What is CareForum 2019?
CareForum 2019 is the ultimate conference for professionals in acute, post-acute, and community care. CareForum 2019: The WellSky User Conference is one of the world’s most comprehensive, exciting, and best-attended events for caregiving professionals. CareForum 2019 is three days of education, thought leadership, and innovation.

This unique conference, September 9-11, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri will feature inspiring keynotes, networking opportunities, and in-depth breakout sessions (many with continuing education credit). This conference is an essential destination for your professional development. CareForum 2019 will help your organization stay current on industry trends, tackle compliance changes, and discover new opportunities for growth. Learn more here.


Where can I find the conference agenda?
The conference agenda, industry tracks, session details, and speakers are listed here. Dates and times for each session are also now available. Session registration is now open here.


How do I sign up for on-site technical support sessions?
You can sign-up for tech support sessions here to get live guidance from WellSky software experts and get the most from your solutions. 


How do I download the official conference mobile app?

To download the official CareForum 2019 conference app, use these instructions below:

Where is the conference located this year?
CareForum 2019 is located in Kansas City, Missouri — a city known for it's rich jazz culture and world-famous barbeque — at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The hotel is an easy walk to the exciting entertainment at Power & Light District, the Crossroads Art District's local museums and galleries, and many shops and restaurants.

Conference Address:
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 W 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105


How do I book a hotel room?
To view hotel information and book a room, click here. WellSky's room block is completely full at the conference hotel, the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. However, we invite you to book your hotel stay at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown hotel.


How do I update my hotel reservation?
If you’ve already booked your stay at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown and need to update your reservation, you can make any changes and additions here: Update your CareForum 2019 hotel reservation.


Are continuing education units (CEUs) available?
Yes! At CareForum 2019, we’re offering CEUs for nursing professionals, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists. After the conference, a link will be distributed to complete the online evaluation questionnaire, which will tally individual credit hours. After you complete the questionnaire, you can immediately print a certificate of attendance. We will provide the following CEUs:

  • Nursing Accreditation (ANCC)
  • Accreditation for CA Board of Nursing
  • Accreditation for Physical Therapists
  • Accreditation for AARC

*P.A.C.E.® credits are also available for medical technologists and clinical lab professionals.

Where can I find more information on conference pricing?
To ensure you receive education and experiences tailored to fit your unique organization, registration cost varies according to your industry and current software subscription. We invite you to learn more about the pricing for your business by contacting us at careforum@wellsky.com or (512) 583-8550.


What does the registration cost include?
Your registration includes access to all class sessions, CEU credits for eligible industries/professionals, pre-conference product sessions, breakfast, snacks, and lunch during the pre-conference and main conference days, along with the welcome reception, customer appreciation dinner and entertainment.


Are you offering a companion package this year?
No, we are no longer offering a companion package. Because of the growth of our conference, conference sessions, activities, and meals are only available to conference registrants.


Is there a group discount?
No, there is no group discount.


Will there be Wi-Fi and/or internet access at the conference?
Yes! Attendees and exhibitors will have Wi-Fi internet access in meeting rooms for basic email, general web browsing and social media use. Login information will be shared via email prior to the start of the conference and also available via the mobile app.


How do I get to the conference? What transportation options are available from the airport?
From the Kansas City International Airport (MCI): It’s an 18-mile drive to the conference hotel, and without rush-hour traffic, it will take about 20-25 minutes. The airport has shuttle and taxi services available, and Kansas City also has popular rideshare programs, including Uber and Lyft.