Conference Agenda:

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

o   7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast

o   8:30 – 9:00 Opening Ceremonies

o   9:00 – 10:15 How I Transformed my Passion for Residents Into Action.  Lori Porter, Co-Founder and CEO of NAHCA

o   10:15 -10:30 First Break

o   10:30 – 11:45 Exercising Leadership as a Means of Putting Your Passion Into Action.  Dave Hare, Vice President of Training and Leadership Development, Trilogy Health Services

o   11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch

o   12:45 – 1:00 p.m. PEP

o   1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Transforming Passion Into Action with Regulations in Mind.  Karen Tritz, Director, Division of Nursing Homes, Survey and Certification Group, CMS

o   2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Second Break

o   2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Culture Change as a way of Transforming Passion Into Action.  Diana Sturdevant, PhD, GCNS-BC, APRN, CDONA, FNGNA, Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist, Director of Nursing Services, Mitchell Manor Convalescent Home, Inc.

o   3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Third Break

o   4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Session title to be Determined.  Former Governor Mark Parkinson, President and CEO, American Health Care Association

o   5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

o   7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast

o   8:30 – 8:45 Kick off Day 2

o   8:45 – 10:00 Our Passion in Action:  The State of the Association.  Jeff Wellman, Chief Operating Officer, NAHCA

o   10:00 – 10:15 First Break

o   10:15 – 11:30 Session title to be Determined.  Member of the Legislative Affairs Office, AHCA

o   11:30 – 11:45 Ramp Up for the Hill

o   TDB Hill Visits (AHCA)

o   11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch

o   12:45 – 1:30 p.m.  Transportation to Capitol Hill

o   1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Rally on The Hill

o   2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Transportation back to the Renaissance

o   3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Preparation for The Key to Quality Awards Banquet

o   6:15 – Completion Key to Quality Awards

o   10:00 – Completion After Party