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

Frequently Asked Questions

Austin Marriott Downtown, Austin, Texas.

The room rate is $219/night.

Reserve you room here.

Things to do in Austin – from music and art, to the outdoors and barbecue!

The room rate is $219/night. – Reservation Link

Featured Speakers and Workshops Available now!

Breakout (Concurrent Sessions) will be announced in July.

2021 Convention Registration Rates – Registration Opens July 1

In-Person Convention*

Virtual-Only Registration – 9 CEUs – 4 Sessions + 1 Workshop**






Early 7/1 – 9/19






Regular 9/20 – 11/6






Late 11/7 – 11/19





4-hour workshops (11/19)



1 four-hour virtual workshop included*

1 four-hour virtual workshop included*

All-day leadership workshop (11/18)




*In-Person Convention Registration includes virtual sessions, as well

* *Virtual Sessions and Virtual Workshop Title will be added at a later date.

Single-day registration rates***


$300 off applicable rate


$200 off applicable rate


$300 off applicable rate

***call 800.809.6260 for single day registrations

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 must register at the regular rates.

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

Please, check back in August for the Call for Student Posters.

OADN strongly encourages all attendees to be vaccinated against covid-19 in advance of the Convention.

Your safety is our paramount concern – OADN will follow all relevant protocols and CDC guidelines as we work closely with Marriott to promote the recommended practices at the time of the event.

The 2021 Call for Abstracts is now closed.  Please, check back in August for the Call for Student Posters.

For those who registered for the 2020 Virtual Convention, you may access session recordings here.

All educational content will be accessible through October 31, 2021.  Don’t forget to complete the evaluations in order to obtain your CEUs.

Join us as we return to in-person exhibiting this November!

OADN is excited to once again be offering in-person exhibiting opportunities at this year’s convention in Austin.

–  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 more than 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: $1650

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.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Subject to adjustment:

Load In:      Friday Morning, Nov. 19
Load Out:    Saturday, Nov. 20, 2pm

Fri., Nov. 19 5:45pm – 8:00pm
Sat., Nov. 20 8:45am – 10:00am
Sat., Nov. 20 12:20pm – 2:00pm

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

Booth Furnishings, Drayage & Logistics

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