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2019 Great Plains Regional Meeting [Attendee]
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/15/2019 to 9/18/2019
When: Sept. 15 - 18, 2019
Where: Hilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park Street
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States

Online registration is available until: 9/13/2019
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Registration is now open! Register now for early-bird pricing.


There are several scholarships available to provide financial assistance to attend the fall meeting, including four $600 scholarships and one First Time Attendee scholarship ($700). All scholarships can be used to cover registration, hotel and travel expenses. Apply here!

Call for Programs/Educational Sessions:

We want to hear from you! Submit your session idea(s) now.  Presenting at a regional conference is a great way to boost your career visibility! Presenters receive a discounted registration rate.

Tentative Keynote Speakers

Monday: Desirae Payne  |  "Give Me Some Chocolate...I'm Stressed!"

Nobody is immune to stress! Desi Payne will give you a three step strategy to minimize, eliminate, and manage the stress in your personal and professional life.  You will laugh and learn as you learn  the steps to rest, repair, rebuild, rethink, and re-energize your life.  Go home with 200 Stress Busters to help in everyday life.

Wednesday: Sally Shaver DuBois  |  "Teamwork Makes the Dream Work"

Dynamic successful teams move organizations forward towards goals and success while creating a unified work culture that makes being at work rewarding, relevant and fun.   Sally Shaver DuBois will facilitate an engaging workshop full of ideas to help your team with communication, team building, workplace culture & stress management.  Attendees will learn about Sally’s KAT  leadership concepts, the use of the Myers-Briggs personality inventory and humor in the work place ideas all while have a little fun with your colleagues!

Hotel Information:

The event will be held at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. NAEP Great Plains has secured a discounted room rate of $149 plus applicable taxes for a single or double. Reserve your room by August 26, 2019 to receive the discounted room rate.  Click here to make your hotel room reservations.

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309



Cancellation Policy:

Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to NAEP c/o Bill Alderson. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before September 1, 2019, are entitled to a full refund less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after September 2, 2019.

CONFERENCE NO SHOWS are liable for the full amount due. Substitutions are accepted and valid for this event ONLY. You will need to obtain the registration confirmation number for the person whose registration you will be using.

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