June 25-29 2017

The Blackwell Inn and Conference Center


Letter of Invitation

2017 SPPADS Conference

Hosted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol

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Sponsors



Fees and Lodging

Conference Registration and Hotel Reservation Deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017.
Rooms cannot be guaranteed after this date.

Conference Fees

$450 U.S. Dollars per Delegate
$100 U.S. Dollars per Companion

Delegate fees include:
• Annual SPPADS Dues
• Welcome Reception
• Four days of Conference & Materials
• Breakfast Monday-Thursday
• Tour and Dinner at OSU The Shoe
• Closing Banquet
• 2017 SPPADS T-Shirt

Registration Form    SPPADS Tax Forms

Lodging

The Blackwell Inn at OSU
$131 per night
• 1 King Bed
• 2 Double Queen Beds

To make reservations please call the hotel directly at
866-247-4003 and provide the group name SPPADS.

Onsite/valet parking is available for $18/day or
Offsite parking is available for $26/day.

Agendas

Delegate Agenda
3:00-6:00 PM Registration - Hotel Lobby
6:00-9:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-12:00 PM SPPADS Business Meeting
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-5:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner at the Varsity Club
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-10:00 AM State/Provincial Presentation
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-12:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-5:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
6:00-9:00 PM Free Night
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-10:00 AM State/Provincial Presentation
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-12:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-5:00 PM OSHP Academy Tour
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Tour at the Shoe
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-10:00 AM State/Provincial Presentation
10:00-10:15 AM Break
10:15-12:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-5:00 PM State/Provincial Presentation
6:00-9:00 PM Closing Banquet Ballroom
Companion Agenda
3:00-6:00 PM Registration - Hotel Lobby
6:00-9:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Shopping at Easton Town Center
Lunch
Shopping at Easton Town Center
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner at the Varsity Club
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Short North or COSI Science Museum
Lunch
Short North or COSI Science Museum
6:00-9:00 PM Free Night
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Columbus Zoo or Zoombezi Bay
Lunch
Columbus Zoo or Zoombezi Bay
6:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Tour at the Shoe
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Ohio History Connection: Ohio Village
Lunch
Ohio History Connection: Ohio Village
6:00-9:00 PM Closing Banquet Ballroom

Attractions

RPAC at OSU

Daily passes to the RPAC at OSU: In addition to the state of the art cardio and strength training equipment the RPAC also features a lap pool, leisure pool, dry saunas and recreation spa.

Shopping at Easton Town Center

Featured stores: American Girl, Apple, Kate Spade, LEGO, L.L. Bean and LUSH Cosmetics.

Short North Arts District

The Short North Arts District is very walkable and has self-guided tours. The Mural Series is an incredible collaboration among the district’s art galleries and our community’s leading arts institutions. Murals are printed on vinyl and heat-adhered to 19 buildings. This process results in a work of art that looks painted on the building.

COSI Science Museum

Since 1964, COSI has welcomed more than 33 million visitors from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries. With exhibits that can transport you through time and space COSI gives visitors a hands on experience.

Columbus Zoo and/or Zoombezi Bay Waterpark

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a world of adventure that does a world of good. The Zoo is home to more than 9,000 animals representing 650 species from around the globe and provides more than $1 million annually to support over 70 conservation projects worldwide. Zoombezi Bay is Central Ohio's premier water park that is home to some of the most exhilarating water slides around! The 22-acre park features 17 state of the art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, an adults-only lazy river, private cabanas, children’s interactive play structure with 100 water features and much, much more.

Ohio Stadium

Tour and dinner at the OSU Shoe: Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of sports. Built in 1922 and refurbished in 2001, the horseshoeshaped stadium is a monument to college football. With its present seating capacity of 104,944, Ohio Stadium is the fourth largest on-campus facility in the nation.

Ohio Village

At the Ohio History Connection guest get an insider’s look at Ohio life in the 1890s. Visiters can stand on the stage of Town Hall and give a speech, visit with Ohio Village residents, star in their own 1890s photo shoot and play old fashined games on the Pavilion & Village Green. Ohio Village is the home field of the Ohio Village Muffins, a vintage base ball (yes, two words) club that plays by the rules of the 1860s.

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About the Ohio State Highway Patrol

Strength, Courage, Character - OSHP Core Values

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 2017 International SPPADS Conference as we share our knowledge and invest in the future of our academies, officers and the communities we serve.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me using the information below and I look forward to seeing you in Ohio June 25-29, 2017.


Captain Art Combest
Academy Commandant
acombest@dps.ohio.gov
Office (614) 466-7953