2019 CONFERENCE oVERVIEW
Join us for the 2019 Virginia Environmental Education Conference at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia from Thursday, February 7th to Saturday, February 9th. Enjoy the conference full of professional development, networking, learning, and field experiences that will help you expand your knowledge of EE and resources in Virginia and beyond.
Tentative Schedule at a Glance.
Thursday February 7th
9:00 – 12:00 Pre-conference workshops (3 choices; must register, no drop ins)
Lunch On Your Own
2:00 – 3:00 Opening Session
3:00 – 3:20 Break (snacks and drinks provided)
3:20 – 4:30 Annual Meeting
5:00 - ?? Social at Vasen Brewing Company (2 drink tickets provided; Brewery Info)
Dinner On Your Own
Friday, February 8th
11-45 – 1:00 Lunch (included in registration fee)
Keynote Speaker, Anne Armstrong
“The Power of EE Programs to Bring People Together in Times of Tension”
3:45 – 5:00 Green Time/ Free Time ( Gardens close at 5:00)
5:00 – 6:00 Social Hour with bar/bid on Silent Auction items
6:00 – 7:30 Buffet Dinner (included in registration fee) and Keynote Speaker
Saturday, February 9th
Richmond Area Field Trips- Details to Follow
Register for one of our many wonderful free or reasonably priced Saturday field trip options by visiting: 2019 VAEE Conference Field Trips
We are still nailing down two other choices for lodging but attendees can book rooms at the Virginia Crossings Resort for $94.00/night by visiting: http://group.tapestrycollection.com/VAEE
Check back next week for more info.
Conference Scholarships- APPLICATIONS Due 12/31!
We offer a number of scholarships to help make conference attendance available to all of our members. . Remember that to apply for any scholarship you must be a member in good standing of VAEE and agree to serve a set number of volunteer hours over the course of the conference. Apply for a scholarship by visiting: https://goo.gl/forms/vEOCZFAJ7ztSWNp82
In addition to planning the 2019 Conference VAEE's Conference team is also working to plan Conferences for 2020 & 2021. Check back soon for dates, locations, and details.
2018: No Conference
2019: February 7-9, 2019, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Richmond VA