2018 Annual Leadership Conference Call for Speakers

The Voice of Home Care for American Families: Advocating for Our Seniors

As the premier association representing the home care industry, HCAOA is committed to connecting and educating our members. We stay on top of the latest issues, have our finger on the pulse of future trends and keep our member companies informed. Whether providing training on the latest business strategies or technologies, or hosting our dynamic annual leadership conference, HCAOA enables members to grow, advance their workers’ skills and meet the needs of America’s seniors. 

The 2018 HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference will take place in Washington, DC on September 22-25 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. HCAOA is encouraging our members to attend the conference this year with the theme, “The Voice of Home Care for American Families: Advocating for Our Seniors.” We invite you to share your knowledge, experience and expertise with our members.  Our conference provides sessions that appeal to the seasoned home care business professional as well as those new to the industry.  

Presenter Incentives: 

  • (1) Complimentary hotel night

  • (1) Complimentary Annual Leadership Conference Registration along with all meals provided with the registration.

  • Opportunity to share your expertise with Home Care Provider business owners across the country

Please click on the link below to submit a speaking proposal for the 2018 Annual Leadership Conference.



The HCAOA would like to receive proposals on the following topics but are open to other areas of focus that appeal to the home care industry:


  • Marketing/Branding

  • Various Service Lines (Care Management, Dementia Care, ALS Care, Hospice-Supportive Care, etc.)

  • Unique Programs (Retirement Community/Assisted Living Partnerships, Snow Bird Programs, Veterans Assistance, etc)

  • HR Issues

  • Caregiver Recruitment

  • Caregiver Retention

  • Client Retention

  • Department of Labor Issues

  • Understanding Joint Employment

  • Limited Caregiver Pool – Industry Solutions, Local Marketplace Solutions, Agency Solutions

  • Increasing Wages vs Maintaining Profit Margins

  • Regulatory Issues

  • Competition (PD Agencies, Referral Agencies, Uber Sites, Grey Marketplace)

  • Operations Best Practices (Financial literacy, etc)

  • How the use of technology is setting your business apart from others in the market (Operations, Marketing/Branding, etc.)

  • Care Technology Integration (Vital Sign Monitoring, Medication Dispensing, Fall Detection, etc.)

  • Navigating Third-party Credentialing Systems in Assisted Living Centers and Other Facilities

If you know of a colleague or speaker/presenter that may be interested in submitting a proposal, please feel free to share this information as you see fit.  All proposals must be submitted to the HCAOA no later than Friday, April 20. Proposals will be reviewed by our Conference Committee and presenters will be notified of their presentation status by June 15.

Thank you and we look forward to reviewing your proposal!