Preliminary Agenda

Knowledge is Power: Technology to Address Emerging Conservation Challenges27th Annual Conference
& Business Meeting

October 6-10, 2019
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Sunday, October 6 – Travel Day

5 pm ExCom & Conference Planning committees
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Hall)
8 pm Social Gathering (Lounge)

Monday, October 7
Presentations & Hackers Ball

6:30 – 7:45 am Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8 – 11:30 am Welcome/Presentation Session I (The Gallery)
11:30 am – 1 pm Lunch (Dining Hall)
1 – 5 pm Presentation Session II
5:30 – 6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Hall)
6 :30 – 9 pm Hacker’s Ball (The Gallery)

Tuesday, October 8 – Education Day
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

6:30 – 7:30 am Breakfast (Dining Hall)
7:45 am Meet for car pool, depart for Institute 8 am
9:30 am – 3 pm Tours & technical sessions (more details)
4 pm/td> Optional visit to Harpers Ferry
5:30 – 7:30 pm/td> Dinner served in Dining Hall

Wednesday, October 9 – Presentations

6:30 – 7:45 am Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8 – 11:30 am Presentation Session III (The Gallery)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm OFWIM Business Lunch (Treehouse in Dining Hall)
1:30 – 5 pm Presentation Session IV
5:30 – 7:30 pm Banquet Dinner & NCTC archives tour
7:30-  9:30 pm Firepit, s’mores & live music

Thursday, October 10 – Workshops

6:30 – 7:45 am Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8 am Concurrent Workshop Sessions

  • Communicating Science (Gallery)
  • Herp Tracking & Technology (Depart for Leetown)
Noon Lunch (Dining Hall)