MAFWA Directors’ Annual Meeting

Please Join Us!

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.

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 (as of January 2, 2020).   

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 Suite Open TBD
MONDAY – JUNE 29, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Attendee Breakfast 

TBD
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

General Session & Presentations 

TBD
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break TBD
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon TBD
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Presentations TBD
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break TBD
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception TBD
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner Event  TBD
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Hospitality Suite Open

TBD
TUESDAY – JUNE 30, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Attendee Breakfast  TBD
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Presentations

TBD
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

TBD
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Attendee Lunch  TBD
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Presentations

TBD
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break

TBD
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception TBD
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner Event TBD 
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open TBD
WEDNESDAY – JULY 1, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Attendee Breakfast 

TBD
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open TBD
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MAFWA Business Meeting

TBD
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

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.

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 are available at the 87th Annual MAFWA Directors’ Meeting!

The Annual Directors’ Meeting provides a forum for conservation leadership and brings together senior level professionals and key decision makers in the fields of fisheries and wildlife management, outreach and education, licensing and administration, and law enforcement and conservation. The event offers educational sessions and updates on current issues in the field and pertinent topics to the agencies.

We hope you’ll join us as a valued supporter and be part of this networking and educational opportunity.