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FFA Enrichment Center

1055 Southwest Prairie Trail Parkway

Ankeny, IA 50023

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Iowa Inclusive and Therapeutic Recreation Association (IITRA) welomes you to our 2020 Annual Conference, "Make the Connection: Mission Possible".

Who should attend?
Any professionals or students in the fields of inclusive recreation, therapeutic recreation and related areas. We welcome all who are interested in promoting and providing recreation for ALL.

Do you have to be a member of IITRA to attend the Annual Conference?
No. Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend. Check out our Membership Information page to learn about our member benefits and become an IITRA member for just $25.

Are students invited to attend?
Yes! Students who are interested in learning more about the fields of inclusive recreation, therapeutic recreation and related areas, and finding internships in these fields are encouraged to attend and can register at the discounted student fee.

Why should you attend?

  • Uncover the latest resources and techniques for therapeutic recreation professionals.
  • Share best practices and ideas with your colleagues.
  • Visit exhibits and attend sessions addressing the very issues you are currently tackling.

Resource and Internship Fair Opportunities
Do you provide a product or service that is beneficial to the therapeutic recreation profession or related fields? Are you a company that offers student internships in these fields of study? If yes, then join us as a conference exhibitor during our Resource and Internship Fair on Friday, April 3. Visit our website and submit a completed application by March 15, 2020. There is no fee to participate.

Deadlines
Early Bird Registration: March 1, 2020
Online Registration: March 30, 2020


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Courtyard by Marriott Ankeny
2405 SE Creekview Drive
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
515-422-5555
www.marriott.com

IITRA room rate is $104/night plus applicable taxes. Room blocks reserved for April 2, 2020. Complimentary parking is available.


CONFERENCE AGENDA

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

1:30 p.m.: Registration
2:00 p.m.: Pre-Conference Keynote
6:00 p.m.: IITRA Social Event

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

7:00 a.m.: Registration & Light Breakfast
7:30 a.m.: Welcome - IITRA President, Adrienne Johnson, and President-Elect, Adria Smith
8:00 a.m.: Keynote
9:40 a.m.: Breakout Sessions
11:50 a.m.: Resource & Internship Fair, Lunch & Business Meeting
1:10 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
5:00 p.m.: Conference Adjourns, IITRA Board Meeting


The program and schedule can be found on the IITRA Website and will be available at the event. Pre-registration for conference sessions is not necessary. Participants will be able to enjoy any session of interest and can choose the day of the event.

Conference registration includes all sessions, CEUs, and breakfast and lunch on Friday. Thursday's Social Event will be at the expense of the attendee. Parking is complimentary at the conference venue.

FAQs

Can I pre-register for conference breakout sessions?

No – you will be able to attend any session you’d like and will choose the day of the event at your leisure. Seating in rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis so get to your room early!


Where can I find a schedule or list of presenters?

This (and additional relevant information) is available on our website, www.iowaitra.org.


How can I join the conference resource and internship fair?

We would love for you to join us at this fair! You can find an application for the fair on our website, www.iowaitra.org.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is complimentary at this venue. Your confirmation email will include driving directions to the the FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC. You can also find more information on our website, www.iowaitra.org.


How do I become a member of the Iowa Inclusive and Therapeutic Recreation Association.

Check out the Membership page on our website, www.iowaitra.org, to find out more about membership levels, benefits, and opportunities.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please direct questions to itraconference@gmail.com.

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Ankeny, IA 50023

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