News & Events

Events

We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by the Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees. 

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - Saturday, Feb 14, 2015

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • 2014 Inaugural Hartford Change AGEnts Conference

    Event date: Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 - Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

    The Inaugural Hartford Change AGEnts Conference will be in Philadelphia, PA this year from December 3-4, 2014. The conference will gather up 150 Chang AGEnts —fellows, scholars, alumni, mentors and advisors--from the John A. Hartford Foundation’s programs in medicine, nursing, and social work—for a unique, interprofessional leadership conference that can help. This meeting will feature keynote speakers, interactive skill building workshops on a variety of topics, and short-format problem solving sessions—all with an emphasis on helping you apply new knowledge and skills to the change efforts you are already working on.

  • Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders and Change AGEnts Interprofessional Townhall and Cocktail Networking Reception

    Event date: Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 - Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

    Join the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders and Change AGEnts on November 5, 2014 from 8:00 p.m.-10 p.m. for an Interprofessional Townhall and Cocktail Network Reception at the 2014 Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting. The event will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

  • 2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting

    Event date: Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 - Sunday, Nov 9, 2014

    GSA's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 4,000 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 400 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations. The 2014 theme is “Making Connections: From Cells to Societies.” Gerontologists make and study connections in many aging-related areas. They assess unstable molecular bonds in cells and study enduring human ones in families. They test for relationships among variables and examine them among many community settings. Their research generates alliances that improve community services and policies for older adults and their families.

  • NHCGNE Academic Leadership Conference

    Event date: Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 - Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

    This program focuses on developing leaders in gerontological nursing and health care to advance the quality of health available to older adults. The theme of this year’s Leadership Conference is “Making an Impact.” Accordingly, the program is concerned with career development, profiting from feedback, learning when to lead and when to follow, exercising power and influence, serving on boards, developing others and institutional mentoring structures, and seizing the opportunities made available by the Affordable Care Act and the demand of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for values-based purchasing. There will be several opportunities to customize learning throughout the conference.

  • 2014 Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 - Friday, Oct 24, 2014

    Grantmakers in Aging's Annual Conference - Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Aging Philanthropy - will be held from October 22-24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA at The Intercontinental San Francisco where leaders in aging philanthropy will describe how they’re working to meet the greater expectations we have for ourselves and our communities in the 21st Century. Discover how your organization, whether large or small, local or national, can lift its efforts and make an even greater contribution in the years ahead.

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Oct 17, 2014 - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • CAPC Web Conference: Expanding Palliative Care in Community Settings- An Introduction to the Current Landscape

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 - Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014

    The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) will be hosting a web conference on "Expanding Palliative Care in Community Settings- An Introduction to the Current Landscape" that will feature Profession of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco Dr. Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, FACP, FAAHPM. This web conference will provide an overview of key characteristics of palliative care in community settings, highlighting its role in longitudinal care across patient transitions. Dr. Ritchie, a co-author of the paper, Community-based palliative care: the natural evolution for palliative care in the U.S, will discuss distinguishing features and innovative models, as well as the foundational role of partnerships.

  • WEBINAR: University of Iowa College of Nursing Hartford Wednesday Webinar Series- Kristine Williams, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 - Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014

    The Hartford Wednesday Webinar Series is hosted by the University of Iowa College of Nursing in conjunction with the Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence and features speakers from the geriatric field on diverse issues relating to aging. The next webinar will take place Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 12-1 PM CT and features Kristine Williams, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN on dementia.

  • GIA Webinar: The Scaling Marketplace: A New Strategy Helping Funders Seeking to Achieve Large-Scale

    Event date: Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014

    The next Conversations with Grantmakers in Aging (GIA), The Scaling Marketplace: A New Strategy Helping Funders Seeking to Achieve Large-Scale Impact will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern (11:00 a.m. Pacific). Speakers will be Alex Rossides, CEO and co-founder of The Social Impact Exchange, who will present an overview of the model and the investments currently offered through the Scaling Marketplace, with a particular focus on those that benefit aging adults in the U.S., and Christopher Langston, Program Director at The John A. Hartford Foundation and Chair of the GIA Board of Directors, who will share his experience as one of the original members of the Scaling Marketplace’s Health Working Group and how his participation has supported his foundation’s goals.