Networking/Event Highlights

Networking/Event Highlights

Mobile App

To enhance your conference experience, please download the RCPA Annual Conference Mobile from the App Store, available for Apple and Android products. The mobile app is sponsored by Beacon Health Options. There will be NO printed programs this year so please use the conference app to plan for your personal conference experience.

Directors' Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Red Ballroom

Networking 4On Tuesday, September 24, you are invited to join the RCPA Board of Directors, staff, and your colleagues for the Directors’ Welcome Reception in the Red Ballroom. Please help us thank member and Platinum sponsor Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, Pittsburgh, PA for support of this event. The reception features heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages and offers a valuable first networking opportunity with colleagues, speakers, and other guests. Conference Committee members and RCPA staff are on hand to answer questions, make introductions, and provide directions and tips for an enjoyable week.

Association Lunch & Awards Recognition

Wednesday, September 25, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Red Ballroom

20181004_125132Please join us for lunch and hear about the association’s highlights of the year and recognition of individuals being honored for excellence in innovation, community leadership, exemplary service to RCPA, and legislative leadership in our new format. The awards lunch includes commentary by RCPA President/CEO Richard S. Edley, PhD. The lunch is an open event for all conference attendees, regardless of membership status. We thank member and Platinum sponsor, Pennsylvania Health & Wellness, Pittsburgh, PA for supporting the luncheon.

Networking Reception with National Partners

Thursday, September 26, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Empire ABCD

Conference Slider 4 NetworkingNothing seems better than the chance to unwind and network with colleagues at the end of a busy day of learning at the RCPA conference. Members and sponsors Lockton Healthcare Network; Merakey; and UPMC Community HealthChoices Plan provide that opportunity. All conference participants are invited to this longstanding tradition and premier networking opportunity of the week. Guests are treated to a delightful array of hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and ample opportunities to meet and mingle with colleagues. The reception is another chance to make new connections and revive longstanding conversations. Make sure it’s part of your plans for the day! Don’t miss this year’s entertainment after the reception.

Studio 54 Themed Thursday Evening Entertainment

Thursday, September 26, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
Red Ballroom

Studio_54Get your leisure suits, silk pant suits, and your dance partner and join us for some after-hours music and dancing.

Sponsored by Magellan Behavioral Health, Newtown, PA.