Thursday, February 22

2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

4:00-5:00 p.m.
Networking Session* Optional

5:00-7:00 p.m.
Reception and Poster Presentations

Friday, February 23

8:00-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Awards
Welcome from GNSA Leadership Council and AACN Board

9:00-10:00 a.m.
Keynote Session: Moral Courage
Speaker: Alexandra Shaffer-Wubbels, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit, University of Utah Hospital

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Getting Published
Speaker: Patricia Morton, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Editor, Journal of Professional Nursing, University of Utah, College of Nursing

12:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Opens

12:30-2:00 p.m.

2:00-3:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

Speakers: Laura Taylor, PhD, RN, ANED, Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Garvin Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Frances Payne Bolton Schools of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

Nursing Innovation and Nurses as Entrepreneurs
Speaker: Tiffany Kelley, PhD, MBA, RN, Founder & CEO, Nightingale Apps LLC

Health Policy and Advocacy
Speaker: Lauren Inouye, MPP, RN, Director of Government Affairs, American Association of Colleges of Nursing

3:00-3:30 p.m..
Coffee Break

3:30- 5:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

Transition into Education

Speakers: Joan Cranford, EdD, MSN, BSN, Assistant Dean in Nursing, Georgia State University; Linda McCauley, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAOHN, Dean and Professor, Emory University; and Linda Streit, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University

Transition into Practice

Transition into Leadership
Speakers: Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Vice President of Patient Care and System Chief Nurse Executive, Duke University Health System, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Duke University School of Nursing , Sharon H. Pappas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Chief Nurse Executive, Emory Healthcare; and Ora Strickland, PhD, DSc (Hon), RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Florida International University

Saturday, February 24

8:00-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

Interprofessional Collaboration

Evidence Based Practice

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Closing Session