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Conference & Trade show

ICAA Conference and Trade Show
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center,
Orlando, Florida
October 12-14, 2017

CEO/manager sessions

Whether you are a CEO or executive director, wellness director or marketing executive seeking to the gain the market intelligence you need to shape your present and future organizations goals and operations, the ICAA management track is designed just for you.

At the ICAA Conference 2017, you'll join a conference community that learns with and from each other. You'll have more opportunities and locations for networking with fellow CEOs, presidents, vice presidents and managers—from informal mixing at the resort coffee bar to the event's welcoming Reception En Blanc. Plus you'll access an expo of products and services targeted to active aging, featuring exhibitors committed to your success with the older adult. Investigate solutions in technology, equipment, services, dining, leasing and financing. All in an environment focused on healthy, active aging.

There are also many other sessions to experience beyond these, just click on full conference schedule to learn more. To register for the conference, click here

Thursday, October 12, 7:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m.

MM -The dynamic role of active aging among women 50+
Faculty: Steve French, MBA, Managing Partner and Co-Owner, Natural Marketing Institute

BP - PANEL Wearable technology: Changing how we live, work and play
Faculty: Brent Bauer, Mayo Clinic and Well Living Lab; Lilian Myers, IBM’s Watson Health Consumer Group; Ginna Baik, CDW Healthcare

R - Video-conferencing vs. face-to-face training for older adults
Faculty: Nicola Maffiuletti, PhD, Director of the Human Performance Lab, and Nicola Casartelli, PhD, Research Associate, Schulthess Clinic

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

MM - PANEL A CEO’s perspective on healthy aging
Faculty: Richard Carmona, Sean O’Connell, Mike Siemens and Stephanie Ludwig, Canyon Ranch

MM – Healthy aging–A CEO's perspective
Faculty: Susan Docherty, CEO, Canyon Ranch

BP – PANEL The physical therapy/wellness connection: What’s next?
Faculty: Martha Schram, Aegis Therapies; Dan Hirschfeld, Genesis Rehab Services/Respiratory Health Services/International Operations and GRS Academy; Lori Schrodt, Western Carolina University; Neely Sullivan, Select Rehabilitation, Inc.
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10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: Healthy aging: An integrative approach to wellness for older adults
Faculty: Andrew Weil, MD, Founder and Director, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM)

3:45p.m.–4:45 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION: What an "ignited" older adult will look like in 2035
Faculty: Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch and Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

5:00p.m.–6:30 p.m.

BP - PANEL Innovative trends in technology and wellness
Faculty: Mary Furlong, EdD, President and CEO, Mary Furlong and Associates, Ted Fisher, BA, PMD, Harvard Business School, Vice President, Business Development, Hasbro, Laurie Orlov, BA, Certificate, Geriatric Care Management, Founder, Aging in Place Technology Watch, and Rebecca Shaw, Director of Marketing, Sodexo

MM - Poof, now you are a manager
Faculty: Karen D. Woodard, President, Premium Performance Training.

R - Engaging residents to become "Research Pioneers" in studies for fall risk management
Faculty: Kim Eichinger, ACE, Executive Director of Fitness, Country Meadows Retirement Communities, and Cynthia Gibson-Horn, PT, Chief Technology Officer, Motion Therapeutics Inc.

MM- How to ACE your digital marketing strategy
Faculty: Robin Craig, MBK Senior Living; Peggy Lovejoy, G5 Search Marketing

BP - Ignite the future of active aging — Open Space Learning
Faculty: Tara Dinyer, MSc, BKin, CSCS, PTS, FIS, Professor, Mohawk College

Friday, October 13, 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

MM – PANEL A new paradigm for old age
Faculty: Mary Furlong, Mary Furlong and Associates; Margaret Drumheller, AARP; Jack York, It’s Never 2 Late; Jack Barrette, WEGO Health

MM - Community asset mapping: From domains to practice
Faculty: Laura Caron-Parker, BA, V2U Clinical Director and Felicia Chew, BS, MS, VP of Clinical Services, Genesis Rehab Services

9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Design Labs– Immerse yourself in an interactive design forum focused on products and services. By contributing real-world input in this Design Lab session, you'll help industry partners design effective products and services that address all functional levels and the future needs of your clients.

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

MM - Inviting difficult conversation
Faculty: Karen D. Woodard, President, Premium Performance Training

MM - Person-centered wellness and care: An equation for success
Faculty: Leah Klusch, The Alliance Training Center; Renee Kinder, Encore Rehabilitation; Melissa Allen, Riverview Healthcare Center; Angela McAllister, Signature HealthCare

P - Buds to blossoms - Fostering intergenerational relationships
Faculty: Salimah Walij-Shivji, BSW, MSW, Chief Client Engagement Officer & General Counsel, and Connie Hesjedal, Bachelor of Health and Science, BSW, Masters of Leadership Specialization in Social Work, MSW Student, AgeCare

3:15 p.m. –4:30 p.m.

MM - Seven essential elements of building a business case for wellness
Faculty: Hollie Fowler, BA, Senior Director, Product and Brand Development, Prestige Care Inc.

BP - PANEL The intergenerational imperative
Faculty: Lori Bitter, The Business of Aging; Beth Sanders, LifeBio.com; Andrea Fonte Weaver, Bridges Together, Inc.

4:45 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

BP - The power of harnessing hospitality in your community
Faculty: David Koelling, BA, President/Founder, Strategic Dining Services

MM - Producing the next generation of leaders
Faculty: Maria Connelly, BA, Recreation Administration, Owner, The Wellness Edge

BP - PANEL Wellness: A resident point of view
Faculty: Kelly A. Stranburg, MEd, CEP, CSCS, Director of Vitality and Well-being, Sharon Towers

Saturday, October 14, 7:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m.

BP - Engaging autonomy in older adults for improved outcomes
Faculty: Stacey Zeigler, Clarkson University; Diane Clark, University of Alabama at Birmingham

MM - Take the struggle out of communications: Use this proven approach
Faculty: Jennifer Rawlings, Asbury Inverness Village; Jason Brennan, Asbury Communities

10:00 a.m.–11:15 p.m.

MM - Bridging the gap from clinical wellness to functional well-being
Faculty: Jordan Morrow, Westminster Village

MM - Herding cats–The art of matrix management
Faculty: Hollie Fowler, Prestige Care, Inc.

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