Call for Papers/Presenters for Maryland’s Largest Long-Term Care/Senior Care Convention

More than 700 Industry Leaders Expected to Attend Event in Ocean City in September 2010

Columbia, MD – Once again, Maryland’s leading long-term/senior care organizations – the Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM) and LifeSpan Network – will co-host the state’s largest long-term and senior care health convention in Ocean City, Md. from September 28 through October 1, 2010 entitled: Aligning for a Strong Future; A Double Header Event.  More than 700 healthcare leaders and professionals are expected to attend the conference. HFAM and LifeSpan are calling for convention presentations for two educational formats: Keynote Sessions and Concurrent Sessions.

Keynote speakers should address topics that interest a large, universal group of senior residential and healthcare professionals from the long-term care provider community and related stakeholders. The keynote sessions attract up to 500 audience members. Concurrent Session speakers address more specific topics and should expect audiences of 50-150 individuals.

Participants include; nursing home/long-term care executives and board members, owners, regional directors, administrators, executive directors, nursing leadership, assisted living managers, social workers, finance/business office personnel, and department managers. Session topics typically include national and state health care policy and legislation, including health care reform, Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement rates, behavior of residents, effective quality assurance, medical legal risks, cost effectiveness, and modern technology integration.

All applications are due by Friday, May 28, 2010 and submitted by close of business to either Patty Stehle of HFAM at [email protected] or Jennifer Miller of LifeSpan Network at [email protected]. For more information about the conference and for application directions, visit or

Continuing education units will be available to attendees. Exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are also available.


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