Schedule at a Glance

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Here is a preliminary schedule of events for the upcoming meeting. We have many more social and networking events to schedule! Please check back periodically for more details.

Information about Pre- and Post-Conference Tours in beautiful Alaska coming soon! 

Registration (R):                                      Cost (C): 
  INCL = Included with Registration        INCL = Included with Registration
  NR = Not Required                                  NC = No Cost 

  PR = Registration Preferred                   OPEN = Open to the Public
  RQ = Registration Required                   $tbd = To Be Determined

MONDAY, JUNE 24

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
All day

Egan Center

Workshops

Several workshops, half- and full-day, will be offered on various topics.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Many restaurants available within walking distance for lunch & dinner.
All day

Various locations

Field trips

Several field trips will be offered to see birds, other wildlife, and spectacular scenery in the local area.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Dependent on trip.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
All day

Egan Center

Workshops

Several workshops, half- and full-day, will be offered on various topics.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Many restaurants available within walking distance.
All day

Various locations

Field trips

Several field trips will be offered to see birds, other wildlife, and spectacular scenery in the local area.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Dependent on trip.
4:00 – 5:15 PM

Egan Center

AOS Fellows’ Annual Meeting

The Fellows’ annual meeting will be held at the William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center.

R:NR C:NC

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Dena’ina Center

AOS Fellows’ Dinner

The Fellows’ dinner will be held two blocks away at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center. Note: The dinner is open to AOS Fellows, guests, and Early Professional Award winners. Ticket required for entry.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Dinner and cash bar
7:00 – 8:00 PM

Dena’ina Center

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Caroline Van Hemert

“The Sun Is a Compass.” Caroline is an Alaskan early professional ornithologist, wilderness adventurer, and writer. She will be sharing the gripping story of her journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle—traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power—to rediscover birds, the natural world, and her own love of science.

R:PR C:INCL;OPEN

8:00 – 10:00 PM

Dena’ina Center

Opening reception

Come connect with your old colleagues and get ready for an exciting week of science and fun. Enjoy spectacular views of the Chugach Mountains from the upstairs, outdoor terrace!

R:PR C:INCL

Light snacks and cash bar/drink tickets

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Egan Center

Plenaries and paper sessions


R:RQ C:INCL

Many restaurants available within walking distance.
7:00 – 9:00 PM

Egan Center

Poster reception I


R:RQ C:INCL

Light snacks and cash bar/drink tickets

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Egan Center

Plenaries and paper sessions

R:RQ C:INCL

Many restaurants available within walking distance.
7:00 – 9:00 PM

Egan Center

Poster reception II

R:RQ C:INCL

Light snacks and cash bar/drink tickets

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Egan Center

Plenaries and paper sessions

R:RQ C:INCL

Many restaurants available within walking distance.
5:30 – 10:00 PM

Anchorage Museum

Closing event and Bird Jam

Come celebrate new and renewed connections with colleagues during a fun evening at the Anchorage Museum! Come tinker in the Spark!Lab, experiment in the hands-on Discovery Center, and explore hundreds of indigenous Alaskan artifacts in the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center. We’ll have food, drink, and music and maybe even some storytelling!

R:RQ C:INCL

Casual dinner and cash bar/drink tickets

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

TIME & LOCATION EVENT FOOD & DRINK
All day

Various locations

Field trips

Several field trips will be offered to see birds, other wildlife, and spectacular scenery in the local area.

R:RQ C:$tbd

Dependent on trip.