Conference on the Value of Play: Multi-Generational Actions and Strategies

Jan 22, 2012
posted by Fran Mainella

Get ready for three full days of outstanding speakers, play experiences, and opportunities to meet play researchers and workers from around the world. This is the most diverse group of attendees and presenters on the Value of Play collected in one place at one time. Come be a part of this exciting opportunity! You can even receive CEU’s free of charge while you are expanding your knowledge and networks. Take a look at our detailed schedule on our website and start to imagine yourself here with us.


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