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August 24, 2021: Annual conference development has started
Planning for the 2021 WACD Annual Conference has started!

Important The recent reversion to stricter COVID-related protocols means that  WACD’s annual conference will be virtual in 2021 .

Welcome! Registration is not yet open
 Welcome! Registration is not yet open! Registration for WACD’s 2020 Annual Conference may consist of two simple steps:

  1. tell us who will be attending, and
  2. we will invoice you for the appropriate registration fee.

1. Register your attendees

Register your attendees using our online form.

2. Remit payment

The registration fee can be mailed to us or you can remit payment by credit card.

Mail your check
If you choose the send-a-check option, please mail it early enough to arrive before Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The mailing address is:

WACD 16564 Bradley Road Bow, WA  98232

Pay by credit card
If you choose to pay by credit card, we will send you an invoice for the registration fee you selected when registering. The registration fee for the WACD 2020 Annual Conference is $50 per person or $150 for your organization. In most cases, we recommend the $150 registration rate so that you are not limited in the number of people from your organization who may attend.

Sessions

Possible sessions under consideration include:

Tuesday: 11 am – 1:30 pm

Thursday: 5 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 11:30 am

1 – Nov 2: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Conservation

2 – Nov 4: Elections and Resolutions

3 – Nov 6: Effectiveness of Local Conservation

  • Update on VSP in Washington
  • Odessa groundwater project
  • The effect of changes in NRI
  • Innovative on-farm conservation projects

4 – Nov 9: Farm Bill and Legislature

  • Congressional panel on Farm Bill
  • Climate-smart conservation programs
  • Meet future CD champions

5 – Nov 11: Veterans Day

  • In honor of our veterans, we will not hold sessions on the Veterans Day holiday

6 – Nov 13: Focus on Boards

  • Panel: How to recruit for CD board openings?
  • Good governance topics
  • Update on coherent governance
  • Leadership Q&A

7 – Nov 16: Reserved for WSCC

8 – Nov 18: Reserved for WSCC

9 – Nov 20: Cross-border Conservation

  • Columbia River Treaty
  • WACD Tribal Relations Committee
  • Committees vote on resolutions

Speakers

TBD

Sponsorship levels

Sponsors shown are from 2020. We are still evaluating sponsorship levels for 2021.

Sponsor level:FRIENDSUPPORTERLEADERCHAMPION
Sponsorship value:$250$500$1,000$2,000 or more
Website (1 year):LogoLogoLogoLogo
Newsletter (1 year):LogoLogoLogoLogo
Conference materials:LogoLogoLogoLogo
Session introductions:One 5-minute blockOne 10-minute blockMore than 10 minutes
Showcase videos at conference:Up to 15 minutes of videoUp to 30 minutes of videoUp to 60 minutes of video
Dedicated Zoom room:1.5 hours3 hours
Publish to the Hub:InvitedInvited

Partners

TBD

Awards

TBD

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Annual Conference Sponsors

Sponsorship levels shown are from 2020. We are still evaluating sponsorship levels for 2021.

CHAMPION Sponsors

LEADER Sponsors

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

SUPPORTER Sponsors

AgDirectDucks Unlimited
The McGregor CompanyWashington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

FRIEND Sponsors

Northwest Farm Credit ServicesPlants of the WildWilbur-Ellis

Sponsorship levels

Sponsor level:FRIENDSUPPORTERLEADERCHAMPION
Sponsorship value:$250$500$1,000$2,000 or more
Website (1 year):LogoLogoLogoLogo
Newsletter (1 year):LogoLogoLogoLogo
Conference materials:LogoLogoLogoLogo
Session introductions:One 5-minute blockOne 10-minute blockMore than 10 minutes
Showcase videos at conference:Up to 15 minutes of videoUp to 30 minutes of videoUp to 60 minutes of video
Dedicated Zoom room:1.5 hours3 hours
Publish to the Hub:InvitedInvited

Support

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