New England Area PDC

The New England Area PDC Planning Committee is pleased to invite you to the 24th Annual Professional Development Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI, a two-day conference with exhibitors on both days. You will have an opportunity to obtain 1.2 CEUs to support your professional certification(s).

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Exhibitors can set up either one or two days in our exhibits area, which will afford more time for attendees to meet, chat and learn about the new products, applications and services.


Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick (Airport)
801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, RI 02886

PDC guest room block rates extended through Saturday, October 22, 2022.
$129.00 per night, plus 13% tax
Rate applies only to three nights: Monday thru Wednesday (November 7-9)
Free parking, complimentary Wi-Fi in meeting space and guestrooms

How to make reservations

  1. Online at (use the three letter group code SAF)
  2. By phone at (401) 732-6000 direct to the hotel (or toll free (800) 227-6963 to a satellite office)
  3. By e-mail to

Attendees making alternate arrangements for this hotel, please mention ASSP NEAPDC in comments when reserving your room.

Providence & Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau


Click here to view the current schedule

Presentation Slides

We will compile and post presentations from most speakers. Stay tuned for a link coming up shortly after the conference wraps up.

Attendee Registration

Reserve your spot today to attend

Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration

Reserve your exhibitor space today and/or become a sponsor!

COVID-19 or Illness

We ask all attendees, speakers, vendors, etc. to monitor your health before attending the conference. If you have, or suspect you have, COVID-19 (including COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough, or other symptoms of a communicable illness such as the flu), tested positive for COVID-19, pending test results for COVID-19, or had close contact with anyone suspected or confirmed positive with COVID-19, please do not attend the conference. We ask everyone to follow CDC guidelines to keep healthy and safe. Masks at the conference are optional.

Election Day Notice

Reminder, the conference will be held over election day – please plan accordingly to make sure you are able to vote on Tuesday Nov 8th. Check with your Town Clerk to make plans for early voting at a voting center or by a mail-in ballot.