June 21-23, 2017, Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA
Call for Proposals
LeadingAge PA—an association of not-for-profit senior services—is the state’s largest trade association representing non-profit, fraternal, religious and government-sponsored providers of housing and health-related service options to Pennsylvania’s elderly. Our 370+ members serve more than 65,000 persons in facility-based settings and tens of thousands more in their homes or other community settings.
LeadingAge PA’s Annual Conference & Exposition, scheduled for June 21-23, 2017 in Hershey, PA, offers presenters an unparalleled forum for showcasing a variety of forward-thinking ideas centering on innovations in senior care and services, financial operations, reimbursement issues, current and emerging trends, opportunities to use technology, and updates on the current and future regulatory environment.
The conference audience is composed of CEOs, middle/senior managers and other key professionals of nonprofit organizations providing services and housing to older adults. Professionals in aging services and allied fields (i.e. fundraising, architecture, marketing, education, law, financial management and public administration) also attend the conference.
LeadingAge PA is seeking compelling presentation proposals to ensure a comprehensive slate of program offerings. Presentations should address an array of trends and topics reflective of challenges, opportunities and solutions as they pertain to the senior living field and showcase the presenter's expertise and understanding through a dynamic presentation of data, current strategies and case studies.
Submissions must be complete and meet the following guidelines:
- All proposals must be submitted by September 23, 2016.
- Late submissions cannot be considered for review. No extensions can be granted.
- Content and speaker changes will not be accepted once a proposal has been submitted.
In order to develop a high-quality, well-balanced education program, LeadingAge PA reserves the right to limit the number of sessions an organization may participate in to no more than three sessions.
A peer review education task force of LeadingAge PA members, experts in the field and association staff will review submissions using the following evaluation criteria:
- Timeliness and relevance of topic to aging services.
- Practical and replicable applicability of concepts for aging services providers.
- Clarity and depth of session content and education methods that enhance the learning experience.
- Qualifications, expertise and experience level of speakers.