Network Events

Network Events

Below is a snapshot of network events happening during the Annual Meeting & EXPO. More events will be added periodically. Please check the event app to see a final Network Events Schedule for date, time and event location details.

National Leadership Academy Alumni Fellowship Event,  8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Leadership Academy alumni are invited to reconnect and re-engage with each other at the Marriott Marquis immediately following SPARK!  

Facilities Management Network, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participate in a roundtable conversation with facility managers and other professionals to discuss the big and small picture challenges that impact facility operations, staffing, purchasing, management, communication and other topics that participants wish to share with peers.

Disrupt Ageism: Tools for Facilitation, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Research has shown that ageist attitudes are often unconsciously and unintentionally perpetuated even by those who choose to work with or on behalf of older adults. Recognizing, challenging and eliminating ageism should be considered an essential core competency for everyone working in the field of aging services. Learn much needed tools to disrupt ageism in your communities and how to facilitate conversation and training. Find out more details and RSVP.

Resident/Elder Networking Lunch, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
Residents/elders are invited to attend this networking lunch immediately preceding the Opening Keynote. 

Single Site Life Plan Community Network Luncheon, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
If you are a C-suite leader of a single site life plan community, we invite you to join a special luncheon gathering just prior to the LeadingAge Opening Keynote. Featured speaker Roger Myers, CEO of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan, will share his experiences in forging unique partnerships to further the mission of his organization. Please RSVP here.

HR/Workforce Network, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. 
Join your HR peers for a light breakfast and conversation about the critical challenges facing HR professionals in aging service organizations.

Wellness & Wellbeing Network Breakfast, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. 

Join other LeadingAge provider members for the wellness & wellbeing network meeting. Come engage with peers and share resources related to holistic wellbeing.

New CEO Breakfast, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. 
LeadingAge invites new CEOs and Executive Directors, who have been in their role up to four years, to join a breakfast program that offers learning and fellowship opportunities designed to help new aging services leaders adjust to their role. Please RSVP to attend.   

Single-Site Nursing Homes Network, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Dementia Services Network Lunch,  12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Join other LeadingAge provider members for a dementia services network gathering. Come engage with peers and share resources related to meeting the needs of people living with dementia.

LGBT Network,  12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Join LeadingAge members for a light lunch, along with sharing best practices, challenges and opportunities facing your organization’s LGBT inclusion journey.

Sparks Gallery Event, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
Join Select Rehabilitation, Unidine, The Greenhouse Project, and iN2L for an artful evening celebration at an acclaimed Sparks Gallery. Housed within the historic Sterling Hardware Building in San Diego’s vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, Sparks Gallery showcases contemporary art from local San Diego and Southern California artists. Come experience this unique event complete with delectable cocktails, scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, and live music. It’s an evening not to be missed! Find out more details and RSVP here.

Inclusion Reception powered by the LGBT Network, 9:00 p.m. - Midnight
Join the LGBT Network for the 13th annual Inclusion Celebration! This event pays tribute to those who have paved the way for diversity and inclusion in aging services and celebrates the work our members do every day providing high-quality supports and services for all. Find out more details, RSVP and join our group of donors. 


CAST Technology Networking Reception,  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Please join us to socialize with technology professionals, CAST Commissioners, technology vendors, and other peers in the aging services field.

CEMO Leadership Forum, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.

This event is open to CEO multisite provider members only. Find out more here.

Housing Celebration Reception, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
LeadingAge welcomes members who provide and support affordable housing to our Housing Celebration Reception. It’s time to celebrate recent victories that will expand and preserve affordable housing as we continue our advocacy in these areas.

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