Join your peers in San
Antonio April 15-17. Hear from leading senior living executives and dynamic
keynote speakers, and engage with solutions providers at the Senior Living
Attending the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference this April in San Antonio is sure to provide you with unique insights, actionable takeaways, and opportunities for growth—both for your company and for your career—whatever your unique role may be. In a program driven by the new Senior Living Executive Conference Planning Committee, you’ll hear from thought leaders from inside and outside of senior living. They will address the biggest challenges, evolving opportunities, and increasing trends facing the industry today and in the near and long term.
Gain Insight from Industry Executives
Mainstage and Insights From the C-Suite panels, moderated by Ann Compton, former ABC News White House correspondent, will tap into the experience and expertise of executives across senior living.
State of the Industry panel will address achieving operational excellence,
obtaining strategic scalability, and winning the talent wars; The REIT
Landscape panel will focus on how increased demand and innovative joint
ventures may create opportunities for growth; and the Focus on the Workforce
panel will dive into strategic approaches to workforce development and the
measurable outcomes driving long-range success.
- Featured Panelists: Scott Brinker, EVP & Chief
Investment Officer, HCP, Inc.; Tom Grape,
Chairman & CEO, Benchmark; Kai Hsiao,
CEO, Eclipse Senior Living; Eric
Mendelsohn, President & CEO, National Health Investors, Inc.; Joel Nelson, President & CEO, Life
Care Services; and Patricia Will,
Founder & President, Belmont Village Senior Living.
mainstage panels will address the integration of healthcare and senior living
policy with featured panelist Michael
Leavitt, former governor of Utah, and tackle emergency preparedness
strategy and response with
featured panelists John Moore,
Chairman & CEO, Atria Senior Living Group and Bill Sciortino, COO, Vi.
trackshave also been designed to
support the specialized roles of senior living professionals: HR/workforce,
memory care, operations, sales & occupancy, finance & development, and
risk mitigation & cost containment.
- Featured Panelists: Adam Brooks, Director of Accountable
Care, BAYADA Home Health Care; Emily
DeRocco, CEO, E3; Chris Guay,
President and CEO, Vitality Living; Chris
Hyatt, Partner & COO, New Perspective Senior Living; Jessie Marinko, CEO & Founder,
Phoenix Senior Living; Nicole Moberg,
Chief Sales Officer, Thrive Senior Living; Lana
Peck, Senior Principal, NIC; Rob Poyas, VP of Sales & Marketing, Five
Star Senior Living; Jason Rock, VP
of Sales & marketing, Allegro Senior Living; David Smith, Founder/Owner, The Gatesworth Communities and Sherpa; Rick Westermann, VP & Senior
Director of Sales & Marketing, Life Care Services; and Shamim Wu, COO, Eclipse Senior Living.
Engage in Issue Deep Dives
New this year, Deep Dive sessions will highlight critical and emerging issues from quality care and workforce development to dining strategy and women’s leadership. Hear from featured speaker, Sarah Thomas, the first NFL referee, during the Women in Leadership Deep Dive on how she broke through a traditionally male-dominated industry.
- Featured Panelists: Tommy Comer, Chief HR Officer, Commonwealth Senior Living; Sue Coppola, SVP of Care, Sunrise
Senior Living; Dr. Patrick Doyle,
Corporate Director of Dementia Care, Brightview Senior Living; Aaron Fish, VP, Food & Beverage,
Civitas Senior Living; Collette Gray,
CEO and COO, Integral Senior Living; Sarabeth
Hanson, President and CEO, Harbor Retirement Associates; Mary Sue Patchett, EVP, Community and
Field Operations, Brookdale; Sanjeev
Shetty, Head of Innovation, The Asbury Group; Cooper Vittitow, COO, Civitas Senior Living; and Judy Whitcomb, SVP, HR and Learning
& Organizational Development, Vi.
Peer-to-peer discussions in The Hive will
also allow participants to explore topics including design, legal/compliance,
marketing and social media, workforce, mentoring, and technology in an open
From Change Agents and Thought Leaders
Among the notable speakers
joining us on the mainstage, Dr. Daniel Levitin, neuroscientist, musician, and author, will
share his expertise on music and the brain. Kat Cole,
President, North America, FOCUS brands, will share her experience building
highly successful and resilient brands; and Kim Campbell, an advocate for eradicating Alzheimer’s
disease, will share details about her husband Glen Campbell and his courageous
battle with Alzheimer’s.
Advantage of Networking Opportunities
Not to be missed during the conference are the invaluable networking
opportunities to be found at the Senior Living Expo and special conference events. More than
250 exhibitors will be on the show floor ready to share the latest innovative
solutions and to address your most pressing questions at focused info sessions throughout the conference. On the expo floor, you’ll also
experience an exciting live culinary cook-off featuring some of the industry’s
leading community chefs.
there are plenty of special events where you can mix and mingle with your
peers—the opening night Fiesta NIOSAITA at Sunset Station featuring Tex-Mex
fare, cocktails, and a mariachi band; the Advocacy Fund Golf Classic to support issue lobbying; morning wellness activities to get
your day started right; and special receptions.
Become a More Effective Executive
Finally, if you are a community executive director or administrator,
take advantage of the popular Executive Director
Leadership Institute—an intensive three-day course focused on
effective community leadership and efficient operations—where you can earn up
to 17.5 NAB CEUs.
There’s also a CDAL prep course and offered Sunday, April 14 prior to
the official conference opening, for those looking to take the next step in
obtaining the Certified Director of Assisted Living credential.
Source: Senior Housing News