Schedule

Schedule at a Glance

The 2017 conference promises to be more than just honoring and celebrating the past, it will also be a time to explore how we can each “be the future”. Whether you are just starting out on your culture change journey or have been actively engaged in this endeavor for some time, there will be something there for you. Be sure to mark your calendars for July 30 – August 2, 2017, and plan to make the 2017 Pioneer Network Conference a stop on your culture change journey!

 

Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:00 – 6:00 Registration Open
11:30 – 3:00 Culture Change Links and Leverages to the New CMS Regulations
12:30 – 3:00 Fundamentals of Culture Change
12:30 – 3:00 Overcoming Your Biggest Obstacles: A Clinic for Changemakers
3:15 – 5:00 Conference Welcome
Presentation by Gregg Brandush, Deputy Associate Regional Administrator, CMS
Overview of meeting highlights, tips for first-timers and an introduction to the conference app
5:15 – 6:15 Learning Circles: Making Person-Directed Care Happen
6:15 – ? Dinner on Your Own
Monday, July 31, 2017
6:30 – 7:15 Wellness Walk
7:00 – 5:00 Registration
8:00 – 4:30 Intensives – All day
8:00 – 11:45 Intensives – AM
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch (Exhibit visits & networking)
12:45 – 4:30 Intensives – PM
5:00 – 7:00 Welcome Reception: Anniversary Celebration
7:00 – ? Pioneer Party
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6:30 – 7:15 Wellness Walk
7:00 – 5:00 Registration
8:00 – 9:30 Opening Plenary: Person Directed Care — Past & Present: Listening to Our Elders
9:30 – 10:30 Break (Exhibit visits, refreshments & networking)
10:30 – 12:00 Concurrent A
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (Exhibit visits & networking)
1:30 – 3:00 Concurrent B
3:30 – 4:30 Concurrent C
4:45 – 5:45 Learning Circle:  Be the Future
6:00 – 7:30 The Future is NOW: Take Part
A conversation with elders and others…like you!
7:30 – ? Free evening to explore with new & old friends
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
7:30 – 4:00 Registration
8:00 – 9:30 Concurrent D
10:00 – 11:30 Concurrent E
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch/ Closing Plenary: Person Directed Care – Be the Future: Becoming Elders
2:30 – 4:30 Think Tank.  Exploring the Future:  The Next 20 Years