Schedule at a Glance

Knowledge is Power: Technology to Address Emerging Conservation Challenges

27th Annual OFWIM Conference & Business Meeting

October 6-10, 2019

National Conservation Training Center
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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Sunday, October 6

5:00 PM ExComm/Conference Planning Meeting
151 Instructional West
6:30 PM Dinner – Dining Hall
8:00 PM Social Gathering – Social Lounge

Monday, October 7

7:30 AM Registration – 151 Instructional West
8:00 AM Welcome Session
9:35 AM Break
9:55 AM Session 1
11:35 AM Group Photo
11:45 AM Lunch
1:05 PM Session 2
2:45 PM Break
3:05 PM Student Session
5:00 PM Hacker’s Ball set up – The Gallery
5:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Hacker’s Ball – The Gallery

Tuesday, October 8

7:45 AM Carpool meets in Commons Circle
8:00 AM Depart for Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
3:00 PM Return to Training Center
5:30 PM Dinner

Wednesday, October 9

8:00 AM Session 4 – 151 Instructional West
9:40 AM Break
9:55 AM Session 5
11:45 AM Business Lunch & Committee Breakouts
Treehouse area of Dining Hall
1:30 PM Session 6
3:10 PM Break
3:25 PM Session 7
6:00 PM Banquet (Treehouse area of Dining Hall) and NCTC archives tour
7:30 PM Campfire, s’mores & live music
Fire pit located outside Instructional West

Thursday, October 10

7:45 AM Herp Tracking & Technology carpool meets in Commons Circle
8:00 AM Communicating Science Workshop – The Gallery
Herp Tracking & Technology Workshop carpool departs (LSC)
Noon Lunch at NCTC