AACN's Baccalaureate Education Conference is a forum for faculty, deans, and other academic leaders engaged in undergraduate and pre-licensure nursing education programs.

Why You Should Attend

1. Immerse Yourself and Your Team in a Rich Learning Environment

Enhance your knowledge and expertise by participating in a variety of interactive learning formats, including plenary and breakout sessions, focused discussions, abstract presentations, and more. Topics and educational content are carefully selected to help you strengthen your role as an academic nursing leader and to foster a great team learning experience at the same time.


2. Hear Thought Leaders and Industry Experts 

Our speakers are industry experts and transformational leaders who will share thought-provoking views and trendsetting ideas, strategies and solutions impacting health outcomes, and advice for navigating the challenges in higher education. 


3. Poster and Innovation Presentations

View innovative abstracts presenting programs, courses, initiatives, and evaluation strategies that address the many changes and challenges in baccalaureate and other professional entry-level programs. Immerse yourself in a proactive series of abstract presentations and spend valuable time mingling with your colleagues. Poster viewing is available during the Baccalaureate Education Conference as well as the joint reception for the Faculty Development Conference and the Fall Executive Development Series.


4. Experience a Collaborative Community of Peers

There is no better way than connecting in person with your peers to collaborate on issues important to your institution, to share your challenges and get the support you need, and to be inspired by each other’s success stories. Dedicated networking time is available to you throughout the conference for enriching peer-to-peer interaction. 


5. Earn CE Credit

Your attendance earns you valuable continuing nursing education (CE) hours toward maintaining your certification and/or license. AACN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.


6. Meet with Innovative Vendors and Suppliers

Get exclusive access to high-profile exhibitors showcasing their innovative products and services in our Learning Center. As industry experts and solution-providers, they have the answers to your questions. Seize the opportunity to engage with renowned authors at one of several planned book signings.


Registration Fee &  Special Package Discount

      Early Bird       Regular       On-Site
        By 10/13       By 11/9        After 11/9
AACN Members        $499       $549       $575
Additional Registration(s)
from same Institution
      $419       $519       $545
AACN Non-Members        $599       $699       $725
Full-Time Students*        $225        $275       $300

* Full-time graduate students carrying 9 or more credit hours this semester may request a 50% discount. Submit your request together with verification of your full-time student status to conferences@aacnnursing.org.

Package Pricing**

(Registration for Baccalaureate Conference and Fall EDS OR Baccalaureate Conference and Faculty Development Conference)

        Early Bird       Regular
        By October 13, 2018       After October 13, 2018
AACN Members        $848       1048

**Package pricing applies to AACN Members only: If you plan on attending both the Baccalaureate Education Conference and the Fall Executive Development Series OR the Baccalaureate Education Conference and the Faculty Development Conference, a conference package may be purchased (This reflects a $50 discount). Packages must be purchased separately during the online registration process.

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