Past Conferences

41st Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development
[2014 Brochure]
Leading Reform and Advancing the Science of Nursing Education
October 3-5, 2014, Rochester, Minnesota
Sponsored by Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development [2013 Brochure]
Lessons from Oz: Assuring Capabilities for Future Education and Practice
October 17-20, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri
Sponsored by the MU Sinclair School of Nursing University of Missouri and
the University of Kansas School of Nursing

39th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development [2012 Brochure]
Nurse Educators on a Journey of Excellence
October 25-28, 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sponsored by the College of Nursing, Villanova University

38th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development [2011Brochure]
Advancing and Empowering Nurse Educators: Charting a Course for the Future
October 22-23, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland
Sponsored by the College of Nursing, Villanova University

37th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development [2010Brochure]
Gateway to Innovation and Creativity in Nursing Education
October 21-24, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland
Sponsored by the College of Nursing, Villanova University

36th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference [2009Brochure]
Transforming Curricula & Lifelong Learning for Quality and Safety
October 1-4, 2009, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Sponsored by Mayo Continuing Nursing Education

35th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference [2008Brochure]
Creating Jazz: Transforming Exchanges in Education and Practice
October 16-19, 2008, Kansas City, Missouri
Sponsored by the MU Sinclair School of Nursing University of Missouri and
the University of Kansas School of Nursing

34th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference [2007Brochure]
Building Bridges: Where Education and Practice Meet
October 18-21, 2007, Portland, Oregon
Sponsored by Oregon Health Science and University

33rd Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference [2006Brochure]
Partnerships Toward Progress: Creating the Nurse of the Future
October 26-29, 2006, Burlington, Vermont
Sponsored by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Norwich University, Boston College,
University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Health Care,
and Colby-Sawyer College

32nd Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
A Journey into Research, Innovation & Technology
November 3-6, 2005, Houston, Texas
Sponsored by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston

31st Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Competence and Innovation: Intersections in Professional Nursing Education
October 28-31, 2004, Atlanta, Georgia
Sponsored by Rutgers the State University of New Jersey College of Nursing, Villanova University College of Nursing and University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

30th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Continuing Competence: Where Education & Practice Meet
November 6–9, 2003, Kansas City, Missouri
Sponsored by the MU Sinclair School of Nursing University of Missouri and the
University of Kansas School of Nursing

29th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Partnerships for the Future
November 20–23, 2002, Chicago, Illinois
Sponsored by the Kirkhof School of Nursing, Grand Valley State University

28th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Nurse Odyssey: Journey into the Future
October 24–27, 2001, Seattle, Washington
Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing

27th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Innovative Education for the New Century
October 26–29, 2000, St. Louis, Missouri
Sponsored by the College of Nursing Villanova University and
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey College of Nursing

26th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Conference
Educating for the New Millennium
October 21–24, 1999, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sponsored by the College of Nursing Villanova University and
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey College of Nursing

25th Annual Conference for the American Nurses Association Council for
Professional Nursing Education and Development
Weaving the Tapestry of Nursing Education
October 28–31, 1998, Bellevue, Washington
Sponsored by the University of Washington

24th American Nurses Association Council Professional Nursing Education and Development
Perpetual Learning for Competent Nursing Practice
October 23-26, 1997
In cooperation with Ball State University School of Nursing, Indiana State University
School of Nursing, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana

23rd Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council for Professional Education and Development
Education for a New Century of Nursing
October 24-27, 1996, Orlando, Florida
Hosted by the Indiana University School of Nursing and the Medical University of South Carolina

22nd Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council for Professional Education and Development
Building Bridges for the Future: Shaping the Environment for Continual Learning
October 26-29, 1995
Cosponsored by the Indiana University School of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, and the Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon

21st Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council for Professional Nursing Education Development
Designing Our Destiny through Educational Diversity
October 26-29, 1994, Kansas City, Missouri
Cosponsored by The University of Kansas School of Nursing, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of Missouri – Columbia School of Nursing, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, and the Kansas Association of Nursing Continuing Education Providers (KANCEP)

20th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
Critical Competencies in Continuing Education and Staff Development
October 2-5, 1993
Cosponsored by the Tri State Consortium – Villanova University College of Nursing,
Rutgers the State University, and Pace University, in cooperation with the
ANA Council on Continuing education and Staff Development, Washington, DC

19th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on
Continuing Education and Staff Development
On the Edge of a Century: Challenges and Innovations in Educational Leadership in Nursing
October 9-11, 1992, Seattle, Washington
Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University,
Swedish Hospital Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center,
in cooperation with the ANA Council on Continuing Education and
staff development, Seattle, Washington

