2018 Annual Conference - May 20-23, 2018 - Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, OR

LeadingAge Oregon, an affiliate of the national association LeadingAge, is seeking presentation proposals for our 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition, which will carry the theme "Life on Purpose."

We are looking for innovative, cutting edge ideas and practices on all aspects of aging services. Presentations on innovative concepts and addressing challenging issues are specifically encouraged.  Suggested presentation topics include (but aren't limited to):
  • Best practices in clinical care for all settings
  • Care transitions
  • Continuous quality improvement/accountability/public trust
  • Cost savings/efficiencies
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's care
  • Financial Management
  • Health Care Reform and the role of aging services organizations
  • Improving organizational operations
  • Innovative/cutting edge programs and services (all settings)
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Leadership development
  • Legal issues for aging services
  • Management and supervisory skill development
  • Marketing to the new consumer
  • New business models/partnerships (all settings)
  • Resident/consumer-centered care models
  • Resident/family engagement in care
  • Succession Planning
  • Technology and its use in aging services settings
  • Wellness and active aging
  • Workforce development, retention and recruitment
Attendees at the conference represent a wide variety of staff disciplines from nursing facilities, life plan communities (CCRCs), assisted living and residential care facilities, senior housing (affordable and market rate) and community-based programs, including adult day and home care. Positions range from CEOs to direct line staff. The audience is experienced and knowledgeable, and expect current and high quality information. Preference will be given to conference sessions that are interactive and engaging.
Please note that breakout sessions at our 2018 conference will be 1-1/4 hours long (75 minutes).
Submissions must be received no later than November 15, 2017.