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Dates: November 21, 2013
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA
Conference begins on Thursday, November 21 at 8:00 a.m.
Conference ends on Thursday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Schedule

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.

Registration & Fees

The deadline for early registration is November 8, 2013. Late fees will apply to registrations received after November 8. Email messages confirming registration will be sent to all participants. 

Register online at

Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Fees:

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

$79* by November 8, 2013
$99* after November 8, 2013

* - $20 Discount for ILN Network Members

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. The special conference room rate is $185 single/double. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is October 25, 2013. To make reservations, please call the hotel at 800-445-8667 or 504-584-3959 and request the group rate for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) or Baccalaureate Education Conference. You may also place your reservation online at:

The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early.

Overflow Block:

Hilton Naples (approx. 15 min walking)
5111 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103

The room rate is $209 for a standard room. To make reservations, call the hotel directly at 800-445-8667 and request the group rate for AACN. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is January 6, 2014. . You may also place your reservation online


The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is located 13 miles from the hotel. A taxi costs approximately $33 each way. Shuttles are available through Airport Shuttle New Orleans 866-596-2699 / and are approximately $20 each way. For more information regarding transportation, please visit:

Conference Materials

Conference materials will be provided on-site.

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.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by November 8, 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 November 8, 2013. Submit all requests to AACN Conference Registration via email at 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 or via fax (202) 785-8320.


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