We invite you to join us at the beautiful Kalahari Resort and Convention Center for our 2022 Annual Conference on April 19th -21st.

TALA will have tracks available for Nursing, Dementia and Leadership throughout the 3 days. Come earn your annual CEU’s, network with other AL professionals and enjoy a fun few days.

Sponsorship information is available! Please email [email protected] if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities. The tradeshow will be held on April 20th & 21st.


More Details Below:

2022 Conference Schedule at a Glance

Day 1 - Nurses Track Begins

       Tuesday, April 19, 2022

    7:00 - 8:00 AM
    Registration and Check In
    *Lower Level of Convention Center

    8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Morning Nursing Sessions

    12:15 - 1:15 PM
    Lunch on Your Own

    1:15 - 5:30 PM
    Afternoon Nursing Sessions

    5:30 - 7:00 PM
    Board Reception
    *Board Members, Industry Partner Members & Nurse Attendees Invited

Day 2 - Nurses Track, Managers Track & Tradeshow

       Wednesday, April 20, 2022

    6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Registration and Check-In
    *Lower Level of Convention Center

    8:00 - 9:15 AM
    Welcome & Opening Keynote
    Jennifer Fitzpatrick - "Refocus, Refresh, Resilience: Flourishing After Two Tense Years"

    9:15 - 11:30 AM
    Nurses & Managers Morning Sessions

    11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    Hero Awards and Luncheon
    *Lunch Provided in Barn for all Nurse, Manager, and Provider attendees

    1:15 - 5:45 PM
    Nurses and Managers Afternoon Sessions

    12:00 - 5:30 PM
    Exhibitor Set-Up
    *Tradeshow Doors will open at 6:00 PM for attendees

    6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Tradeshow Kickoff & Opening Reception
    *Join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres

Day 3 - Managers Track & Tradeshow

       Thursday, April 21, 2022

    6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Registration and Check In
    *Lower Level of Convention Center

    7:00 - 8:30 AM
    Decision Maker's Breakfast
    *Sortino’s Kitchen - By Invitation Only

    8:00 - 11:00AM
    Morning Managers Sessions

    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Tradeshow Hours
    Events within Tradeshow: Wellness Suite, Lunch, Pitch Off, & Raffle Drawing

    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Lunch Served in Tradeshow
    *Included with your registration

    1:30 - 2:30 PM
    Final Breakout Session

    2:30 - 3:30 PM
    Owner/Operator Panel
    *Panel Participants TBD

    3:30 - 4:30 PM
    Closing Keynote: Ty Jones


Hotel Information 





Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Round Rock TX

3001 Kalahari Blvd, Round Rock, Texas 78665, United States

Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center – Round Rock, TX will be located on U.S. 79 across from the Dell Diamond and Old Settlers Park. 20 minutes from Austin, 1 1/2 hours from San Antonio, 2 1/2 hours from Dallas, 2 1/2 hours from Houston


  • 975 guest rooms & suites
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites including 3 Bedroom Presidential Suites
  • All rooms include: Microwave, refrigerator, iron, ironing board, in-room safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, remote control television with cable, voicemail system, hair dryer and luxurious bath amenities and admission to America’s largest indoor waterpark


  • Spa Kalahari and Salon
  • 10,000+ sq. ft. of retail space (4 large retail experiences)
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Adventurers Kids Club


  • Admission to America’s largest indoor waterpark is included for all registered guests
  • 223,000 sq ft indoor waterpark
  • Seasonal outdoor pools: 3 acres
  • 80,000 sq ft Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park featuring thrill rides, ropes course, climbing walls, indoor zip line, bowling, laser tag, 250+ arcade games and numerous attraction


  • Double Cut Steakhouse and Bourbon Bar - Kalahari’s signature steakhouse experience featuring premium cuts of meat, craft cocktails, family-style sides and more.
  • Sortino’s Italian Kitchen - Includes Sortino’s Italian Kitchen, Pizzeria Sortino, Sortino’s Cafe & Gelato and Enoteca wine lounge.
  • Cinco Niños - Home-style Tex-Mex cuisine encompassing all the resounding classic flavors as they intertwine with sizzling plates of pure goodness
  • B-Lux Grill & Bar - Deliciously unique burgers and shakes handcrafted from scratch with fresh ingredients that are locally sourced
  • Great Karoo Marketplace - Features multiple food stations, chef action stations, foods cooked from the display kitchen and picture-perfect pastry displays. The restaurant has a full African theme and serves breakfast and dinner.
  • Marrakesh Market Eatery - A unique shopping experience inspired by the shops of Marrakesh. Mini storefronts offer art, souvenirs and to-go fare for breakfast, lunch and snacks.
  • American Provisions - Featuring hand-crafted soups, salads and sandwiches for delicious dining on the go. Don’t forget to try one of our homemade mini pies too.
  • Redd’s Piano Lounge - Claim a table or stool as you relax with a diverse wine list, handcrafted cocktails and live entertainment.
  • Java Manjaro - Gourmet coffees, pastries, desserts, hot sandwiches, smoothies and more.
  • Last Bite Candy Store - Hand-dipped chocolate, fabulous caramel apples, homemade fudge, salt water taffy, yummy ice cream and more
  • Waterpark Food and Drink - Never leave the waterpark – refuel with food and beverage outlets like the Zulu Grille, Cracked Coconut Bar and Grotto swim-up bar
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