2013 SDA-HPERA Convention

Monday, April 22, 2013 (8:00am–5:30pm)
at the Carolina Conference of SDA’s (www.carolinasda.org)
2701 East WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28213
Convention Program (PDF)

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The 2013 convention will be held in the office of the Carolina Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (2701 East WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28213) on Monday, April 22, 2013. Attendees should park on the side of the building. Registration and Convention fees total $40.

For those who cannot physically attend, we will send an active URL link on the SDA_HPERA list-serv on Monday morning around 8:20am eastern time. We will be streaming live from 8:30–11:45am, and from 1:30–5:00pm eastern time. The Lunch meeting is off-site and will not be streamed.

Speakers & Topics back to top

  • Dr. Phil Garver, Southern Adventist University—“The most important things”
  • Dr. Leonardo Martins, Adventist University of São Paulo—“SDA Physical Education in Brazil”
  • Dr. Rob Thomas, La Sierra University—“Physical Fitness & Academic Performance”
  • Dr. Bob Benge, Southern Adventist University—“Using Pedometers to assess activity—a follow up”
  • Dr. Brian Sather, Eastern Oregon University—“Recreation & Fitness event promotion in your community”
  • Specialists—“Current trends in fitness programs (e.g. CrossFit, BodyPump, etc.)”
  • Alvin Fuentes, Washington Adventist University—“Running a successful fund-raiser (fun run)”
  • Roy Seals, Mt. Pisgah Academy—“Promoting physical activity beyond PE”
  • You—“what you are doing that works,” and “questions you have for others”

NOTE: Special Award given at lunch

Accommodations back to top

Hampton Inn Charlotte—University Place Free parking, breakfast & Internet
Address: 8419 North Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (704) 548-0905
Group Code: “Adventist Physical Education”
Room Rate: $99/night for 1 or 2 people
Deadline for price guarantee: March 31, 2013
Cancellation deadline: April 21, 2013 by 6pm

Points of Contact back to top

President’s contact info: Alvin Fuentes, afuentes@wau.edu
Executive Director’s contact info: Rob Thomas, rthomas@LaSierra.edu

Past Conventions back to top

Here are a few of the previous SDA-HPERA conventions: