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2022 IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference

January 27, 2022 - January 29, 2022

2022 Soaring to New Heights

The IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference holds the unique distinction of being the largest state park and recreation conference in the nation. The conference brings together thousands of professionals, Commissioners, and elected officials from around the state for three exciting days of quality educational programming, networking, and professional development. Mark your calendars now and plan to join us at the Hyatt Regency Chicago next January for this exceptional event!

Attendance Policy

As a condition of attending the Soaring to New Heights Conference and to help protect the health and safety of yourself and others, all participants will be required to comply with the protocols and conference policies that are in effect when the event takes place.

All participants will be required to attest that either the participant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or has tested negative from a COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken no more than 48 hours prior to the participant’s date of arrival.

Any individual who refuses to adhere to the health and safety protocols and conference policies will not be admitted to, or be removed from, the conference without receiving a refund.

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January 27, 2022
January 29, 2022
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Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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