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Dates: November 15, 2012
Location: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter - San Antonio, TX


General Information

The AACN Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) is comprised of nursing faculty responsible for educational programs, including curriculum development experts and faculty with teaching and/or curriculum as their primary responsibility. It will foster professional growth and development, information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues. Networking within these groups will be facilitated through programs, meetings and electronic communications.


Meeting Schedule

Registration & Fees

The deadline for early registration is November 2, 2012. Late fees will apply to registrations received after November 2. Email messages confirming registration will be sent to all participants. 

Register online at http://apps.aacn.nche.edu/Registration/registration.asp

Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Fees:
(Only one discount per person, per conference can be taken.)

Before November 2, 2012
$79

After November 2, 2012
$99

- $20 Discount for ILN Network Members


Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205. The special conference room rate is $169 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is October 23, 2012. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 800-648-4462 and request the group rate for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). You may also place your reservation online at: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/satrc?groupCode=aacaaca&app=resvlink&fromDate=11/13/12&toDate=11/18/12. The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

Overflow Block
An overflow block of rooms has been reserved at the Grand Hyatt, 600 E. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. The hotel is located approximately 2 min walking distance from the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. The special conference room rate is $199 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is October 31, 2012. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 210-224-1234 and request the group rate for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) or Baccalaureate Education Conference Overflow Room Block. You may also use this link to place your reservation: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=16507711.The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.
 

Transportation

The San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is located 8 miles from the hotel. A taxi costs approximately $22 each way. Shuttles are available through Airport Express 210-281-9900/ http://www.saairportshuttle.com/ and are approximately $18 each way. For more information regarding transportation options, please visit: http://www.sanantonio.gov/Aviation/groundtransportation.asp.
 

Continuing Education

Contact hours will be awarded to those who attest to attendance at entire sessions and complete the electronic evaluation process.

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation


Conference Materials

Conference Materials will be provided on-site.


Refund and Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by November 2, 2012. A refund of the conference, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.

No refunds will be granted for requests received after November 2, 2012. Submit all requests to AACN Conference Registration via email at conferences@aacn.nche.edu or via fax (202) 785-8320. Conference registrations are fully transferrable (see Substitution Policy); however, conference fees cannot be transferred to other conferences. AACN regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.

AACN reserves the right to cancel this conference and any group activity that does not meet minimal group requirements. Non-refundable airline tickets are the responsibility of the registrant.


Substitution Policy

Registration substitutions are permitted prior to the conference; however, conference fees cannot be transferred to other conferences. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution as well as updating any contact information. Submit all requests to AACN Conference Registration via email at conferences@aacn.nche.edu or via fax (202) 785-8320.


Contact

For more information, contact AACN, One Dupont Circle, Suite 530, Washington, DC  20036; 202-463-6930. If you require any special access in order to participate in this meeting, please phone Nadja Beverage at AACN or email nbeverage@aacn.nche.edu.