Preconference | September 30 – October 1, 2023
Main Conference | October 2 – 4, 2023
On-Demand Access | October 2 – December 31, 2023
Statehouse Convention Center | Little Rock, AR

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NHPCO’s Leadership and Advocacy Conference has become a staple for leaders and aspiring leaders in the hospice and palliative care community. In 2023, our leadership conference is taking on a new name: the NHPCO Annual Leadership Conference (ALC2023).

ALC2023 is the premier conference for leaders and aspiring leaders working to advance the field of hospice and palliative care. With a long history of unsurpassed educational and networking opportunities for hospice and palliative care leaders, ALC2023 still offers the same great connection and content that NHPCO has shared for over 40 years, but now provides even more value than before. Through information and events for all leaders in your organization, ALC2023 addresses the challenges and changes we face today, and tomorrow.

Unprecedented times call for uncommon leadership. The NHPCO Annual Leadership Conference will not be “business as usual.” We are committed to elevating our leadership dialogue and innovating the strategic thinking that has become necessary to survive and thrive. Joining ALC2023 means investing time in pioneering conversations that will spark bold, innovative thinking. The conference will include ample networking opportunities, focused topical discussions, and time for team building and application. Consider submitting a proposal for a session before May 7, 2023.

This reimagined conference will explore topics such as:

      • Building Interdisciplinary Team Leadership
      • Managing the Healthcare of Individuals Living with Serious Illness
      • New Thinking on Existing Challenges
      • Transforming the Healthcare Delivery System

Developing aspiring leaders is imperative for your organization. ALC2023 will keep these future leaders up to date on current issues, build their strategic skills, and introduce them to a peer network to help them advance, ensuring your organization does not miss a beat in a competitive environment.

Join your colleagues in Little Rock, Arkansas to inspire new possibilities, share innovations, and shape the future of person-centered healthcare. Conference content will advance our work while remaining true to our core theme: person-and-family-centered, interdisciplinary care. We look forward to coming together this fall.

Little Rock, Arkansas and Remote
The onsite conference in Little Rock, Arkansas will bring together the provider community to enjoy professional development and interaction. Onsite attendees can take advantage of compelling keynotes, interactive educational sessions, networking opportunities, an in-person exhibit hall, and more.

An on-demand content library and additional resources will also be available to onsite attendees and as an option for virtual participants. A virtual exhibit hall is included. On-demand content will be available through December 31, 2023.

Your health and safety remain our priorities. NHPCO continues to actively monitor the ongoing public health emergency, including COVID and other communicable health risks. The health and safety of all involved with ALC2023 is our ultimate concern and we commit to making safe and responsible decisions. Currently, we do not have news of a change to the conference as envisioned. All conference announcements will be communicated via the NHPCO website and email. For more information, review our Health and Safety Protocols.

Supporting Trans Rights in Arkansas: Arkansas has recently passed multiple pieces of legislation discriminating against transgender individuals. NHPCO stands with the LGBTQ+ community in Arkansas and across the country; we seek to make the conference a welcoming space and to provide opportunities for attendees to learn about and support LGBTQ+ rights, support LGBTQ+ hospice staff, and advance equitable access to hospice care. Learn more.     


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