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Conferences & Events

Pioneer Network hosts an annual conference to showcase innovative thought and best practices in the long-term care culture change movement -- as well as an opportunity for people interested in many aspects of culture change to network and inspire each other. Past conferences have been attended by more than a thousand people from around the United States and other nations who care about nothing less than changing the culture of aging. As always, we will strive to make this event meaningful for people who are just starting on the culture change journey to building a sense of home and community for our elders – as well as people who have been actively engaged in this mission for some time.

AUGUST 3 – 6, 2015

Pioneer Network's 14th National Conference
August 4-7, 2014

Kansas City, Missouri
 Pioneer Network's 13th National Conference
August 11-15, 2013
Bellevue, Washington

Pioneer Network's 12th National Conference
August 5-8, 2012
Jacksonville, FL
August 1- 4, 2011
St. Charles Convention Center
St. Charles, Missouri

Pioneer Network's Past Conferences
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Other Educational Offerings  

Learn about past conferences and events including Coming Together. Creating Community. It's Only Natural! August 12-14, 2009 in Little Rock. Arkansas, A Call to Action, Pioneer Network's 8th National Conference, August 20-22, 2008, Washington, D.C. and Creating Home in the Nursing Home: A National Symposium on Culture Change and the Environment Requirements, April 3 & 4, 2008.

View past and future webinars featuring Culture Change in Nursing Homes: How Far Have We Come? 
May 19, 2008, hosted by The Picker/Commonwealth Fund Quality Care of Frail Elders Program and Pioneer Network.

Explore other upcoming events includes conferences of state coalitions and partner organizations, meetings, and Pioneer speaking engagements. Complete the Submit an Event form to add information about your conference for our calendar.