18th Annual Conference of the American Nurses’ Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
Launching into the 21st Century: Maximizing Nursing’s Resources and Energy
October 24–26, 1991
Co-sponsored by the Texas Medical Center Nursing Education Consortium
[Harris County Hospital District – Ben Taub Hospital – Lyndon B Johnson
Hospital, Harris County Psychiatric Hospital, Hermann Hospital, Continuing
Education League, City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services,
Prairie View A&M University, St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children’s
Hospital, Texas Women’s University, the Institute for Rehabilitation and
Research, the Methodist Hospital, the University of Texas – Houston Health
Science Center, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the
Veterans Affairs Medical Center], Houston, and the University of Texas–Austin,
School of Nursing in cooperation with the ANA Council on Continuing Education
and Staff Development, Houston Texas]

17th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
The Keys to Empowerment in Nursing
October 12-14, 1990
Sponsored by the School of Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, in cooperation with the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and
Staff Development, Baltimore, Maryland

16th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
October 6-8, 1989, San Francisco, California
Sponsored by Stanford University Hospital Nursing Continuing Education, and
the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education, Spokane, Washington

15th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
Constructing the Future
September 30 – October 2, 1988, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sponsored by the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

14th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education and Staff Development
Pathways to Excellence
September 17–20, 1987, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cosponsored by the Medical College of Pennsylvania

13th American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
Building a Future, Power and Influence in Continuing Education
September 10–13, 1986, Seattle, Washington
Cosponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing

12th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
Collaboration Rewards, Risks and Resolutions
October 2-5, 1985, Atlanta, Georgia

11th American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education Annual Conference
Innovation in Continuing Education: Strategies for Excellence
October 10–13, 1984, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

10th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
The Business of Continuing Education
September 29 – October 2, 1983, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

9th Annual National Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
Expanding Our Networks: A Link to Quality Nursing Care
October 7-10, 1982, San Francisco, California
Cosponsored by the Council on Nursing Administration, Council on Intercultural Nursing,
and the Council of Nurse Researchers

8th American Nurses Association, Annual Conference of the
American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
Networking in Continuing Education: A Link to the Future
October 4–7, 1981, Washington, DC

7th Annual Conference of the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
Power and Politics: A Summit for Action
September 28 – October 2, 1980, Denver Colorado
Cosponsored by the Colorado Nurses’ Association in collaboration with
the Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc., and
the Colorado School of Nursing

6th National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
September 23-27, 1979, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Hosted by the Council on Continuing Education, Continuing Education for Nurses,
The University of Michigan School of Nursing, and the Department of Nursing –
Educational Services for Nurses, The University of Michigan Hospital

5th Annual Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
Today’s Issues – Tomorrow’s Realities
September 24-28, 1978, San Francisco, California
Hosted by Continuing Education in Nursing, School of Nursing University of California, San Francisco,
and the American Nurses’ Association Council on Continuing Education

4th Annual Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
October 30 – November 3, 1977, Boston, Massachusetts
Hosted by the Boston University School of Nursing and
the American Nurses’ Association Council on Continuing Education

3rd National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
October 11-14, 1976, Austin, Texas
Co-hosted by the American Nurses Association Council on Continuing Education
and the University of Texas Schools of Nursing

2nd National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
September 15-18, 1975, Indianapolis, Indiana
Hosted by the Indiana University School of Nursing, Division of Continuing Education and,
the American Nurses’ Association Council on Continuing Education, in cooperation
with the Indiana Statewide Plan for Continuing Education in Nursing

1st National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
October 1-4, 1974, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hosted by the American Nurses’ Association and the
School of Nursing University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

National Conference on Continuing Education for Nurse
The Future of Continuing Education
September 24-27, 1973, Columbus, Ohio
Hosted by the Ohio State University School of Nursing

***[1973 ANA CE Council inaugurated under the aegis of the Commission on Nursing Education
– first meeting was held September 27, 1973]

National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
September 27-29, 1972, Snowmass-at Aspen, Aspen, Colorado
Hosted by the University of Colorado School of Nursing, Continuing Education Services

National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
October 18-21, 1971, Madison, Wisconsin
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin

National Conference on Continuing Education in Nursing
October 5-8, 1970, Sagamore Conference Center, New York
Hosted by the Syracuse University School of Nursing

National Conference on Continuing Education for Nurses
November 10 – 14, 1969, Williamsburg, Virginia
Hosted by the Medical College of Virginia Health Sciences,
Division of Virginia Commonwealth University
*** [First national meeting hosted by Betty Gwaltney.]

Lyn DeSilets, EdD, RN-BC
Assistant Dean and Director of Continuing Education
in Nursing and Health Care
College of Nursing, Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085-1690

12/21/06

[With appreciation to Mary Jane Ferrell, Barbara Gessner and Signe Cooper for their contributions.]