Conferences

Access Recreation Boston offers one-day conferences each year in the Spring and Fall. These events serve not only to help professionals improve and expand their skills, but to provide a platform for relationship-building and collaboration. Building a powerful network within our field is one of our top priorities!

Save the date! Fall Conference 2018
Tuesday, 5, 2018
Waltham, MA

Sessions generally include:

  • Disability-specific information
  • Non-profit management
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Staff training
  • Program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Fundraising and grants
  • … and more!

Past Conferences:

(Links direct to full program for each event)

Spring 2018 Program – Hilton Garden Inn, Waltham. Keynote: Lisl Hacker, “Evidence-Based Volunteer Management”

Fall 2017 Program – Hilton Garden Inn, Waltham. Keynote: Rachel Fichtenbaum & Linda Shepard Salzer, “Getting to Recreation: Transportation Strategies”

Spring 2017 Program – Hilton Garden Inn, Waltham. Keynote: Dr. Fran Jacobs, “The ABCs of Program Evaluation”

Fall 2016 Program – Grand View Farm, Burlington. Keynote: Dr. Cheri Blauwet, “Rio and Beyond: Progress in the Paralympic Movement.”

Spring 2016 Program – Grand View Farm, Burlington. Keynote: Julie McGrath, “Job Stress and Self Care”

Fall 2015 Program – Special Olympics Massachusetts, Marlborough. Keynote: Valerie Fletcher, “Design Matters”

Spring 2015 Program – Special Olympics Massachusetts, Marlborough. Keynote: Geoff Krill, “Collaboration for Innovation”

Spring 2012 – Spaulding, Cambridge. Keynote: Ernst Van Dyk, Paralympic Wheelchair Racer

Fall 2011 Program – Boston Nature Center, Mattapan. Keynote: Joe Walsh, U.S. Paralympics

Spring 2011 Program – Community Rowing, Brighton.

 

 

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