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

Join Us in New Orleans in 2022!

OADN will be offering an exciting, inspiring program in November. We’re in the process of building out the conference agenda, speakers and poster sessions and expect to announce more details later this spring.  Check below for updates.


Registration opens July 1.

Hotel reservations now available!

Booking Link

Convention Resources

Registration for the 2022 OADN Convention will open July 1, 2022.  Mark your calendars for November 18-20, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans!

  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 $250 off applicable rate $250 off applicable rate
Pre-Licensure RN Student $150 $150
Guest (Full Convention) $175 $175
Guest (Saturday Luncheon Only) $65 $65
*call 800.809.6260 for single day registrations

Jason A. Schwartz – Director, Outreach, NCSBN – “Next Generation NCLEX: Countdown to Launch!”

Scharmaine Lawson FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP – Founder of Nola The Nurse®️ and Housecall Nation®️

Margaret Verkuyl, NP-PHC MN – Internationally Recognized Virtual Simulationist and Nursing Professor at Centennial College in Toronto, Ontario

Tracey P. Moffatt, MHA, BSN, RN – System Chief Nursing Officer & SVP of Quality/Safety, Ochsner Health

Sharrica Miller, PhD, CPNP-PC, RN – Assistant Professor – California State University Fullerton


Continue to check back throughout next spring and summer as OADN announces more featured speakers, workshops, and breakout (concurrent) sessions for the 2022 Convention.

Earn up to 52 Credits of Continuing Education at Sessions and Workshops!

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.

Read the full 2022 Call for Abstracts here.

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

– Poster abstracts are due May 31, 2022.

Poster dimensions

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

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.


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 registration form you are asked for your three top choices.  We will do our best to honor your booth selection preference.  Please select choices that are not currently occupied or marked reserved.  OADN reserves the right to reassign booths as needed.

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

Please, check back in the coming weeks for the Catalogue, Order Form and Shipping Instructions

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.


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