90th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Kinesiology


Current Status of Annual Meeting:  As of May 13, 2020, the Academy is planning to hold the annual meeting in-person in Providence, Rhode Island.  Check back here for updates.


Program Commitee: Bradley Cardinal, Past-President of NAK is the program chair and his program planning committee consists of: Ketra Armstrong (University of Michigan), Dana Brooks (West Virginia University), George Cunningham (Texas A & M University), Louis Harrison, Jr. (University of Texas-Austin), Vikki Krane (Bowling Green State University), Deborah Riebe (University of Rhode Island), Mary Rudisill (Auburn University), Ron Zernicke (University of Michigan), and Susan Zieff (San Francisco State University).

Program Theme: Kinesiology's Social Justice Imperative
Link to Preliminary Program (click here )


Dates: September 24-26, 2020 (meeting starts on Thursday at 5:30 pm and ends on Saturday night at 10:30 pm)

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm Central Time

Conference Registration Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020

Hotel Website: Hilton Providence

Location:Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02903


A block of rooms has been reserved for the National Academy of Kinesiology at a rate of $179 for single/double occupancy. This room rate is only guaranteed until 8/24/20 or until the room block is full. The hotel offers free guestroom and meeting room Wi-Fi, complimentary fitness room, and an indoor heated pool.


Airport:  Plan to fly into T.F. Green Airport which is 8 miles (15 minutes) from the hotel or Boston Logan International Airport which is 52 miles (1 hour) from the hotel.

Parking:  Self parking (garage) is $25 per day. Valet Parking is $28 per day.

Things to See and Do:  Visit the Go Providence Convention & Visitors Bureau Website