Preliminary Schedule

Tuesday, May 28

 Varies  Field Trips & Workshops*
 6:30 - 8:30 pm   Welcome Reception
 Join us for hor d’oeuvres and drinks to reconnect with old friends and get to know fellow attendees. Co-hosted by SWS and SWSPCP.

Wednesday, May 29

 7:30 - 8:30 am  Judges' Breakfast for Student Awards
 7:30 - 8:30 am   SWS/SWSPCP Past President's Breakfast
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 9:30 - 9:45 am   Coffee Break
 9:45 - 11:35 am   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 9:55 - 11:35 am   Contributed Sessions
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   Lunch Break
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   Luncheon hosted by WiW section*
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   SWSPCP Ethics Workshop, Part 1 of 2*
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 1:10 - 2:50 pm   Contributed Sessions
 2:50 - 3:10 pm   Afternoon Refreshments
 3:10 - 5:00 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 3:20 - 5:00 pm   Contributed Sessions
 5:00 - 5:45 pm   Section Meetings - Education, Wetland Restoration
 5:45 - 6:30 pm   Chapter Meetings
 7:00 - 9:00 pm   Student Mixer
 Mingle with wetland professionals and fellow students over appetizers and drinks. Students will receive two complimentary drink tickets.

Thursday, May 30

 7:45 - 8:30 am   Section Meetings - Peatlands, Ramsar, Wildlife
 7:45 - 8:30 pm   SWSPCP Info Session
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 9:30 - 9:45 am   Coffee Break
 9:45 - 11:35 am   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 9:55 - 11:35 am   Contributed Sessions
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   Awards Lunch
 Grab a seat, enjoy lunch and celebrate your SWS peers.
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 1:10 - 2:50 pm   Contributed Sessions
 2:50 - 3:10 pm   Afternoon Refreshments
 3:10 - 5:00 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 3:20 - 5:00 pm   Contributed Sessions
 5:00 - 5:45 pm   Section Meetings - Public Policy and Regulation, Women in Wetlands
 6:30 - 8:30 pm   Poster Session & Silent Auction Reception
 Join us at the Hilton Baltimore for hor d’oeuvres and drinks and discuss the latest wetland research with experts in various scientific studies. While viewing posters, help support the Society by participating in the silent auction. All proceeds will go to our Mid-Atlantic Chapter host to support future chapter initiatives.

Friday, May 31

 7:45 - 8:30 am   Section Meetings - Biogeochemistry, Global Change Ecology
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 9:30 - 9:45 am   Coffee Break
 9:45 - 11:35 am   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 9:55 - 11:35 am   Contributed Sessions
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   Lunch Break
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   SWSPCP Ethics Workshop, Part 2 of 2*
 12:00 - 1:00 pm   Annual Business Meeting
 Grab lunch before heading to the Annual Business Meeting to learn about the latest SWS initiatives.
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 1:10 - 2:50 pm   Contributed Sessions
 2:50 - 3:10 pm   Afternoon Refreshments
 3:10 - 5:00 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 3:20 - 5:00 pm   Contributed Sessions
 7:00 - 10:00 pm   Closing Event*
* Requires pre-registration