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Register by April 17th, 2015 to receive the Early Bird Rate!




1 | Review your 2015 Signature Event choices

The 2015 NCCA Conference is comprised of three signature events: the 2015 NCCA Leadership Exchange on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19-20 2015 at Arena Stage; the NCCA Professional Development Institute (PDI) on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at various cultural and aging service sites; and a robust constellation of COMMUNITY, NATIONAL ADVOCACY, INTERNATIONAL, and FIELD NETWORKING  events from Monday through Thursday, May 18-21 clustered around Capitol Hill.

Clicking on any of the Signature Event Snapshots below lands you on an interactive page where you can click on any event or session title for expanded details.  

CEU's are pending through National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP)National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB NCERS), Social Work through the Washington Area Geriatric Education Center Consortium.


1.1 | Review the interactive 2015 Creativity and Aging in America snapshot below.
You can register for any of the signature events now. A special registration email will be sent out in April about National Advocacy, Special Interest Groups, and International Ambassador Event registration.

Click on the image below for the interactive version of the 2015 Creativity and Aging in America Overview

2015 Conference Overview

1.2 | Review the interactive 2015 NCCA Leadership Exchange snapshot below.
Your registration for the Leadership Exchange will include ALL plenary and concurrent sessions for the half-day Tuesday and full-day Wednesday sessions, Leadership Exchange performances, networking sessions, poster sessions, special interest groups, as well as lunch on Wednesday at Arena Stage. Once registered, you are free to attend any session you wish and you can mix and match tracks and sessions. Click the image below to explore

1.3. | Review the interactive  NCCA Professional Development Institute (PDI) snapshot below.
Registration for PDI Events is optional.
PDI events are concurrent, so if you plan to ATTEND A PDI EVENT, register for ONE only. Registration includes one of four daylong or half day sessions (sessions are concurrent) at various cultural and and aging services locations throughout Washington DC.  The Art of Creative Caregiving at The Kreeger Museum includes lunch and transportation. Please note that 2014 PDI events sold out well in advance, so register early!

2 | Once you have decided what events you plan to attend, head to the 2015 NCCA Conference Registration page and select the appropriate boxes. Remember, select the box for each event you wish to attend, including the the world premier of THE BLOOD QUILT at Arena Stage and the FREE Opening Reception Tuesday evening, May 19, 2015.  

The registration form will tabulate your total, guide you through payment options, and send you an electronic confirmation. 

Payment options

  • Credit Card through Paypal 
  • Pay by check 


3 | Receive Your Electronic Confirmation 

Once complete, look for a confirmation email of your registration and payment by email. You may wish to keep a copy of the confirmation on your smart phone to keep track of your events once you arrive in Washington DC! THAT'S IT!


Click HERE to Register and Make your Conference Payment Now!

If you believe you are eligible for a discount code and have yet to receive it or are registering a group of more than three people from the same organization and would like to receive a group discount, contact 202-895-9456 or conference@creativeaging.org 



Use the the sidebar links to the right or hover over the blue bar across the top of this page to learn even more. For most links, clicking on the title will lead you to more detailed information about the session or event.