AORE IN THE WILD: 2019 NIRSA Conference

Jeannette Stawski, AORE’s executive director, will represent members at the 70th NIRSA annual conference and Campus Rec and Wellness Expo (February 16  19, 2019) in Boston, Massachusetts. Jeannette will lead the AORE NIRSA Roundtable on Monday, February 18th from 10:30 – 11:30 am (Room 313, Hynes Convention Center). The session will invite attendees to engage in a lively discussion about the current state of the outdoor recreation and education industry, showcasing the perspectives of each organization’s membership and fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation. Later on the same day, AORE will host a special members-only networking event from 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Room 204, Hynes Convention Center).

You can also support your fellow AORE members by attending the following presentations scheduled throughout the NIRSA conference:
Women Leading Women 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop* - Kellie Gerbers
Saturday, February 16 from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hynes Convention Center
*must preregister
Connect and Challenge: A Unique Strategy to Enrich Holistic Wellness through Experiential Programming and Campus Partnerships - Leah Rossettie
Monday, February 18 from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Room 313
Risk Assessment and Safety Management (RASM): A Comprehensive Risk Management and Staff Training Model - Rick Curtis
Monday, February 18 from 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Room 200
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable - Robert Taylor
Tuesday, February 19 from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Room 206
The Power of Everyday Inclusion - Rodo Leone
Tuesday Feb 19 from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Room 206

Jeannette will share key takeaways with members in the weeks to come after the NIRSA annual conference, so stay tuned for a future article in the AORE newsroom. AORE’s presence at NIRSA is a fantastic example of how our efforts in the areas of advocacy, networking, career advancement, and professional development touch down in a variety of settings across the country. 

Attending NIRSA this year? Please join AORE for an informal get-together at The Pour House on Sunday, February 17 from 6:30-8PM. We are not making reservations, but hope you’ll stop by to say hello to fellow AORE members—feel free to bring colleagues and friends! Boston locals are also welcome (even if you’re not attending NIRSA)! Food and drinks are on your own. The Pour House is located at 907 Boylston St., Boston, MA.