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While the information learned from presentations is an important part of the conference, past attendees tell us that the networking opportunities provided by a gathering like this are the most rewarding benefit of attending. As a result, we work to make sure we include plenty of time for networking, whether in hallway chats or through structured opportunities such as those below. You won’t want to miss these great chances to network.


Conference kickoff social and WWA Annual Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Catch up with your wetland colleagues and friends while enjoying light refreshments and a cash bar at this fun event that kicks of Wisconsin Wetlands Association’s 2019 Wetland Science Conference.

Hear highlights from WWA’s work in 2018 during a brief annual membership meeting.

Attendees can pick up registration materials, review presentation abstracts, and plan their conference schedule ahead of time. Presenters are encouraged to load their presentations.

This is a FREE event.

Conference kick-off event schedule:

6:00 – Doors open

6:20 – WWA Annual Membership Meeting

6:45-8:00 – Entertainment

8:00-9:00 – Socializing and networking

Poster session

Wednesday, February 20, 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Learn from and talk with poster presenters, mingle over a cash bar, and network with exhibiting organizations, agencies, and companies.


Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 – 9:30 pm

Following years of conference banquet tradition, we invite you to join with your colleagues and friends for our banquet. This is a ticketed event that is open to the public. Bring a friend!

More information about the banquet and presentation, including how to purchase tickets

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