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2024 OFWIM Annual Conference and Business Meeting

  • 7 Oct 2024
  • 8:00 AM (CDT)
  • 10 Oct 2024
  • 1:00 PM (CDT)
  • The Arcadia Academy, Arcadia, MO


  • OFWIM membership required, early bird ends 8/9/24
  • early bird ends 8/9/24
  • OFWIM membership required, early bird ended 8/9/23
  • early bird ended 8/9/24
  • One Day Attendee
  • Retired Professional
  • Student

The Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) is an international non-profit organization. OFWIM was formally established in 1993 and was granted non-profit status in 1995.

Mission: To promote the management and conservation of natural resources by facilitating technology and information exchange among managers of fish and wildlife information.

Vision: To be a bridge between natural resource and technical disciplines to promote partnering, collaboration, sharing of ideas, and best management practices in order to effectively apply technology to the information and data needs of natural resource management.

OFWIM's 32nd Annual Conference and Business Meeting will be October 7-10, 2024 in Arcadia, MO.  

The Arcadia Academy
221 S College St
Arcadia, MO 63621

OFWIM Travel Grant Application, Google Form or PDF

Guide to Expenses

Lodging Options: The Arcadia Academy,,

Shepherd Mountain Inn and Suites,,

Fort Davidson Hotel,,

Arcadia Valley Bungalows,

Abstracts can be submitted here.

One-Stop-Shop: Conference Information

Travel and Transportation

St. Louis Lambert International Airport to Arcadia, MO, approx. 1.75 hours depending on traffic. No transportation to/from airports will be provided. Those renting vehicles are encouraged to carpool. The Carpool request form will be available from as we get closer. 

  • You can apply for the OFWIM Travel Grant by submitting an application HERE or completing this PDF. For additional details and application criteria, Click HERE.
  • You can access the OFWIM Airport Carpool Signup Spreadsheet by clicking HERE.

Raffle and Silent Auction

First call for raffle and silent auction items! Raffle and silent auction sales at the annual conference go to support our student scholarships. Please start to gather your items and contact Michael Barbour at to provide him with descriptions and photos of your items. Michael will need photos of each item to load to the online raffle site.

Additional Resources

Preliminary Agenda and Guide to Expenses coming in May.

First Call for Abstracts: Submission form is linked in the registration and here.

OFWIM Student Research Scholarship Award Links

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Information

OFWIM Innovation Award Links

Innovation Award Application

Innovation Award Information

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OFWIM is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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