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2016 ARPA Conference: Call for Abstracts

2016 ARPA Conference 
October 20-22, 2016
Jasper, AB

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Connecting through Research

The Alberta Recreation and Parks Association, in partnership with the University of Alberta and Mount Royal University, is pleased to announce the second annual Connecting through Research stream as part of the ARPA annual conference.

Connecting through Research brings together recreation and parks scholars and practitioners to share and discuss new research and ideas. It is a great opportunity to broaden professional networks and strengthen the recreation and parks sector, while enjoying one of Canada's most beautiful mountain locations.

The call for research presentations is open until June 1st, 2016. All submissions are subject to scholarly peer review.

Click here to find out more about the conference submission requirements. 

Paper and poster presentations are open to any discipline or topic of interest with a connection to recreation and parks, such as:

- Community Development
- Conservation
- Youth Development
- Inclusive Practices
- Canadian Sport for Life
- Facility Development/Management
- Non-profit and Municipal Management
- Volunteers
- Leisure Theory
- Technology
- Parks and Open Space
- Physical Activity
- Public Health
- Professional Development/Adult Education
- Public Policy
- Outdoor Rec. Management & Planning