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When: April 17-19, 2013
Location: Omni Austin Hotel Downtown - Austin, TX


General Information

Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) is dedicated to facilitating networking among those who work in the administration of nursing education and to providing education in areas of business, technology, and financial and administrative management of nursing schools. Assistants to the dean, fiscal managers, business officers and any personnel involved in the operational management of a school of nursing will benefit from attending this conference.

Meeting Schedule

Registration & FEES

The deadline for early registration is April 5, 2013. Late fees will apply to registrations received after April 5. E-mail messages confirming registration for this meeting will be sent to all participants. 

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

Business Officers of Nursing Schools Registration Fees:
(Only one discount per person, per conference can be taken.)

Members:
August 2, 2012 - April 5, 2013        
$399            

- $30 Discount for BONUS Network Members
- $30 Discount for each additional registration from same institution.

After April 5, 2013

$499

- $30 Discount for BONUS Network Members
- $30 Discount for each additional registration from same institution.

Non-Members:
$549 by April 5, 2013
$649 after April 5, 2013

Dinner Fee:
$55 per person

Guest Lunch Fee:
$40 per person


Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Omni Austin Hotel. The room rate is $199 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is March 26, 2013. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 1-800-843-6664. The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

The following hotels are in short distance of the Omni Austin Hotel and may have availability over the meeting dates:

Click here to view map of hotels in downtown Austin.

InterContinental Stephen F. Austin (approx. 0.2 miles)
701 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 888-424-6835

La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol
(approx. 0.3 miles)
300 East 11th St
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 800-642-4271

Residence Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center (approx. 0.5 miles)
300 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-472-5553

Hilton Austin (approx. 0.8 miles)
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-482-8000

Hyatt Regency Austin (approx. 0.9 miles)
208 Barton Springs
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: 512-477-1234

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center (approx. 1.2 miles)
500 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8181


Transportation

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is located approximately 11 miles from the Omni Austin Hotel. Taxis cost approximately $30 each way; SuperShuttle costs approximately $13 each way. For more information regarding ground transportation options, please visit: http://www.austintexas.org/meeting_professionals/meeting_professionals_toolkit/transportation.


Continuing Education

Continuing Education contact hours will be provided by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to all conference participants at no additional cost. CE certificates will be provided in your conference packet.


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 April 5, 2013. A refund of the conference, minus a $150 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.

No refunds will be granted for requests received after April 5, 2013. 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 Information

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 take part in this meeting, please contact Nadja Beverage at AACN or by e-mail at nbeverage@aacn.nche.edu.