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2013 Conference Agenda
CFHA's 15th Annual Conference

October 10-12, 2013
 
Omni Interlocken Resort
500 Interlocken Boulevard
Broomfield, CO 80021 USA

 

The events and times noted on the Preliminary Agenda below are subject to change without notice.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

8:30AM to 4:30PMPre-Conference Workshop 1 (full-day, lunch not provided)
PC1: Building Leadership Skills for Change Management in Your Practice
12PM to 5PMColorado Health Policy Summit  (by invitation only) 
Prior to the conference each year, CFHA invites local representatives to participate in a regional Health Policy Summit on collaborative family healthcare. In this forum, local representatives highlight gains in healthcare reform and best practice implementation and major stakeholders unite around a shared vision for future progress.
1PM to 4:30PMPre-Conference Workshop 2 (half-day)
PC2: Behavioral Health and Unexplained Symptoms: Thinking and Practicing Differently
1PM to 4:30PMPre-Conference Workshop 3 (half-day)
PC3: Boot Camp for Students and New Professionals
4:30PM to 5:15PMNewcomer's Orientation & Networking
If you're attending the CFHA Conference for the first time, this program is for you! Learn more about CFHA, get Conference tips, make friends, and meet CFHA leaders and staff. Don’t miss this informative overview on how to maximize your conference experience.
5PM to 6PMCFHA Conference Welcome Reception
Catch-up with friends and meet new colleagues at this informal opening reception.
6PM to 8PMOpening Plenary Session - PechaKucha
PechaKucha is a simple presentation format where presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically while the presenter talks along to the images. This entertaining format will give you a taste of the concepts and themes you'll hear during the 2013 CFHA Conference.

 


Friday, October 11, 2013

8AM to 5PMCFHA Lounge - Exhibits and Posters
The CFHA Lounge and is designed to promote informal networking between education sessions. The CFHA Lounge will host beverages during breaks and includes a showcase of technology, products, equipment, and services for use in the healthcare profession.
8:30AM to 10AMPlenary Session 2 - Policy Focus
10AM to 10:30AMPoster Presentations 
Poster presentations allow author(s) to meet and speak informally with interested viewers, facilitating a greater exchange of ideas and networking opportunities than with oral presentations. There will be a different selection of posters each day.
10:30AM to 12PMConcurrent Sessions, Period 1
Each 90-minute period will feature 8 classrooms of simultaneous presentations. Seating for all Conference sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis. Classrooms vary in size and capacity and some sessions may reach standing-room capacity before the presentation begins. A Conference schedule with classroom assignments will be provided when you check-in at the Conference. Plan to arrive early to ensure seating for your preferred sessions.
12PM to 1:15PMLunch / Facilitated Discussion Groups
Friday's lunch will feature facilitated discussion groups on a variety of topics. Lunch tables will be identified by the list of discussion topics included in your packet. Simply choose a topic and find a seat at the corresponding table. Boxed lunches will be provided.
12PM to 1:15PMLunch / Speed Mentoring for Students and New Professionals
This interactive session allows students and other new professionals to meet with leaders in the collaborative care movement and ask questions to help your own career development. Boxed lunches will be provided for your convenience. Space will be limited; please sign-up by 10:30 AM in the Conference registration area. 
1:30PM to 3PMConcurrent Sessions, Period 2
Plan to arrive early to ensure seating for your preferred sessions.
3PM to 3:30PMExhibits & Posters in CFHA Lounge
3:30PM to 5PMConcurrent Sessions, Period 3
Plan to arrive early to ensure seating for your preferred sessions.
6PM to 8PMTentative: Fundraiser to benefit the CFHA Scholarship Program ($75 advance ticket purchase required)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

8AM to 3:30PMCFHA Lounge - Exhibits and Posters
The CFHA Lounge and is designed to promote informal networking between education sessions. The CFHA Lounge will host beverages during breaks and includes a showcase of technology, products, equipment, and services for use in the healthcare profession.
8:30AM to 10AMPlenary Session 3 - TED-Style
This plenary program will include three powerful, short talks, each focused on a single topic or idea. No talks exceed 18 minutes. This is not a keynote speech; all speakers are equal. No panel discussions. No Q&As. These engaging presentations will jump-start your day at the CFHA Conference.
10AM to 10:30AMPoster Presentations
Poster presentations allow author(s) to meet and speak informally with interested viewers, facilitating a greater exchange of ideas and networking opportunities than with oral presentations. There will be a different selection of posters each day.
10:30AM to 12PMConcurrent Sessions, Period 4
Each 90-minute period will feature 8 classrooms of simultaneous presentations. Seating for all Conference sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis. Classrooms vary in size and capacity and some sessions may reach standing-room capacity before the presentation begins. A Conference schedule with classroom assignments will be provided when you check-in at the Conference. Plan to arrive early to ensure seating for your preferred sessions.
12PM to 1:15PMCFHA Awards Lunch
Please join us as we honor and celebrate individuals, teams and organizations that exemplify the values of CFHA.
1:30PM to 3PMConcurrent Sessions, Period 5
Plan to arrive early to ensure seating for your preferred sessions.
3PM to 3:30PMExhibits & Posters in CFHA Lounge
3:15PM to 4:15PMConference Wrap-up Session
Please join CFHA leaders for a brief wrap-up to the 2013 CFHA Conference. Share your experiences and offer suggestions to help us plan future Conferences.
4PM to 8PMOptional: Excursion to Boulder ($0 advance ticket required)
Shuttle transportation will be provided; advance registration required. Discover a beautiful community, nestled at the foot of the mountains, that combines outdoor adventure with hip, urban entertainment.  Click here to learn more about the unique culture and heritage of Boulder.


 


Colorado Getaways

Denver is the gateway to pre- and post-meeting adventure in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

In a little more than an hour, you can hike or fly fish in Rocky Mountain National Park; climb the world’s highest railroad to the top of Pikes Peak; play poker, Black Jack and roulette in Old West mountain mining towns; go river rafting down spectacular Clear Creek Canyon or just relax in luxury at a variety of international ski and summer resorts like Vail, Breckenridge, Winter Park, Copper Mountain, Beaver Creek, Keystone and the Broadmoor.



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