2024 Conference Networking Events

2024 Annual Conference

NOLA 2024 Networking Events

Catch up with colleagues and make new connections at networking events planned for you at AONL 2024.

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First-Time Attendee Reception

Monday, April 8 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Convention Center – Rivergate Room 

All first-time conference attendees and new members are invited to this special networking reception. Participate in a networking activity to make connections with others while enjoying complimentary food and beverages.

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Welcome Event - Mardi Gras Style!

Tuesday, April 9 | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The Sugar Mill — 1021 Convention Center Blvd

Let the good times roll as we kick off our conference with a Mardi Gras extravaganza like no other! Start the party by taking part in one of the famous traditions of NOLA and walk in the Second Line parade to the reception! Once at the reception, enjoy a high-energy evening with music, delectable bites and more. THIS is a must-attend event!

Conference badges must be worn for admittance to event venue.

The First Ladies: Untold Stories
Of Their Political Power and Societal Influence

Wednesday, April 10 | 11:45 a.m.

Jefferson Ballroom of the Hilton Riverside New Orleans

Join the American Hospital Association Political Action Committee (AHAPAC) and AONL for a fascinating lunch to hear stories of some of the most transformative moments of American history, told through the eyes of the women residing at our nation’s most famous address: the White House.  

Learn about the remarkable contributions of America's most influential First Ladies and celebrate the indelible impact these women had on our nation alongside their presidential counterparts.

From the early days of the nation to the present, Carl Sferrazza Anthony, historian of presidential pop culture, will chronicle the evolution of the role of the First Ladies as advocates for social causes and cultural influencers, who broke barriers and paved the way for future generations of women.

RSVP by Friday, April 5, 2024, to save your spot.

AONL Foundation Soiree
AONL Foundation Soirée

Wednesday, April 10 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Hilton New Orleans Riverside – Mark Twain Courtyard

Join the AONL Foundation in a New Orleans masquerade as we celebrate the Foundation’s 2024 Friends of the Year and support nursing leadership research and education. Enjoy a night of good food and good company all for a good cause.

All event proceeds help the AONL Foundation work toward its mission to provide resources that create opportunities to bridge science and practice to shape the future of nursing leadership.

A limited number of tickets may be available for purchase at the AONL Registration Desk.