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VNAA - Visiting Nurse Associations of America

2010 Annual Meeting Agenda-at-a-Glance


Agenda

***This is a agenda as of 4/12/10.***

Tuesday, April 20

10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Registration and Internet Cafe

Grand Foyer

1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference 1* - "Evidence Based Practice in Home Healthcare: Advancing Home Healthcare and Hospice Quality" Speakers: Dr. Marcia Rachel and Rebecca Askew

Palm 3

1:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Policy Council Meeting - A working session for Policy Council members. The Policy Council is VNAA's formal advisory body for public policy initiatives. VNAA Policy Council members guide VNAA's public policy agenda and provide policy recommendations to the VNAA Board of Directors.

Palm 4

5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

VNAA Board Meeting (Board Members only)

Palm 5

8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

CEO Dessert Reception (Agency CEOs and Board Members only)

Sponsored by Unemployment Services Trust (UST)

Palm Foyer

Wednesday, April 21

7:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Registration and Internet CafC)

Grand Foyer

8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Speaker Ready Room

174

8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference 2* - "Leading Agency Boards in an Evolving Generational Environment" Speaker: Bob Wendover

Salon 6

12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Interest Group Meetings + Box Lunch: Immunization, Chief Clinical Officers, Financial Managers Group, Business Development, Hospice and Agency Board Members

See Program book for full descriptions and locations.

1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Opening Plenary - "Radical Resiliency - Thriving in Turbulent Times" Keynote Speaker: Eileen McDargh.

Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline

Salon 1-2

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 1

See Program book for full descriptions and locations.

4:30 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Networking Break

Grand Foyer

4:45 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Public Policy Forum and Town Hall Meeting

Salon 1-2

6:00 p.m.- 6:45 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Robert Fazzi, PhD, "National State of the Home Care Industry Report: Comparisons, Implications and Strategies for VNAs"

Sponsored by Blackberry by Research In Motion Ltd.

Salon 1-2

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Philips Lifeline

Pool Deck

Thursday, April 22

7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Speaker Ready Room

174

7:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Registration and Internet Cafe

Grand Foyer

8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Breakfast

Sponsored by VaxServe, A sanofi pasteur Company

Palm 1-2

10:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.

Networking Break

Grand Foyer

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions 2

See Program book for full descriptions and locations.

11:45 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

VNAA National Awards Luncheon

Luncheon Presenting Sponsor: sanofi-aventis

Supporting Sponsor of the 2010 Awardees: Philips Lifeline

Center Ballroom

2:15 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 3

See Program book for full descriptions and locations.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Poster Session and Facilitated Networking

Palm Foyer

5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

Sponsored by VaxServe, A sanofi pasteur Company

Palm 1-2

Friday, April 23

7:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

Speaker Ready Room

174

8:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Registration and Internet Cafe

Grand Foyer

8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Breakfast and Prize Drawing

Palm 1-2

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions 4

See Program book for full descriptions and locations.

11:45 a.m.- 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon and Closing Plenary - "Creating the Ultimate Sustainable Brand" Keynote Speaker: Scott Deming

North Ballroom


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