PA Recreation & Park Society: Call for Speaker Proposals

The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) Conference Committee is seeking proposals for educational sessions to be presented at the 2022 Annual Conference & Expo. The Conference will be held Tuesday-Friday, March 29- April 1 at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Pocono Manor. To help us develop an exciting and motivating program for the Conference & Expo, we invite you to submit ideas for presentations in support of the Conference theme, “Looking Back While Moving PA Forward”  Feel free to forward this email and include in any outreach.

Session Proposal Deadline: August 27, 2021

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Preferred Topics for Presentations

The 2022 Conference Committee is emphasizing sessions that fall within the following program paths with a focus on the conference theme: Looking Back While Moving PA Forward!focusing on new and renewed parks and recreation practices and initiatives.

Desired Topic Areas:

• Urban Recreation
• Park Resource/ Facility Management
• Trails
• Board, Committee, Friend Volunteers
• Therapeutic Recreation
• Aquatics
• Health & Wellness
• Marketing & Communications
• Diversity/Inclusion/Accessibility
• Organization/Personnel Management
• Certifications (Pesticides, Aquatics, Youth Sports, etc)
• Leadership/Professional Development
• Partnerships:  Public/Private
• Programs/Events/Camps
• Other

If you have any questions or need clarifications regarding your presentation proposal, contact PRPS Co-Chairs, Derek Dureka at and Kristin Zeigler at