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Today's recreation and park professionals must possess certain core competencies to successfully serve our companies, develop our careers, and advance the profession. Dangers and risks can happen in any number of municipalities and staff need to be skilled in handling all situations.

We are looking for local speakers and leaders to present programs, ideas, and industry-leading best practices to prevent risks at the 2018 Risk Management School. This exciting two-day program is from January 24-25 at the Federal Way Community Center. The program will offer attendees the opportunity to earn continuing education credit while gaining invaluable insight into the latest trends and movements of the recreation and park industry.

Some of the topics we are looking for:

  • Aquatics: Staffing and Pool Safety
  • Special Events Risks
  • Active Shooter Risks
  • Case Study: Washington Recreation Law
  • Background Checks: Working with Minors
  • Contractors: Program Contracts and Hiring & Managing Contracts
  • Crisis Communications: Media, Participants, and Families
  • Risky Recreation: Dog Parks, Skate Parks & Off Road Bike Courses
  • Homelessness: Homeless Youth in Recreation
  • LGBTQ Community: Inclusive Programs and Restrooms & Facilities
  • Marijuana & Vaping: Enforcement Laws and Bans
  • Playgrounds and Nature: Incorporating nature into programs and managing risks
  • Signage & Marketing: Marketing reflective of program / when to use signs
  • Pre-Op Checklists: Vans, buses and Machinery Equipment
You will be prompted to log in (or create a login) to submit your proposal. Before starting your proposal, we suggest downloading a copy of the proposal as a resource to prepare your responses. However, your session MUST be submitted online; completed Word Documents won’t be accepted.

Are you ready to submit your speaking opportunity? Fill out the speaker RFP now to be considered for the 2018 Risk Management School!


PNW-ISA ATC 2017 Request for Presentation Proposals by February 20, 2017

We look forward to featuring a multitude of informative and provocative presentations, inspiring plenary speakers, and unlimited networking opportunities complementing the conference theme “People and Trees: Adapting to Change”.  Please visit this link to learn more about what types of presentations are in demand (along with submission details and requirements).  For further questions, contact Christina Pfeiffer via e-mail or by phone at 206.954.0690 or Bess Bronstein via e-mail or by phone at 360.265.1886.