Society of Wetland Scientists’ South Central Chapter
2019 Fall Meeting October 23-25, 2019 Galveston, Texas
Venue: Texas A & M University, Galveston, Texas
Submit abstracts: https://forms.gle/Y6dY6SU4fgrW5EhU6
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 27, 2019 5:00pm Abstract Acceptance Notice: October 1, 2019 Early Bird & Presenter Registration Deadline: October 8, 2019.
On-Line Registration Closes: October 16, 2019
Checking in: Tuesday, October 22nd Checking out: Friday, October 25th.
Block of rooms reserved at the special rate of $129 + tax/night (just mention to the reservation desk the Society of Wetland Scientists' South Central Chapter Meeting). Special rate will be honored based on availability after the block has been filled.
Keynote presentation will be given by Lee Anne Wilde, Living Shoreline Program Manager of The Galveston Bay Foundation on Thursday, Oct 24th.
She will be following up the previous day's workshop on Wednesday, Oct 23rd which provided hands-on living shoreline planting experience in the field.
Various presentations by students, academics, and professionals will occur throughout the 1-1/2 day chapter meeting, which will culminate Friday at Noon with the chapter’s business meeting and student presentation awards. The chapter’s evening social is scheduled for Thursday evening at Bienville Social Hall.
Wednesday October 23rd
8:00am-5:00pm Living Shoreline Workshop. Lunch & transportation included. Limited of 20.
NOTE: If the workshop is full (you will not be able to register online if capacity is reached) , email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the wait list.
Thursday October 24th
8:30am - 9:00am > Registration and Meet/Greet; Silent Auction Fundraiser Set-Up
9:00am - 12:00pm > Program, Keynote Speaker & Student Presentations
12:00pm – 1:30pm > Lunch On Your Own
1:30pm - 5:00pm >Program/Presentations
5:00pm - 5:30pm >Poster Session Review
6:30pm - 8:30pm >Evening Social, Bienville Social Hall
Friday October 25th
8:00am -11:00am >Program, Professional & Academic Presentations
11:00am > Silent Auction Fundraiser Closes
11:00am -11:30am >Student Presentation Awards
11:30am -12:30pm >Chapter Business Meeting
SWS is pleased to provide a monthly webinar series on wetland science topics of interest. Webinar registration is complimentary to all SWS members. Check out the Upcoming Webinars page to learn more! In addition, all webinars are recorded and archived for complimentary viewing by members on our Past Webinars page.