NAVIGATE TO CAREER SUCCESS AT THE 2017 AHCAP NATIONAL CONFERENCE!

SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATING THE WATERS is the theme of this year’s AHCAP Educational Conference – the only national professional development event that provides not only education in administrative topics but also focuses specifically on the healthcare environment and its many unique challenges and considerations.
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JOIN THE ONLY CONFERENCE OF ITS KIND!

The conference registration fee includes the cost of attendance at all general and concurrent sessions, social functions and planned meals. The Pre-conference Workshop is optional and offered at an additional cost.
 
Full Conference Registration Early Registration
(by June 22)
Regular Registration
(After June 23)
Full Conference Registration (AHCAP Member) $580 $680
Full Conference Registration (Non-Member)  $775  $875
 
  Member Non-Member
Optional Pre-Conference Workshop $95 $125

In order to qualify for the EARLY rates, completed registration forms and payment must be received or postmarked no later than Thursday, June 22nd. All registrations must be received no later than Friday, July 21st. After July 21st, all registrations must be made on-site.

Click Here to Register

If you do not wish to register online, you may download this registration form and submit it by regular mail.

Please note: No registration will be processed without proper payment accompanying the registration form. After your registration form has been processed, AHCAP Headquarters will send you a confirmation email. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please call (888) 320-0808 or (502) 574-9040.

Scholarship Opportunities

AHCAP Conference Scholarships are awarded to eligible AHCAP members to help pay for their 2017 ACHAP Educational Conference registration. All applicants must meet the eligibility criteria listed below in order to qualify. Awards will be dispersed through AHCAP Headquarters and will not exceed $580 applied to a full conference registration. Click here to complete the Scholarship Application. All requests must be received by AHCAP Headquarters by Friday, June 9, 2017.

Guest Fees

Guest fees for meals and social functions are offered as an accommodation for adult guests accompanying registered conference participants. Reservations must be made in advance for each function and the appropriate charges should be included in the payment that accompanies your registration form. If a guest wishes to attend the general or concurrent sessions, they must purchase a full conference registration at the appropriate member or non-member rate.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations submitted in writing to AHCAP Headquarters by July 10th, 2017 will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after this date. All refunds will be processed after conference. “No-shows” will be charged at the full conference rate.
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AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE

MONDAY, JULY 24
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1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Microsoft Office 2013: Hot New Features and Cool Improvements You Need to Know
(Optional – additional cost for participation)

TUESDAY, JULY 25
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7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. OPENING BREAKFAST AND NEW MEMBER RECOGNITION
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. NETWORK AND CONNECT
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. OPENING GENERAL SESSION
The Future of Health Care
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Concurrent)
1. The Power of Your Communications 
2. Microsoft OneNote: Your Key to Electronic Organization and Collaboration 
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Annual Meeting Luncheon & Award of Distinction
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. BREAK
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Concurrent)
1. The Power of Your Communications 
2. Microsoft OneNote: Your Key to Electronic Organization and Collaboration 
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. GENERAL SESSION
Start with Why - The Power of You
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. RECEPTION with Vendors
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. AHCAP Member Appreciation Celebration Dinner
   

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
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8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. BREAKFAST
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. GENERAL SESSION
Project Management: Are you “In” or are you “Out”
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Concurrent)
1. How to Work With Porcupines 
2. Project Management
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Concurrent)
1. How to Work With Porcupines 
2. Project Management 
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. GENERAL SESSION
Work-life Balance and Sanity: Why Healthcare Administrative Professionals are the Captains of this Ship
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. GENERAL SESSION
“Don’t Shoot Skinny Rabbits” 
4:30 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN
 

THURSDAY, JULY 27

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. STATE HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION MEETING
 
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PREPARE FOR CONFERENCE

If you have questions about conference not addressed on this page, please email AHCAP Headquarters at ahcap@hqtrs.com.

Conference Attire

The conference attire is business casual. Dressy casual is recommended for the Member Appreciation event on Tuesday evening.

Distribution of Publications and Promotional Materials

Distribution of brochures, fact sheets, advertising, industry publications and promotional materials is not allowed during the conference except for companies participating in the official conference sponsorship program. Distribution of these materials by sponsors is allowed only within the guidelines of the sponsorship program.

Scheduling Non-AHCAP Functions

Events that conflict with officially sponsored AHCAP events or educational programming are not allowed during the conference. This includes hospitality suites, special breakfasts, focus groups or similar events.

Charity

The 2017 Charity is Sunshine Kids, is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, they are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. During the conference, we will hear from a representative from Sunshine Kids. If you would like to make a donation, please click here and indicate AHCAP in the comments section.

Questions?

General and Registration Questions – Natasha Pitcock (502) 574-9023 or npitcock@hqtrs.com
Sponsorship Opportunities – Michelle Romero (502) 574-9036 or mromero@hqtrs.com

Thank You to Our 2017 Annual Conference Planning Committee

Conference Chair
Rhonda Miles, BJC HealthCare

Planning Committee Members
Beth Klaustermeier, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters & Progress West Hospitals
Sandra Dover, Ascension (AIS)
Clarissa Faust, Asante Physician Partners
Julie Fletcher, Nebraska Hospital Association
Mary Larson, UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.
Betsey Powell, Blessing Hospital Administration
Tracie Porter, Medical University of South Carolina
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JOIN US IN SUNNY SOUTH FLORIDA!

Naples – Our Host City

Naples is a stylish and diverse community known for its beautiful white sand beaches, golf courses, fishing, boating, water sports, arts and culture and spectacular sunsets that make it difficult to leave once you arrive.

Conference Hotel – LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the only luxury beachfront resort on the Florida Gulf Coast that rivals the elan of South Beach. Lounge under a white cabana by a cascading-falls pool, enjoy the fine cuisine at BALEEN, relax in exotic SpaTerre, play the Bob Cupp golf course, or simply be in the quiet and privacy of your guestroom. Treat your senses to the ultimate spa vacation by pampering yourself at SpaTerre. Or relax in the privacy of your cabana by one of the resort’s four cascading pools. If you’re looking for beach resort activities, enjoy wave runners, kayaks, parasails, body boards, and more! For a change of pace, set aside time in your travel plans to experience the special charm unique to Naples, Florida.

The LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort
9891 Gulf Shore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Reservations: 800-237-6883
Hotel Direct: 239-597-3123

Hotel Check-In: 4:00pm
Hotel Check-Out: 12:00pm (noon)

Hotel Parking
The overnight charge for parking is $27.00.

Reservations
For room reservations at The LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, click here to book online and enter the group code 10R38X to get the  AHCAP group rate or call the hotel reservation desk at (800) 237-6883 and identify yourself as an attendee of the Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals (AHCAP) 2017 Conference.

The deadline for hotel room reservations at the conference rate was June 23rd at 5:00pm. After that time, rooms may not be available at this rate. The special conference rate for AHCAP conference attendees is $199 plus tax. If you wish to extend your stay either three days before or after the conference a rate of $199 plus tax is being offered based upon availability.
 

SPONSORSHIP – MARKET YOUR BRAND!



If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2017 AHCAP Conference, please contact Michelle Romero, director of marketing and sponsorship sales at mromero@hqtrs.com or (502) 574-9036.