Thank you for registering for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association’s Annual Conference taking place next week in Boise. Here is some information to help you plan for your trip. A pdf is available here. As we have more information we will post updates on this page.
ELO Only Registrants or One Day Only registrants, not all information will pertain to you.
Boise Centre, Boise, Idaho
850 Front Street, Boise | (208) 336-8900
Hotel and Travel information is available here and includes information on getting to downtown from the airport. All recommended hotels are within .3 miles of the Boise Centre. Check your hotel to see if they have a shuttle.
Note about your hotel room. If you do not show up at the hotel on the first night of your reservation, your entire reservation will be canceled. If you are planning on coming a day late be sure to let the hotel know.
DOWNLOAD THE MOBILE APP
Get the complete conference schedule, maps and alerts on your smartphone or tablet. The CFHA mobile application allows you to…
- Highlight sessions you want to attend for a personal schedule.
- Interact with other conference attendees through app-based messaging.
- Get app notifications with highlights and reminders during the conference.
- Complete online session evaluations
- Get links to online conference resources.
Four ways to download the app.
- Use the email that was sent to you.
- Search the app store for Crowd Compass. Look for CFHA2022 to get the app.
- The mobile app is available for a computer online here.
- Use the QR code to get the app
The entire schedule will be in the conference app. That is where you will find the most up-to-date information. If you are someone who likes to have a paper schedule, please print the schedule before you come to Boise. We will not have copies on site.
EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES (ELO)
You can add an ELO to your registration. Log-In and change your registration or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the ELOs is available here.
Attire for the conference is business-casual. Temperatures in meeting rooms will fluctuate so we recommend dressing in layers with a light sweater or jacket for optimal comfort. Bring appropriate clothing for running/walking if you will be participating in the morning exercise programs. Boise is very relaxed. You can go to dinner anywhere in jeans. Check the weather. Evenings will be cool.
REGISTRATION & INFORMATION HOURS
Please check in at the CFHA Conference Registration Desk to retrieve your name badge.
With over 600 registrants, to keep things moving and to space people out, we are doing things a little differently this year. Registration will be in the main lobby/junior ballroom of the Boise Centre. Once there, you should find and pick up your badge. If you have any questions or want the “Info Spiel” just ask the staff.
Registration Questions? Within the mobile app you can find the answers to many Frequently Asked Questions regarding registration.
We have a registration desk that will be staffed during the entire conference. Feel free to stop by any time to ask a question.
|Thursday, October 13||6:30 AM to 9:00 AM|
10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
|Friday, October 14||7:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Saturday, October 15||7:00 AM to 4:00 PM|
Please pay your balance in full before arriving at the conference. Your registration will take longer if we need to process payments onsite.
CFHA will follow the Boise local guidelines, which can be found here. Please use precautions based on your own assessment of risk.
BRING A WATER BOTTLE
If you normally carry a water bottle, bring one to Boise. The Boise Centre has water refilling stations around the conference center. Help us save on wasted plastic. The Boise Centre charges CFHA for a water station set up. We are purchasing some set-ups, but there won’t be water in every room, like we normally have.
BOISE CENTRE – CASH FREE
The Boise Centre is cash free. Plan to have a credit card for the cash bars.
NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION ON THURSDAY
If you’re new to CFHA and the Annual Conference, we invite you to join us for the Newcomer’s Orientation & Networking at 2:30 PM to learn more about CFHA and get tips on how to maximize your conference experience.
Information regarding Continuing Education is available on our website here and in our mobile app.
Plan to join the discussion at one of our 60+ discussion groups happening over lunch on Friday. The full list of groups is in the app or can be found here.
Some sessions have been canceled from our original schedule. They will not show up on the Schedule At A Glance or in the mobile app.
Coffee is only available for a few hours in the morning. There is a Dutch Bros. coffee shop a very short walk from the Boise Centre entrance.
Lunch is included for conference registrants on Friday and Saturday.
The receptions on Thursday and Friday have a cash bar and light hors d’oeuvres. Dinner is not provided during the Conference. We encourage you to explore Boise with your CFHA colleagues. Area brochures and maps will be at the registration table.
If you have special food requirements, you must let us know prior to the conference. If you have not already done so go into your registration and mark any dietary or other special needs. We can’t make changes less than a week before the conference. If you indicated that you have dietary needs you will have a colored ticket with your badge that will be used to get your special meal. Instructions are on your meal ticket.
The CFHA Exhibit space will be located in the main lobby and junior ballroom, near conference registration. Plan to take time to visit the exhibits.
INTERNSHIP and JOB BOARD
The conference app includes a virtual job board for internships, fellowships, and jobs. If you would like to add a position to the job board send the position title, link for more information, and a pdf describing the position to email@example.com. Please put “Position Post for App” in the subject line.
GROUP MEET UPS
Group Meet-Ups on Thursday Night – On Thursday, 10/13, during the reception, from 5:30 to 6:00 some groups will have meet-ups allowing you to connect with people at the start of the conference. Look for the people holding signs for the group you are interested in. If you would like to start a new group email firstname.lastname@example.org and she will set it up. Groups include
Administrators and Directors
Families and Health (FH SIG); Family Therapists
Medical – Physicians, PAs, Nurses
Pediatrics and Peds SIG
Research and Evaluation Committee
Serving Latinx Populations
Many groups have meet-ups during the conference, separate from the opening reception. Most are open to anyone unless noted.
Women’s Leadership Dinner – Thursday, 10/13 at 6:30 PM at Cottonwood Grille, Boise. Contact Martha Saucedo at email@example.com for more info and to RSVP.
Families and Health SIG Dinner – Thursday 10/13 at 6:30 PM at Bardenay’s. Contact Jessica Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and for more information.
Pediatrics, Families and Health, and the Research and Evaluation Committee offer certificates for attending a number of their sessions. Information can be found at the end of the Schedule At A Glance or in the conference app.
On-site, if you have any questions about the conference, please ask any of the friendly staff at the Conference Registration & Information Desk.