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2023 OFWIM Annual Conference and Business Meeting

  • 2 Oct 2023
  • 7:00 AM (MDT)
  • 5 Oct 2023
  • 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • Hilton Fort Collins, 425 West Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80526


  • OFWIM membership required, early bird ends 8/12/23
  • early bird ends 8/12/23
  • OFWIM membership required, early bird ended 8/12/23
  • early bird ended 8/12/23
  • One Day Attendee
  • Retired Professional
  • Student
  • Virtual Attendee


The Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) is an international non-profit organization. OFWIM was formally established in 1993 and was granted non-profit status in 1995.

Mission: To promote the management and conservation of natural resources by facilitating technology and information exchange among managers of fish and wildlife information.

Vision: To be a bridge between natural resource and technical disciplines to promote partnering, collaboration, sharing of ideas, and best management practices in order to effectively apply technology to the information and data needs of natural resource management.

OFWIM's 31st Annual Conference and Business Meeting will be October 2-5, 2023 in Fort Collins, CO.  

Hilton Fort Collins, CO
425 W Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Room Rate: $113/night

15% taxes ($125.85 total/night)

Parking: $15/day

Reservations: or 970-482-2626
Group Code: MM61

Abstracts can be submitted here.

One Stop Shop Conference Information

Travel and Transportation

Denver International Airport to Fort Collins, approx. 1.5 hours depending on traffic. No transportation to/from airports will be provided. Those renting vehicles are encouraged to carpool. The Carpool request form will be available from as we get closer. There are shuttles available from the airport to Ft. Collins. Options include Groome Transportation and Landline.

You can access the OFWIM Airport Carpool Signup Spreadsheet by clicking HERE.

Raffle and Silent Auction

First call for raffle and silent auction items! Raffle and silent auction sales at the annual conference go to support our student scholarships. Please start to gather your items and contact Michael Barbour at to provide him with descriptions and photos of your items. Michael will need photos of each item to load to the online raffle site.

Hacker's Ball

Hacker's Ball: If you are presenting at the Hacker's Ball please follow this link and fill out the form provided.

Anyone who signs up for the workshop will need to bring their laptop to the Hacker's Ball to make sure R and RStudio are properly preinstalled. These can be downloaded here and here, respectively.  

Other Resources

Preliminary Agenda and Guide to Expenses Available for download here.

Registration for the 2023 Annual Conference and Business Meeting is now open here.

First Call for Abstracts: Submission form is linked in the registration and here.

Student Research Scholarship Award linked here.

Innovation Award Application linked here.

Copyright © 2023 Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers

OFWIM is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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