Educators, researchers, practitioners, activists, and advocates from a wide range of disciplines will gather at this joint conference to share the Potential of Playful Dialogue and Inquiry as a pathway for building and sustaining more harmonious relationships. We are eager to reach out to professionals from a wide range of disciplines to conceptualize the role of play in activism, advocacy, and development of individuals and communities across a variety of contexts.
For membership information for TASP and IPA/USA, please visit these pages:
We invite you to present your work at this joint conference of The Association for the study of Play (TASP) and International Play Association USA (IPA/USA).
In addition to conference registration, the following add-on items are available at the time of registration. We encourage you to select these items at the time of registration so that we have an accurate head count.
Free Shuttles are available between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg Virginia for guests of Hotel Madison. Shuttles are available:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019: 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM (IAD -> Hotel)
Saturday, March 16, 2019: 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM (Hotel -> IAD)
Continental Breakfast (Freshly baked muffins, assorted breads, seasonal fruit, assorted juices, coffee & tea), $11 per day, per person, plus tax and gratuity ($14.66):
Thursday, March 14
Friday, March 15
Saturday, March 16
Lunch, $12 per day, per person, plus tax and gratuity ($15.12):
Thursday March 14 (Pulled pork barbecue, rolls, potato salad, greens, seasonal cobbler)
Friday March 15th (Assorted grilled cheese sandwiches, pasta salad, potato chips, assorted cookies)