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 Presidents' Breakfast
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:30 - 9:30 am   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   Career Advice from Female Leaders in Wetlands Science and Policy
 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
 5:30 - 7:00 pm   SWS Happy Hour for Students and Professionals
 Mingle with wetland professionals and fellow students over appetizers and drinks. Students will receive two complimentary drink tickets.

Thursday, May 30

 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:00 - 8:45 pm   Section Meetings
 8:45 - 9:30 am   Chapter Meetings
 9:30 - 9:55 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
 5:00 - 6:00 pm   SWSPCP Info Session
 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
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Closing 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
 5:45 - 7:30pm   B'More TGIF Cruise*
 Step aboard for a 90-minute happy hour cruise and take in the scenic port of Baltimore from the Inner Harbor toward the Key Bridge. Grab a cocktail and relax on the upper deck or enjoy the climate controlled-lower deck—the perfect end to the SWS Annual Meeting! Includes two drink tickets and light appetizers. Boarding at 5:45pm sharp at the Baltimore Finger Piers at the Baltimore Inner Harbor (401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202).
* Requires pre-registration