Opening Networking Reception

Welcome to Spokane! Catch up with old colleagues and make new connections with AFS attendees at the opening night! Capture the spectacular views of the Spokane River and 100-acre Riverfront Park, while enjoying your dinner.

Sunday, August 21
Time: TBD
Where: Spokane Convention Center- Riverside Lobby and Patio

Full meal provided

Aug 21

Center for Technology and Collaboration

Mingle with businesses providing the latest technology and tools used in fisheries science, explore what local crafters have to offer, and discuss the projects and findings of over 100 poster displays with their presenters. This is a great opportunity to meet contracts, learn new things, and come up with ideas, while also sampling some light refreshments provided for meeting attendees.

Monday, August 22
Time: TBD
Where: Spokane Convention Center- Exhibit Hall 

Light hors d'oeuvres provided

Aug 22

Student-Professional Mixer

Come network with early-career professionals, later-career professionals, and fellow students at our lawn game/picnic-style event! The evening will begin with a more structured meet-and-greet, in which attendees will be invited to spend a few minutes networking with colleagues of similar interests at themed tables. The second half of the night will consist of more open-ended games and mingling. Students will receive a catered meal.

Tuesday, August 23
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: DoubleTree Hotel

Full meal provided

Aug 23

Grand Networking Event

Take advantage of this last opportunity to make new contacts and network with all the AFS attendees. One free drink included.

Wednesday, August 24
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: The Pavilion at Riverfront Park

Full meal provided

Aug 24