Submission Process

2015 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

2016 CONFERENCE SUBMISSION TO BE ANNOUNCED

About

Get ready to support and advance your work in the field of creative aging at the second annual NCCA Creative Age: Creative Aging in America Annual Leadership Exchange and Professional Institute. Based on feedback from the 2014 Conference the 2015 event is designed to focus on The Practice, The Research, and The Business of Creative Aging.

Together we will gather in Washington DC from May 19-21, 2015, as professionals in arts, humanities, creativity, aging, health, research, policy, social services, and more to advance the field; showcase innovative programming and practice; build networks of research and support; and create together in ways that advance the field and expand our practice and impact in the world.

Take a moment right now to share your ideas, fields of inquiry, speakers, and innovative model programs you have as we continue to design the 2015 conference. Choose one or more of the three areas following to contribute by October 6th.

Your input will be submitted to the Conference Planning Team and Session Curating Teams for review and recommendations for the 2015 Leadership Exchange slate of Leadership Exchange Presenters.

Deadline

2015 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

2016 CONFERENCE SUBMISSION TO BE ANNOUNCED


2015 Themes

THE PRACTICE of Creative Aging

What does best-practice arts and humanities programming in aging look like in your community? Where are you recognizing innovation? What speakers, practices, and programs would be beneficial at the 2015 Conference? What do your programs look like? Who are you serving? Where is this taking place? How are you measuring success?

THE RESEARCH of Creative Aging

NCCA is drawing together best practices, results, current and emerging research and ideas locally, regionally, nationally, and globally in creative aging. From completed research projects to vision-building research, NCCA is here to support and vision together. What research projects, people, and possibilities would be helpful to highlight on in the 2015 Conference? What research is essential to supporting and expanding the field? Whether your research is completed, in progress, or at the design stages Click here to help NCCA build research data, practice, and projects in the field.


THE BUSINESS of Creative Aging

NCCA heard loud and clear at the 2014 conference a need for more in depth information about the business of creative aging.  From your perspective: Where are you seeing best-practice business models? How are they funded? What are the effective ways of finding and building partnerships? What is essential to sustain the business aspects of the field? Click here to help NCCA network one another with best business practices and innovation in the field.