HCBS Conference

The National Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference is hosted annually by NASUAD. This event highlights best practices from across the country in home and community-based services. The conference includes federal, state, and local policymakers as well as those who administer, manage, and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs. The conference features a strong presence from U.S. Health and Human Services, including from the Administration for Community Living, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Office of Developmental Disabilities. 

The 2018 Conference was held in Baltimore, MD, from August 27–August 30. You can view materials from this conference, including slideshows from the 2018 presentations and video submissions from the popular "This is Me" contest, here

The 2019 HCBS Conference will take place August 26-29, 2019 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Read more about the call for sessions and available sponsorship opportunities below. Please stay tuned for more details about this year's event, including registration dates.

Call for Sessions

The Call for Sessions is now open!  We are seeking original, thought-provoking, educational sessions that enable national attendees to learn about creative approaches, new ideas, innovative models, and emerging trends in the landscape of LTSS programs and HCBS service delivery, as well as topics that address the pressing issues facing aging and disability programs. The Call for Sessions will close on Friday, March 29th, and participants will be notified of their session status in early May.

Submit your session today for the opportunity to be part of the national 'go-to' conference on home and community-based services for older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers. Click here to learn more.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The conference offers a variety of opportunities for your organization to get exposure. If you choose to exhibit, you will reach more than 1,500 leaders over multiple days. By sponsoring the conference, you will gain visibility at a variety of events and activities. Many sponsorship levels include an option to advertise within our conference program and conference app, increasing your company’s profileSponsorship opportunities are still available, but going fast, for the 2019 HCBS Conference. Please contact Ali Diaz at adiaz@nasuad.org, or call 202-898-2579 to get your desired sponsorship locked in for the 2019 Conference.

View the 2019 HCBS Conference Prospectus for an overview of available sponsorship opportunities.