NAI Heartland Region Virtual Conference: Interpretation Plays in a Pandemic

Opportunity

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 9:30am to Thursday, March 24, 2022, 9:30am

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 11:59pm

This conference is a great chance for interpreters, environmental educators, park and recreation professionals, students, and more to connect with one another and grow professionally. Participants can participate in a variety of sessions including: 

  • College student + global pandemic¬†
  • Outdoor Orpheum
  • Recreation Redesigned
  • Developing a Digitial Map
  • For The Benefit of the People: Helping Teachers to Use Parks as Virtual Classrooms
  • The Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy, incorporating youth into summer living history programs
  • Exploring Human Impacts on Biodiversity -- Hands-on Lessons for Student Visitors
  • Fantastical Forest: An Accessible and Whimsical Experience
  • What Universities and High Schools are Looking for in Interpretive Experiences
  • Walk, Hike and Bike History

Schedule at a Glance in Central Time

Wednesday, March 23
8:30 am Introduction
9:00 am Keynote
10:15 am Concurrent Session 1
11:30 am Concurrent Session 2
12:30 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Concurrent Session 3
2:15 pm Concurrent Session 4

Thursday, March 24
8:30 am Virtual Breakfast Chat
9:00 am Welcome Back
9:15 am Messages from the Regional Board
10:15 am Virtual Field Session 1
11:30 am Virtual Field Session 2
12:30 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Awards
2:00 pm Workshop 2023
3:00 pm Closing Remarks

How to apply/register:

Registration Now Open: 

Early Fees (Until Monday, February 28)

  • Member $25
  • Non-Member $40
  • Student Member $10

Late Fees (Between March 1 and March 22)

  • Member $35
  • Non-Member $50
  • Student Member $15
     

For full details and registration visit: https://naiheartlandregion.weebly.com/2022-virtual.html

Have questions? Please reach out to Becky Stokes Lambert, blambert@mccdistrict.org, 815-485-4042.