NCPD Summit. ANC Accreditation
Leading. Learning. October 10-11, 2023. Chicago. ANCC. Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Join us on October 10-11 in Chicago for the 2023 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Summit! This inspiring and fun-filled event will be held in conjunction with the 2023 ANCC National Magnet Conference® and ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®.

The ANCC NCPD Summit will help you transform nursing professional practice and the future of nursing, through Leading Learning. Join us for a high energy and fun filled 2-day event where you will learn to further support the growth and development of new to practice nurses to cultivating and developing the professional practice of existing nurses in your organization. You will experience first-hand how NCPD creates a strong foundation upon which you and the nurses you lead, coach, and mentor can grow and enhance professionally. You will leave feeling empowered, engaged, and energized as part of a community of practice — from across the globe – that supports nurses through accredited professional development to drive change and achieve key results.

NCPD Summit ONLY Regular Rate

NCPD Summit ONLY — ANA Member Rate

NCPD Summit and the Magnet & Pathway Conference
Member or Reg rate + Magnet and Pathway conference rate

To review ANCC Conference policies (attendee policies, cancellation/refund policies, Covid-19 disclaimer, photo/videography, waiver of liability, and code of conduct) please click here.

Registration Support
Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m.– 5:30 p.m. CDT
Domestic Toll-Free: 1.800.485.2879
International Phone: +1.972.349.7664
Fax: 1.972.349.7715


  • Riveting keynote speakers
  • Captivating, real-time, working sessions on learner engagement, diversity, and inclusion, and how to use accreditation tools to ensure high-quality, learner-centric education.
  • Celebrate NCPD Premier Award recipients during our lunch reception!
  • Engage in multiple networking opportunities to expand your professional contacts and support system!
  • Plus, you will earn up to 16 CNE credit hours to support your professional development portfolios.
  • Hear from your peers! Abstract Presentations from NCPD leaders including:
    • ACCRED Talks (ANCC’s version of TED Talks) highlighting NCPD best practices.
    • Scholarship Roadshow exhibits showcasing NCPD research, quality improvement, or evidence-based practice with measurable impact
    • Times UP presentations demonstrate how outcomes-based CE has been used to enhance professional development
    • Team Spirit abstracts showcase the impact of team-based learning


The ANCC NCPD Summit is an inspiring and fun filled event that will stimulate you to perform at the top of your NPD practice! Come to the 2023 NCPD Summit to learn how to leverage Accreditation frameworks to enhance your practice in accredited NCPD and foster an environment of growth and learning for the nursing community.

  • Reignite your passion for NCPD through inspirational stories of growth and overcoming adversity.
  • Partake in learner-centric NCPD planning to disrupt traditional methods of learning.
  • Explore the importance of diversity and mindfulness to elevate the planning and delivery of NCPD.
  • Identify imaginative active learning strategies that will excite learners and lead to meaningful and impactful NCPD.
  • Connect in powerful discussions about the importance of collaboration in the advancement of NPD and develop strategies for maintaining effective partnerships.


  • ANCC Accredited Provider Program Directors and Nurse Planners
  • Nursing Professional Development (NPD) practitioners and specialists in residency and fellowship, and specialty practice areas.
  • Nurse faculty, or nursing students in Colleges/Universities with a focus on NPD or nursing education
  • Nursing leaders (managers, directors, CNOs, and academic Deans or Program Chairs)
  • NPDs in organizations that have Joint Accreditation
  • Nurses from organizations that are on the accreditation journey in NCPD or thinking about becoming accredited


  • Welcome
    • Jennifer Graebe, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Director, Nursing Continuing Professional Development & Joint Accreditation Program, ANCC
    • Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program Team
  • Welcome wellness activity!
  • Keynote Speaker: More information coming soon
  • Plenary Speaker: More information coming soon
  • Working Sessions: More information coming soon
  • Reception Lunch and Premier Award Celebration
  • Abstract Presentations:
    • ACCRED Talks: Best Practices in NCPD
    • Scholarship Roadshow
    • Times UP: Outcomes-Based CE
    • Team Spirit: Team-based learning
  • Welcome and Recap
    Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program Team
  • Plenary Speaker: More information coming soon
  • Working Session: More information coming soon
  • Abstract Presentations:
    • ACCRED Talks: Best Practices in NCPD
    • Scholarship Roadshow
    • Times UP: Outcomes-Based CE
    • Team Spirit: Team-Based learning

*Order of events subject to change 

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Join us for an immersive, high energy 2-day event and earn up to 16.0 CNE credits. Return to your workplace energized with new ideas, implementation tools, and a network of colleagues from across the globe.

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