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Dates: October 25-26, 2013
Location: JW Marriott - Washington,DC
Conference begins on Friday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Conference concludes on Saturday, October 25 at 12:00 p.m.
Registration opens at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25
Meeting Schedule


General Information

The AACN Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) is comprised of nursing academic leaders with broad administrative responsibilities, including associate deans and assistant deans. The OLN fosters 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.


Registration & Fees

The deadline for early registration is October 11, 2013. Late fees will apply to registrations received after October 11.

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

Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Fees:

(Only one discount per person, per conference can be taken.)

$79* by October 11, 2013
$99* after October 11, 2013

* - $20 Discount for OLN Network Member

 

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the JW Marriott Washington, DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20004. The special conference room rate is $264 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is October 4, 2013. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 800-266-9432 and request the group rate for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) or Fall Semiannual Meeting. You may also place your reservation online at: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=17718235.
The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

PLEASE NOTE: The rooms at the special conference room rate of $264 are now sold out. Please refer to the alternative hotels listed below.

Overflow Block:

The Willard
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

The room rate starts at $299 single/double. To make reservations, call the hotel directly at 202-628-9100 and request the group rate for AACN. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is October 4, 2013.


PLEASE NOTE: The overflow block is now sold out. Please inquire about the next available rate and/or refer to the alternative hotels listed below.

The following hotels are within walking distance of the JW Marriott Washington, DC and may have availability over the meeting dates:

W Washington DC (approx. 4min)
515 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-661-2400

Washington Marriott at Metro Center (approx. 8min)
775 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-737-2200

Courtyard Washington Convention Center (approx. 9min)
900 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-638-4600

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC (approx. 10min)
815 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-783-7800

The St. Regis Washington, DC (approx. 15min)
923 16th and K Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Transportation

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located approximately 15 minutes from the JW Marriott Washington, DC and is metro accessible. The closest metro station to the hotel is Metro Center on the Red and Orange/Blue lines, 2 blocks from the JW Marriott Washington, DC. The cost of a taxi from Reagan to the hotel is approximately $20.00. Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 35 minutes from the hotel and a taxi costs approximately $60. Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) is one hour from the hotel and a taxi costs approximately $90. Super Shuttle is available for ground transportation from BWI (approximate cost is $38 each way), DCA (approximate cost is $15 each way), and IAD (approximate cost is $30 each way).
 

Continuing Education

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.

Contact hours will be awarded to those who attest to attendance at entire sessions and complete the electronic evaluation process after the conference. The CE Certificate will be provided online only after completion of evaluation.


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 October 11, 2013. 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 October 11, 2013. Submit all requests to AACN Conference Registration via email at conferences@aacn.nche.edu or via fax (202) 785-8320. 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.