ABOUT
THIS EVENT

Welcome to the live event webpage for the 2021 Hybrid HCBS Conference! Starting the first day of the event, come to this website www.HCBSconference.vfairs.com in order to login to the HCBS Conference with your registered email. Once logged in, you will be directed to the virtual environment where the event is taking place. The virtual environment will remain accessible to registered attendees 24 hours a day for the duration of the live event, and it will remain online and open for 30 days with recorded sessions and materials from the live event.

Have further questions about registering or accessing the virtual event from here? Email us at inform@hcbsconference.org

Frequently Asked Questions

The Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Conference is ADvancing States’ national conference designed to convene state, federal, and local policymakers; leaders who administer, manage, and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs; as well as all those who share interest in improving state systems that deliver long-term services and supports (LTSS) for all ages and abilities.

This year, the HCBS Conference will be a hybrid (in-person / virtual) experience on December 6-10, 2021. You will be able to learn about the latest programming and product innovations; connect with like-minded peers from across the nation; discover solutions from our expansive sponsor and exhibitor ecosystem; level-up your knowledge and abilities with specialized learning intensives; and be inspired by nationally-renowned speakers.
This conference is for federal, state, and local policymakers as well as those who administer, manage, and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs. Everyone who shares interest in improving state systems that deliver long-term services and supports (LTSS) is welcome.

Attendees will have access to national speakers; educational and innovative sessions; keynote addresses; and more. The conference will include video-forward networking with leaders and peers in the landscape of LTSS; key publication releases; and demos with technical experts in the field.
As we make our exciting return to in-person conferences, we want to assure all of our attendees that safety is our top priority. We want you to feel safe and comfortable so that you can focus on learning and collaborating with your peers. We will follow all CDC guidance provided at the time of the conference and are requiring all in-person attendees to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to attending to the conference. Proof of vaccination and a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the conference will be required to enter the event upon arrival. We are also requiring all attendees to wear a mask during the event.
This year's HCBS Conference will be a hybrid event. If you're not able to join us in person, we would still love to see you virtually on our interactive conference platform. If you need to edit your registration, please click the link in your confirmation email to modify your registration form. You will need to enter your confirmation number in the site to access your form. Contact inform@hcbsconference.org with any questions.
We suggest business casual top to bottom!
Yes. Both in-person and virtual sessions will be recorded and available for viewing on the virtual platform.
All sessions will be open admittance to all registered attendees unless otherwise marked, so there is no need to pre-register for specific sessions.
Early Bird rates are $625 for state, government, and non-profit attendees; $1,050 for corporate attendees until October 15, 2021. After October 15, rates will increase by $100.
In-person attendees will have full access to HCBS conference sessions, meals, networking activities, and our conference app. Virtual attendees will be able to access sessions through the event website, chat with others on the event app, and take part in our virtual networking activities!
You will have the option to pay via credit card, check, or purchase order depending upon your registration type.

If paying by check, please address to: ADvancing States
Re: 2021 HCBS Conference Registration
241 18th Street South, Suite #403, 22202

*Please include a copy of your registration confirmation to help us match payments to registrants.
For questions related to the conference and registration, please contact us at inform@hcbsconference.org
Please reach out to Kristin Murphy at kmurphy@advancingstates.org to discuss sponsorship options.