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Annual Bird Strike Committee Meeting – August 16, 17, and 19, 2021

A Virtual Conference on Airports, Wildlife Hazards Management and COVID-19 Impacts, Outcomes, Futures…
Bird Strike Committee USA will hold its annual meeting this August as a virtual conference. The FAA will accept meeting participation to fulfill the recurring training requirement for Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologists (QAWBs).

This year’s meeting will be held as a series of three 4-hour sessions to accommodate numerous presentations addressing airport wildlife hazard management. The 2021 meeting theme focuses on wildlife hazard management during the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent impacts and outcomes moving forward.

In addition to presentations focused on the meeting theme, presentations may also address other topics related to airports and wildlife management including:

• Risk Management
• Conservation
• Sustainability
• Science and Technology
• Strike reduction
• Airports experiences, and challenges
• Training
• Outreach and communication

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS
Presenters, exhibiters, and presenters are welcome! To propose a presentation or poster on any wildlife-aviation topic, please go to the conference website at: https://aaae.org/AAAE/BirdStrike/Program/Call.aspx. Proposals for presentations, posters, and photos are due by June 25, 2021.

REGISTRATION
BSC-USA is revising its registration fee to reflect the virtual nature of the conference;
Registration Fee (on or before July 23, 2021): $100
Late Registration Fee (after July 23, 2021): $125
For more information about fees and registration, go to:
https://www.aaae.org/aaae/BirdStrike/BirdStrike/Registration/Fees_and_Deadlines.aspx