About ACLF

ACLF is a great orientation for emerging leaders who serve, or are interested in serving on chapter boards, while chapter presidents, presidents-elect, and chapter executives are strongly encouraged to attend. ACLF encourages participants to make connections and share ideas, learn new strategies and technique to succeed, engage in important dialogue about chapters, and more.

ACLF FAQs

Who can participate in ACLF?

ACLF is a great orientation for emerging leaders who serve, or who are interested in serving on chapter boards, while chapter presidents, presidents-elect, and chapter executives are strongly encouraged to attend. Many chapters send professional staff to participate in a wide range of sessions.

When should I plan to arrive and leave?

Get the all-out ACLF experience by attending the preconference sessions on Wednesday, May 4 starting at 1:30 p.m. During the first session on Wednesday, the Unconference Introduction, attendees will help determine the topics discussed during the next two sessions. Then on Thursday, customize your educational agenda with a variety of governance sessions and chapter staff networking opportunities beginning at 9:00 a.m. The final ACLF breakout sessions end on Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 a.m. to allow attendees to enjoy more time exploring Kansas City.

Is travel reimbursement available?

Currently, there are funds available from the AAFP to reimburse travel expenses for three representatives from each chapter for ACLF or NCCL. Funding is also available from the AAFP to reimburse travel expenses for one new physician delegate from each chapter to attend NCCL. Some chapters will fund additional travel expenses. Contact your chapter to learn more.

Can I earn CAE or CME credit?

The Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF) track fulfills the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. ACLF participants may claim up to 17 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

In addition, by attending any of the breakout sessions, you may claim Enrichment CME credit on an hour-for-hour basis.

What can I expect from ACLF?

ACLF encourages participants to make connections and share ideas, learn new strategies and techniques to succeed, engage in important dialogue about chapters, and more.

What should I bring?

Bring your laptop, tablet, smartphone, and printed handouts (if you want them). Handouts are available online and in the mobile app in mid-April.

What is the dress code?

Business casual for the sessions, and casual for the Meet and Greet, and Welcome Reception.

ACLF/NCCL Mobile App

Download the 2016 AAFP Leadership Conference mobile app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and tablet and get access to your full agenda, speaker lists, exhibitor lists, and Convention Center maps.

Future ACLF Dates

  • April 26-28, 2018
    Kansas City, MO

Questions?

Contact:
Jon Teel
AAFP Chapter Relations
(800) 274-2237, ext. 6811
jteel@aafp.org