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.


Join us in Los Angeles for these fun and interesting events, or tune in online for our events that include streaming!

There are many exciting events included with your base registration, so be sure to add these to your conference schedule.

Saturday, May 14

Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles

Awards Presentation and Exhibit Hall Reception

4:30 – 6:30pm: Presentation (included in the virtual component)

Celebrate your colleagues and their many achievements in our awards ceremony. Afterwards, join us for a fun reception in our 2022 Exhibit Hall.

6:30 – 8:00pm: Preview Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Enjoy a relaxed evening in our 2022 Exhibit Hall. See the latest products and services for the conservation field while enjoying light bites and cash bars.

Sunday, May 15

Opening Reception at The Getty Center

Join us for a magical night of art and sunsets as we gather outdoors for our Opening Reception hosted by The Getty Center.  Enjoy gallery access, a light dinner buffet, and amazing sunset views (weather permitting). 

5:30 – 6:30pm: Pre-reception Gallery Viewing and Tours 

Sign up for a pre-reception tour. Space is limited.

6:30 – 9:30pm: Reception

  • The first buses will depart from the hotel to the museum starting at 5:30pm with the last bus to the museum leaving at 7:00pm. They will start returning to the hotel around 8:15pm, shuttling until the center closes at 9:30pm. 
  • This event is included in your base registration, so don’t miss out.

Monday, May 16

Specialty Group Receptions

View the Program and Schedule to learn more about your group’s reception. Enjoy re-connecting with colleagues. Register today. For all receptions below, students have a discounted rate of $25, while nonmember pay $65 per event.

  • $49 for SG Members: ASG/WAG Joint Reception at the Japanese American National Museum, Family Garden and Foyer area
  • $49 for SG Members: BPG/PMG Joint Reception at the Japanese American National Museum
  • $49 for SG Members: TSG Reception – Tour of the FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum & Library, followed by an outdoor reception at the Westin.

Several receptions will be on the Westin Bonaventure Pool Deck. Look for the signs to find your reception area:

  • $39 for SG/N Members: CAN!/EMG Joint Reception
  • $39 for SG Members: OSG Reception
  • $39 for SG Members: PSG Reception
  • $39 for SG Members: RATS Reception