Program

WAFWA Summer Meeting 2020 Preliminary Schedule:

as of 3/30/2020 subject to change  

The dress code is business casual throughout the meeting. The dress code for the Awards Dinner is business professional.

Thursday, July 9, 2020
8:00pm - 5:00pm CHAT Technical Working Group and Policy Working Group Joint Meeting (invitation only)  
3:00pm - 7:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
5:00pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Suite Open
Friday, July 10, 2020
5:30am - 4:00pm Joint Directors' and Commissioners' Retreat (invitation only) - Depart hotel at 5:30am  
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
8:00am - 9:00am Guest Gathering Hotel Lobby
9:00am - 4:00pm

Western Native Trout Initiative

  • 9:00am - 3:00pm - Public Session; Open to All 
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Executive Session; Invitation Only
 
3:00pm - 5:00pm Stolen Turtles: The Problem of Illegal Trade in Turtles at Local, National, and International Scales  
6:00pm - 9:00pm Directors’ and Commissioners’ Reception and Dinner (invitation only) - Co-sponsored by Mule Deer Foundation and Brandt Information Services  
5:00pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Suite Open  
Saturday, July 11, 2020
7:00am - 8:30am Directors' Breakfast (invitation only)  
7:00am - 8:30am Attendee Breakfast Buffet   
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
7:00am - 5:00pm Fisheries Chiefs Retreat Offsite
7:30am - 6:30pm Wildlife Chiefs Retreat Offsite
7:30am - 9:30pm Law Enforcement Chiefs Retreat Offsite
8:00am - 9:00am Guest Gathering Hotel Lobby
8:00am - 12:00pm AFWA Legal Strategies Advisory Council (invitation only)  
8:00am - 12:00pm Sagebrush Executive Oversight Committee  
8:00am - 12:00pm Commissioners' Committee Meeting  
9:00am - 12:00pm Exhibitor Set-up  
9:30am - 10:30am Refreshment Break  
10:00am - 2:30pm Guest Field Trip: Herber Valley Scenic Railroad 
(Pre-registration and $50 fee required)
 
Meet in the lobby for a 10:00am departure. 
Offsite
12:00pm - 1:00pm Attendee Lunch Buffet   
12:00pm - 1:00pm Directors' Lunch (invitation only) - Sponsored by Kalkomey  
12:00pm - 5:00pm Exhibits Open  
1:00pm - 5:00pm WAFWA Legal Committee Executive Session (invitation only)  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Directors' and Commissioners' Forum  
2:30pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break  
5:00pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Suite Open  
Sunday, July 12, 2020
7:00am - 8:00am Directors' Breakfast (invitation only)  
7:00am - 8:30am Attendee Breakfast Buffet  
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
7:30am - 5:00pm Exhibits Open  
8:00am - 9:00am Guest Gathering Hotel Lobby
8:00am - 10:00am Western Quail Working Group  
8:00am - 10:00am Executive Committee  
8:00am - 12:00pm Legal Committee Meeting  
8:00am - 12:00pm Wild Sheep Working Group  
8:00am - 12:00pm Wildlife Movement and Migration Working Group Offsite
9:00am - 12:00pm Fisheries Chiefs Meeting  
9:30am - 10:30am Refreshment Break   
10:00am - 12:00pm Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative Council (All State and Provincial Directors Only) (invite only)   
10:00am - 12:00pm Ad Hoc Lead and Wildlife Working Group  
12:00pm - 1:00pm Attendee Lunch Buffet   
12:00pm - 1:00pm Directors' Lunch (invitation only)
1:00pm - 3:00pm Lesser Prairie Chicken CCAA Meeting (open to all)  
1:00pm - 3:00pm Habitat Committee  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Law Enforcement Committee  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Wildlife Health Committee  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Mule Deer Working Group  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Inland and Marine Fisheries Committee  
1:00pm - 4:00pm Resource Information & Education Committee  
2:30pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break   
3:00pm - 5:00pm Budget, Finance & Compliance Committee (invitation only)  
3:00pm - 5:00pm Human Dimensions Committee Meeting  
3:00pm - 5:00pm Climate Adaptation Committee  
3:00pm - 5:00pm Wildlife Chiefs Forest Carnivore Committee  
5:00pm - 6:00pm Women in Wildlife Conservation Reception   
6:00pm - 9:00pm Dinner at Olympic Park Ski Jumping Facility Offsite
8:00pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Suite Open   
Monday, July 13, 2020
7:00am - 8:30am Directors' Breakfast (invitation only)  
7:00am - 8:30am Attendee Breakfast Buffet  
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
7:00am - 5:00pm Exhibits Open  
8:00am - 9:00am Guest Gathering  
8:00am - 9:45am Plenary Session:  (Details Coming Soon)  
8:45am - 2:00pm Guest Field Trip: Weber River Rafting 
(Pre-registration and $95 fee required)
 
Meet in the lobby for a 8:45am departure. 
 
9:30am - 10:30am Refreshment Break  
10:00am - 12:00pm Future Conference Coordination Meeting (Current and future host teams invited)  
10:00am - 12:00pm Western Bird Conservation Committee  
10:00am - 12:00pm Cougar Working Group  
10:00am - 12:00pm Wild Sheep Working Group   
10:00am - 12:00pm BFF Recovery Program  
12:00pm - 1:00pm Directors' Lunch (invitation only)   
12:00pm - 1:00pm Attendee Lunch On Your Own N/A
1:00pm - 3:00pm Human Wildlife Conflicts Committee  
1:00pm - 4:00pm R3 Committee  
1:00pm - 4:00pm Aquatic Invasive Species Working Group  
1:00pm - 5:00pm State/Federal/Tribal Communications Committee   
1:00pm - 5:00pm Nongame & Endangered Species Committee  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Mule Deer Working Group  
2:30pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break   
3:00pm - 5:00pm Climate Adaptation Committee  
5:30pm - 9:00pm

WAFWA Awards Reception & Dinner
Join us to honor those nominated for special awards. Awards and cash bar at XXXXXXXX from 5:30-6:30; Reception and Dinner at XXXXXXXXX from 6:30-9:00pm.

Awards: 

9:00pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Suite Open  
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
7:00am - 8:00am Resolutions Committee Breakfast  
7:00am - 8:30am Attendee Breakfast Buffet  
7:00am - 12:00pm Exhibits Open  
7:00am - 1:00pm Registration Desk & Business Center Open  
9:00am - 12:00pm WAFWA Business Meeting - all welcome to attend!


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