2011 SDA-HPERA Convention

Monday, March 28, 2011
Cactus Room in the Dining Commons at
La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

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The 2011 SDA-HPERA Convention will be held on Monday, March 28, in the Cactus Room at the La Sierra University Dining Commons. The La Sierra University campus is located at 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California.

Schedule back to top

Please download the 2011 SDA-HPERA Conference Schedule (PDF) for information on the scheduled sessions and other events for Monday, March 28.

  • 8:00 Registration & Music
  • 8:30 Welcome—Ron Schafer, President of SDA-HPERA
  • 8:35 Welcome to LSU—Dr. Steve Pawluk, Provost
  • 8:40 Worship—Don Dudley, Education Director for SECC
  • 9:00 Session #1: “Ideas that Work”—presented by Nestor Osorio, Doug Zimmerman, Seth Perkins, Laura Fenton, Everton Souza, Ron Cronk, Curtis Kuhlman
  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Session #2: “Balancing Our Programs”—Panelists Phil Garver, Faith Yeaton, Doug Zimmerman, & Brian Sather moderated by Bob Paulson
  • 11:45 Lunch break—take advantage of local food options.
  • 1:30 Session #3: “Exergaming”—presented by Ernie Medina
  • 2:30 Break
  • 2:45 Session #4: “Social Disease”—presented by Bob Paulson
  • 3:45 Tour LSU’s Health & Exercise Science spaces
  • 4:15 Session #5: “Brazil Conference Report”—presented by Leonardo Martins & Rod Bussey
  • 4:45 Business Meeting—Ron Schafer, President of SDA-HPERA
  • 7:00 Dinner at Taps in South Corona

Registration back to top

Registration for the convention will be from 8 to 8:30 in the morning on Monday, March 28. The registration fee of $15 covers the whole day of sessions as well as a dinner sponsored by the NAD.

Meals back to top

Lunch is available in a variety of locations: The “Eagles Nest” is a snack shop with its entrance located the southwest corner of the Dining Commons building. The Eagles Nest has sandwiches, salads, yogurt, drinks, etc at very reasonable prices. In addition, there are countless additional food options within 1–2 miles of the campus. A dinner sponsored by the NAD is included in the cost of registration.

Housing/Accommodations back to top

For housing and accommodation information, please refer to the following PDF file: 2011 SDA-HPERA accommodations.pdf

More details to follow.

AAHPERD/SHAPE Convention back to top

The AAHPERD (now SHAPE) National Convention will be in San Diego March 29–April 2, 2011. Visit the AAHPERD Convention website (link has been removed) for convention information and to register online. Check out hotel rates and other hotel information for hotels near the San Diego Convention Center. You can also check out some local San Diego information specifically tailored to AAHPERD/SHAPE Convention attendees.

San Diego Entertainment Options back to top

While in San Diego, there are plenty of entertainment options to check out.

Past Conventions back to top

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