2019 Call for Presentations

LeadingAge Colorado Annual Conference and Exhibition
May 13-15, 2019 - Hotel Talisa - Vail, CO

We are seeking original, thought-provoking proposals that enable LeadingAge Colorado members to hear about creative approaches, new ideas, innovative models and emerging trends as well as topics that address the pressing issues facing senior living and care providers across the continuum of care.


We are specifically looking for presentations on the following topics. Presentations outside of these topic areas may be considered but will not be top priority.

  • Caregiver Support, Resources, Trends
  • Growth & How to Survive in Competitive Environment
  • Inter-generational Programming
  • Leadership Development
  • Public Policy & Legal Issues
  • Senior Living Positioning and Design
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Workforce – Employee Engagement, Employee Wellness, Orientation/Retention

Target Audiences

  • Administrators
  • Assisted Living Operators
  • Nurses
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Department Managers
  • Social Service Professionals
  • Activity Professionals
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Hands-On Caregivers

If you have an interesting presentation or an idea that could be developed into an educational session, you are invited to submit a written proposal. Complete the application and return it by the deadline listed. To be considered as a speaker, your program must be educational and interactive.

Sales presentations will not be accepted. 

Evaluation Criteria

The LeadingAge Colorado Conference Planning Committee will review all proposals on these criteria:

  • Topic addresses a critical and timely issues in senior living and care and is applicable to our target audiences
  • Interactiveness of presentation, with the goal of incorporating non-didactic techniques (sage on the stage)
  • Has practical applicability to senior living and care providers
  • Embodies quality, innovation, and originality
  • Is clear, focused, well-organized, and designed to be interactive
  • Features experienced speaker(s) with significant expertise

How to apply:

Submission Deadline: December 21, 2018

Apply Online.



We are now taking booth reservations for our Annual Conference & Exposition scheduled for May 13-15, 2019.

You will find many exciting opportunities for networking — reaching out to more than 200 aging service provider professionals, corporations and key decision makers.

Reserve Your Booth Now!