Annual Conference

The 2020 AAACN Annual Conference is Going Virtual!

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 Annual Conference is moving to a virtual platform instead of hosting the in-person event, previously scheduled for July 29 – August 1 in Chicago.

Tune in for live education during four consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 28, all half days to better accommodate your work schedules. You’ll enjoy the same vibrant programming, inspiring speakers, and welcoming community you’ve always experienced at AAACN conferences.

Join us online for an engaging and accessible education experience!

2020 Annual Conference

The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 2020 Annual Conference Information Hub

2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: GOING VIRTUAL!

Tune in for live education during four consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 28, all half days to better accommodate your work schedules. You’ll enjoy the same vibrant programming, inspiring speakers, and welcoming community you’ve always experienced at AAACN conferences.

Register Online    Download the Registration Form

Save the Dates

Tuesday, July 28, 11 am - 6:00 pm*
Two Pre-conference sessions:

  • Maximizing the Role of the RN in Virtual Practice, Carol Yarbrough and Michael Kurliand
  • Be Heard! Building and Using Your Voice in Health Care Policy, Frank Purcell
  • Virtual Exhibits

Tuesday, August 4, 12:00 am - 6:45 pm*

  • President's Welcome, Anne Jessie, DNP, RN, 2020-2021 AAACN President
  • Opening General Session: COVID19, Ebola, MERS, Measles: Not in My Clinic!, Shelly Schwedhelm, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  • Virtual Exhibits/Posters, Chat Lobbies
  • Concurrent Sessions and a Late Breaking Rapid-Fire Session

Tuesday, August 11, 11:15 am - 6:45 pm *

  • Extended Town Hall with facilitator Debra Cox, MS, RN, and a panel of ambulatory care nursing leaders sharing lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Virtual Exhibits/Posters, Chat Lobbies
  • Concurrent Sessions and a Late Breaking Rapid-Fire Session

Tuesday, August 18, 10:45 am – 6:15 pm *

  • Keynote Session: If Not Now, When? Being Mindful During Uncertain Times,Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP
  • Virtual Exhibits/Posters, Chat Lobbies
  • Concurrent Sessions and a Late Breaking Rapid-Fire Session
  • Closing President's Address, Anne Jessie, DNP, RN, 2020-2021 AAACN President

*All times are Eastern Daylight Time

 What to Expect

  • Half days to better accommodate your work schedules.
  • Access to live sessions and recorded sessions.
  • General and breakout sessions on COVID-19 and other topics you need right now.
  • Exhibitor Directory – Connect with exhibitors live to support our exhibitors and AAACN!
  • Online poster presentations – Access posters and selected recordings on-demand.
  • Virtual chat lobbies – Network with your friends and colleagues via live text chat.
  • More contact hours than ever!

For any urgent concerns, please contact aaacn@aaacn.org, and we’ll respond as soon as we are able.

Adaptability is a hallmark of nurses, and we know it is the key to our shared success during these times. Thank you again for your loyalty to AAACN. We hope you are caring for yourself as you care for others. We look forward to seeing you online.

Register Online    Download the Registration Form


Conference FAQS

We have created a comprehensive FAQ regarding the Annual Conference on to address all of your questions and concerns that you might have.

View the FAQS.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

The 45th Annual Conference has Gone Virtual! For more information on a virtual exhibit hall presence contact either Tom Greene or Heidi Perret. Listed below are the items we will be offering the exhibitors at this year's Virtual Exhibit Hall event:

  • Company listing with name, logo, description, contact information, website link
  • Opportunity to upload digital banner (various sizes)
  • Area to embed videos from YouTube and/or Vimeo
  • Ability to upload resources/handouts/pdfs
  • Ability to list multiple points of contacts
  • Live chat feature built into listing
  • Capability to host a live Zoom room to showcase products and services live up to 100 attendees
  • Reporting feature includes users, visits, and downloads

Check back for any updates.

Need Employer Support?

Need employer support to attend the annual conference?

Download our supervisor letter.

Contact Us

If you have questions concerning the AAACN Annual Conference (Only), please use this form to contact us.

2021 Annual Conference

Call for Abstracts for the 2021 Annual Conference

AAACN is pleased to announce the Call for Oral and Poster Abstracts for our Annual Conference for 2021, in Washington, DC!

April 7-10, 2021
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, DC

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2021 AAACN Annual Conference. View the latest information.

Section Title: 
0

  

Registration is Open for the AAACN 2020 Virtual Conference!