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2016 Conference & Annual Meeting

October 2-6, Ponca State Park, Nebraska

  • Early member (registering by 8/31): $350
  • Regular member (registering after 8/31): $400
  • Early non-member (registering by 8/31): $425
  • Regular non-member (registering after 8/31): $525
  • Student Registration: $175
  • Retired Professional Registration: $175
  • One day registration: $125
  • Remote access registration (limit of 19): $100


Full conference registration includes all meals except breakfast
from Monday lunch through Wednesday dinner, field sessions and the Thursday morning workshop. For information on lodging and travel, see our 2016 Guide to Conference Expenses.

Honoring Innovation

Innovation Award Nomination Form | Deadline Extended to August 31, 2016

You still have a week to get your nomination in for the OFWIM Innovation Award, which recognizes excellence in the advancement of fish and wildlife information management technology or processes. Nominate your own team or project, or the work of a colleague you admire! See previous winners

The winner will be announced at the 2016 conference in Nebraska and will receive a 1-year free OFWIM membership.

Latest OFWIM News

Our June newsletter is now online! This issue contains feature articles on web search techniques and cloud data solutions, a new set of SQL Tool Tips, plus a preliminary agenda and travel tips for our 2016 Conference in Nebraska. And last but definitely not least, an update on the peripatetic life of our friend, Captain Jack.

Second Call for Papers

It's All About ScaleSubmit abstracts online | Deadline: Extended to August 31, 2016

OFWIM is now seeking papers and poster presentations for its 24th Annual Conference at Ponca State Park, Nebraska. Anticipated sessions include:

  • Conflicts and Data Sharing
  • LCC’s and Conservation Planning
  • Local, State, and Federal Partnerships
  • Mobile Application Development
  • GIS tools & Mapping
  • Data Visualizations

Submit session topics, suggested panel discussion topics, and any questions to:
Jeanette Jones
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Shipping for Conference

Planning is well underway for OFWIM’s Annual Conference at Ponca State Park. If you are sending meeting materials directly to the park, please use this address and email Lori Curry so that she will know to expect the delivery:

OFWIM Meeting c/o Lori Curry
Ponca State Park
88090 Spur 26E
Ponca, NE 68770

Raffle items or other meeting-related materials can be shipped to Keith Hurley at:

OFWIM Meeting c/o Keith Hurley
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
2200 N 33rd Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

OFWIM News March 2016

Our spring newsletter is now online, packed with tips on ways to make an information manager’s job easier. Read the latest SQL Tool Tip … a review of free app IFTTT from our president Keith Hurley … and a feature on the Global Mapper software created by our 2015 conference sponsor, Blue Marble Geographics.

OFWIM members are always ready to embrace innovations in data collection and management, but at the same time, we’re mindful of our past. Check out the Wayback Machine on Page 3!