MAFWA Directors’ Annual Meeting

 

Save the Date!

The 87th Annual Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Directors’ Meeting will be held  Sunday, June 28 – Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Custer State Park Resort and State Game Lodge in Custer, South Dakota.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 86th Annual Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Directors’ Meeting, held Sunday, June 23 – Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center in Oregon, Ohio.

The MAFWA Directors’ Meeting is for senior level management of natural resources professionals in the fields of wildlife and fisheries management, information and education, licensing and administration, law enforcement, and conservation engineering.

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Schedule:

The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change.  

Click here to download a PDF version of the 2019 Meeting schedule.

Dress Code: casual attire throughout the conference.

SUNDAY – JUNE 28, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. MAFWA Executive Committee TBD
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

TBD
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Room TBD
MONDAY – JUNE 24, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

TBD
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Greetings and Welcome to South Dakota 

TBD
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

State Hot Topics 

TBD
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break TBD
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Director Group Photo TBD
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon TBD
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presentation(s) TBD
3:00 p.m.  Refreshment Break TBD
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Offsite Dinner Event  Offsite 
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Hospitality Room

TBD
TUESDAY – JUNE 25, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet TBD
7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
8:45 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Courtyard
10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

AFWA Report

TBD
10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MAFWA Committee Reports 

TBD
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Buffet TBD
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

TBD
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Presentation(s)

TBD
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Offsite Dinner Event Offsite 
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Room TBD
WEDNESDAY – JUNE 26, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

TBD
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

MAFWA Business Meeting

TBD
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

TBD
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MAFWA Business Meeting (continued)

TBD
12:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

Registration:

Full Conference Registration includes Welcome Reception on Sunday, Breakfast Monday – Wednesday, Lunch Monday and Tuesday, and offsite Dinners (with transportation as needed) on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Single Day Registration includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment Breaks on the day that you attend. 

Attendee registration will open in March 2020. Please check back for pricing. 

The following pricing is from the 2019 Meeting: 

  • Full Conference registration $350 ($375*)
  • One-day Registration (Monday) $190 (N/A)
  • One-day Registration (Tuesday) $190 (N/A)
  • One-day Registration (Wednesday) $110 (N/A)
  • Sunday Reception Only $50
  • Guest/Spouse Registration $150
  • Children – Ages 15 and Under FREE

*Registrations received after May 18th will be subject to the late fee which is shown above in parenthesis.

2019 Meeting Cancellation Policy: Refunds less a $50 administrative fee will be given to those who cancel by June 15, 2019. After June 15, no refunds will be given but substitutions will be allowed.

Overnight Accommodations & Area Info: 

The 87th Annual Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Directors’ Meeting will be held at the Custer State Park Resort and State Game Lodge in Custer, South Dakota. A discounted group rate will be arranged for those participating in the Meeting. Please check back soon for updates. 

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities: 

Sponsor opportunities will be available at the MAFWA Annual Meeting. This annual event attracts senior level professionals in the fields of wildlife and fisheries management, information and education, licensing and administration, law enforcement and conservation.

This is a great opportunity to gain exposure and expand your network to leaders from the Midwest fish and wildlife agencies and conservation groups, reach the decision makers who need your products and services, and enforce your brand awareness and maximize visibility.

Sponsor registration will open in early 2020. Please check back for updates. 

Thank you to our 2019 Meeting sponsors!

MAJOR LEVEL SPONSORS

 

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

      

  

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

        

JMT

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS

   

SIGNAGE SPONSOR

CONTRIBUTING LEVEL SPONSORS

Association of Midwest Fish and Game Law Enforcement Officers (AMFGLEO)
Mule Deer Foundation
National Wildlife Federation
The Nature Conservancy – Central Division
The Wildlife Society