Annual Conference


The Aging and Disability Network: The Best is Yet to Come

May 1-3, 2024
Marriott San Jose

The C4A Annual Conference brings together aging and disability network leaders, advocates, and policymakers from all across California. We will discuss recent national and state aging and disability policy developments, the evolution of current and potential programs and services, and innovative solutions in a world of diminished federal and state budgets. Over 500 leaders and professionals within the aging and disability network throughout California are expected to participate in this annual conference. Will we see you there?

2023 Conference group pictureTogether we will explore 4 tracks:

  • Best Practices & Innovative Programs
  • Collaborations that Work
  • Building Organizational Capacity
  • Policy, Advocacy, & Action


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2024 C4A Conference Sponsors

Elite Sponsor ($20,000)

California Health Advocates / Senior Medical Patrol


Diamond Sponsors ($10,000)





Platinum Sponsors ($5,000)



Gold Sponsors ($2,500)





Health Net

Well Sky


2023 Conference


Unlock your potential as a true advocate for change, where empowerment begins with knowledge. Be a part of this transformative experience and emerge as a powerful advocate driving positive change in the aging community.

2023 Conference


Embark on a journey of collaboration and innovation. This is your chance to be a part of this collaborative endeavor, where shared insights and collective action pave the way for a brighter future in aging advocacy.

2023 Conference


Seize the opportunity to turn knowledge into action. Don’t miss this chance to translate insights into tangible results and be a driving force in implementing positive change in the field of advocacy for the aging.


Fernando Torres Gil

Fernando Torres-Gil, Emeritus 
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Yomi Wrong

Yomi Wrong 
Consultant & Disability Activist

Susan DeMarois

Susan DeMarois, Director
California Department of Aging

Kim McCoy Wade

Kim McCoy Wade, Senior Advisor on Aging,  
Disability & Alzheimer's Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom

Amy Gotwals

Amy Gotwals, Chief
Public Policy & External Affairs, USAging

 Sandy Markwood
Sandy Markwood, CEO



  • April 9th is the Deadline to register for $425 – General Admission
  • April 23rd is the Final Deadline to register. General Admission registration is $500 from April 10, 2024 - April 23,2024.


The Marriott San Jose only offers valet parking.

  • Valet Overnight: $51.00
  • Valet Oversized: $56.00

For non-overnight guest based on availability

  • Hourly Rate: $10.00
  • 4-6 Hours: $40.00
  • Maximum: $51.00

Self-Parking Option:

The Convention Center Garage connects to the hotel via a walkway (see map). This garage is managed by the city. Visit the link below to stay up to date with rates (

The menus cover most of the top dietary requests, such as: Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free/Nut Free. If you have dietary requests, attendees are encouraged to indicate this during the conference registration process.

To ensure a comfortable and respectful environment, we have established a business casual dress code for the duration of the conference.

Please contact for all questions pertaining to the 2024 C4A Annual Conference

The event will take place on May 1 - 3, 2024

The event will be held at the Marriott San Jose. The address is 301 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113. Their phone number is 408-280-1300.

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All conference attendees are required to purchase registration. Please note this conference is intended for adults aged 18 and older.

Registration will not be accepted at the venue. To make sure your registration is received prior to the final deadline of April 23, 2024, we encourage you to register here or complete the registration form and mail your payment to:  

PO Box 13189
Oakland, CA 94661

All conference attendees are required to purchase registration. Please note this conference is intended for adults aged 18 and older.