Collaborate, learn, and network with your colleagues both in person and online. Attend our annual meeting, the largest conference in North America for conservation professionals.


There are many exciting events included with your base registration. Plan to add these to your conference schedule!

Wednesday, May 20

Keynote, Awards Presentation, and Exhibit Hall Reception

Salt Palace Convention Center – Hall 1

5:30 – 7:00 pm Keynote Address and Award Presentation

Join us as we convene the meeting with an address by National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman, Jon Parrish Peede. Stay to view our awards presentations and support and congratulate your colleagues.  

7:00 - 8:30 pm Preview Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Join us for a relaxed evening with our 2020 exhibitors. See the latest products and services for the conservation field while enjoying light bites and cash bars.

Thursday, May 21

Opening Reception

National History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

5:45 – 6:30 pm Pre-gallery Viewing and Tours 

6:30 – 9:30 pm Reception

The first buses will depart the hotel to the museum at 5:30pm!

Join us on May 21 for a reception at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The entire museum will be ours for the night. Enjoy good friends, informative exhibits, great food, and a hosted bar. This event is included in your base registration so don’t miss out.

Saturday, May 23

Closing Session

4:30 – 6:00 pm 3rd Annual Mistakes Session

Join us as we learn from and laugh at our mistakes in conservation. Cash bar and light refreshments provided.