Do You Have a Great Session Idea for the Spring Conference?  

LeadingAge Nebraska is seeking presentation proposals for the 2020 Spring Conference on March 11-12 in Kearney that: 

  • Are timely, relevant, practical, and actionable; 
  • Incorporate engaging, interactive educational methods; and 
  • Provide concrete take-aways and resources and/or demonstrate measurable outcomes.

The Audience: The audience at the Spring Conference includes: 

  • Organizational leaders 
  • Nursing/Clinical 
  • CFO/Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Social Services/Pastoral Care 
  • Activities/Therapeutic Recreation 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) 
  • Independent Living 
  • Assisted Living 
  • Long-Term Care/Skilled Nursing 

Session Topic Ideas: We will have three breakouts at the Spring Conference: Administrators, Nursing, and Activities/Social Services. Attendees at recent LeadingAge Nebraska events indicated interest in the following topics (consideration will be given for other topics as well): 

  • Reimbursement 
  • Quality assurance 
  • Mental health in elderly 
  • Sleep 
  • Nurse leadership topics 
  • Resilience, Self-Care, Burnout 
  • Ageism 
  • Effective Implementation of RoPs 
  • Behavioral Health 
  • Infection Control  
  • Sepsis 
  • End of Life Care 
  • Falls Management 
  • Restorative Health 
  • PDPM  
  • MDS coding  
  • Technology Applications and Case Studies 
  • Dementia Care 
  • Activities and Wellness 
  • Social Services and Pastoral Care 
  • Risk Management/Safety 
  • Compliance and Ethics 
  • Emergency Preparedness 
  • Housing Regulations 
  • Fundraising, Philanthropy and Grant Writing 

LeadingAge Nebraska Spring Conference
March 11-12, 2020
The Holiday Inn & Convention Center
Kearney, Nebraska
Submission Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019

Reimbursement: LeadingAge Nebraska cannot pay honorarium, travel, per diem, or other costs for speakers. In addition, speakers are responsible for all the expenses incurred in the development of their sessions. However, speakers will be provided with a complimentary conference registration for the day they present which includes all meals and breaks and entry for all general and breakout sessions. 

Handouts: In an effort to be better environmental stewards, LeadingAge Nebraska will not print hand-outs, but will post them on our website. You are welcome to make copies for the attendees of your session(s) if you so choose.    

Submission Deadline: The submission deadline is December 13, 2019. Please click the link below to fill out the form and email it with your resume or CV to Natalie McCormick at natalie.mccormick@leadingagene.org. 

Questions? Contact Natalie McCormick at natalie.mccormick@leadingagene.org or call 402-327-9252