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Seventeenth National DNP Conference and Academy of Doctoral Prepared Nurses Summit: 2024, Key West, FL
The Next Step in Professional Development to Improve Health Care Outcomes
June 25, 26, and 27, 2024
Marriott Beachside Key West

Sixteenth National DNP Conference: 2023, Virtual
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion without Detachment and Division
August 10 and 11, 2023

Fifteenth National DNP Conference: 2022, Tampa, FL
Collaborating to Improve Healthcare Outcomes
August 3-5, 2022
Hilton Tampa Downtown

Fourteenth National DNP Conference: 2021, Chicago, IL
The DNP and Quality Improvement
August 11-13, 2021

Thirteenth National DNP Conference: 2020 – Cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Twelfth National DNP Conference: 2019, Washington, DC
Contributions of the DNP Prepared Nurse: Policy Influencing Outcomes
August 7-9, 2019
Fairmont, Washington, DC, Georgetown

Eleventh National DNPConference: 2018, Palm Springs, CA
Sustaining the DNP: Strategies for the Future in Clinical and Administrative Practice
September 27-29, 2018
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Tenth National DNP Conference: 2017, New Orleans, LA
Celebrating 10 Years: Diversity & Inclusion in Practice
September 13-15, 2017
Intercontinental New Orleans

Ninth National DNP Conference: 2016, Baltimore,MD
Transforming Healthcare Through Collaboration
October 5-7, 2016
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards

Eighth National DNP Conference Seattle: 2015, Seattle, WA
How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days
September 16-18, 2015
Renaissance Seattle Hotel

Health Policy and Clinical Practice for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 2015, Savannah, GA
In collaboration with Advanced Disease Concepts and Multiple Chronic Disease Resource Center
March 26-28, 2015
Westin Harbor Resort and Spa

Seventh National DNP Conference: 2014, Nashville, TN
The DNP in Practice: The Health, the Care, and the Cost
October 8-10, 2014
Marriott Airport Nashville

Sixth National DNP Conference: 2013, Phoenix, AZ
The DNP: Shaping Leadership, Collaboration, and Practice Improvement in Healthcare
September 25-27, 2013
The Ritz-Carlton

Fifth National DNP Conference: 2012, St. Louis, MO
Evidence-Based DNP Education
September 19 – 21, 2012
The Ritz-Carlton

Fourth National DNP Conference: 2011, New Orleans, LA
DNPs Impacting Health Care Policy
September 28 – 30, 2011
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

Third National DNP Conference: 2010, San Diego, CA
Innovations and Leadership
September 29 – October 1, 2010
San Diego Hilton Resort and Spa

Second National DNP Conference: 2009, Miami, FL
Exemplars of DNPs in Practice and Nursing Education: Defining Ourselves
September 30 – October 2, 2009
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort and Club

Inaugural DNP Conference: 2008, Memphis, TN
Transforming Care Through Scholarly Practice
October 9 – 11, 2008
DoubleTree Hotel and Resort