ANNA National Symposium History


Year Dates Theme (prior to 2011) Location
2015 April 19-22   Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL
2014 April 13-16 Abstracts Accepted for Presentation Hilton Anaheim Hotel & Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
2013 April 21-24 Abstracts Accepted for Presentation Rio All-Site Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
2012 April 29-May 2 Abstracts Accepted for Presentation
Selected Poster Presentations
Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando, FL
2011 March 27-30 Abstracts Accepted for Presentation Hynes Convention Center & Sheraton Boston, Boston, MA
2010 May 2-5 Integrating a Culture of Caring into a Technological World Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center & Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
2009 April 26-29 Mentoring Generations Today for Tomorrow's Leaders San Diego Convention Center, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, & Omni San Diego, San Diego, CA
2008 April 27-30 Evidence and Nursing Informatics to Improve Safety and Outcomes Pennsylvania Convention Center & Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA
2007 April 22-25 Advocacy Through Leadership Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX
2006 April 2-5 Nephrology Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice: In Harmony to Improve Patient Outcomes Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN
2005 April 18-21 Partnering with Patients in Self-Management: A Winning Combinations MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
2004 April 15-18 Politics, Passion, and Patient Care Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC
2003 April 25-28 Focus on the Future: Realities, Challenges, Solutions Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL
2002 May 23-26 Sharing Vision and Values Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin, Orlando, FL
2001 April 23-26 Practice Challenges for the 21st Century MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
2000 April 9-12 Partnerships, Processes, and Patient Outcomes Opryland Hotel & Convention Center, Nashville, TN
1999 April 11-14 Achieving Integrated Practice Through Innovative Solutions Hyatt Regency Baltimore & Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
1998 May 31-June 3 Maximizing Marketable Skills in the Changing Nephrology Environment Marriott Rivercenter & San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
1997 April 27-30 Transferring Knowledge and Competencies to Achieve Collaborative Practice Minneapolis Hilton & Towers & Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
1996 May 4-7 Integrating Research and Practice for Optimal Clinical Outcomes Anaheim Hilton & Towers & Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
1995 June 9-12 Creating an Environment for Positive Patient Outcomes Philadelphia Marriott & Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
1994 June 12-15 Celebrating Our Advances and Reaffirming Our Commitment to Excellence Loews Anatole, Dallas, TX
1993 June 5-8 Visionary Leadership: A Key to Meeting the Challenges of the Future Walt Disney Dolphin, Orlando, FL
1992 April 30-May 3 Expanding Our Horizons and Empowering Our Practice Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL
1991 April 20-23 The Quest for Quality Care: Bridging the Gap Between Competence and Excellence San Francisco Hilton, San Francisco, CA
1990 April 21-24 Entering a New Era of Quality Care Washington Hilton & Towers, Washington, DC
1989 May 19-22 20 Years: Protecting the Future of Quality Care Loews Anatole, Dallas, TX
1988 April 30 - May 3 Reaching Beyond the Expected Bally Grand Hotel, Reno, NV
1987 May 15-18 Changing Horizons: Continuing Excellence in Nursing Practice Marriott Marquis, New York, NY
1986 April 9-12 Challenges of Tomorrow Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA
1985 May 19-22 The Scope and Complexity of Nephrology Nursing Practice Sheraton Harbor Island, San Diego, CA
1984 May 16-19 Fifteen Years of Progress Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, FL
1983 June 1-3   Franklin Plaza, Philadelphia, PA
1982 April 14 Nephrology and the Future: Directions and Aspirations Marriott, Chicago, IL
1981 May 5-7   Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA
1980 April 15-17   New Orleans, LA
1979 April 18-19 A Decade of Progress: Care Modalities / Professional Growth / Patient Rehabilitation Sheraton Centre, Ew York, NY
1978 April 26-27 A Nephrology Forum - Phases of Development Pick Congress Hotel, Chicago, IL
1977 April 20-21   Sheraton Mt. Royal Hotel, Montreal, Quebec
1976 March 31-April 1   Sir Francis Drake & Hyatt Hotels, San Francisco, CA
1975 April 20   Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
1974 April 16   The Palmer House, Chicago, IL
1973 April 7   Howard Johnson's Hotel, Boston, MA
1972 April 16   Oympic Hotel, Seattle, WA
1971 April 18   The Palmer House, Chicago, IL
1970 April 18   Washington, DC