The 2018 NPA Annual Conference will be held Oct. 21-24 at the Portland Hilton Downtown in Portland, OR.

The annual conference brings together a diverse audience of administrative, primary care and clinical staff from PACE and Pre-PACE programs. Organizations considering PACE development; state, federal, legislative and regulatory staff; and other long-term care service providers also attend.

A tentative Schedule of Events is now available. The conference program will be available in late August.


Registration is now open. Please complete and submit this Registration Form. (Note: This is an interactive, fillable form. If it does not work in your browser, use a different browser or download the form, fill it out as a PDF file, and return it to NPA.)

For more information, contact Venise Lewis.

Conference Hotel

The Portland Hilton Downtown is located at 921 SW Sixth Avenue.

NPA has blocks of rooms at both the Portland Hilton Downtown and the neighboring Duniway Portland for a rate of $208 single/double, plus taxes. You can make online reservations or call 503-226-1611 and select option 1. Mention the National PACE Association to receive the special contracted rate. The reservation deadline is Sept. 18.

If you have difficulties making your reservations online or through the Hilton Reservation Center, call 503-226-1611 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST and ask for in-house reservations.

Educational Sessions

Educational sessions will be offered Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Featured subject areas will include PACE service diversification, the use of DataPACE3 for quality improvement activities, growth strategies for PACE, the use of PACE waiver opportunities, and operational efficiencies.

This year’s conference also will feature a rehab/therapy concentration as part of the overall session offerings. These educational sessions will focus on information exchange and problem-solving.

Sixty-minute roundtable discussions will be held on a variety of hot topics in PACE.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

An updated Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus is now available. The updated prospectus includes new sponsorship opportunities.

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