2017 Fall GeoFest

The Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance is very excited to announce that on Saturday, September 9th, 2017, we will be having a Fall GeoFest conference at the Whispering Pines Conference Center (an incredibly beautiful location!).

We are looking forward to a tremendous slate of speakers and presenters; featuring experts on the geography education, veterans of AP Human Geography, a National Geographic-trained team, and many more.  Alliance T-shirts, books, map giveaways, great dining—all in a beautiful location amidst great colleagues.  There will be more details forthcoming, but in the meantime, please mark your calendars and invite colleagues to join us!  REGISTER HERE to reserve your spot at the event.

Date: September 9, 2017
Time: 9am-3pm
Location: Whispering Pines Conference Center
URI W. Alton Jones Campus
401 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, RI  02817

Seth Dixon—The Geography of Food: It’s Everywhere!
Lyn Malone—Poetry to Politics: Satellite imagery as a teaching tool
Celeste Reynolds—Mapathons: Using Geography to Service Others in the Classroom
Suzanne Klose and Sunny Dennis—GeoInquiries: Asking Spatial Question
Nisa SanGiovanni—Refugees: Migration, Politics and Place