FOCUS 2021: Call for Presenters

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Division of Quality Assurance: Notifications & Updates

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FOCUS 2021: Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters!
2021 FOCUS Conference

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells
November 17 and 18, 2021


November 15-18, 2021

We’re now accepting online proposals for 90-minute breakout or keynote sessions.

The FOCUS conference brings together provider associations, health care providers, and Division of Quality Assurance staff annually to help provide better care and service for Wisconsin elders and those with disabilities. FOCUS, which stands for Forging Our Commitment to Ultimate Service, is a unique opportunity to teach, learn, and collaborate.
The conference serves:

  • Aging and Disability Resource Centers
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Division of Quality Assurance
  • Facilities Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Life Safety Industry
  • Nursing Homes

As such, we look for proposals that apply to a variety of provider types. Proposals that apply to a specific provider type will also be considered but you should note in your proposal which provider type(s) is your primary intended audience.

The conference is intended to be applicable to administrators, architects, case/discharge managers, caregivers, dietitians/dietetic technicians, engineers, medical directors, nurses, pharmacists, quality improvement managers, risk managers, social workers, therapists.

Online Proposal Form

Proposal Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021

Please complete one online proposal form for each breakout or keynote session idea. Breakout or keynote session title, description, and learning objectives are required at time of submission.

When determining your preferred fee for speaking at the conference, please provide an all-inclusive fee that includes potential travel and meal costs. All speakers receive a complimentary registration to the conference and a hotel room, if held in-person.

The FOCUS 2021 planning committees will review all proposals and selected presenters will be notified by Friday, May 7, 2021. All proposals are selected through a collaborative review process completed by the conference planning committee. The planning committee is made up of staff of the Division of Quality Assurance and members of the provider community.

Need more information? Please email Leann Graffin or call (608) 438-1012.