2020 Annual Conference Attendee Information



A VISION FOR THE FUTURE…STILL RELENTLESS 

IACP’s annual conference has something for everyone – from executives and program directors to direct support professionals and frontline supervisors. Join us for our virtual event on August 26 & 27! 

Two days of learning from industry leaders and a wide range of breakout sessions covering topics including: 
-  Improving service delivery utilizing Person-Centered Services 
-  Recruiting, engaging and developing your workforce 
-  Optimizing available technology and resources 
-  Leadership techniques for a constantly changing environment 
-  Regulation and industry trend updates 
-  Driving innovation in provider organizations 

“I was so grateful that I was able to attend this conference. The information, the energy, the ideas and camaraderie were just what I needed.” 
– 2019 Conference Attendee 

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At the conference, IACP will also be recognizing the Executive of the Year, presenting the Relentless Advocate Award and honoring Community Builder Award winners from across Iowa. 

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New Events This Year

Join us Tuesday evening for the IACP Leadership Reception at Gateway Hotel & Conference Center. This will be your opportunity to: 
-  Meet and network with other IACP members 
-  Increase your knowledge of IACP member benefits 
-  Meet IACP Strategic Business Partners 

The Iowa Providers PAC will be holding a silent auction throughout the day Wednesday. Funds raised support IACP’s relentless advocacy efforts. 


Cost

Register early to save!

  IACP MEMBERS NON-MEMBERS
Through July 11 -  Full conference - $225 
-  Single day - $175
-  Full conference - $325 
-  Single day - $275 
July 12 - August 11 -  Full conference - $250
-  Single day - $200
-  Full conference - $350
-  Single day - $300
August 12-27 -  Full conference - $275
-  Single day - $225
-  Full conference - $375 
-  Single day - $325

Click here to register 


Speaker Information

Click here to view the conference at-a-glance schedule. Full session descriptions will be added soon. 


Schedule 

More information on our change to a virtual event will be posted next week.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 

10 AM – 3:30 PM PRE CONFERENCE SESSION: "CRISIS COMMUNICATION – WHEN 'NO COMMENT' IS NOT THE ANSWER"

6:30 – 8:30 PM IACP LEADERSHIP RECEPTION 
Cardinal Room - Gateway Hotel & Conference Center 
2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames, IA 50014 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 

7:30 – 8:30 AM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 
PAC Silent Auction bidding begins 
Ground floor 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

8:30 – 10 AM OPENING SESSION 

10 – 10:30 AM BREAK 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

10:30 – 11:45 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM LUNCH 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

12:30 – 1:15 PM ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 
Featuring presentation of the Executive of the Year and Relentless Advocate Awards 

1:25 – 2:45 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

2:55 – 3:15 PM BREAK 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

3:15 – 4:30 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

4:30 – 6:30 PM MEET THE EXHIBITORS RECEPTION 
PAC Silent Auction bidding ends at 6:00 

Thursday, August 27, 2020 

7:30 – 8:30 AM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 
Ground floor 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

8:30 – 10 AM OPENING SESSION 

10 – 10:30 AM BREAK 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

10:30 – 11:45 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM LUNCH 
Trade show open with exhibitors 

12:30 – 1:15 PM COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARDS CEREMONY 
Scheman Auditorium 

1:15 – 2:30 PM CLOSING SESSION 


Hotel Information

Gateway Hotel & Conference Center 
2100 Green Hills Drive 
Ames, IA 50014 

Room block rate: $119 + tax 

A room block is available for conference attendees. To reserve at the block rate, call 1-800-367-2637 and ask for the Iowa Association of Community Providers’ room block. Reservations must be made by August 4, 2020. 


Attendee FAQs

How do I register? Online – register here. If you are an IACP member, be sure to log into the website with your member credentials to obtain the IACP member discount. 

What is included in my registration? Registration includes all refreshment breaks, luncheons, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, trade show, silent auction and exhibitor reception. Registrations may not be split between participants. 

What is the registration deadline? August 21, 2020. 

What should I wear? Attire is business casual. Wear layered clothing, as regulating room temperature is often difficult. 

What if I have a special need? Contact Susan Seehase at [email protected] by August 5 if you have any special service or dietary needs. 

What is the cancellation policy? No refunds will be given for conference registrations. If schedule changes prevent the original registrant from attending, it is permissible to send an alternate attendee. Please contact Kat Youngblut at [email protected] to switch registrants. 

Where should I stay? A room block has been reserved at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center. Rooms are available at the room block rate of $119 a night for a Double Queen or King. 

The cut-off date to receive block pricing is August 4, 2020. 

Can you tell me about this year’s speaker schedule? We are finalizing details and will be posting details as they are available. 

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For questions regarding registration, please email Kat Youngblut at [email protected] or contact IACP at (515) 270-9495.