Photograph by Richard Sonnen
7th International Swan Symposium and 26th Swan Conference
October 24-27, 2022 in Jackson, Wyoming
Following previous international symposia of the Wetlands International/IUCN-SSC Swan Specialist Group – held at Slimbridge (UK, 1971), Sapporo (Japan, 1980), Oxford (UK, 1989), Virginia (USA 2001), Easton, Maryland (USA 2014), and Tartu (Estonia, 2018) – we are delighted to announce that a joint 7th International Swan Symposium and 26th Trumpeter Swan Society Swan Conference will be held at the Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyoming on 24 - 27 October 2022. This symposium is hosted by The Trumpeter Swan Society and the Ricketts Conservation Foundation, in partnership with the IUCN-SSC Swan Specialist Group.
The program is still in development, but will include a 1-day mid-conference excursion. Attendees are also able to visit the National Parks independently before and after the conference.
Details, including registration information, will be provided on this website as it becomes available.
Meanwhile please note the following dates in your diaries:
- Call for abstracts: 15 December 2021 (page includes Abstract Submission form)
- Deadline for abstract submissions: 30 April 2022
- Confirmation of oral and poster presentations: 15 June 2022
- Deadline for early bird registration: 31 August 2022
- Deadline for final registration: 24 September 2022
7th International Swan Symposium and 26th Trumpeter Swan Society Conference (all-day meetings with mid-conference excursion): 24–27 October 2022 inclusive.
We are looking forward to seeing you in October 2022!
The Organizing Committee
7th International Swan Symposium & 26th Trumpeter Swan Society Swan Conference
This international event is hosted by The Trumpeter Swan Society and the Ricketts Conservation Foundation, in partnership with the IUCN-SSC Swan Specialist Group.
Where: Jackson, Wyoming (Snow King Resort) 400 E Snow King Avenue| Jackson | WY | 83001
Costs: Total Full Registration for all four days: $300 (Three Presentation Days $200; all-day Field Trip $50; Banquet $50; plus complimentary catered opening reception Oct. 23, 2022 at the National Museum of Wildlife Art)
Registration closes September 30, 2022
Or pick and choose your options
> Presentation Days registration (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 3 days of presentations, includes break snacks): $225
> Single Day: Choose Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. $75/day (includes break snacks).
> Field Trip Only (includes lunch): $75 There may be limited availability due to bus capacity.
> Banquet and Silent Auction Only: $75
Snow King Resort (website: https://www.snowking.com)
400 E. Snow King Ave., Jackson, WY 83001, 307-733-5200
Sunday (October 23)
- Welcome reception at the National Museum of Wildlife Art (evening)
Monday (October 24)
- Presentation day (8:30 am-5:00 pm)
Tuesday (October 25)
- Presentation day (8:30 am-5:00 pm)
Wednesday (October 26)
- Field Trip day
Thursday (October 27) -
- Presentation day (8:30 am- 5:00 pm)
- Gala Banquet (6:00-10:00 pm.)
Registration Information: Coming March 2022
Travel and Accommodations: Coming soon
The Trumpeter Swan Society, the Ricketts Conservation Foundation, and the IUCN-SSC Swan Specialist Group would like to thank the Agencies, businesses, and organizations listed below for their generous sponsorship support of this conference.
$10,000 - Swan Family
$5,000 - Swan Pair
$3,000 - Pen
$2,000 - Cob
$1,000 - Yearling
$500 - Contributor
$100 - $499- Supporter
Sponsorships are needed!
Your sponsorship makes a meaningful and positive difference on world wide swan conservation.
Your sponsorship gift will be used to keep conference fees affordable to attendees from around the world.
Can you help?
Donate to the Silent Auction
A silent auction will be held as part of the Conference. The auction is an opportunity to donate an item, or experience, gift cards etc. to help raise valuable funds for trumpeter swan conservation. If you are a business or organization it is another opportunity for sponsor visibility at our conference as we will display items with literature about your organization that you provide us.
Popular silent auction items include original artwork or photography, signed and unsigned books, outdoor gear and clothing, specialty food items, and swan, bird, or outdoor-themed items, gift cards, experiences, and themed baskets.
To make a donation, complete this form and mail/email it to the The Trumpeter Swan Society. Donated items may be sent separately or hand-delivered to the conference. Mailed items must be received by October 17, 2022. Thank you!