RAW 2023

RAW 2023 will be held April 2-6, 2023 Room block starts on Saturday night and runs through Friday night. – Hotel Information Coming soon! Tentative: Sunday, April 2nd: Tag steering committee meetings and such Monday, 3rd: Tags for the masses Tuesday 4th: Talks Wednesday 5th: Talks Thursday 6th: Talks, business meeting, wrap up Friday 7th:… Continue reading RAW 2023

RAW 2023 and RAW 2024

RAW exists because our colleagues are willing to step up and take on the task of hosting each year. Typically, potential hosts will pitch their facilities to the conference crowd to be voted on for two years hence. With the extended gap in RAW’s, we took the opportunity to offer up hosts for both 2023… Continue reading RAW 2023 and RAW 2024

2022 Wrap Up

Everyone, RAW 2022 has officially ended here at Moody Gardens on Galveston Island, Texas.  It has been a stellar 4 days of meetings, presentations and camaraderie.  Approximately 200 of our colleagues braved the viral threat and I have heard nothing but praise from every one.  It was certainly the perfect re-connection that everyone has been… Continue reading 2022 Wrap Up

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Tuesday Updates

Hey Everyone I have a few updates for you. You can find an updated schedule here, which has a few minor tweaks as well as sponsor presentations listed. You can find a list of abstracts here, which will give you descriptions of all of the talks at this years conference. Finally, I wanted to provide… Continue reading Tuesday Updates

Welcome to RAW

Sending this via list serv as it has relevance to both those attending RAW this coming week, and the broader community. For those coming – safe travels and we’ll see you in a couple days.  Feel free to ping my email with questions – do not hit reply on this unless you want to tell… Continue reading Welcome to RAW

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The Plan

Just over one week out and things seem to be coming together.  Please see the revised schedule for a few minor tweaks.  First and foremost, the dinner event on Wednesday, 23 February has been moved to our Visitor Center complex as the paddlewheel will still be in dry dock.  It seems SOOO apropos and completely… Continue reading The Plan

Otters and Football

Not directly RAW related, but I’m sure everyone is anxious to know how our animal prognosticators are predicting this weekend’s Superbowl.  Many more relevant updates will hit the website in the next 2 days, but we wanted to give you a brief look at some of the aquatic adventures that await you at Moody Gardens… Continue reading Otters and Football

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February 1 Update

Greetings RAWlings – countdown just ducked under 3 weeks to showtime!  We are pushing this beast to the finish line and need your help with a couple of pressing details.  First – I’d like to acknowledge the hard work of the Program Committee led by Julianne Steers in putting together a great slate of presentations. … Continue reading February 1 Update

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Update: We’re forging forth

Hello RAW 2022 community.  I hope the holiday season was festive for all and the new year brings nothing but optimism and not omnicronism. We are forging forth with our plans to host the in-person gathering that we set out to provide when we proposed this last fall.  We have some knowns, and of course… Continue reading Update: We’re forging forth