The OADN Annual Convention is the only national meeting – exclusively – dedicated to the needs of pre-licensure registered nursing education programs.

Registration Information

Register here for the 2022 OADN Convention

OADN Members, please follow the link above and log in to receive your 20% registration discount.

The half-day / Friday morning workshop on November 18th is included this year in your general registration fee at no additional charge. Please make your workshop selection on the registration form.  The November 17th all-day workshop entails an additional $275 fee.

  Member Non-Member
Early Bird 7/1 – 9/30 $675 $825
Regular 10/1 – 11/6 $775 $925
Late 11/7 – 11/18 $875 $1,025
4-hour Friday Morning Workshops (11/18) Included in your general registration fee. Included in your general registration fee.
All-day NGN Workshop (11/17) $275 $275
Special Registration Rates*    
Friday-only $300 off applicable rate $300 off applicable rate
Saturday-only $300 off applicable rate $300 off applicable rate
Sunday-only $350 off applicable rate $350 off applicable rate
Pre-Licensure RN Student $150 $150
Guest (Full Convention) $175 $175
Guest (Saturday Luncheon Only) $70 $70
*call 800.809.6260 for single day registrations

Convention Resources & Information

The call for podium abstracts closed on April 13, 2022.

The call for faculty poster abstracts closed on May 31, 2022.

The call for student posters deadline has been extended to October 3rd.

Poster dimensions

The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) is committed to the health and well-being of all attendees at the upcoming 2022 OADN Convention, themed Owning Your Influence, this November 18 -20, 2022 at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency.

At this time, OADN is adhering to local COVID regulations currently in place in the City of New Orleans for on-site safety protocols, and we encourage you to review those regulations pertaining to masks, vaccinations and related recommendations here- Health Department – Coronavirus – COVID Restrictions – City of New Orleans (

You may also review the Hyatt Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment | Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and up-to-date resources regarding travel during COVID-19 from the CDC Domestic Travel During COVID-19 | CDC

As public health guidance on COVID-19 transmission continues to evolve, OADN reserves the right to update the on-site safety protocols as needed based upon the latest guidance from the CDC as well as state and local regulations. We will monitor these guidelines closely and update the 2022 OADN Convention Safety Protocols as needed. Please continue to check this page regularly for the latest information regarding on-site safety protocols at this year’s annual meeting.

We look forward to welcoming you in vibrant New Orleans, Louisiana this November 18th – 20th for an informative, engaging, and inspiring 2022 OADN Convention!

Scroll below to access all exhibitor resources, including the registration link and the Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus.

Can I get a refund?
Yes. OADN follows the following Returned Payment & Cancellation Policy:
Each full or partial cancellation is subject to the following fee schedule:
Until October 10: Refund less a $100 processing fee (Students: less a $25 fee)
After October 10: No refunds after this date

Registrations are fully transferable to a faculty colleague, up until November  17.

Refund requests should be sent to Please reach out to OADN should an extenuating hardship impact your ability to attend the convention.

Pre-licensure RN students may register for Convention at a discounted rate of $150 for both members and non-members.  Graduate students and RN-BSN students must register at the regular rates.

To register for convention as a student, please call 800.809.6260 – starting July 1.

Student posters due October 3rd.

Join us for In-Person Exhibiting on Nov. 18-19 in New Orleans!

Meet 500 attendees, including deans, directors and faculty of nursing programs, many of whom directly impact the purchasing of products for their nursing programs.- Exhibit at the only organization that represents associate degree nursing education, which provides 50 percent of the nursing workforce in the country.

Demonstrate live and answer questions on demand about your products and services for key academic leaders in attendance.

Develop strong relationships with attendees and colleagues through intimate networking opportunities.

5 hours of unopposed exhibit timeincluding attendee meals and snacks with exhibitors.

Registration: Register your booth today!  –  Fee: $1695

Only one contact name is taken to register your organization’s booth.  OADN will reach out to collect the names of your exhibit hall representatives later this fall.  Each booth includes two complimentary exhibit hall floor passes.  Additional floor passes are $150 each.

Floor Map – View available booth spaces.

The 2022 OADN Convention Exhibit Hall is full at this time.  Please contact to enquire about waitlist options and possible cancellations.

Exhibit Hall Hours – All Unopposed!

5 full hours of unopposed exhibiting time. The following schedule is subject to change:

Setup: Friday, Nov 18, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Show Hours: Friday, Nov 18, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Show Hours: Saturday, Nov 19, 8:20 AM – 9:50 AM
Show Hours: Saturday, Nov 19, 1:40 PM – 2:40 PM
Tear Down: Saturday, Nov 19, 2:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Full meal or snack with refreshments provided to attendees and exhibitors during all exhibit times.

Booth Furnishings, Drayage & Logistics

Catalogue, Order Form and Shipping Instructions – NOW AVAILABLE!

2022 Exhibitor List & Booth Numbers

Orders will be due November 4.  Booths do not any include furniture or electricity.  Please, be sure to order any necessary chairs, tables, electricity, or other furnishings and services by the cut of date.

Exhibitor Guidelines for the Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Contact: Kelly Stefano
Carolina Tradeshow Decorators [ CTD ]
P.O Box 220051
Charlotte, NC 28222