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George Butler Lecture National Recreation & Park Association Congress and Exposition – Anaheim, CA – October 16-18, 2012


Tuesday, October 16, 2012
George Butler Lecture
Leisure Research Symposium
“Social Justice & Leisure: The Usefulness of Leisure Research”
Robert García, Founding Director and Counsel, The City Project
4:30 pm- 5:45 pm

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Panel Discussion “Connecting with Culturally Diverse Communities: Access to Parks and Forests”
Nina Roberts, Associate Professor, San Francisco State University
Naomi Torres, Superintendent, National Park Service, Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
Robert Garcia, Founding Director and Counsel, The City Project
9:45 am- 12:00 pm

Click here for the 2012 NRPA Congress schedule and registration information.

National Recreation & Park Association’s Congress and Exposition is the flagship event of NRPA and the premier annual event of the park and recreation community. The three-day conference brings together more than 7,000 park and recreation professionals, citizen advocates, and industry suppliers for amazing networking opportunities, hundreds of educational sessions, and the industry’s largest trade show showcasing the products and services of nearly 400 exhibitors. Join us in Anaheim and receive powerful training on topics such as: innovative business practices, how to navigate politics in local government and how to create programs and services that serve a diverse population.