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2022 KACE Convention In-Person Registration

  • 17 Aug 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • 19 Aug 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Rd., Wichita, KS 67207


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • $25.00 Streaming Plus Package Add-on

    Select the Streaming Plus Package in the registration form and receive:

    A live link of the conference to share with a team member back at the facility
    A link to the conference recording after the conference has concluded
  • Select this option to purchaser a non-member convention registration.
  • Select this option if you wish to purchase a convention registration plus a KACE membership for the same cost of purchasing a non-member convention registration. Receive daily KACE communications and discounts on KACE Resource Services and future KACE education events.

Registration is closed

KACE 50th ANNUAL CONVENTION - August 17-19

In-Person Registration 

In the registration form select the "In-Person Plus Streaming Package" add-on and you will receive a live stream link of the conference that you can share with a team member back at the facility. Your team member will not be eligible for CEs but is welcome to follow along and share in the learning! Limit one link share per paid registration. You will also receive a recording of the convention education that you can view on-demand for CEs after the event in case you miss anything live that week. 

Celebrate 50 years with KACE! 

The Gold Standard  

Tuesday, August 16

KACE Annual Golf Tournament 

Willowbend Golf Course

8001 E. Mulberry Dr.  Wichita, KS 67226


11:00 am - Golf Tournament Registration & Lunch 

 Pre-Convention Education Session

Wichita Marriott,

9100 Corporate Hills Dr, Wichita, KS 67207

12:00-1:00 pm - Registration 

1:00 - 1:50 pm - Kansas Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement Update, Presented by Dave Halferty, Myers and Stauffer 1.0 Admin CEs  

2:00 - 2:50 pm - A Thriving Workplace Culture, Presented by Heather Pilkinton and Lisa Orscheln, Evergreen Community of Johnson County 1.0 Admin CEs  

3:00 - 4:20 pm Financial Survivability and Budgets, Presented by Bob Dick, Bland & Associates - 1.5 Admin CEs 

Register for the In-person Pre-Convention Session Here 

Tuesday Evening Networking Opportunity 

Join your healthcare and vendor friends in the hotel restaurant and bar area after the education session and golf tournament to relax and unwind! 

Wednesday, August 17 at Wichita Marriott

8:00-8:45 am - Convention Registration & Refreshments 

8:45-9:00 am - Convention Kick-Off & Introductions - KACE Board and Staff 

9:00-9:50 amKeynote Presentation - Surviving the Business with Humor, Presented by Cat Selman - 1.0 Admin CEs

10:00-10:50 am - Advocacy Efforts and Legislative Session Update, Presented by Travis Lowe, BHL - 1.0 Admin CEs

11:00-11:50 am - Effective Interventions for Behavior and Emotional Health, Presented by Cat Selman1.0 Resident Care CEs

12:00-1:00 pm Vendor and Sponsor Luncheon

1:00-3:00 pm KACE Vendor Show


[NF-Nursing Facilities]

3:00-4:20 Dealing with Change, Presented by Cat Selman -1.5 Admin CEs 

4:30-5:50 pm - Understanding the Direct Care Cost Centers Impact on the Medicaid Reimbursement Rate, Presented by Bob Dick, Bland & Associates - 1.5 Admin CEs 

[AL-Assisted Living] 

3:00 - 4:20 pm - Battling the Big 10: Top Cited State Licensed Only Deficiencies and Best Practices to Avoid Them, Presented by Dawne Stevenson, KDADS & Belinda Vierthaler, GERTI - 1.5 Admin CEs

4:30 - 5:50 pm - Building a Safer Community: Strategies to Enhance Your Infection Control Program, Presented by Brenda Groves, KFMC - 1.5 Admin CEs

Wednesday Evening Poolside Reception - 7:00 to 10:00 PM

Thursday, August 18 at Wichita Marriott

8:00-9:40 am - Recruiting (and Re-Recruiting) Through the Great Re-Evaluation, Presented by Phil Hayes, The Arnold Group - 2.0 Admin CEs

9:50-10:40 am - Meaningful Activities for Residents with Dementia, Presented by Amy Siple- 1.0 Res care CEs

10:40-11:15 am - KACE Annual Meeting

11:15-12:45 pm - KACE Vendor Show

12:45-1:55 pm - KACE Recognition luncheon, Vendor Prizes, Board Installation 

2:00-3:20 pm - Metamorphosis: Leadership in a Transformative Culture Part 1, Presented by Barbara Speedling 1.5 Admin CEs 

3:30-4:50 pm -  Leadership in a Transformative Culture Part 2Presented by Barbara Speedling - 1.5 Admin CEs

Friday, August 19 at Wichita Marriott

8:00- 8:50 am - The Warm Handoff, Ethical Considerations in the Transfer of Care, Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, Select Rehab -1.0 Admin CEs 

9:00- 9:50 am - The Emerging Generation of Caregivers, Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, Select Rehab - 1.0 Admin CEs 

10:00-11:20 am - Enhancing your Influence, Presented by Amy Siple, 1.5 Res Care CEs 

11:20Convention Prize drawings & Closing Remarks, KACE Board & Staff 

Hotel Information   

Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS 67207 (316) 651-0333

The KACE room rate is $125.00 + tax. You must tell them you are with the KACE Convention to get the special rate. Cutoff date for the special rate is July 24, 2022. After this date, the special rates will depend on hotel room availability. You can contact them at (316) 651-0333 or (800) 228-9290. You can also book online here.  

Continuing Education Credit 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: A total of 24 continuing education clock hours are approved for this event and the optional pre-convention session for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427). This includes 15.5 hours in the core area of Administration, and 3.5 hours in the core area of Resident Care. 5.0 hours of Electives are available if the entire convention is attended. Nurses will not receive elective hours. CEU forms must be submitted within 30 days of close of the event (September 19th). The Convention schedule is subject to change. 

Link to the Pre-Convention Session: 2022 Pre-Session Link

Link to Golf: 2022 Golf Tournament

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