2019 Speaker Proposals

Submit a proposal to present at the 2019 CAHSAH CHAPCA Annual Conference & Expo before October 19, 2018.

The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) and the California Hospice & Palliative Care Association (CHAPCA) will host their Annual Conference & Expo on May 21-23, 2019 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage, CA. The conference draws more than 350 home care and hospice professionals from around the United States.


We are looking for presentations that will enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of those working in home health and hospice. Specifically, we are interested in the topics that:

  • Impart new information
  • Share promising strategies and best practices
  • Depict creative programs and services
  • Demonstrate innovative ideas and solutions


  • Complete the Presentation Application online using the submission button to the right. Please include all required attachments (Note: Incomplete proposals will be disqualified).
  • List additional presenters with full contact information, resume (limit resume to 2 pages) or brief bio for each presenter in the session.
  • Tailor their presentation for audience, and accept direction from the Conference Planning Committee.
  • Bring your own laptop.
  • Make no substantial changes in content, or in presenters, to an accepted presentation without prior written approval from CAHSAH/CHAPCA.
  • Submit final presentation slides/handouts to CAHSAH/CHAPCA absolutely no later than February 28, 2019.
  • Prohibit the use of commercialism/political views in their presentation.
  • Use the presentation template provided by CAHSAH/CHAPCA (free of own company logo).
  • VERY IMPORTANT! Provide a substitute presenter of equal expertise in the event the original presenter cannot attend and must also contact CAHSAH/CHAPCA immediately.


  • A complimentary full conference registration! Full registration covers the conference program, plus evening receptions (PAC event not included), continental breakfast, lunch and breaks for entire conference.
  • Enhance your visibility and credibility.
  • The prestige of being selected to present at the CAHSAH CHAPCA Annual Conference & Expo.
  • Excellent networking opportunities

The entire review and selection process takes approximately 8-12 weeks from the final submission deadline September 22, 2018. You will be notified via email of your proposal's status.


Proposal applications may be submitted ONLINE ONLY. The application form must be complete for your submission to be considered and reviewed by the Conference Committee. Click here to submit your application, or click the button in the upper right corner.
Please note that incomplete or late applications may not be reviewed.


Contact Kristine Fitzpatrick at kfitzpatrick@cahsah.org or (916) 641-5795 ext. 115.

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