27th International World Play Conference
The 27th International Council for Children's Play World Play Conference will be held at the VUB University in Brussels, Belgium February 1-3, 2015. Deadline for submission of abstracts is September 30.
US Play Coalitionís 2015 Conference on the Value of Play: Advancing Play
This conference is an opportunity to share how you are implementing innovative strategies to engage your community in play. We also seek research that illuminates the diverse benefits of play including physical, social, emotional, and cognitive well-being. Our goal is to bring these many perspectives together and to facilitate the development of new methods of advancing the play movement. Keynote speakers include Dr. Peter Gray and Dr. Kevin Ross Emery.
Active Living Research 2015 Conference
Mark your calendars for February 22 - 26, 2015 and plan to join ALR in sunny San Diego. Check the ALR website for updated conference details. Look for the Call for Abstracts to be released May 2014.
The 2015 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites
"GWS2015 is your place to engage with colleagues who share your commitment to excellence ... to educate yourself about the latest trends and ideas ... to raise expectations for yourself and your career!" This event will be held in Oakland, California on March 29ĖApril 2, 2015.
Children & Nature Network Conference 2015
Join leaders from around the world to hear what others are doing to create nature-rich communities that are so critical to the health and wellbeing of children and families. Learn about the latest research and policies, hear from leading health and urban planning experts, and discover innovations in technology that bring new audiences to nature. You donít want to miss this ground-breaking conference.
Kids to Parks Day 2015
Children, families, teachers, cities, towns, and parks are gearing up for this yearís Kids to Parks Day (KTP), a nation-wide day of outdoor play organized by National Park Trust (NPT) in cooperation with a host of local and national collaborators. This yearís KTP Day will be held on Saturday May 16, 2015, the week before the official start of summer. NPT is encouraging children across the country to explore their neighborhood parks and discover science, history, nature and adventure right around the corner or just across town.
The Children Learning with Nature 2014 Training Institute
The Children Learning with Nature 2014 Training Institute is a gathering of leading voices from around the world coming together to share and exchange ideas about creating spaces and places for children that are full of joy and wonder. Itís about creating great environments whether in urban settings with tiny outdoor spaces, or large rural open spaces, as well as everything in between. Beyond environments there will be great emphasis about teaching methodologies and practices.