2018 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

October 5, 2017, Department, by National Recreation and Park Association

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Hot off the heels of the 2017 NRPA Annual Conference the creative juices are flowing and new ideas are in abundance for park and recreation professionals around the country. It is time to harness that energy into an innovative education session proposal for the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The call for presentations for next year’s conference will be released in November 2017, and we are seeking energetic and engaging facilitators to lead impactful learning experiences focused on NRPA’s Three Pillars: Health and Wellness, Social Equity and Conservation. Start thinking about your proposal now, as we will be soliciting them soon!


3-4                                          Ellensburg, Washington

5-6                                          Clearwater, Florida

12-13                                       Auburn, Alabama

12-13                                      Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

13-15                                       Cheney, Washington

19-20                                      North Miami, Florida

19-20                                     West Palm Beach, Florida

25-26                                     Hampton, Virginia


6-7                                        Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

9-10                                      Austin, Texas

16-17                                    Milipitas, California

16-17                                    Margate, Florida

28-29                                    Marietta, Georgia

28-29                                    Anderson, South Carolina


5-6                                        Temecula, California

6-7                                        Nashville, Tennessee

7-8                                        North Miami, Florida

21-22                                    Las Vegas, Nevada


CPSI Program


3-5                                       Homewood, Illinois

11-13                                   Jersey City, New Jersey

16-18                                   College Station, Texas

17-19                                   Statesville, North Carolina

24-26                                   Phoenix, Arizona


1-3                                       North Salt Lake, Utah

1-3                                       Lexington, South Carolina

6-8                                      TBD, Indiana

7-9                                       Riverside, California

14-16                                    Kansas City, Missouri

28-30                                  Auburn, Washington


4-6                                      Enola, Pennsylvania


Schools and Conferences

All NRPA Schools are held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia, unless otherwise indicated.

Event Management School - January 14-19, 2018

Maintenance Management School - January 28-February 1, 2018

Revenue Development School - March 11-16, 2018

Supervisors’ Management School – November 4-8, 2018

Director's School - August 26-31, 2018


NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.