Tentative Agenda-at-a-Glance

Sunday, August 5, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm Editorial Board Meeting [Legends 3]
10:00am - 5:00pm Pre-Conference Workshops
12:00pm - 1:00pm WDA Leadership Lunch [Wentworth]
1:00pm - 5:00pm WDA Council Meeting [Legends 3]
3:00pm Conference & Photo Competition Registration Opens
3:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibitor & Poster Presenter Move-In
6:00pm - 8:00pm Poolside Icebreaker Social
Monday, August 6, 2018
8:30am - 12noon Plenary Session
10:00am -10:30am Refreshment Break
12noon - 1:00pm Grab and Go Boxed Lunch
12:15pm - 1:00pm Business Meeting [Legends 1]
1:30pm - 5:00pm Two Concurrent Sessions or General Session
3:00pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break
5:15pm - 7:00pm Student Mentoring Event [Location TBD]
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Group "Picnic" Outing [Location TBD] or Evening on Own

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6:30am - 8:00am Off-Property Bird Watching (optional)
8:30am - 9:00am Student Research Recognition Award Presentation
9:00am - 10:30am Student Oral Presentations
10:30am - 11:15am Student Poster Presentations 1 & Refreshment Break
11:15am - 12:15pm Student Oral Presentations
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
1:30pm - 2:45pm Student Oral Presentations
2:45pm - 3:30pm Student Poster Presentations 2 & Refreshment Break
3:30pm - 4:45pm Student Oral Presentations
5:15pm - 6:00pm AAWV Business Meeting
6:30pm - 10:30pm Dinner, Silent & Live Auctions
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
8:30am - 10:00am Concurrent Sessions
10:00am -10:45am General Poster Session 1 & Refreshment Break
10:45am - 12noon Concurrent Sessions
12noon OPTIONAL Field Trips
12noon - 5:00pm FREE DAY - DINNER ON OWN
Thursday, August 9, 2018
6:30am - 8:00am Off-Property Bird Watching (optional)
8:30am - 10:00am General Session
10:00am-10:45am General Poster Session 2 & Refreshment Break
10:45am - 12noon Concurrent Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
1:30pm - 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break - Poster Presenters Remove Displays
3:30pm Poster board vendor removes boards
5:15pm - 5:45pm Business Meeting [Legends 1]
6:30pm Cocktail Social in Pre-function area
7:15pm Dinner
8:00pm - 9:00pm Awards Presentations
9:00pm - 11:00pm Drinks, DJ’d Music and Dancing
Friday, August 10, 2018
8:00am - 9:00am Morning Refreshments
9:00am - 11:30am General Session or Concurrent Sessions
9:00am - 12noon Sponsor Removal of Display Materials

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