Working Agenda for the SWFS 2019 Meeting

Monday, June 10th:

  • Travel for most attendees
  • SWFS Board Meeting in the afternoon
  • Registration in the evening
  • Workshop: Ivory ID Certification- day 1 of 1-1/2 day workshop

Tuesday, June 11th:

  • Registration
  • Workshop: Verifying perfection in your wildlife forensic laboratory (full day)
  • Workshop: Effective Communication Between Prosecutors and Wildlife Forensic Scientist (full day)
  • Workshop: Ivory ID Certification- day 2 and practical proficiency test
  • Meet and Greet at the Butterfly Pavilion 6:30pm-9:30pm
    • Appetizers, cash bar and small talks

Wednesday, June 12th

  • Morning Registration
  • Member presentations
  • SWFS Meeting -- Board update to the members
  • Flash talks for poster presenters
  • Vendor Reception and Poster Session 6:00pm-9:30pm (keynote at 6 pm)

Thursday, June 13th

  • Member presentations
  • Banquet 6:30pm-10:00pm
    • Band, silent auction, cash bar and awards

Friday, June 14th

  • Morning Workshop: High throughput (NGS) sequencing in wildlife forensics: where are we and where are we going? (1/2 day)
  • Morning Workshop: Hair ID (1/2 day)
  • Afternoon Workshop: Population Genetics (1/2 day)
  • Afternoon Workshop: Feather Identification (1/2 day)


*Lunch will be provided everyday.

*Coffee, tea and snack will be provided everyday.