About the 50th Anniversary Celebration
The Academy invites you to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a program that features Academy members and their contributions across the past five decades, the presentation of a Gold Award, a champagne toast, and other special content. Academy members and guests will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to a 50th Anniversary Reception following the program to further connect with one another in Fellowship and celebrate the partnerships that have supported the Academy's work over the years.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
4:30PM - 5:30PM
50TH ANNIVERSARY REFLECTION & CELEBRATION
Kenneth R. White, PhD, AGACNP, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN
President, American Academy of Nursing
Kenya V. Beard, EdD, RN, AGACNP-BC, ANEF, FAAN
REMARKS FROM THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION
Loressa Cole, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
RECOGNITION OF THE GOLD AWARD RECIPIENT
50TH ANNIVERSARY: THE ACADEMY’S HISTORY
LEADERSHIP, PARTNERSHIPS, RECOGNITION & POLICY
Stephan Davis, DNP, MHSA, FACHE, FNAP, FAAN
5:45PM - 8:15PM
50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
PREMIER TABLE SPONSOR
Sponsorship of a 50th Anniversary
(Multiple Opportunities Available)
1 (10-seat) reserved premier table at the 50th Anniversary Celebration (guest tickets not included)
2 bottles of sparkling wine, assorted refreshments tray, and custom sign at reserved table
Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support of the 50th Anniversary
How do I participate in the Health Policy Conference?The Academy’s Health Policy Conference will be held in person at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC from October 5-7, 2023 and there will not be a virtual registration option this year.
Will I be able to access the content from the conference after the event?Asynchronous, on-demand content will be available after the event through the end of the year (December 31, 2023). Attendees will have access to the content included in the cost of their registration, and it will be available for purchase after the event concludes for those who did not register.
How will I receive Nursing Continuing Professional Development credits?The American Academy of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The fee for contact hours is included in the registration rate. Contact hours are awarded by the American Academy of Nursing following the completion of the event and the post-conference evaluation.
What is the cancellation policy?All cancellations must be requested through email@example.com and received before 11:59pm ET on August 31, 2023. There is a $250 processing fee for each refund. You may substitute your registration to another individual at no additional charge. No refunds will be processed after this date and no refunds will be given for individuals who do not attend the event.
How can I network with my colleagues during the conference?Networking opportunities are available in the conference lounge, exhibit hall, poster sessions, and throughout the event at the various receptions and breaks.
What is the recommended attire for the Health Policy Conference in Washington, DC?Appropriate dress for the Health Policy Conference and Institute for Nursing Leadership opening session is business casual. A jacket or sweater is recommended, as meeting room temperatures may vary. Dress for the 50th Anniversary Celebration and the Living Legends Ceremony & Dinner is formal business or cocktail attire. Induction Ceremony & Soiree is cocktail-to formal, with black tie optional.
How do I purchase guest tickets for the 50th Anniversary Celebration, Living Legends Dinner & Ceremony and the Induction Ceremony & Soiree?Guest tickets are available to purchase for 50th Anniversary Celebration, Living Legends Dinner & Ceremony, and the Induction Ceremony & Soiree.
Is the Academy requiring COVID-19 vaccination status or testing?The Department of Health and Human Services expired the federal Public Health Emergency for COVID-19, declared under Section 319 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, on May 11, 2023. With this change, the Academy will not require vaccination status or testing. Safety continues to be a top priority for our attendees and we will continue to monitor local and federal guidance should any changes occur and alert conference attendees.
Who can attend the Health Policy Conference?All are welcome to attend the Academy's Health Policy Conference. Attendees in the past have included Academy Fellows, nurses interested in health policy, students, researchers, and stakeholders interested in the future of the nursing profession. To request support from your organization to attend this year's event, please utilize this value proposition template letter. Members of the press wishing to attend should review this page and reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I purchase a branded gift or item from the Academy Shoppes?You can purchase from shoppes online here or in-person on the M2 level of the Marriott Marquis during the October Health Policy Conference.