Call for Abstracts
June 10, 2022
5 pm PT
TRACKS and DESCRIPTIONS
Oral Presentations: Formal, individual presentations on various conservation topics will be scheduled in general sessions depending on the specific “Track” in which it was submitted and the thematic content.
The abstract submission form requires the selection of a preferred presentation format (oral) and whether you are submitting your abstract as an individual or part of an organized symposium. The review committee may suggest that you change your proposed format depending on the novelty, relationship to theme, available time in the program, and whether or not the content has been previously presented. All presenters must be registered conference participants.
Please, do not submit the same abstract in multiple formats.
ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT, POLICY
This track focuses on new legislation affecting public meeting access and policies, Board and Executive Director succession policies, board recruitment, cyber security, and using contractors to increase organizational capacity.
This track will focus on programs and actions that address and minimize the effects of climate
change in Oregon.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION
This track will focus on best practices for incorporating DEI principles and practices into organizations which include strategic plans, policies, program initiatives, outreach/community engagement, and
EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION
The Education and Outreach track highlights the social, psychological, and behavioral aspects of marketing to raise awareness of conservation concerns across communities.
PARTNERSHIP / COLLABORATION / ORGANIZATIONAL RESILIENCY
This track will present information on building and maintaining productive partnerships, how to join or create collaborative groups, and ideas about how organizational sustainability can be achieved.
RIPARIAN / IN-STREAM
The riparian and in-stream track will highlight the planning, funding, permitting, implementation, and monitoring aspects of riparian and instream projects. It will also include an emphasis on innovative restoration techniques, permitting challenges, and lessons learned.
UPLANDS / FORESTRY / FIRE
This track will showcase adaptive and dynamic strategies for studying and managing complex forest and upland environments, watershed systems, and the reintegration of traditional ecological knowledge in forest management and fuel reduction efforts that provide strategies for reducing the frequency and severity
This track will focus on issues relevant to Oregon’s water resources and will advance our understanding of these major challenges and potential strategies.