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Conference on the Value of Play: Play for Life

March 31 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

Hosted by the US Play Coalition, this annual conference brings together leading play researchers, park and recreation professionals, educators, health scientists, architects, landscape architects, designers, planners, business and community leaders, psychologists, physicians and parents from across the country. “PLAY FOR LIFE” will explore play across the lifespan and address universal issues of health, education, access, equity, inclusion, design and more.

ICS Senior Fellows Dee Stegelin & Mary MacKenzie will both present at a half-day “Play Institute” on Sunday March 31, 2019, beginning at 9:00 AM. This session, Play and Education from a Global Perspective, will also feature Dr. Tracey Hunter-Doniger, College of Charleston and Dr. Heather Von Bank of Minnesota State University, sharing their expertise on international approaches to play.

Register today. Early bird registration expires February 28.



March 31 @ 8:00 am
April 3 @ 5:00 pm


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