2020 PRPS/PAEE Conference & Expo

Live. Learn. Play! 

  • invite you to attend the largest statewide tradeshow exclusively for parks and recreation and environmental educators!

  • instruct you in over 100 educational sessions to build your professional career!

  • induce productive networking among like-minded experts from around the state!

  • invest your development time and dollars where they make the most difference!

  • inform you on best practices, industry trends, and innovative products and services!

  • increase your professional relevance, capacity and influence!

  • inspire an exciting new trajectory to your personal outlook and livelihood!

The 2020 PA Recreation & Park Society and the PA Association of Environmental Educators Conference & Expo are combining two conferences into one to provide new opportunities to learn from a broad network of outdoor professionals. We are offering 100 education sessions that will cover a variety of tracks in both fields.  Let’s Live, Learn, and Play!

Conference Schedule at-a-Glance

Tuesday, March 17

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm PRPS Board Meeting 
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Educational Sessions 
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Refreshment Break 
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Educational Sessions
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Expo Hall Grand Opening 
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Expo Hall Speed Session
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm Keynote - Richard Louv
9:00 pm  Social

Wednesday, March 18  

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open 
8:30 am - 9:45 am Educational Sessions  
9:45 am - 10:45 am Refreshment Break 
10:00 am - 11:15 am Educational Sessions
11:15 am - 2:45 pm Expo Hall Open
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Expo Hall Speed Session
12:15  pm - 1:15 pm Luncheons (Exhibitor, PRPS Past Presidents, Student) 
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Expo Hall Closing with Refreshments 
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Expo Hall Speed Session
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Educational Sessions 
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Refreshment Break 
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Educational Sessions 
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner
9:00 pm Social

Thursday, March 19  

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open 
8:30 am - 9:45 am Educational Sessions  
9:45 am - 3:00 pm Non-Profit Expo 
9:45 am - 10:00 am Refreshment Break in Non-Profit Expo Hall
10:15 am - 11:30 am General Session
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Luncheon & Business Meetings  
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Educational Sessions 
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Non-Profit Expo with Refreshment Break 
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Educational Sessions 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Awards Reception 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Awards Banquet 
9:00 pm  Social 

Friday, March 20  

8:30 am - 9:45 am Educational Sessions 
9:45 am - 10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:00 am - 11:15 am Endnote: Adam Keys

 

Full Conference Registration
Registration includes Wednesday and Thursday lunch, name badge, program book, educational sessions, exhibit hall admission, socials, coffee and refreshment breaks.

Daily Registration
Registration includes lunch for the day(s) selected (except on Tuesday/Friday), name badge, program book, educational sessions, exhibit hall admission, socials, coffee and refreshment breaks.

Meals: Lunch is included in the price of registration on Wednesday and/or Thursday. Registrants staying at Seven Springs under the Modified American Plan (MAP) will receive meal tickets from the hotel to cover breakfast at Slopeside Restaurant (at your leisure) and Conference Dinners (including banquets). 

Registrants not staying at Seven Springs under the Modified American Plan will need to purchase Conference Dinner Tickets with their registration. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If a cancellation is made in writing to PRPS/PAEE more than 30 days prior to the start of the conference, the registration fee less a $50 service charge per person will be refunded. If a cancellation is received by PRPS less than 30 days prior to the start of the conference, a “credit” will be issued upon request, redeemable as a registration fee toward a future PRPS seminar. No-shows will be charged the full rate. If a scheduled presenter is not available due to unforeseen circumstances, PRPS reserves the right to schedule another presenter of equal ability and expertise.

        

TO REGISTER:

1: Sign in or create a new account. 
2: Select your desired registration option (special accommodations, dietary restrictions, etc).
3: Please add educational session selections, additional meals, etc to your itinerary under "Program Items"
4: Proceed to checkout to complete your transaction.

 

When
3/17/2020 8:00 AM - 3/20/2020 12:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Where
Seven Springs Mountain Resort 777 Waterwheel Drive Seven Springs, PA 15622

Program

   

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Description
What’s on the Horizon; Everything from WHY to Z
Category
Pre-Conference
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM
Includes 7 hours of PQAS/Act 48, lunch, two curriculum guides, CD & more Location: Powdermill Nature Reserve, 1795 Route 381, Rector PA 15677 (transportation not provided)
Category
Pre-Conference
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM
Category
Pre-Conference
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Space is limited to the first 20 people who sign up. Transportation is not provided and carpooling is recommended.
Category
Activity
Time
1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Speed Sessions are held in the Expo Hall and limited to the first 25 registered attendees.
Category
Speed Session
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4:30 PM
Category
Meal
Time
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
6:30 PM
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 PM

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Description
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM
Speed Sessions are held in the Expo Hall and limited to the first 25 registered attendees.
Category
Speed Session
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM
Lunch included in Full Conference and Daily Registrations, this is for extra meals only.
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM
PRPS past presidents, honorary members, retired members, and their spouses are invited for the luncheon. Contact the PRPS office for more information and to make a reservation.
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM
Speed Session are held in Expo Hall and limited to the first 25 registered attendees.
Category
Speed Session
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
1:30 PM
Speed Sessions are held in the Expo Hall and limited to the first 25 registered attendees.
Category
Speed Session
Time
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
2:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Space is limited to the first 20 people who sign up.Transportation is not provided and carpooling is recommended.
Category
Activity
Time
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM
Wednesday dinner is included in the hotel MAP Plan, if you are not staying at Seven Springs under the MAP Plan please use this to purchase your dinner for Wednesday night.
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM
Transportation not provided; please dress for the weather. Waterproof boots highly recommended! Session capacity is 20.
Category
Educational Session
Time
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
6:45 PM

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Description
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Time
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
10:15 AM
Business Meeting & Lunch included with Full Conference and Daily registrations. Please use this only for extra meal tickets.
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Category
Meal
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1:00 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Category
Educational Session
Time
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
2:45 PM
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM

Friday, 20 March 2020

Description
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Category
Educational Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
8:30 AM
Time
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM

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