Conference Submission Dates

NPA offers multiple educational opportunities throughout the year. These events provide a platform for PACE education to thousands of individuals in the PACE community each year.  These offerings also provide an opportunity for individuals to network, share ideas and learn about the latest PACE products/ 

We depend on the PACE community to provide their expertise and share their experience in order to make these offerings relevant and engaging. NPA encourages members of the PACE community to submit a proposal to present at a future conference. 

Annual Conference

The NPA Annual Conference provides attendees the opportunity to meet with PACE leadership, PACE staff from around the country, and the PACE vendor community. More than 60 educational sessions cover topics important to PACE growth, operations and innovation.  Ample networking opportunities are available.

Submission Dates: Call for Sessions is now open for 2024 NPA Annual Conference.
Expected Attendance: ~1,000
Target Audience: PACE Staff
Educational Topics: PACE operational and clinical practices, growth strategies, staffing and financial management.
Benefits of Presenting: Reduced registration fee for up to three presenters per session and one presenter per poster abstract

Virtual Winter Conference

The NPA Virtual Winter Conference is designed for PACE staff who may not have the opportunity to travel to the NPA Annual Conference. How-to educational sessions are combined with virtual networking opportunities to help attendees learn more about important topics in PACE operations and care delivery.

Submission Dates: October/November
Expected Attendance: 200+
Target Audience: IDT members, administration and other front-line PACE staff, individuals who typically do not travel to NPA in-person conferences
Educational Topics: Operational best practices and guidelines, day center management, and topics of interest in the areas of home care, IDT, nursing, transportation, rehabilitation, administration and social work.
Benefits of Presenting: Complimentary registration to attend the conference

PACE Innovation Lab

The PACE Innovation Lab is a webinar-based educational series that highlights emerging and innovative practices in the PACE community. NPA helps PACE programs learn from one another by addressing current opportunities and challenges in PACE, sharing promising new practices with the wider PACE community, and fostering early ideation and dialogue.

Submission Dates: November/December
Expected Attendance: TBD
Target Audience: Staff and IDT members, leadership, administration of PACE programs.
Educational Topics: Emerging trends in PACE, innovative methods that improve PACE operations, enhance efficiency, increase enrollment, and have other unique types of impact.
Benefits of Presenting: The program selected as PACE Innovator of the Year will be recognized among the entire PACE community for their success in developing and adopting innovative practices. The selected program will receive two complimentary registrations to the NPA Annual Conference. The program will be recognized during the conference and featured on the NPA website.