Register for the upcoming VAPPA Conference: Disruptive Technology. 


VAPPA 2020 will be held in Williamsburg, VA. The conference theme is Disruptive Technology, and the focus will be how AI, Machine Learning, and Generative design are affecting Design, Construction and Operations.The Wednesday reception will be hosted on the campus of William & Mary. Tours will precede the reception; please see the agenda for more details.

The conference will be held at Kingsmill Resort. VAPPA encourages members to bring their spouses and guests as there will be activities for them to enjoy during the conference. 

VAPPA is the Virginia Chapter of APPA and is a part of the SRAPPA region. The mission of VAPPA is to create, continually support, and promote opportunities for professional and facility organization development, relationship building, and knowledge and information sharing among all facility personnel and business partners involved in education throughout Virginia and align our goals with those that of APPA International and SRAPPA.



SRAPPA is one of six regional organizations dedicated to the operation of buildings on campuses of higher education. SRAPPA consists of members from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Mexican states of Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, and Yucatan.


With one eye on providing excellence in today’s educational environment, and one always trained on adapting, enhancing, and transforming the facilities of the future, APPA seeks to create positive impact in educational facilities on three important levels:

  • APPA transforms individual facilities professionals into higher performing managers and leaders, which…

  • Helps transform member institutions into more inviting and supportive learning environments, which…

  • Elevates the recognition and value of educational facilities and their direct impact on the recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.

APPA used to stand for the Association of Physical Plant Administrators in the late 1960’s through the early 1990’s. Today, the association is known as APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities, and is most easily recognized and referred to as simply “APPA.”


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