Agenda

Wednesday May 17, 2023

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

Lynnette Vehrs, MN, RN

President, Washington State Nurses Association

8:30 am - 9:00 am

President's Welcome 0.5 CNE

Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN

Senior Policy Service Professor at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, George Washington University School of Nursing

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Keynote 1.25 CNE

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Breakout sessions 1 1 CNE

Topics to be announced

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Breakout sessions 2 1 CNE

Topics to be announced

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

ANA Legislative Update: Federal-level Progress on Nursing and Safety Issues 0.75 CNE

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Legislative Update: State-level Progress on Nursing and Patient Safety Issues 0.75 CNE

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Meet the Candidates forum

Hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Spring Local Unit Council

For WSNA members who are represented by WSNA for collective bargaining

Thursday May 18, 2023

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Morning yoga

Start your day centered and energized with this optional session

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

Elsa Sjunneson

Author and advocate

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Keynote 1.25 CNE

Lois James, PhD

Assistant Dean of Research and Associate Professor, Washington State University College of Nursing

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Keynote 1 CNE

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

General Assembly (session 1)

Details to be announced

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

General Assembly (session 2)

Details to be announced

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Moving Nursing Forward in Washington State

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gala celebration dinner and awards

Plated dinner, live auction to benefit nursing scholarships, and recognition awards ceremony


Friday May 19, 2023

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Morning yoga

Start your day centered and energized with this optional session

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Coffee

Sara Kim, PhD

Associate Dean for Educational Quality Improvement, School of Medicine, University of Washington

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Keynote — Giving and receiving feedback: Creating and maintaining a culture of safety 1 CNE

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Brunch and check-out

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Panel: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 1.5 CNE

Details to be announced

Ronda Conger

Business woman, professional speaker, and author

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Closing keynote 1 CNE