HCBS Conference

UPDATE: ADvancing States has made the decision to postpone the HCBS Conference until December 2020. We know the work you do is of utmost importance and we value your commitment to the HCBS Conference and ADvancing States in these unprecedented circumstances. We recognize that our HCBS network is in need right now, and we plan to stand strong with our states through this national emergency. We are actively working to get information updated and it will appear on our conference website as soon as it is confirmed.

In the meantime, please continue to utilize and share our COVID-19 Resources for State Agencies webpage, updated daily, to assist states and their support teams with the latest information and resources.

Call for Sessions

In light of the Conference postponement, we will be reopening the HCBS Call for Sessions to allow for additional submissions with a focus on the impact of and response to COVID-19. The new submission deadline for the 2020 HCBS Conference is Tuesday, June 30.

We want to hear from you about the obstacles your agency or organization has faced during the pandemic and how you have responded.

  • Do you have unique ways you have overcome adversity?
  • Are you collaborating with new partners during this time?
  • Have you utilized technology in unexpected ways?

Send us examples of how your organization has worked to build resilience during the COVID-19 response so that we can highlight lessons learned that may help others navigate through crisis. Submit here today!