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2019 AGENDA


LEARNING TRACK KEY

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  • HEALTHCARE

    Designed to ready and empower organizations to take advantage of potential revenue-generating opportunities that integrate Meals on Wheels into the healthcare ecosystem.
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Designed to equip program staff at all levels with the skills and information needed to more effectively engage your communities to advocate for support, inspire lifelong ambassadors and remain top-of-mind in a crowded marketplace. 
  • DEVELOPMENT

    Designed to help organizations grow and diversify sustainable revenue streams through expert advice, training and insights, as well as case studies and best practices from successful Meals on Wheels programs.
  • LEADERSHIP

    Designed to build on the skills and knowledge of program leaders, board members and other decision-makers to support you in leading your organizations to not only be more contemporary and sustainable, but also enable your teams to adapt and thrive in an uncertain climate.
  • SERVICE OFFERINGS

    Designed to help organizations adapt to and thrive in a competitive marketplace by differentiating Meals on Wheels’ unique and invaluable offerings from our competitors and better defining and enhancing our value proposition.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019

9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Registration Open
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
– Pre-Conference Session (Additional registration required)

healthcare
Healthcare 101: An Introduction to Partnerships and Possibilities ($35)
 

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Break for lunch (not provided)
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Intensive Workshops (Additional registration required; refreshment break included) 

service
NRCNA: Imagining an Innovative and Sustainable Future Through Creative Thinking ($60)
leadership
Social Enterprise Fundamentals ($60)

 
4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
– Meet and Greet Reception
5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. – State Association Meetings

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Registration Open
7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. – Breakfast Keynote
9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions

leadership
A Roadmap for Succession Planning                                                                   
service
Critical Conversations: How You Can Prevent and Recognize Elder Financial Exploitation
service
Future-Proofing the Congregate Meal Program
service
Activating Around Our Assets
development
Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising
healthcare New Opportunities for Medicare Advantage

 
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. – Communities of Practice Speed Networking
12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. – Lunch Keynote
2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Intensive Concurrent Sessions

leadership
Ready for an Emergency? You can be! - Part 1                                                  
development
Event Trends: The Pressure to Innovate - Part 1    
healthcare
It's All About The Data - Part 1
service
Building Bridges to Improve Service - Part 1
community
The 3 R’s of Volunteer Engagement: Recruitment, Recognition & Retention - Part 1
service
Exploring Quality in Nutrition Programs and Why it Matters - Part 1

 
3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
– Refreshment Break
3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Intensive Concurrent Sessions

leadership
Ready for an Emergency? You can be! - Part 2                                                  
development
Event Trends: The Pressure to Innovate - Part 2    
healthcare
It's All About The Data - Part 2
service
Building Bridges to Improve Service - Part 2
community
The 3 R’s of Volunteer Engagement: Recruitment, Recognition & Retention - Part 2
service
Exploring Quality in Nutrition Programs and Why it Matters - Part 2

 
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Networking Reception

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019

7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast Keynote
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Lightning Learning Sessions

leadership
How Discount Programs Allow You to Save More to Serve More                                    
healthcare
A Current State Overview of the Medicaid Landscape         
service
More Than A Meal® – Nutrition Offerings
service
More Than A Meal® – Socialization Offerings
leadership
Getting Your Organization Retirement Ready
community
More Than Just a Headcount: The 2020 Census

 
10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Concurrent Lightning Learning Sessions

leadership
Technology, Systems, Software and Saving Solutions                                   
leadership
Creating an Organizational Culture of Well-being     
service
More Than A Meal® – In-Home Safety Offerings
service
More Than A Meal® – Community Connection Offerings
service
Community-Based Frameworks for Preventing Older Adult Suicide through Innovations in Nutrition Services
community
The 2020 Presidential Election  Rocking the Vote

 
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. – Business Meeting Lunch
1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
– Communities of Practice
3:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. 
– 2019 Meals on Wheels Expo (includes reception with light refreshments and raffle)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2019

7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Registration Open
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
– Breakfast Keynote
9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions

healthcare
The ABCs of Compliance  It Doesn't Have to be Scary!            
service
Advances in Addressing Malnutrition
service
Overcoming Obstacles  Successful Strategies for Fall Prevention                                  
community
Lessons Learned from Successful Public Relations Campaigns
service Getting Smart about Pet Programs
 
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
– Concurrent Sessions
 
leadership
Getting Your Board on Board with New Ideas and New Mindsets        
leadership
Navigating the Straits of Accounting Requirements Between Fundraising and Compliance
service
Promising Practices in Food Service
service
How to Leverage the Comprehensive Network Study
community
Creating Connections One Story at a Time
healthcare
The Secret to Successful Healthcare Partnerships
 
*All times, sessions and events are subject to change

SPONSORS


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PLATINUM
  • Aetna
  • Mutual of America
  • PetSmart Charities
  • Subaru of America
  • The Home Depot Foundation
Gold
  • TrueSense Marketing
Silver
  • Accessible Solutions
  • Meals on Wheels Fundraising Co-Op