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This executive dialogue will explore the nursing workforce of the future, including the necessary composition and distribution of the nursing workforce. It will examine the nursing supply chain and what is needed to educate and retain a sufficient workforce; how health care provider organizations can recognize, support and train nurse leaders; and the barriers to nurse advancement.