Register Today for CAST Virtual Experience Sessions

CAST | October 14, 2020 | by Donna Childress

Don’t miss the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience, Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19, 2020.

Be sure to attend the technology sessions at this year's LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience, taking place November 10-12 and November 17-19, 2020.
 
The meeting is your opportunity to reconnect with your peers and your purpose, without having to take time away from the important work you’re doing at your organization. LeadingAge is presenting the meeting in collaboration with VNAA/ElevatingHOME and the Global Ageing Network.
 
Register today for these informative sessions and rich networking opportunities from LeadingAge CAST:
 
1) Staff and Resident Screening Technology During COVID-19
Wednesday, Nov. 11
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
 
Learn about the different types of temperature and screening technology being used in response to COVID-19 and the important differences and considerations between the different commercially available technology solutions.
 
Speakers:
Jim Dellapa, CIO, Parker
Joe Velderman, VP of Innovation, Cypress Living
 
Moderator: Majd Alwan, Ph.D., SVP of Technology & Business Strategy, LeadingAge and CAST Executive Director
 
2) Leveraging Social Connectedness Technology During Covid-19
Thursday, Nov. 12
1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
 
Hear how social connectedness technology has enabled communities to creatively meet a variety of social needs during the pandemic and ways emerging technologies, and novel uses of existing ones, can enhance engagement and reduce isolation.
 
Speakers:
Stephen Yenchek, CEO, Friendship Senior Options
Laura Andes, Senior Vice President, National Residence Services at Mercy Housing
Ty Morgan, Executive Director, Cypress Village
Jim Jandreau, Resident, Cypress Village
 
Moderator: Scott Code, LeadingAge CAST Senior Director
 
3) Telehealth: Case Studies from the Trenches
Wednesday, Nov. 18
3:15 - 3:45 p.m.
 
Learn about the rapid increase in the use of different modalities of telehealth in response to COVID-19 and how telehealth cemented the connection among and between different providers and their care recipients.
 
Speakers:
Judy Collett-Miller, Director of Technology Innovation, Parker
Brett Ortego, VP of Community Technology, HumanGood
 
Moderator: Majd Alwan, Ph.D., SVP of Technology & Business Strategy, LeadingAge and CAST Executive Director
 
4) Virtual CAST Networking Reception
Monday, Nov. 16, 2020
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(RSVP required; registered attendees only.)
 
Register, and you can attend the Virtual CAST Networking Reception to make valuable contacts and learn how your peers are addressing COVID-19 and other challenges and opportunities. Socialize with technology professionals, CAST Commissioners, technology vendors, and other peers in the aging services field.

Why Attend?

While the focus of the program and the format are new, what we treasure in LeadingAge gatherings remains the same. Join us for: 

  • Uplifting, Informative Sessions: Our power-packed keynote lineup features researcher and best-selling author Dr. Brené Brown, VP of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix Vernā Myers, and former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
  • Fun Social Events: Including live entertainment from the infamous Penn and Teller.
  • BIZ (Business Intelligence Zone): Find your next partner. Here, you can explore vendors by category and learn about different products through immersive video experiences.
  • Education You Can Use: This carefully curated content helps you understand what's new and what's working for others, so that you’re equipped to effectively meet the expectations of your current and future residents and clients.
  • A Renewing Experience for Your Staff: We are subsidizing the registration rate significantly this year to help more of us join together at this time when we need it, more than ever before. 

Connect with your community for just a few hours per day over the course of two weeks, and reignite your passion and commitment to the people you serve. Register today!