August 26–27, 2022
Friday, August 26
Cash bar opens
|6 pm–7:30 pm||Social time, with heavy hors d’oeuvres|
|7:30 pm–8:00 pm||Welcoming remarks/housekeeping. John Burk
Open Silent Auction
|8:00 pm–9:00 pm||Keynote speaker: Ernesto Carman (Founder, Cerulea.org, Costa Rica). Regardless of political affiliation or what you believe the causations or solutions are or should be, climate change is a real thing and having real impacts. The speaker will cover what the overall impacts currently are, what some of the projections forecast and what can be done to mitigate these situations.|
|9:00 pm–10 pm||Continue social time|
Saturday, August 27
|7:15 am||Coffee for conference registrants|
|8:00 am–9:00 am||Welcome and highlights of the year.
General Assembly Meeting
Bill Mees, Chair, MoBCI Steering Committee
|9:00 am–10:15 am||3, 20-minute presentations on an overview of what some of the larger concerns are and what their impacts may be:
|10:15 am–10:30 am||Project Poster Session and Break|
|10:30 am–11:30 am||3, 20-minute presentations on specific issues birds are facing as a result of climate impacts:
|12:30pm–2:00 pm||3, 30-minute presentations on calls to action featuring solutions:
|2:00 pm–3:00 pm||Moderated interactive session where audience discusses issues covered and provides next steps to be considered by the organization.|
|3:00 pm–3:30 pm||Wrap-up and closing comments summarize ways we can make a difference for birds: (Bill Mees).|
2210 N. Country Club Drive
Driving Directions from I-70:
From I-70 take Rangeline Exit and head South on Rangeline. At the second signal, turn left onto Business Loop 70. Follow approximately 1 mile passing under a bridge and take a right on Old Hwy 63. Travel about ½ mile and turn left onto Country Club Drive at the gates which will lead you to the Club.
Driving Directions from Hwy 63: From Hwy 63 take the Broadway Exit and head West on Broadway. At the second signal, turn right on Old Hwy 63. Follow approximately ½ mile and turn right onto Country Club Drive at the gates, which will lead you to the Club.
Columbia Country Club does not have overnight accommodations so the conference attendees are encouraged to book their own rooms, in advance, at a facility of their choice. Columbia has a wide selection of hotels and motels within a short distance.