Please join us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 2020 Pioneering a New Culture of Aging Conference.

The Pioneer Network Pioneering a New Culture of Aging conference,
will be held on August 9-12, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Our conference focus in 2020 is Envisioning the Future.

Call for Presentations is now closed
Thank you to all those who submitted proposals.

Applications for the
2020 Community Commitment Award
are now being accepted.

What is the Community Commitment Award?
This award recognizes members of a long-term care community for their volunteer service to help enhance their communities.
What will the award recipients receive? Up to three teams will each receive a cash award covering registration, travel, and lodging for the 2020 Pioneer Network conference being held in Pittsburgh, PA August 9-12.


Highlights and resources from the 2019 Pioneering a New Culture of Aging Conference

Our 2019 Conference Sessions on Workplace Culture are now available to view online.

Sponsored by:


Carter Catlett Williams Convening the 2019 Pioneer Network Conference

Watch this wonderful video of Carter Catlett Williams, convening the 2019 conference. It is a dose of culture change inspiration through Carter’s magnificent voice, heart and images. Show it to others and hand out Pioneer Network’s Values and Principles Card (pdf) and then discuss together what you are inspired to do in the days to come.

Used with permission. This video may be shared freely.

2019 Conference Program 

Click here to view and download. 

Are you looking for the handouts? 

If you have the App on your smart device, just go to Schedule/Session on the menu, choose the session you attended and scroll down to the bottom of the page. If there are handouts available, that’s where you’ll find them.
If you are not a Smartphone user, you can download the desktop version of the App, and get the handouts right on your computer (the surveys as well).

Not on the Pioneer Network Conference 2019 App
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