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Frequently Asked Questions

LeadingAge California prioritizes the safety of our attendees, and asks that all individuals who plan to participate in the LeadingAge California Annual Conference & Expo on May 1-3, 2023, in Monterey, CA, be sure to self-test within 72 hour of their arrival.

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held at the Monterey Convention Center & Portola Hotel, located on One Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940 from May 1-3, 2023.

The Host Hotel is the Portola Hotel & Spa, located at Two Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA  93940. LAC has negotiated a reduced group rate of $239/night. The reservation deadline is March 24, 2023. To make a reservation, click here.

The Exhibit Hall will be open on Monday, May 1, from 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm, and on Tuesday, May 2, from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm.

To register for the upcoming Annual Conference & Exposition, click here.

Registration is open NOW! Early registration rates end on February 27, 2023. Regular registration rates end on April 3, 2023. To register after April 3, email LeadingAge California at education@leadingageca.org.

Early Bird FULL CONFERENCE Pricing (Deadline-2/27/2023)
Group (registering 5+ from same provider organization): Member price is $595/Non-Member price is N/A
Provider: Member price is $645/Non-Member price is $925
Resident/Student/Government: Member price is $285/Non-Member price is $285
Business Partner (Non-Exhibitor): Member price is $1745/Non-Member price is $2515

Regular FULL CONFERENCE Pricing (Deadline-4/3/2023)
Group (registering 5+ from same provider organization): Member price is $675/Non-Member price is N/A
Provider: Member price is $745/Non-Member price is $1025
Resident/Student/Government: Member price is $385/Non-Member price is $385
Business Partner (Non-Exhibitor): Member price is $1845/Non-Member price is $2615

Early Bird DAILY CONFERENCE Pricing (Deadline-2/27/2023)
Provider: Member price is $249/Non-Member price is $549
Resident/Student/Government: Member price is $129/Non-Member price is $129

Regular DAILY CONFERENCE Pricing (Deadline-4/3/2023)
Provider: Member price is $349/Non-Member price is $649
Resident/Student/Government: Member price is $229/Non-Member price is $229

Your organization must be a member of LeadingAge California in order to take advantage of the membership discount price. If you are unsure of your member status, please contact Melanie Ripley, Director of Membership at mripley@leadingageca.org. If you are interested in learning more about how to join LeadingAge California, please click here.

Yes. If you register with five (5) or more attendees from the same provider organization, you will get a $50 discount per person.

Yes. We periodically offer special discounts to those individuals who are signed up for our email list. To sign up for the weekly “Age-ucation Update” eblast, please email education@leadingageca.org.

Yes. You may purchase a one-day pass. The cost varies depending on category of registration you qualify for. Click here to see all pricing.

You can pre-select your CE sessions at the time you register for the conference. You will see all the CE courses that are being offered by day and time. Click on the session you want to register to reserve your spot. You are encouraged to select a session for each time slot.

It is recommended that you select the sessions you intend to participate in so that you know when/where each session is located. Additionally, by selecting your sessions, it helps LAC staff ensure the meeting room is sufficient for the number of registrants.

Yes. You can continue to make changes until April 3, 2023. To make any changes to your schedule, log into the Attendee Service Center (ASC) portal and select "Session Selection" on the left hand side of the Attendee Service Center homepage. Then, scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find your "Session Selection". On the right hand side, click the "Edit Session Selection" button. Make the necessary changes and click save. Please note that once you make your changes (by releasing/switching CE sessions, you may not be able to re-select the session if it is full). Make sure you are confident in your choice before making the change.

If the session does reach max capacity, you can join the waitlist. If a spot opens up, you’ll be notified via email of the change. However, in the meantime, you will need to select another session. We encourage early registration to avoid running into this problem.

You will get an email confirmation once you complete your conference registration with all the CE sessions you selected. However, you can also log in to the Attendee Service Center (ASC) portal at any time to view your schedule.

The type of CEs for each session may vary depending on the topic. We have generally been able to give out the following types of CEs for the breakout sessions:

  • Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
  • California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
  • Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants (CPE)

To confirm which type of CE is awarded for each session, please make sure to review each session individually.

In order to obtain credit, you must scan in and out of each of your selected sessions and be in attendance for the entire duration of the session. LAC staff will scan your badge upon entering/exiting the session room. Additionally, you will need to complete an evaluation survey for each session. Only when these two steps are completed, will you be awarded continuing education credit.

To edit or add to your registration, log in to your Attendee Service Center (ASC) and click on Information Edit. You may edit either your profile or your continuing education session selection; however, you will not be able to make changes to your registration package or cancel your registration online. To make changes to your registration package, you must contact LeadingAge California staff at education@leadingageca.org.

Registration fees are refundable, less a $150 processing fee, up until February 24, 2023. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after February 24, 2023.

Registrations are transferable (within the same organization) until April 3, 2023. After April 3, transfers/substitutions will not be accepted.

All cancelations must be made in to LeadingAge California via email at education@leadingageca.org before February 24, 2023.

LeadingAge California is not responsible for issues beyond our control such as weather conditions, travel difficulties, etc. No refunds will be given in these situations.

Due to CDC guidelines regarding COVID, we will not be offering a spouse/guest pass for this conference.

Business casual. The 2023 Annual Conference is your opportunity to network, gain knowledge and skills to stay ahead of the curve, and meet new potential partners. Dress to impress!

If you signed up for the full conference registration package, you will receive access to all of the session handouts on the mobile app.

Yes. You will receive an email with instructions on how to download the Mobile App a couple of weeks before the conference dates. To ensure you don’t miss out on the notification, make sure to double check that your profile is updated. To view your conference profile, visit the Attendee Service Center (ASC) portal.

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