Please note that this is the preliminary schedule and may be subject to change. 

Tuesday, May 29

 Varies  Field Trips & Workshops
 6:30 - 8:30 pm   Welcome & Awards Reception
 Join us at Wynkoop, Denver’s most elegant billiards parlor and brewpub, for hor d’oeuvres and drinks and to celebrate our 2018 award winners! Get to know your fellow attendees and reconnect with old friends over a game of pool, darts or shuffleboard. Co-hosted by SWS and SWSPCP.

Wednesday, May 30

 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/Exhibits
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 Paul Keddy, Ph.D., Independent Scholar
 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
 11:35 am - 1:00 pm   Solutions in SWS for Gender Equality (lunch hosted by WiW section)
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 1:10 - 2:50 pm   Contributed Sessions
 2:50 - 3:10 pm   Afternoon Refreshments/Exhibits
 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 at Rhein Haus in downtown Denver. Make sure to check out the Bocce courts and try your hand at this classic, Italian-inspired game. Students will receive two complimentary drink tickets.

Thursday, May 31

 7:45 - 8:30 am   Section Meetings - Peatlands, Ramsar, Wildlife
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments/Exhibits
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 Susan Galatowitsch, Ph.D., Professor, University of Minnesota
 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   Annual Business Meeting Lunch
 Grab a seat, enjoy lunch and catch up on 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/Exhibits
 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
 5:00 - 6:00 pm   PCP Info Session
 6:30 - 8:30 pm   Poster Session & Silent Auction Reception
 Join us at the Hilton Denver City Center for hor d’oeuvres and drinks and discuss the latest wetland research with experts in various scientific studies. While perusing posters, help support the Society by participating in the silent auction. All proceeds will go to our Rocky Mountain Chapter host to support future chapter initiatives.

Friday, June 1

 7:45 - 8:30 am   Section Meetings - Biogeochemistry, Global Change Ecology
 8:00 - 8:30 am   Morning Refreshments/Exhibits
 8:30 - 9:30 am   Daily Opening Plenary
 David Cooper, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist & Professor, Colorado State University
 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
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 1:10 - 2:50 pm   Contributed Sessions
 2:50 - 3:10 pm   Afternoon Refreshments/Exhibits
 3:10 - 5:00 pm   Symposia (includes 10 min intro)
 3:20 - 5:00 pm   Contributed Sessions
 7:00 - 10:00 pm   Ballpark Bash
 Step up to the plate and help us close the Annual Meeting with a homerun! Join us for a Colorado Rockies baseball game as they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Wander around and watch the game from The Rooftop, a field deck with stunning panoramic views of downtown Denver and the Front Range mountain range. Tickets cost $35 for general admission and include $10 of food and beverage credit.