NAME 2018 Schedule

Pre-conference

Friday, July 27, 2018

Using ArcGIS Online to Collect, Analyze, and Share Data
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Water Resources Center, Vancouver, WA

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Engaging Students with Crayfish and Water Quality Monitoring

9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Water Resources Center, Vancouver, WA

Pre-conference Workshops


Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29

Oregon Brewers Festival

The 31st annual Oregon Brewers Festival is taking place the weekend before the conference at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, July 26 through July 29, 2018. Taps are open from 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). This is not a ticketed event, and there is no admission charge to enter the festival grounds. In order to consume beer, the one-time purchase of a 2018 souvenir plastic mug is required and costs $7. Beer is purchased with wooden tokens, which cost $1 apiece. It costs four tokens for a full mug or one token for a taste. The mug/token sales booth is CASH ONLY.

Sun, July 29

Location: Portland State University

9:00 am – 4:00 pm NAME Board meeting @ PSU
4:00 – 6:00 pm Conference check-in & Zoo visit @ Zoo Education Center
6:00 – 9:00 pm Opening reception & dinner at the Oregon Zoo
Mon, July 30

Location: Portland State University

8:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast & Check-in
10:00 – 11:00 am Keynote Speaker
11:10 am – 12:00 pm Session A
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Session B
2:25 – 3:10 pm Session C
3:15 – 4:00 pm Session D
4:00 – 4:50 pm Closing Speaker
5:30 pm Dinner @ Victor’s
Tue, July 31

Location: Portland

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Freshwater Field Trips (pre-registration required)
*Box lunch
6:00 – 8:00 pm Chapter meetings @ dinner
Wed, August 1

Location: Oregon Coast

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 5:00 pm Coastal Field Trips (pre-registration required)
*Included in conference registration
6:00 – 9:00 pm NAME Awards Banquet and Auction
6:00 – 9:00—Dinner, Awards, & Auction
Followed by Music & Dancing
in Cannon Beach
Thu, August 2

Location: Portland State University

8:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 – 10:45 am Keynote Speaker
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session E
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch & General Membership Meeting