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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE UPDATES & CHANGES: As a result of the prolonged government shutdown, we experienced a number of cancellations and changes to the schedule. Cancellations and changes are listed here (as of January 26, 2019). 

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SUPERIOR BALLROOM A [clear filter]
Monday, January 28
 

10:00am EST

Wild Jobs Café
Attention Students: Be sure to stop by the Wild Jobs Café on Monday and Tuesday to interact with potential employers, meet students and professionals in your area of interest, and get expert advice to help advance your career. Drop in at any time to visit the Resource Tables and Job Board to gain information about employment and graduate opportunities.

The following activities will be available:
  • Resume Writing Review: Want a professional opinion on what makes a strong resume? Sign up for a 15- minute time slot to have a professional review your resume. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Interview Skills: Looking to apply for a position but worried about the interview? Sign up for a 15- minute mini mock interview that will consist of 1-2 questions followed by a critique, so please come prepared to talk. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Job and Graduate Appointment Board in the Wild Job Café: Professionals or graduate advisors with open or anticipated positions can post those opportunities on the jobs and graduate appointment board. General information about job searching, desired skills, and application processes from prospective employers is also welcome. This will be a literal board and table for posting information.

Monday, January 28, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM / Meet and Greet with potential employers
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM / Interview Skills/Mock Interviews 

Monday January 28, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EST
SUPERIOR BALLROOM A
 
Tuesday, January 29
 

10:00am EST

Wild Jobs Café
Attention Students: Be sure to stop by the Wild Jobs Café on Monday and Tuesday to interact with potential employers, meet students and professionals in your area of interest, and get expert advice to help advance your career. Drop in at any time to visit the Resource Tables and Job Board to gain information about employment and graduate opportunities.

The following activities will be available:
  • Resume Writing Review: Want a professional opinion on what makes a strong resume? Sign up for a 15- minute time slot to have a professional review your resume. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Interview Skills: Looking to apply for a position but worried about the interview? Sign up for a 15- minute mini mock interview that will consist of 1-2 questions followed by a critique, so please come prepared to talk. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Job and Graduate Appointment Board in the Wild Job Café: Professionals or graduate advisors with open or anticipated positions can post those opportunities on the jobs and graduate appointment board. General information about job searching, desired skills, and application processes from prospective employers is also welcome. This will be a literal board and table for posting information.
Monday, January 28, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM / Meet and Greet with potential employers
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM / Interview Skills/Mock Interviews (sign up for a 15-minute timeslot)

Tuesday January 29, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EST
SUPERIOR BALLROOM A

5:00pm EST

 
Wednesday, January 30
 

8:00am EST

AFS Governing Board Meeting
Wednesday January 30, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
SUPERIOR BALLROOM A
 


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  • Main Agenda Item
  • PLENARY SESSION
  • Poster
  • S01: Using Standardized Assessments to Evaluate Harvest Regulations: Advancing Science-Based Fisheries Management
  • S02: Eastern Massasauga Conservation - Management - Recovery
  • S03: Application of environmental DNA-based tools for aquatic invasive species monitoring and management
  • S04: Great Lakes Trophic Structure: Innovations and ongoing studies of predatory fishes
  • S05: Migratory wildlife collisions with manmade structures: monitoring - prevention - patterns from collision data
  • S06: Considering New Paradigms in the Management of Beaver - Trout - Riparian Habitats
  • S07: Use of Acoustic Telemetry to Inform Fisheries Management Across Midwestern US and Canada
  • S08: Science in service to wetlands conservation and wildlife management in the lower Great Lakes region: history - status - state of the art
  • S09: Carbon Dioxide As An Aquatic Resource Management Tool
  • S10: The Ohio Biodiversity Conservation Partnership: An Innovative University-State Agency Partnership for Conservation in Ohio
  • S11: Dreissenid Mussels: Advancements in control - detection - management - biology
  • S12: Reading the aquatic landscape and connecting restoration design
  • S13: Sea Grant role in communicating needs to inform research and conservation
  • S14: Bridging the Gap between Fish and Wildlife: Discussions on Multi-Species Interactions and Ecosystem Stability
  • S15: Collaborating with community members: the human side of fish and wildlife management and research
  • S16: Agriculture and Wildlife Coexistence in the Midwest United States
  • Student Event
  • T01: Fisheries: Great Lakes I
  • T02: Wildlife: Urban-Wildlife Conflict
  • T03: Fisheries: Behavior & Physiology
  • T04: Wildlife: Wetland Conservation
  • T05: Lightning Talk Session: Fisheries
  • T06: Human Dimensions: Fisheries I
  • T07: Fisheries: Rivers & Streams
  • T08: Wildlife: Waterfowl
  • T09: Human Dimensions: Wildlife
  • T10: Fisheries: Invasive Species I
  • T11: Fisheries: Fish Conservation
  • T12: Wildlife: Cervids
  • T13: Fisheries: Habitat
  • T14: Fisheries: Great Lakes II
  • T15: Fisheries: Lakes & Reservoirs
  • T16: Fisheries: Invertebrates
  • T17: Wildlife: Mammals
  • T18: Human Dimensions: Policy & Engagement
  • T19: Fisheries: Early Life History
  • T20: Wildlife: Upland I
  • T21: Fisheries: Invasive Species II
  • T22: Wildlife: Turtles
  • T23: Fisheries: Big Rivers
  • T24: Wildlife: Upland II
  • T25: Fisheries: Techniques
  • T26: Fisheries: Invasive Species III
  • T27: Wildlife: Avian
  • T28: Lightning Talk Session: Wildlife
  • T29: Human Dimensions: Fisheries II
  • Workshop