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5th International
Partners in Flight Conference and Conservation Workshop


Advancing Bird Conservation Across the Americas
August 25 – August 28, 2013
Snowbird, Utah
Conference Program
Click here for the Engligh version of the Final Program.
Haga clic aquí para la versión en español del Programa Final.
Sunday, August 25
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Group Leader/Facilitator Training and Orientation - Click here for the meeting notes!
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Southeast Partners in Flight Working Group - Click here for the agenda!
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Set-Up
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Reception for International Partners
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception and Entertainment by Jen Hajj, the "Singing Bird Lady"
Includes light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Monday, August 26
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Area Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m. Convene
8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Logistics
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Plenary Session 1:
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Logistics and Process for Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Transition to Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conservation Business Planning by Geographic Focal Area
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on own
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Poster Session & Social
Includes a cash bar, and ice cream sundae bar. Authors will be available to answer your questions and discuss their work. For a complete listing of posters and authors will be available onsite.
Tuesday, August 27
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Area Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m. Convene
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Plenary Session 2:
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Transition to Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Weyerhaeuser Company
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on own
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Special Topic Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Weyerhaeuser Company
5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Western Hummingbird Partnership
5:30 p.m. Bird Education Alliance for Conservation Networking Social
Open invitation to all. Gather for happy hour to network and talk about "Engaging People in Conservation.”
8:30 p.m. Open Mic Night!
Call for participants! Open Mic Night with feature live music and poetry from your peers! We welcome and encourage your contributions. If you would like to sing and play a song, or recite a poem, please contact John Alexander at jda@klamathbird.org and let us know what you would like to do. Please let us know if you can bring an instrument, or if you will need one. Emergent collaboration will be welcomed as the evening progresses. Not the singing type? Grab a cold beer and head out to listen to this imporomtu event!
Wednesday, August 28
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Area Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m. Convene
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Plenary Session 3:
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Transition to Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitors
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on own
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Geographic Focal Area Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitors
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Banquet, Awards & Entertainment
Professional dress is suggested.
  • 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 p.m. Awards Banquet
  • 9:00 p.m. Entertainment by Jen Hajj and her band. A cash bar will be available
Thursday, August 29 - Field Trips
{pre-registration and additional fee required}
Departs 6:30 a.m. Deseret Ranch Full-Day Field Trip
Departs 7:00 a.m. Bear River MBR: "Behind-the-Gates" Full-Day Field Trip
Departs 7:30 a.m. Antelope Island: Causeway & Garr Ranch Full-Day Field Trip
Departs 8:00 a.m. Hiking the Wasatch Half-Day Field Trip
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