2018 ipra conference Agenda



Tuesday, January 30, 2018

7 AM-12 PM

Vendor Hall Installation

Convention Hall A-C

8 AM-5 PM

Registration Open

Convention Hall B

9 AM-12 PM

Tours: Turnstone &
Lawton Park Greenhouse Operation

Off-site

1-2:45 PM

3-4:15 PM

Director's Summit

Grassroots Advocacy for Parks & Rec Professionals

Harrison A

Harrison A

1-4 PM

Tours: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, TinCaps,
& McMillen Community Center

Off-site

4:30-5:45 PM

New Member Reception

Champions

12-6 PM

Vendor Move-In

Convention Hall A-C

6-7:30 PM

Opening Night Kickoff Reception

Hilton Atrium

9:00-Midnight

Hospitality Room



Wednesday, January 31, 2018

8 AM-6 PM

Registration Open

Convention Hall A-C

8-9:30 AM

Expo Hall Opens
Continental Breakfast Served

Convention Hall A-C

9:30-10:45 AM

Education Session - B &
Shop Talk 1A & 1B

Harrison A-E
& Jefferson A-B

10:45-11:45 AM

Expo Hall Networking Break - Activities

Convention Hall A-C

11:45–1:30 PM

Luncheon/Annual Meeting/Keynote

Calhoun Ballroom

1:30-2:45 PM

Education Session – C &
Mini Sessions 1A-1C

Harrison A-E
& Jefferson A-B

3-4:15 PM

Education Session - D &
Shop Talk 2A & 2B

Harrison A-E
& Jefferson A-B

4:15-6:15 PM

Vendor Hall Opening Reception

Convention Hall A-C

6:15-6:45 PM

Awards Banquet Cocktail Hour

Second Floor Gallery

6:45-8:00 PM

Awards Banquet

Calhoun Ballroom

8:30-Midnight

Evening Social

Conservatory

11:00 PM

Off-site Meet-up



Thursday, February 1, 2018

8 AM- 5 PM

Conference Registration

Convention Hall B

8-9 AM

Expo Hall Open – Coffee Bar

9 AM-10:15 AM

Education Session – E &
Mini Sessions 2A-2C

Harrison A-E & Jefferson A

10:15-10:45 AM

Break

Convention Hall A-C

10:45 AM- 12 PM

Education Session – F &
Shop Talk 3A

Harrison A-E & Jefferson A

12 PM -1:30 PM

Lunch Served in the Expo Hall

Convention Hall A-C

1:00 PM

Silent Auction Winners Announced

Convention Hall A-C

1:30 PM- 2:45 PM

Education Sessions – G &
Mini Sessions 3A-3C

Harrison A-E & Jefferson A

1:45 PM

Expo hall closes – exhibitor teardown

Convention Hall A-C

3:00-4:15 PM

Education Sessions – H

Harrison A-E