ACNL's 41st Annual Conference

Leaders in Action!

Nurturing Relationships 
Cultivating Positive Change
Growing Resilience

February 3 - 6, 2019
Pasadena Conference Center

 Submit a Poster/Podium Abstract: 
 Deadline August 17th 


 Hotel Reservations:

ACNL has contracts with several hotels surrounding the Pasadena Convention Center. Use the following links to book your hotel online. If you need additional assistance please contact Patricia Zollman with HelmsBriscoe at 928-252-3544 or pzollman@ 

Hilton Pasadena
Sheraton Pasadena

Exhibitor Opportunities:

2019 Exhibitor Kit

Online Exhibitor Registration

Awards and Scholarship Opportunities:

ACNL's Award Program recognizes the outstanding contributions of nurse leaders in several areas of excellence in leadership and professional nursing practice. Recognize a nurse leader who is serving our profession with distinction! Nominate a colleague today!

Online Nomination Application

In support of leadership excellence and lifelong learning, ACNL sponsors academic scholarships annually for our members. Don't miss this outstanding opportunity! Apply for an ACNL scholarship!

Online ACNL Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications and award nominations deadline: September 2, 2018

Are you prepared for the challenges and opportunities in today’s rapidly changing health care environment? 

ACNL’s 2019 Annual Conference provides you with the knowledge, tools and insights to optimize your effectiveness as a nurse leader as you nurture important relationships, cultivate positive change and grow resilience to deliver quality care to patients and communities. 

Keynote Rick Sacra, MD, medical missionary and Ebola survivor tells his inspiring story about delivering care in countries where the knowledge base is limited, the needs are great and there is danger for the providers.

Nancy Hollingsworth, MSN, MBA, RN, President and CEO of St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, describes how nursing influences her role as an executive and shares tactics for moving up the leadership ladder.

Amy Lynch, a respected authority on aligning multi-generational teams in the workplace, helps you unlock Generational Intelligence and utilize strategic diversity to effectively lead your team and improve ROI.

Ann Tardy, JD, CSP, author, entrepreneur and Chief People Officer at Life Moxie Mentoring and Leadership, will help you unlock the power and potential of your role while maximizing your effectiveness in changing environments.

ACNL’s Research Committee and the CALNOC Team update you on research priorities and evidence-based practice.

ACNL members share innovative programs and best practices during breakout sessions.

New presenters continue to be added to our distinguished line-up of speakers!
ACNL's 2019 Conference also features:
  • Exhibitor Showcase with the latest in equipment, products, services and opportunities
  • Poster session spotlighting best practices and innovation that can be readily implemented in your organization
  • Hot topics in nurse leadership
  • Fun and camaraderie with your peers!

Be a Leader in Action! Attend ACNL’s 2019 Conference in Pasadena

More Information and Registration

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