National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

2019 Annual NAKHE National Conference

January 9 - 12, 2019

Best Practices in Kinesiology:
Showcasing our Successes

Conference Coordinator:
Lynda Ransdell, NAKHE Vice President

928.523.7417 (O)

Conference Headquarters

Marriott Savannah Riverfront Hotel
100 General McIntosh Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone : (912) 233-7722
Hotel Website

The theme of the 2019 conference is Best Practices in Kinesiology: Showcasing our Successes.

Conference Strands include:

  • Faculty Development
  • Student Success
  • Entrepreneurism
  • Innovative Curricula

New for this year are Point/Counterpoint Discussions on:

  • Trends in Student Preparation
  • Social Media
  • Open Access Journals
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborations

This year's invited lecturers are:

  • Jared Russell will give the Amy Morris Homans Lecture
  • Scott Gordon, is the Dudley Allen Sargent Lecturer
  • Doris Corbett, will give the Delphine Hanna Lecture

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Want to know what to expect at an annual NAKHE Conference?

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Conference Special Events

Thursday Night Haunted Pub Crawl  $20 (Not included in registration fee)
Starts 9 pm Thursday night at Tondee's Tavern (6 East Bay Street, Savannah Georgia).
This is an exciting and enjoyable journey into some of Savannah’s oldest historic pubs and bars. During this 2-hour haunted pub crawl, we will visit 4 of the most historic pubs and bars that Savannah has to offer. The haunted pub crawl leaves Tondee’s Tavern on Bay Street on Thursday night at 9 pm. After grabbing a drink in this very haunted bar the tour we will work our way through the Historic District of Savannah, stopping at the most haunted pubs and bars along the way. You’ll be entertained by your professional guide as they recall the stories of ghosts and hauntings which still torment the living. This is an adult’s only tour, only for those age 21 and older. Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. The tour goes rain or shine. Limited to 40 participants.

Friday Night Savannah Riverboat Cruise   $TBA  (Not included in registration fee)
The cruise is being planned for 7-9 pm Friday evening.
Enjoy an evening tour of the historic waterfront city aboard a Savannah Riverboat Cruise! Delight in the refreshing river breezes and unique cultural entertainment on a sightseeing harbor tour. Join the Savannah Riverboat captain and the award-winning crew for a one-of-a-kind cruise attraction that is not to be missed on your visit to Savannah! We sail rain or shine. In the event of severe weather or dangerous river conditions, it is up to the captain of the boat to make that decision. In the event of a weather-related cruise cancellation, your cruise will be refunded.


Special Events - Pub Crawl and Riverboat Tour - Not Included in Registration Fee


01 Professional Member $320.00Register now
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02 Professional Non-Member $430.00Register now
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03 Emeritus $175.00Register now
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04 Graduate Student Member $150.00Register now
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05-Graduate Student Non-Member $180.00Register now
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06 Guest at Wednesday Evening Social $20.00Register now
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11 Haunted Pub Crawl $22.00Register now
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07 Guest at Thursday Evening Lecture & Reception $20.00Register now
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08 Guest at Friday Lecture & Luncheon $35.00Register now
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09 Guest at Saturday Business Breakfast $35.00Register now
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10 Guest at Saturday Lecture & Luncheon $35.00Register now
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