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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • 7:30am – 8:00am PDT
    NALR: Continental Breakfast
  • 7:30am – 5:00pm PDT
    Registration Areas OPEN
  • 8:00am – 8:45am PDT
    Conference Rookie Meet & Greet
  • 8:00am – 8:50am PDT
    NALR: Acting Out: Challenging Discussions with Colleagues
  • 8:50am – 9:40am PDT
    NALR: Adapting to New Realities in Graduate Education: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions
  • 9:00am – 10:30am PDT
    Opening General Session
  • 9:50am – 10:40am PDT
    NALR: Recap Opportunities and Challenges
  • 10:30am – 11:30am PDT
    A Taste of the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:40am – 11:30am PDT
    NALR: Applied DEI for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Academic Leaders
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Addressing Homelessness in Wildland Urban Interfaces
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    Aging: So Cool Everyone Is STILL Doing It!
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    AI's Biggest Questions, Myths, and Mysteries
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    Collaboration & Community Events Planning
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    Disability Inclusion Includes ALL Staff: Strategies for Getting Your Team on Board
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    Lessons from Google and Uber: How Could Technology Transform Recreation?
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    More Than a Place to Play
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    Positioning Yourself as a Leader in Youth Sports
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    You Did What?!?! Let's Celebrate!
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm PDT
    You Make Life Better
  • 12:30pm – 2:15pm PDT
    Expo Hall LUNCH & Dedicated Time
  • 12:30pm – 5:00pm PDT
    Expo Hall OPEN
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Quiet Courts, Happy Neighbors: Assessing, Mitigating, and Monitoring Pickleball Noise
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    AI Guardrails: Write Your Commonsense AI Policy
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Being ‘Project Ready’: Building Relationships with Elected Officials
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Energy Reduction and Sustainable Design in Aquatics: Can Your Swimming Pools Become All-Electric?
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Maintenance Management Plan. What Is It?
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Mind the Gap
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Social Media…Managing Your Other Duties as Assigned
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    Uncomfortable Conversations with Parks and Recreation Professionals
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
    We Hear You! Build Better Projects Through Positive and Comprehensive Outreach
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm PDT
    Stump the Nerd
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    Event Life Hacks: Tips and Tricks of the Trade from a Serial Event Planner
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    From Vision to Victory: Crafting a Powerful Message for Parks and Recreation Advocacy with Local, State, and Federal Leaders
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    Intentional Programming for Older Adults
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    JEDI Starts with You
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    Reimagine Brownfields into Green Dreams - Leveraging Funding and Resources for Vibrant Parks and Recreation
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    Tap into Your Teen’s Potential! Creating a Dynamic Youth Volunteer Program That Fuels Your Future Workforce!
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm PDT
    The Richmond Way: Leadership Lessons from Ted Lasso
  • 3:45pm – 5:15pm PDT
    ADA Compliance: Web Accessibility for Your Online Spaces
  • 3:45pm – 5:15pm PDT
    Evolving Role of Park and Recreation Agencies in Supporting Community Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • 3:45pm – 5:15pm PDT
    Toolkit for Hosting Accessible Events
  • 4:45pm – 6:00pm PDT
    Admin Section Social
  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm PDT
    Parkchella! Connections Music and Art Festival!