Since 1992, the CCFP Roundtable has sponsored this highly successful CACFP Conference which attracts over 500 participants from around the country. The Roundtable strives to provide everyone within the CACFP community an affordable, productive, energetic, and educational networking experience - just like we have for the past 29 years.
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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
The CCFP Roundtable announces its Call for Presentations for the 2020 CACFP Champions Conference. You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for one or more workshop sessions that addresses important issues facing today’s CACFP community.
Amazing professional development opportunity.
Collaborate with experts in the field.
Presenters receive a discounted registration of $200 when staying for full conference, or attend free for day-of presentation.
Receive recognition for and feedback about your practice or program.
Expand your professional portfolio.
Be part of a dynamic community that has made the Roundtable CACFP Conference the “must-attend” event for 29 years.
April 15, 2020
Deadline to submit workshop proposals
May 1, 2020
Early Bird Registration Opens
June 15, 2020
Presenters notified about workshop proposal selections
August 15, 2020
Presenters notified when their sessions are scheduled
September 7, 2020
Last Day for Early Bird Registration
October 19-21, 2020
2020 CACFP Champions Conference
The Roundtable's CACFP conference has always evolved in response to new challenges and opportunities facing the CACFP community. Each year we offer leading-edge tracks that set a standard for policy, practice, and research solutions. The conference workshops honor the success and impact of CACFP, while setting a clear vision to shape the future of the program. Proposed presentations may include, but are not limited to the following:
Nutrition Education & Training
Program Administration & Operations
Leadership & Management
Outreach & Participation
Policy & Advocacy
Research: The what, who, how and why of it all
At-Risk / Afterschool
Head Start / Early Head Start
Adult Day Care
Meal Planning / Recipes
Nutrition & feeding practices for individuals with special needs
Integrated, comprehensive, & community approaches
Do you have an innovative practice or cutting-edge research you want to share?Don’t hesitate: submit your presentation proposal today!
Your presentation should provide the following:
Relevance and Clarity: The content is interesting and useful to a significant number of expected attendees. Learning objectives are clearly stated and describe how the presentation will help attendees.
Engaging Format: Involves the audience, stimulates dialogue, and is consistent with the principles of effective adult learning.
Practical Application or Thought-Provoking: Presentations should provide take-away knowledge that can be used by participants in their day-to-day work, describe how ideas and methods can be transferred for use by others, offer how-to skills to improve performance; or reflects research and/or practical experience that is innovative and well-grounded.
Leading-Edge: Presentations should address critical issues, emerging trends, and/or innovative practices and ideas.
Audience: Attendees typically include professional child care, adult care, and afterschool CACFP operators; local, State and Federal level policy-makers, administrators, and leaders; advocates, researchers, trainers and others who support the CACFP.
Presenter Registration: Each workshop presenter must register for the conference (opens May 1). A presenter or co-presenter is not required to pay a registration fee if only presenting a workshop and then leaving the Conference. All presenters are encouraged to participate in the entire conference and will be offered a discounted registration of $200.
Honorarium and Expenses: CCFP Roundtable does not award workshop presenters an honorarium. Travel, hotel, and other expenses are the responsibility of each presenter.
Presenter Responsibilities: Handouts and all presentation materials are required to be shared electronically. Printed handouts are the responsibility of the presenter to reproduce.
CCFP Roundtable reserves the right to make changes to proposed presentation titles and descriptions, to place sessions in alternative topic areas, and to encourage joint presentations if multiple proposals are submitted on similar topics.
NOTE: SUBJECT TO CHANGE
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM • National CACFP Forum Board Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 PM • Early Registration
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM • Registration
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • (CA Agencies) Pre-Conference Mandatory Training
1:00 PM • Opening Welcome
2:30 - 5:15 PM • Workshop Sessions
5:30 PM • Networking Reception
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20
Organized Morning Physical Activity
Healthy Start Breakfast
Exhibits & Learning Expo
8:45 AM - 5:15 PM • General Sessions, Lunch, & Workshops
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
Organized Morning Physical Activity
Healthy Start Breakfast
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Workshops & Closing Session
CONFERENCE LOCATION & LODGING
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
200 S Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, California
Hotel Conference Rate available from October 16-22, 2020:
CCFP Roundtable has secured a room block at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach for $179 + per night.
All room rates are exclusive of applicable taxes and fees. All taxes are subject to change without notice. Conference rates are available three days before the conference, based upon availability. We've also negotiated a discounted rate for overnight parking at $15.00 per day.
If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt Regency at 877-803-7534 or click here to find contact information by Region.
About the Hotel
Located on a premiere waterfront spot in the heart of Downtown, the Hyatt Regency Long Beach is the only 4 Diamond Award-winning Long Beach, CA hotel with all 528 guest-rooms and suites offering ocean or harbor views. With a combination of style, sophistication, comfort, and the ideal site, the Hyatt Regency Long Beach will make your experience memorable and enjoyable. Visit the hotel site for more information.
Getting to Long Beach, CA
Conveniently located near the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas, getting to Long Beach is easy by car or train. Learn more here.
2020 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATES
Early Bird Rates
Before September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020 or later
One Day Conference Rate