Important ANPD 2020 Annual Convention Information

The ANPD Board of Directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel Aspire…to Envision, April 28-May 1, 2020 in Chicago.

We appreciate you understanding that this situation is one that is beyond everyone’s control. We look forward to welcoming you to next year’s Annual Convention, April 20-23, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. 

Read the FAQs. Please email info@anpd.org if you have any questions.

Program Agenda

Monday, April 27
  8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nursing Professional Development Certification Preparation Course – Day One
  8:00 am – 4:30 pm Building Your Role as a Professional Development Associate (W101)
  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshops (W102 – W104)
     
Tuesday, April 28
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Workshops (W106 - W108)
  8:00 am – 4:30 pm Nursing Professional Development Certification Preparation Course – Day Two
  8:00 am – 4:30 pm Developing and Implementing Outcome-Based Continuing Education: An Opportunity for Accredited Providers (W105)
  8:00 am – 3:00 pm Leadership Academy Workshop (by invitation only)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch On Own
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Workshops (W109 – W112)
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm NPD Networking Event: Visionary Voices
Ticket required for entry
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Welcoming and Opening Remarks
Opening Session: Leveraging the Past to Create a Bright Future
Dora Bradley, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN; Donna Wright, MS, RN; Dennis Doherty, MSN, RN-BC; Kaylie Guinan, MSN, RN-BC; Greta Price, MSN-Ed, RN-BC, NEA-BC
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
Wednesday, April 29
7:00 am – 7:45 am Affiliate Meeting
7:00 am – 8:00 am Poster Set-up
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Poster Viewing
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session I (S101– S106)
9:15 am – 10:45 am Awards Presentation
Keynote Address: The Art of Perception
Amy Herman, JD, MA
10:45 am – 11:30 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session II (S107 – S112)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Session III (S113 – S118)
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Concurrent Session IV (S119-S124)
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm Happy Hour and Poster Reception in Exhibit Hall 
Thursday, April 30
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Poster Viewing
7:00 am – 7:45 am Getting Involved with ANPD
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session V (S201-S206)
9:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
10:15 am – 11:15 am General Session: The Optimism Bias and the Influential Mind
Tali Sharot, PhD
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session VI (S207-S212)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch On Own
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Passport to Prizes
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Concurrent Session VII (S213-S218)
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm General Session: Worker-on-Worker Violence
Katie Blanchard, BSN, RN
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Poster Take Down
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Star Search
Sponsored by WGU
Friday, May 1
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session VIII (S301 - S306)
9:15 am – 10:15 am Concurrent Session IX (S307-S312)
10:15 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break with Light Snacks
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Session X (S313-S318)
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Closing Session: Mightier than the Sword: How Writing for 15 Minutes Daily Could Change Your Life
Amy Mora, MB, MHA, RHEd

Subject to change