Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education Peer Group Conferences

VCCS OPD

Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education
Peer Group Conferences

Welcome to the Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education peer group conferences information page! The Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education peer group conferences will be held October 23-24, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown in Richmond, VA. Details about these meetings will be posted on this page as they become available.

If you have any questions regarding the meeting’s programming or agenda, please contact your peer group chairs.

Peer Group Chairs

Susan Hunter, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
shunter@reynolds.edu

Elaine Beaupre, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
ebeaupre@reynolds.edu

Physical Education: Brian Clark, New River Community College
bclark@nr.edu

Agenda

Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education Peer Group Conferences 2014 Agenda

Conference Location

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-0900

Hotel reservations will open September 5. Reservations are to be made by calling 1-855-472-7802. Please be sure to ask for the VCCS Nursing and Allied Health and Physical Education Peer Group Conferences.

Reservations can also be made online by clicking here.

Important: Please book your hotel room only through the phone number or website link provided. See “Hotel and Travel Policy” below for more information.

Hotel Registration Deadline

October 3, 2014

VCCS Coverage

The following coverage is provided by the VCCS Office of Professional Development:

Peer group conferences are free and open to all VCCS faculty, full- and part-time alike. Covered costs include the opening luncheon, conference materials, single occupancy overnight lodging based on qualifying distances (see below), and breakfast the morning of the second day.

Coverage for the following is at the discretion of the participant’s college:

Dinner the first night of the conference and travel expenses including mileage, parking, and meals while on the road may be reimbursable by your college. Please check with your supervisor for more information.

Hotel and Travel Policy

The VCCS will cover one (1) night’s lodging and tax for each participant whose campus is fifty (50) or more miles from the site of the peer group meeting. Those whose campus is two hundred (200) or more miles may stay the night prior to the meeting as well.

Please be aware of the following:

  • Hotel reservations are the responsibility of the participant and must be guaranteed with a personal credit card. Call (804) 788-0900 to reserve your room and be sure to ask the reservation agent for the Nursing & Allied health Peer Group Conference room block.
  • The room block will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until October 3, 2014 or the room block has sold out, whichever comes first. Please book early!
  • By booking in the conference room block, conferees will have their room charge and tax transferred to the VCCS master account upon check-in.
  • Charges for incidentals, additional people in the room not affiliated with the peer group, and upgrades above per diem are the responsibility of the individual.
  • The VCCS will not pay for rooms booked elsewhere while the block remains available.
  • Should the block sell out, contact us at opd@vccs.edu for instructions.
  • Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel. No-shows are the responsibility of the participant.
Important Note:

In order to be afforded the coverage and protection of our VCCS’ contract with the hotel, you must follow our hotel booking procedures. To reserve a room or to inquire about the hotel’s cancellation policy, please call the hotel reservations number noted above. Do not reserve your hotel room through an online booking site (i.e. Orbitz, Expedia, Kayak).

Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals is now open!

Nursing & Allied Health: Please click here to submit your proposal.
Physical Education: Please click here to submit your proposal.

Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on September 23, 2014.

A list of suggested topics is available to help create your proposal:

Nursing & Allied Health

Physical Education

Participant Registration

All participants must register, presenters and attendees alike.

Participant Registration is now open!

Nursing & Allied Health: Please click here to register.
Physical Education: Please click here to register.

Registration will remain open until October 9, 2014.

Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitor registration is now open! Please click here to register as an exhibitor for the Nursing & Allied Health and Physical Education Peer Group Conferences.

Registration will remain open until October 9, 2014.

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