2023 Executive Development Series for Deans

March 24-25, 2023

The Executive Development Series (EDS) is designed for leaders in higher education to gain high-level leadership and management skills. Tailored to the challenges and opportunities of those that serve as the Dean/Director, this series examines leadership to achieve the vision. Seasoned academic nursing leaders share their experiences and expertise offering tips and tools for faculty and staff engagement, how to develop your leadership team, managing and mitigating risk, and how to overcome obstacles and barriers in leadership to effectively implement your vision.

Who Can Attend:

The Executive Development Series for Deans is a member-only event exclusive to the Dean/Director of AACN member schools of nursing.

How to Attend:

The Executive Development Series for Deans will be offered as an in-person event prior to the Deans Annual Meeting.

Conference Venue:

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


The safety of attendees and staff is our top priority – we will follow all relevant protocols and CDC guidelines and will work closely with the hotel to promote the recommended practices at the time of the event.

Vaccination Requirements 

Currently all meeting attendees, speakers, partners, and AACN staff are to be fully vaccinated in order to gain access the 2023 Deans Annual Meeting and its pre-event event spaces. Please check back frequently for news and additional guidance as we refine our planning.


Washington DC has no mask mandate; therefore, wearing masks is currently optional.

Duty of Care 

By attending the Deans Annual Meeting and its pre-events, you agree to abide by and engage in conduct that is beneficial to health and safety of all attendees and constituents. This includes, but is not limited to, providing verification of vaccination, practicing appropriate physical distancing, and not attending any events if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19.


More information coming soon.


Registration Fees

Executive Development Series (EDS) for Deans
March 24-25, 2023
  StandardEnds Feb. 25 LateStarts Feb. 26
Dean/Director $599 $699

Register Here


AACN Conference Team
Phone: 202-463-6930
Email: conferences@aacnnursing.org