SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
2024 APNA Annual Conference

Speakers & Schedule

Lynn Perkins


Harnessing AI for Your Agency: Revolutionizing Childcare with Technology 

Curious about AI and how it relates to our industry? In this illuminating session, we invite you to discover the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in the childcare sector. Led by industry expert Lynn Perkins, this keynote will demystify AI, highlighting its relevance and immense benefits for your business. 

Discover how AI can enhance operational efficiency, drive customer growth, and increase revenue. Through concrete examples, see how AI is revolutionizing care services. Learn to identify pertinent use cases, select the best AI tools and solutions, and employ AI tactics to attract and retain families and care providers.

We will equip your team with essential AI knowledge, ensuring they are prepared to navigate this technological shift. Additionally, we will address crucial ethical considerations to ensure your approach remains innovative and responsible.

Join us and unlock the potential to transform your business with cutting-edge technology. Gain the insights and tools you need to stay ahead in an ever-evolving industry and position your agency for unparalleled success!


Lynn Perkins is the co-founder and CEO of UrbanSitter, an innovative platform connecting families with caregivers through social and local recommendations, personalization, and online transactions. Since its inception, UrbanSitter has facilitated millions of trusted care connections, from last-minute child care bookings to senior care companions. Recently, Lynn co-founded The Fam Tech Founder Collaborative, a community of 200 founders dedicated to transforming care, improving gender equity in the workplace, and supporting family needs. She also serves on the boards of The Holding Co. and Allies for Allies. A graduate of Stanford University, Lynn is passionate about creating scalable businesses that make a positive impact.


Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant

See you in Oceanside!