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2018 Leadership Institute Agenda

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Leadership Roundtable: Policy and Advocacy Perspectives 

February 26, 2018 | 10:00–11:30 AM Pacific Time

In this time of changing policies and heightened need for advocacy, what qualities, skills, knowledge and talents do leaders in aging need to possess now and in the future? This web seminar roundtable brings together thought leaders representing different positions and viewpoints from across the field of aging to share their thoughts on these and other important questions. We don't have crystal balls but we do have these fabulous ASA leaders to guide us.

 
Presenters: Michael Adams, MA, JD, ASA Board Member and Chief Executive Officer, SAGE; Jessica Gill, MPH, MCHES, Executive Director, Cobb Senior Services; Karyne Jones, MAPA, ASA Chair-Elect and President and CEO, National Caucus & Center on Black Aging, Inc.; Bob Blancato, MPA, ASA Board Chair and President, Matz, Blancato & Associates; Laura Mosqueda, MD, FAAFP, AGSF, Associate Dean of Primary Care and Professor of Family Medicine and Gerontology, Keck School of Medicine of USC.
 

Agenda for 2018 Leadership Institute in San Francisco

Sunday, March 25 | 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Monday, March 26 | 8:00 am–8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 27 | 8:30 am–7:30 pm
Wednesday, March 28 | 9:00 am–7:30 pm
Thursday, March 29 | 8:00 am–1:30 pm


Sunday, March 25

4:00–5:00 PM | Welcome, Introductions, Badges & Books
Krista Brown, Director of Education, American Society on Aging

5:00–6:00 PM | LI18 Networking & Happy Hour (a no-host, informal gathering)

Monday, March 26

8:00 AM–3:30 PM | Managing to Lead With Style

This program uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation, and contemporary video to create a personalized learning experience. Using Disc®, a simple and intuitive learning model, participants will discover their preferred behavioral style and will learn to adjust to the style needs of staff members when directing, delegating, motivating and developing them. They will also learn to influence and communicate more effectively with their bosses, by modifying their approach in order to meet those bosses’ needs and preferences. The result: leaders who manage more effectively.

Instructor: Robert Carpenter, MBA, President, InSight Management Development.

4:00–5:30 PM | Opening General Session

5:30-7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception

7:00–8:30 PM | Leadership Networking Reception with ASA Board of Directors

Tuesday, March 27

8:30–8:40 AM | Welcome to ASA
Presenter: Robert (Bob) Blancato, MPA, ASA Board Chair, President, Matz, Blancato & Associates

8:40 AM–12:00 PM | Mastering the Work of Leaders – Part 1

Mastering the Work of Leaders helps participants understand their leadership behaviors and the best practices for crafting a vision, aligning others with it and executing that vision effectively in an organization. Moreover, it’s an opportunity for leaders at all levels to reflect on how they approach each step of their work. With personalized tips and strategies that give clear direction and are easy to apply, Mastering the Work of Leaders helps leaders lead more effectively.

Presenter: Robert Carpenter, MBA, President, InSight Management Development

12:00–1:00 PM | Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:00–2:30 PM | A Conversation With Leaders in Aging

Our esteemed panel of presenters explore the major shifts in the field of aging, including the impact of changing demographics, culture, policy, technology and the many other factors which leaders serving increasingly diverse aging communities are confronting. Drawing from personal and professional experience, they will share their unique views on what key elements are needed to traverse the ever-changing and challenging field of aging and become the best leader you can be.

Presenters: Lora A. Connolly, MS, Director, California Department on Aging; Scott Peifer, MSW, MPPA, ASA Board Member and Vice President of Alliance Development, Aging2.0; Rigo J. Saborio, MSG, President & CEO, St. Barnabas Senior Services. 

3:00–5:30 PM | Choose optional conference workshop sessions (CEUs available)

6:00–7:00 pm | Peer Groups (Optional) 

Wednesday, March 28

9:00 AM–Noon | Mastering the Work of Leaders (part 2) 

Mastering the Work of Leaders helps participants understand their leadership behaviors and the best practices for crafting a vision, aligning others with it and executing that vision effectively in an organization. Moreover, it’s an opportunity for leaders at all levels to reflect on how they approach each step of their work. With personalized tips and strategies that give clear direction and are easy to apply, Mastering the Work of Leaders helps leaders lead more effectively.

Instructor: Robert Carpenter, MBA, President, InSight Management Development.

1:00–4:30 PM | Choose optional conference workshop sessions (CEUs available)

4:45-5:45 PM | Roundtable Sessions 

6:00–7:00 PM | Peer Groups (optional)

Thursday, March 29  

8:00–9:30 AM | Conference Closing Session & Breakfast (with preferred seating)

10:00–11:15 AM | Building Community Models of Collaboration

This session will highlight effective models of community collaboration and address the leader’s role in forming successful alliances and partnerships. Learn from our panel of successful leaders who have worked across sectors, boundaries, silos, and have surmounted barriers to solve issues large and small thus creating sustained improvement.

Presenters: Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP, President & CEO, The SCAN Foundation; Paul Downey, ASA Board Member and President & CEO, Serving Seniors; Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program (AD+HAP), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC; Joyce L Walker, MSSA, SHS, Vice President of Community Development, PK Management.

11:30 AM–1:00 PM | Leading the Development of a Community Project: What Leaders Need to Know 

This session will highlight the benefits of a practice-research collaboration in order to add depth to an organization, identify best practices, and evaluate for impact. Participants will be engaged to consider: Who will they reach with their project? How can they measure program effectiveness? What steps are needed to monitor project progress? How will the project’s successes be maintained? Presenters will share different approaches that participants can use to translate research findings into practice in an effort to impact their communities.

Presenters: Heather Menne, PhD, Social Science Analyst, Office of Performance and Evaluation, Administration for Community Living; Salli Bollin, MSW, Executive Director, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Services of Northwestern Ohio.

1:00–1:30 PM | Institute Wrap-up and Adjournment

Presenter: Krista Brown, Director of Education, American Society on Aging.      

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