NAPIPM Call for Proposals 
The  American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) is now accepting proposals for the NAPIPM Education Conference  August 3-6, 2020.  The event will be held at the Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Oregon.

NAPIPM is an organization that promotes and enhances excellence and integrity in the development, collection, analysis, and evaluation of program data, outcomes and performance information for use in informed decision making, planning, and administration of public human services programs. NAPIPM members represent the full range of functions to achieve better outcomes for those served by human service benefit and support programs by strengthening program integrity, accountability, data analysis, and outcome measures:
  • Medicaid, TANF, SNAP, and Child Care Policy Updates
  • Medicaid Quality Control (MEQC), and Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) results, and outcomes
  • Child Care Improper Payments, and Child Care Quality Control results, and outcomes
  • Program Integrity - Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments, Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
  • Using Data to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families
  • Increasing Productivity, Results, and Outcomes
  • Modernization - Doing More with Less
  • SNAP Quality Control Current and Future Automation Initiatives
  • Legislative Updates that may have significant nationwide impact
  • Using Technology to Improve Customer Service
  • Improving Public Assistance Delivery, Accuracy and Integrity
  • Improving Performance of Direct Service Practitioners, Support Staff, and Management
  • Improving Efficiency and Evaluation of Providing Services to Clients: Change, Call and/or Mail Centers, etc.
Strong, relevant content drives engagement and generates meaningful conversations. If you have an innovative, forward thinking, transformational topic which is shaping the future of human services, please submit your presentation for consideration.

Your submissions will help shape the agenda for the APHSA/NAPIPM Conference. Topics will represent a confluence of ideas, innovations, and real world experiences that are reshaping today's service delivery systems. The overarching goal of the conference is to delve into how we as leaders and professionals can create a modern, responsive health and human services system that leads to stronger, healthier families and communities.

Proposals should demonstrate their application to service delivery, policy, and other areas that impact human-serving agencies, programs, and related organizations. Priority will be given to submissions which align with the APHSA Strategic Playbook in one of the following areas: 
Track Example of Topics
Advancing Economic Mobility / Population Health Linking services across workforce systems, strategies to mitigate the benefits cliff, aligning human services with housing, education, etc. to support mobility
Data Optimization and Interoperability System modernization, predictive analytics, data sharing to link clients across health and human services
Workforce Well-Being Supporting a thriving human services workforce, human-centered design, accessible online and mobile services, “no wrong door” approach, procurement reform to improve outcomes
Selection Process
The NAPIPM Conference Committee reviews all submitted proposals and evaluates them for relevancy and consistency with the goals of the Association and the conference theme. Workshop descriptions and biographies will be used in official conference materials, including registration and conference program brochures. All material is subject to editing for corrections and consistency without notification to the presenter.

Submission Guidelines and Deliverable Schedule
Please be sure to follow the instructions throughout the submission process carefully.  As part of your submission, you are required to include a short abstract (no more than 350 words) of the session along with the proposed names and organizations of any presenters.  Proposals are due by Friday, May 1, 2020. 
Deliverable Schedule
Call for Submissions February 18, 2020 - May 1, 2020
Complete Review Proposals May 15, 2020
Notification to Accepted Speakers by May 22, 2020
Speaker Registration Due July 3, 2020
Final Presentation Description Due (any final edits to content copy) July 24, 2020
Final Power Points Required for Conference App July 24, 2020

Marketing: Presentation descriptions and biographies will be used in official conference materials, including the conference website, marketing messages and the conference app. All material is subject to editing without notification to the presenter.

Expectations for Presenters:
All presenters are required to register for the conference. Due to budgetary constraints, all presenters are asked to pay a reduced registration fee. APHSA is unable to offer compensation for travel expenses, or honoraria to presenters. No registration scholarships will be offered to presenters representing the private, for-profit businesses sector.

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