Networking Events

Networking Events

Below is a snapshot of network events happening during the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience. RSVP links and more information on how to sign up are detailed below. Zoom links to each networking event will be provided to those who RSVP and/or will be posted in the Events tab of the virtual event platform.

Click here to see network events schedule 

CAST Technology Networking Reception
Please join us to socialize with technology professionals, CAST Commissioners, technology vendors, and other peers in the aging services field. Register here.

CEMO Leadership Forum
This event is open to CEO multisite provider members only. Learn more and find out how to register here.

Facilities Management Network
Participate in a roundtable conversation with your facility management peers and other professionals to discuss the big and small picture challenges that impact facility operations in the post COVID-19 environment. Come prepared to share what’s working and even what’s not working in your organization. Please email your RSVP here.

Global Ageing Network Event with Dialog Health
Dialog Health will present and event is entitled, “Virtual study tours into Dutch aged care innovations.”

Home Health and Hospice Networking Event - hosted by LeadingAge and VNAA/ElevatingHOME
Join LeadingAge and our partners, the Visiting Nurse Associations of America/ElevatingHOME for a reception for home health and hospice providers to network and get to know one another to allow for more collaboration as these organizations continue integration. We will feature members of each organization discussing challenges and best practices from COVID as well as the opportunity to network and discuss the future of home-based care. We hope to see our home health and hospice members at this event to have a fun and fruitful reception! Register here.

Housing Celebration: Growing Together
Affordable senior housing providers, this daylight reception is for you! Let’s take a moment to explore the creative sparks that come from some time in the garden and to celebrate our silly selves. RSVP here for Housing Celebration.

HR/Workforce Network
Join your HR peers for a roundtable conversation about the critical challenges facing HR professionals in aging services organizations in the COVID-19 era. Come to share your achievements and frustrations with others facing similar challenges.  Please email your RSVP here.

Leaders in Residence Student Meeting
Are you new to the field and interested in professional growth? Build connections with peers and mentors that are dedicated to developing the future workforce. See the Student Program Schedule for more details.

LGBT Network
Join LeadingAge members to share best practices, challenges and opportunities facing your organization’s LGBT inclusion journey.

Inclusion Reception powered by the LGBT Network
Join the LGBT Network for the 14th Annual Inclusion Night! This event honors those who have paved the way for diversity and inclusion in aging services and celebrates the work our members do every day providing LGBT-inclusive high-quality supports and services for all. This year we are celebrating virtually with a moving and thought-provoking program - including inspiring speakers, entertainment, and the opportunity for you to meet and talk with friends who are as passionate about LGBT inclusion as you are! Check out more details and RSVP here.

New CEO & Executive Director Gathering
LeadingAge invites new CEOs and Executive Directors, who have been in their role up to four years, to join a Zoom-based gathering that facilitates intimate mentoring conversations with seasoned leaders in our field. These close-in conversations will address the pandemic’s influence on the future of our field and the role of leaders in shaping that future. RSVP here

Next Gen Professionals Network Meetup 
Are you a newcomer to the field or a student interested in connecting with peers? Join Next Gen for a dynamic evening of virtual conversations and fun, engaging activities. Register for Next Gen Meetup here

PROJECT ECHO
What is Project ECHO and how can it support nursing homes in their efforts to improve quality? Have you wondered why nursing home quality improvement can’t be more supportive and collaborative and less punitive?  It can! How can nursing homes take advantage of this outstanding opportunity – and BE PAID TO PARTICIPATE? Meet members of the ECHO team and hear why you won’t want to miss out on being a part of this network. Find out more about PROJECT ECHO and RSVP

Provider-Led Special Needs Plans and Risk-Based Models Networking Happy Hour Event - hosted by LeadingAge
Interested in risk-based models such as provider-led special needs plans, bundled payments, sub-delegated or partially capitated risk arrangements, direct contracting, and more? Bring your beverage of choice and join your peers for a discussion of the current and future models. This event is for all members whether currently participating in risk-based models or just exploring new ways to take on more financial risk and reward. Through break out groups, we will share our work to date, learn from our peers who are participating in these models now, and explore these opportunities. Insights gained from small group discussions will be shared with large group at the end. Register here.

Resident/Elder Networking Event-Implications of the Election
Join us to discuss social connectedness technology that has enabled residents to creatively meet a variety of social needs during the pandemic. Hear from LeadingAge CAST Associate Director Scott Code and other LeadingAge staff on what is happening around the country and also network with your fellow residents to think of ways to connect during these trying times.

Single Site Life Plan Community Brown Bag Lunch
Get a jump on the week ahead by connecting with fellow leaders of single-site life plan communities over a (virtual) lunch. For our ice-breaker, you are encouraged to showcase a signature meal from your dining room, as we open with the question, “How do you keep your dining program fresh, nutritious, and tailored to the unique tastes of your community - on a budget?”  From that starting point, Haider Mahmood, MA, CDP, CFPP, FMP, Director of Dining Services  for Vinson Hall Retirement Community (McLean, VA) will lead us through a discussion on how COVID has transformed your dining program, and how to plan - and budget - for the expanded culinary services that residents may come to expect and require. Register here.

Stand-Alone Nursing Homes Network
Join other LeadingAge single-site nursing homes to share experiences, celebrate wins, and exchange ideas for facing the year ahead. Register here.

Texas Night Out - Virtual Happy Hour Edition (Texas Members Only)
Come join us at the end of your day on November 18 as our hosts, the Get it Gals, lead us through three rounds of MUZINGO (music bingo). Join us for all three rounds for a chance to win a fantastic gift basket, just in time for the holidays! A music bingo card, information and Zoom link will be provided to you before the program. All you need to do is grab a refreshment and log on and enjoy the fun...cheers to catching up with conference cohorts! Registration is required so RSVP now to secure your spot!

Trustee Network Event
Join other trustees for this network event. More details on the agenda and RSVP link to come soon.