With more than 8,000 professionals in attendance, the NRPA Annual Conference is the best event to meet new people, reconnect with colleagues and learn from the best in the business. This year, there are so many great opportunities to network and unwind with your colleagues.

Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, September 23
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Parks Build Community Dedication
Monday, September 24
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Local Host Off-Site Institutes
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Pre-Conference Workshops
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Local Host Golf Tournament
12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Local Host Adventure Outing
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Gold Medal Reception (Invite Only)
Tuesday, September 25
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Opening General Session
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.  Education Sessions
1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Mobile Workshops
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Local Host Off-Site Institutes
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Student Pep Rally

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 Opening Reception: Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Sponsored by: GameTime)

Wednesday, September 26
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  General Session
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Education Sessions
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Mobile Workshops
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Best of the Best Awards Ceremony
Thursday, September 27
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Local Host 5k Fun Run/Walk
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Local Host Canal Water Paddle
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Education Speed Sessions
9:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Education Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Local Host Off-Site Institutes


Events, dates and times are subject to change.

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