Find all the past H-CAP Conferences here, and stay tuned for future events!
H-CAP/COWS Conference – Using our Voice to Build Better Systems
Location: Arlington, VA
Dates: March 7, 2017
Every two years, H-CAP partners with COWS to put on a national conference that brings together the leaders and decision-makers of healthcare for a day-long discussion on the changing world of this industry. This year, we gathered on March 7, with over 140 attendees from the healthcare industry from all over the country.
The audience included a cross-section of healthcare employers and industry associations, labor unions, training partnerships, community colleges and education providers, public workforce system leaders, community organizations, and other stakeholders from 15 states and Washington, D.C.
H-CAP Hosts Apprenticeship Accelerator Convening for Healthcare Industry
Location: Arlington, VA
Dates: March 8, 2017
Although Registered Apprenticeship is a newer education and employment model in healthcare, H-CAP convened a day-long Apprenticeship Accelerator event on March 8, 2017 for over 100 attendees, demonstrating tremendous industry interest in developing Registered Apprenticeship in healthcare
H-CAP 2017 Fall Conference
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Dates: Oct 24, 2018
The Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) held its biennial conference featuring cutting-edge presentations on workforce innovations and best practices in promoting high quality care. Minnesota’s HealthPartners and SEIU Healthcare Minnesota welcomed an audience of 110 healthcare labor, employer, education, and workforce leaders speaking about their strong labor/management partnerships working to support the workforce needed for quality care in challenging times.
H-CAP 2018 Spring Conference
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: March 15, 2018
The Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) held its spring conference, where members of the network were able to come together to share best practices in promoting high quality care, training models and innovative workforce solutions. We welcomed an audience of over 100 healthcare labor, employer, education, and workforce leaders speaking about their strong labor/management partnerships working to support the workforce needed for quality care in challenging times.
H-CAP Fall 2017 Board Meeting
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dates: October 24, 2017
The H-CAP Board held its semi-annual meeting on October 24, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The board reviewed H-CAP's work on Registered Apprenticeship and discussed shared challenges in the healthcare industry. The board chairs reflected on the uncertain times in the healthcare industry and participants met in small groups to discuss how the current challenges impact workforce development in their organization.
H-CAP Conference Spring 2019
Location: Washington, DC
Dates: Spring 2019
H-CAP held its annual spring conference in Washington, DC on 28 March, 2019. It provided members of the network the opportunity to work through the continuing evolution in the healthcare industry on several fronts including the effects of technological innovation. The opening plenary focused on projected workforce shortages across multiple occupations in all sectors of healthcare and highlighted the challenges presented, innovations to support forward thinking solutions, and the critical role of labor/management and government collaboration to ensure solutions that support high road jobs, quality care and increase equity.