THE Meeting Place for Chief Academic Nursing Officers!

We are pleased to announce that AACN’s 2021 Deans Annual Meeting will continue as planned, with the addition of an all-new virtual online component. Now a hybrid event, this meeting will still be held in-person at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC from March 20-22, 2021 with select programming offered online simultaneously. The Executive Development Series for Deans will be offered as an in-person event only. We look forward to bringing together chief academic nursing officers and noted thought leaders to discuss organizational and legislative priorities as well as opportunities impacting nursing education. AACN is committed to adapting our programs  to the shifting events landscape and to better meet the needs of our members and their communities. 

AACN continues to monitor the guidelines by the CDC, state officials, and other stakeholders to ensure the health and safety of participants while attending the conference. 

The AACN Deans Annual Meeting is open exclusively to the primary Dean/Chair/Director of AACN-Member Schools of Nursing. 

Every Spring, more than 400 Chief Academic Nursing Officers come together in Washington, DC for the AACN Deans Annual Meeting. In an intimate setting, Deans and Directors from AACN Member Schools of Nursing engage face-to-face with peers and noted thought leaders to discuss organizational and legislative priorities as well as opportunities impacting nursing education.

Key Benefits:

  • Leadership Strategies & Solutions
  • Industry Experts & Agents of Change
  • Peer-to-Peer Collaboration & Networking
  • New Dean Dialogues & Focused Discussions
  • Access to High-Profile Strategic-Partners
  • Interactive Learning Formats

Conference Venue:

The Fairmont Washington
2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Testimonals

"A great way to connect with new members, and to gather good thought-provoking topics."


“Very interesting and useful for teaching activities and management of nursing education.”


“This was my first Deans Annual Meeting and I found it to be amazing, resourceful, and inspiring.”


“I am glad that AACN provides this opportunity for us to share stories with like schools. I always come away with rich ideas and the sense that we as Academic Nursing Leaders have the support of AACN.”


“This was one of the best AACN programs with the variety of offerings and speakers.”


“I look forward to the meetings and opportunities to network with my peers. Thank you to AACN for your dedication to academic nursing.”