Call for 2025 Presentations

LeadingAge South Carolina 2025 Annual Conference

March 23 to March 26, 2025

Hilton Myrtle Beach, 10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 

2025 Conference Theme: To be Announced

Submission Deadline:   Wednesday, July 10, 2024 

The 2025 LeadingAge South Carolina conference looks to explore innovative and courageous ways to redefine your work. This meeting will focus on empowering others to develop the courage to overcome obstacles, take risks, and pursue goals with confidence. Ignite your passion for serving others and feel the spark that inspires us all to make South Carolina a better place to age by submitting a proposal to present at our conference.

For the 2025 LASC Conference, we are looking for specific presentations on Best Practices for topics: Workforce Solutions, Personal and Professional Growth, Human Resources, Brand Strategy, Philanthropy, Finances, and Growth. If you are a business member, we encourage you to have a LeadingAge member (from any State) present with you to add value. 

Presentations should include:

  • LeadingAgeSC Community Member/staff in the session
  • Are timely, relevant, practical, and actionable.
  • Incorporate engaging, interactive educational methods.
  • Provide concrete take-aways and resources and/or demonstrate measurable outcomes.

Topics of interest include:

  • Workforce Development
  • Future Delivery Models in Aging Services
  • Technology Applications and Case Studies
  • Reimbursement
  • Resilience, Self-Care, Burnout
  • Infection Control
  • End of Life Care
  • Falls Management
  • Excellence in Dementia Care
  • Activities and Wellness
  • Social Services and Pastoral Care
  • Risk Management/Safety/Quality
  • Process Improvement
  • Compliance and Ethics
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Housing Regulations
  • Marketing, CRM, Website, Social Media
  • Fundraising, Philanthropy, and Grant Writing
  • Dietary/Food Service
  • Environmental Services







LeadingAge SC’s Call for 2025 Conference Presentations – Details 

 Who is the audience at 2025 LeadingAge South Carolina Annual Conference?

The audience for the annual conference includes organizational leaders, nursing/clinical, CFO/finance, human resources, social services/pastoral care, activities/therapeutic recreation, environmental services & facility maintenance, marketing/sales, fundraising, home and community based services (HCBS), independent living, assisted living, and long-term care/skilled nursing. 

Proposal Submission:  Each proposal should be completed on the form included in this document beginning on page 3 and attach a resume for each speaker to the email proposal submission.  All completed session proposals should be emailed to Beth Bouknight, Director of Education at LeadingAge South Carolina, at [email protected]. Deadline is June 24, 2024.

Reimbursement:  LeadingAge South Carolina cannot pay honorarium, travel, per diem or other costs for speakers.  In addition, speakers are responsible for all the expenses incurred in the development of their sessions.  However, speakers will be provided with a complimentary conference registration for the day they present which includes all meals and breaks and entry for all general and breakout sessions on their session day.

Handouts:  LeadingAge South Carolina will not print handouts for the attendees but will post them on the conference app prior to conference.  Each speaker is required to provide the presentation electronically prior to conference by March 3, 2025.  You are welcome to make copies and bring with you for the attendees if you would like too. 

Deadline:  All proposals are due by Monday, June 24, 2024.  All session proposals should be emailed to Beth Bouknight at [email protected]

If you are selected to participate in the 2025 LeadingAge South Carolina Annual Conference, each speaker agrees to:

  1. Participate in-person and incur all expenses related to the development and implementation of their sessions. LASC cannot pay honorarium or reimburse for travel related expenses.
  2. Each presentation and handout will be provided electronically to LASC by March 3, 2025.
  3. Register for conference; speakers are entitled to a complimentary daily
  4. Notify LeadingAge South Carolina of any speaker changes in a timely manner.


Download the Submission Form Here