Register Now for the 51st Annual Convocation & Exposition!

We hope you will join us at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri on April 2-5, 2017 for dynamic education sessions and an exciting opportunity to connect with your peers.

RegistrationClick here to register online or download a pdf form to submit by mail/fax. Members must log in to receive member pricing. For instructions on logging in for the first time, please email  For general registration information, click here.

Hotel Reservations: Click here to reserve your room online or call the Reservation Center at 888-421-1442 to secure a reservation. The resort fee includes in-room internet and access to the fitness center. Click here for general travel information.

Education Program: Earn up to 21.5 CE Credits.  Preliminary schedule at a glance can be found here. (Schedule subject to change)  Click here from more information regarding the 2017 Keynote speaker. Click here to learn more about the Litigation Preparation in the Post-Acute World Track.

Schedule:  :Schedule at a glance can be found here. (Schedule subject to change)

Post-Conference Program: Click here for more information
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 8:00am-3:00pm
Keys to Operational, Clinical, and Financial Success Amidst the Regulatory, Policy and Data Requirement Changes  - A 2017 Update
Presented by Leah Klusch, FACHCA

Exhibitors/Sponsors: Click here for Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

Silent Auction InformationClick here for more information.

Fundraiser:  Click here for more information on the 2017 Convocation and Exposition Fundraiser.

Volunteer Opportunities: Click here for volunteer opportunities. 

Convocation Keynote Speaker: Robert P. (Bob) Schoultz, "Building a High Performance Organization -  Lessons from the US Navy SEALs"

Bob Schoultz headshotThis year's speaker at Convocation is Bob Schoultz, a Navy veteran for over three decades and who has served in multiple leadership and advisory roles.


1. After completing this session, participants should be able to compare their own team and organization against standards that have worked for great organizations in business and the military.

2. After completing this session, participants should be able to consider their organization's culture and better evaluate leadership options for creating a great culture -to include greater employee empowerment and engagement.

3. After completing this session, participants should be able to better understand the pitfalls that high performance cultures face, and how insightful leaders  can short circuit tendencies toward entropy and stagnation that all organizations face.  Getting the energy up is difficult, keeping the energy flowing can be even more challenging.

For more information about Bob Schoultz or his background, please click here.