ecology Working Group Meeting Galt House, Morrow
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Designing Wildlife Courses to Achieve Desired Competencies Galt House, Beckham
2:50 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM 7:00 PM The 1000 Reception TBD
7:00 PM 10:00 PM Student-Professional Networking Event Galt House, Archibald Cochran Ballroom


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

7:00 AM 8:30 AM TWS Renewable Energy Working Group Meeting Galt House, Clements
8:00 AM 9:40 AM Much More Than a First Aid Kit: Keeping Everyone Safe in the Field Galt House, French
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration Galt House, 2nd Floor Registration
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Workshop: MigrateR: Analyzing Animal Movement Patterns in Program R Galt House, Willis
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Workshop: Presentation Matters Galt House, Beckham
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Oral Presentations * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 6:30 PM Members Activity Center Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
9:40 AM 10:10 AM Refreshment Break Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
10:10 AM 11:50 AM Strategies for Identifying and Responding to Discrimination, Bias, and Exclusion in the Workplace. Galt House, French
11:30 AM 1:00 PM TWS Drone Working Group Meeting Galt House, Clements
11:30 AM 1:00 PM TWS Molecular Ecology Working Group Meeting Galt House, Lily
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Small Scale – Big Results: the Impact of Urban Restoration and How to Inspire Others Galt House, Willis
1:10 PM 2:50 PM Women of Wildlife (WOW) in the Field Galt House, French
2:50 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
3:20 PM 5:00 PM Avian-Solar Interactions; State of the Science Galt House, French
5:00 PM 6:30 PM Trade Show & Poster Networking Happy Hour Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
6:30 PM 9:30 PM Exhibitor Move-Out Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
7:30 PM 9:30 PM TWS Canadian Section and Friends Reception Galt House, Clements


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

8:00 AM 2:00 PM Registration Galt House, 2nd Floor Registration
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Workshop: Optimizing Landscape Resistance Surfaces Using ResistanceGA Galt House, Beckham
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Contributed Oral Presentations * Refer to Detailed Schedule
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Symposia * Refer to Detailed Schedule
9:00 AM 12:00 PM Exhibitor Move-Out Galt House, Grand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
9:40 AM 10:10 AM Refreshment Break TBD
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Workshop: Back to the Basics: Sample Collection and Shipping for Wildlife Disease Diagnostics Galt House, Willis
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) Galt House, Beckham
1:10 PM 2:50 PM TWS Council Meeting Galt House, Combs Chandler
2:50 PM 3:20 PM Refreshment Break TBD

  • We are closely monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 and its potential impacts on our conference. We are preparing for all possible scenarios, but at this time we plan to proceed with the conference as scheduled.
toggle