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The annual Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP) Conference is a networking and educational opportunity for advancement, development, marketing, and communications professionals; deans and directors; volunteer foundation and alumni board members; and anyone interested in learning more about how nursing schools can build their external relations programs.

Who Should Attend

NAP Members and development officers, advancement professionals, and public relations leaders from a nursing program.

How to Attend

The NAP Conference is 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

Testimonials:

“The conference did a great job of selecting speakers who are relevant to alumni relations and development.”


“I came for the alumni relations and communications; this conference provided me with wonderful ideas that I have been able to bring back home and share.”


“This was fantastic. A lot of great tactics were shared and overall message relevant!”


“As a relatively new dean, I found this conference to be extremely helpful. I brought back quite a few things to accomplish over the next several months. This conference gave me space to understand the type of questions I can pose to advancement staff.”

Health & Safety

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.

Entry Requirements 

Last updated September 20, 2022

Your well-being is AACN’s No. 1 priority!

AACN has revised its policies for the health and safety of in-person conference attendance. All meeting attendees, speakers, partners, and AACN staff are required to show verification of full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of travel in order to obtain access to event spaces. Unvaccinated individuals or those unable to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will not be permitted to attend. AACN will be utilizing a Digital Verification Process through Health Pass by CLEAR, which provides a secure, digital verification of your vaccination status or negative test results via the free CLEAR mobile app. AACN will provide detailed instructions to all in-person attendees approximately 10 days prior to the conference start date.

AACN will continue to monitor any new developments and evaluate what is needed to ensure you are comfortable and we meet safely. We will keep all participants updated as we get closer to the event.

Masks 

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

Duty of Care 

Last updated September 20, 2022

By attending the NAP Conference, you agree to abide by and engage in conduct that is beneficial to health and safety of all attendees. This includes, but is not limited to, providing verification of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test, and not attending any events if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19 or other transmittable disease.

Overview of the Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP) Network

Join NAP

Who Should Join?

Development officers, advancement professionals, and public relations leaders from nursing programs.

Why Join?

Whether you are just starting out in the profession or you are proudly looking back at a lifetime of achievements, membership in the NAP Leadership Network is of extraordinary value. 

As a member, you can take advantage of the following benefits 

  • Be involved and share experiences in a national network of leaders and subject matter experts through an exclusive NAP Community, a new online community platform just for NAP members.  
  • Participate in conferences geared around subjects of common interest. 
  • Serve on working groups such as AACN conference programming and advisory groups. 
  • Opportunities to earn (or receive) CEU credits with a network member discount. 
  • Volunteer to serve on a Leadership Network Steering Community. 

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Contact

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