Terms and Conditions
Cancellations and Refunds
Please see AANP's conference cancellation FAQs for details on attendee cancellations and refunds.
Please see AANP's conference cancellation FAQs for details on housing cancellations.
To provide a safe and healthy environment, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) is a nonsmoking facility. All interior areas are designated as nonsmoking areas.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
The MCCNO complies with the requirements specified by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). AANP is responsible for all nonpermanent accessibility requirements. If you have any questions or require special accommodations or auxiliary aid relating to a disability for your conference attendance, please notify AANP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-442-4262.
Live animals are prohibited within the MCCNO other than animal(s) that serve a guide or service function as defined by ADA. The ADA defines service animals as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
Firearms and Weapons
Firearms and weapons are prohibited at the 2020 AANP National Conference held within the MCCNO.
Registered Attendees: Registered attendees must wear their official conference name badge at all times to access conference events. There will be a $25 fee to reprint a lost badge.
Guests of Registered Attendees: Guest badges may be purchased for $50 each for persons aged 16 and older. This guest badge allows entrance into the Exhibit Hall only.
Children, including infants, under the age of 16 are not allowed in conference sessions or the Exhibit Hall due to safety concerns, audio recording and maintaining an appropriate learning environment.
AANP does not arrange or provide child care services during the national conference. The MCCNO does not offer child care services. Please check with your hotel for a possible listing of child care services.
Attire is business casual. The MCCNO strives to keep rooms at a comfortable temperature, but layered clothing is strongly suggested. Comfortable shoes are highly recommended.
Standing and Sitting in Classrooms
Sitting in chairs is required in classrooms for the majority of presentations due to Fire Marshal regulations. Sitting on floors is not permitted. Standing is very limited and not allowed unless there is a hands-on or networking portion of the session or you have a medical or health condition. Please kindly inform the classroom assistant(s) if you have a medical or health condition and need to stand during part of a session.
In the event AANP should find it necessary to cancel or postpone the 2020 AANP National Conference for any reason, including, but not limited to, low registration, strikes, acts of nature, war, terrorist acts or other circumstances beyond AANP’s control, AANP’s liability shall be limited to refund of registration fees paid to AANP.
Thank You to the 2020 National Conference Committee Members
AANP appreciates your dedication in planning and providing advisement on this conference schedule.
(Chair) Major Brandon Lee, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
(Vice Chair) Angela Thompson, DNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDE, FAANP
(Board Liaison) Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Nanette Alexander, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP
Judith A. Berg, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN
Midge Bowers, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, AACC, FAANP, FAAN
Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP
Sattaria "Tari" Dilks, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Josh Hamilton, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
Honey M. Jones, DNP, ACNP-BC
Dawn Garzon Maaks, PhD, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN
Veronica Wilbur, PhD, APRN-FNP, CNE, FAANP