Call for Student Posters 2018

URTA Members and Friends,

Have you been taking advantage of winter finally arriving? If you’re not into freezing, how about you take a moment and catch up on URTA happenings?!

Students, do you have a cool RT poster you created for a project at school? Show it off at Conference on March 29th! We are currently accepting proposals for student posters. Please submit yours here by Monday, March 12th, 2018!

We are especially grateful for our sponsors this year!

  • University of Utah
  • Steps Recovery
  • Recreation Solutions

Wondering what’s on the table for the silent auction this year? Look forward to some of these items:

  • Grizzlies tickets
  • Tuacahn tickets
  • Seven Peaks passes
  • Escape room games
  • Various clothing items
  • Various home decorative items
  • Board games
  • Lots of different restaurants

We have the great opportunity to have a large number of vendors at Conference this year! We will have a large variety ranging from education and finance booths to clothing and design. Our vendors will be set up so that you can shop and have a fun break while you are going to and from sessions. So be sure and take some time to check them out and have some fun shopping around! Here are some of the vendors that we are expecting:

  • Recreation Solutions
  • Discovery Toys
  • Color Street Nails
  • Breezy Styles
  • Farm Bureau
  • Cognitive Fx
  • Norwex
  • LuLaRoe
  • Chalk Couture

There will also be more as the conference approaches!

Hotel rooms will be available at the Holiday Express Inn at 10680 Auto Mall Dr, Sandy, UT 84070 for a discounted rate of $115/night (usually $139) by visiting tinyurl.com/y8lwcha3. This link only works on Computers or Tablets but not with mobile bookings which are limited and cannot process custom links.

Have you been on the fence about presenting? Have no fear, you can get off of that fence knowing we still have open spots available for presenting! Submit yours here.

Curious about the keynotes? Learn more about Jason Hewlett and the Promise here.

The much anticipated schedule is now available for preview here! It may also be accessed under the Conference tab on the front page of the website.

Regular Registration ends at 11:30pm, Wednesday, March 14, 2018! Register now to guarantee your conference meals and materials! Register for Conference.

Know of any organizations willing to donate to Conference? There are plenty of options for sponsorship, visibility for donors, and silent auction donations. Learn more and submit an application at this link, Submit Donation Application.

The Utah Recreation Therapeutic Association (URTA) will comply with the American Disabilities Act (ADA). We invite any participant with special needs to contact the Board of Directors upon registration for special accommodations.

Annual URTA Conference, March 29-30, 2018: Outside the Box at the Mountain America Expo Center (formally known as South Towne) in Sandy, Utah. Featuring Dr. Colleen Cooke (CTRS, NCTRC Board of Directors) and Jason Hewlett as keynote speakers.
Group registration is available but it is important that each person is registered with their own email in order to facilitate conference and other URTA communications.
Children are not permitted at conference, please make advance arrangements.
Conference tuition includes the following: 2018 URTA Membership, meals, CEUs, suicide prevention training and networking. Up to 6 contact hours/0.6 CEUs will be offered on Thursday. Up to 6 contact hours/0.6 CEUs will be offered on Friday if you attend the early morning session. The number of hours offered is subject to change.
The business meeting will be held during Thursday’s luncheon; the Thursday night dinner/party will be held from 6-9pm; and the Awards Ceremony will be held during Friday’s luncheon.
Click here to renew/purchase a membership if you do not plan on going to conference.
Hotel rooms will be available at the Holiday Express Inn at 10680 Auto Mall Dr, Sandy, UT 84070 for /night using group name “URTA CONFERENCE”.
Registration Deadlines:
Early Bird: 12/2/2017 through 11:30pm, 1/31/2018
Regular: 2/1/2018 through 11:30pm, 3/14/2018
At Door: 3/15/2018 through 5:00pm, 3/30/2018; Conference materials and meals cannot be guaranteed during this At the Door time period.

 


One thought on “Call for Student Posters 2018

  1. What a great idea. You should also have any long term care facility bring their monthly calendar and they could all be put up somewhere. People are always looking for new ideas there?…

    Gwendolyn Adams MTRS, CTRS

    Recreational Therapy Consultant

    Utah Recreational Therapy Consulting

    801.824.5684

    On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 10:31 PM, Utah Recreation Therapy Association wrote:

    > Joe posted: “URTA Members and Friends, Have you been taking advantage of > winter finally arriving? If you’re not into freezing, how about you take a > moment and catch up on URTA happenings?! Students, do you have a cool RT > poster you created for a project at schoo” >

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