Conference & Awards
Due to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ACTWS Conference in Camrose. Stay tuned for more information as we figure out our next steps. Take care everyone!
Conference Registration Rates
Regular Member: Earlybird $275 ($325 after Jan 10, 2020)
Regular Non-Member: Earlybird $325 ($375 after Jan 10, 2020)
Student Member: Earlybird $125 ($175 after Jan 10, 2020)
Student Non-Member: Earlybird $150 ($200 after Jan 10, 2020)
Discounted rate for conference attendees: $89/night
Please note that you must phone to book rooms and receive the discounted rate; you are unable to via the website.
You can receive the discounted rate right up the conference, however, the Norsemen Inn is releasing our block of rooms 2 weeks prior to the conference. To ensure there is availability, book before February 28, 2020.
Friday, 13 March
0900 – 2100
Annual General Meeting
Saturday, 14 March
0900 – 2400
Banquet & Auction
Awards & Dancing
Sunday, 15 March
0900 – 1600
You are invited to submit abstracts for traditional talks, speed talks, and posters at the Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference 2020. The conference theme is “Species on the Move”, but we welcome contributions from all topics related to wildlife management, conservation, biology, and ecology.
Traditional talks will be 12 minutes in length, with 3 minutes for questions. Speed talks will be 4 minutes in length, with a question period to follow the entire session.
Monetary prizes are awarded for the top three traditional talks, speed talks, graduate posters and undergraduate posters.
Abstract Submission is now closed.
The role that hunting, trapping, and fishing can play in helping us understand wildlife movements and conservation
Live and Silent Auction
Live and silent auctions will be held at the banquet during the conference. All funds raised go towards scholarships for undergraduate and graduate student members of ACTWS. We seek the assistance of members for donations.
Please contact Dragomir Vujnovic at [email protected] to make a donation.
Larry Comin Photo Contest
The ACTWS will be hosting a public talk in Camrose the evening of Thursday, March 12, featuring:
Bill Snow: Cultural Perspective on the Bison Reintroduction
Wes Olson: The Ecological Buffalo: Following the trail of a keystone species
The ACTWS annually administers four professional awards, three student scholarships, and several awards that help students travel to our annual conference.
Deadline: February 14, 2020