Doctoral Education Conference

Who Should Attend:

Deans, directors, and faculty who teach in doctoral programs, as well as those with a primary responsibility for advancing a research agenda.

Registration Tip: If you plan to attend any of the pre-conference(s) only to the Doctoral Education Conference, please continue via the Login to your MyAACN account below. Under Step 2 of the registration process, first select the registration type by checking “I am attending Pre-Conference Event(s) only”. Next you will be able to select the pre-event.

Doctoral Education Conference

  • You may substitute your registration to another individual within your organization. This must be done by contacting the AACN Conference Department via email at
  • If a substitution is not possible, your cancellation request must be received in writing and confirmed by AACN; otherwise, it cannot be honored. The following refund arrangements will then apply:
    • Cancellation requests received by January 2, 2025, will be refunded minus a:
      • $150 non-refundable administrative fee for the Doctoral Education Conference.
      • $90 non-refundable administrative fee for the PhD Pre-Conference
      • $90 non-refundable administrative fee for the Faculty Practice Pre-Conference
      • $30 non-refundable administrative fee for the RLN Program.
    • No refunds will be given after January 2, 2025, nor will refunds be given for no-shows.
    • No-show registrations with an open balance will be charged the non-refundable administrative fee as outlined above after the event.
  • Your cancellation request must be submitted in writing to and confirmed by AACN.
  • Registration for the on-demand experience is non-refundable.

Please note: AACN will issue refunds within a 2-week time period of receipt of written cancellation notice.

Event Cancellation by AACN

AACN reserves the right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel this conference and any related group activity for any circumstance beyond AACN's control, including but not limited to emergency, acts of God, government regulations, disaster, strike, and non-fulfilment of minimum group requirements. If AACN cancels an event, every attempt will be made to reschedule or provide a modified virtual offering, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled/virtual event. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, AACN will issue a full refund of the registration fee(s). Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled/postponed event cannot be refunded under any circumstances as AACN resumes no responsibility for such expenses.

Registration Fees

For questions, contact the AACN Conference Team today!