Speaker Proposal Form

KHCA/KCAL represents more than 280 long term care facilities, providing care and services to more than 20,000 convalescent and chronically ill Kansans. Our Annual Convention that is held in the fall draws approximately 350 attendees, the majority of which are Administrators, AL Operators, Nurses, Social Workers and Direct Care Staff. We also hold an Assisted Living Conference every spring and a Nurse Leadership Conference every summer.  Our audience is experienced and knowledgeable and expects the most current information and highest quality training available. The audience expects to leave KHCA/KCAL Education events with immediately implementable information and ideas.

2022 dates:

Assisted Living Conference – April 5, 2022 – Hilton Doubletree, Lawrence
Nurse Leadership Conference – June 14-15 – The Bluemont, Manhattan
Annual Convention and Trade Show – September 28-30 – The Kansas Star Event Center, Mulvane


Our Education committee reviews proposals that meet the following:

  • Unique and timely value of content
  • Relevance to the needs of key constituencies
  • Overall quality, originality, and timeliness
  • Use of instructional methods and organization
  • Practical, results-oriented applications


KHCA/KCAL has earned a reputation for providing high quality educational programs. We select speakers who share their expertise for the overall benefit of the long term care profession.  KHCA/KCAL has limited funds to pay per diem, honoraria, or expenses. The convention registration fee is waived for session speakers.

KHCA/KCAL accepts proposals for education events all year.  Submissions for the Fall Annual Convention should be submitted by March 1.