As a communication network organization, the NAFWS hosts a national conference each year. The Society is divided into seven regional areas in the U.S., which includes the Pacific, Great Plains, Great Lakes, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and Alaska Regions. Each year, one of these regions on a rotating basis will host (with a tribe) from that region a national conference.
Who Attends the National Conference
The conference is an opportunity for tribal natural resource managers, technicians, conservation law officers, government agencies, and many others, to receive training, network, share information, and discuss current technical information and legislative initiatives.
2017 35th Annual NAFWS NATIONAL CONFERENCE
The 2017 NAFWS National Conference is planned to be in May 2-4, 2017 and will be sponsored by the NAFWS Great Plains Region. It will be held in Rapid City, SD.
We invite presenters, keynote speakers, volunteers, sponsors, co-sponsors, trade show exhibitors (corporate, government, tribal natural resource programs, NGOs, and tribal businesses). If you are interested in serving on the planning committee. The Great Plains Region is seeking conference VOLUNTEERS to help with the planning of the conference.
LATEST CONFERENCE INFORMATION, including airport shuttle service and car rental information (3/29/17).
TENTATIVE AGENDA - 4/24/17
NATIONAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM
2017 National Conference Exhibitor Form - As of 3/21/2017
NAFWS conference slideshow