Registration Fees & Details

Conference Registration Options


Closed on June 16

June 17–Sept. 8

Sept. 9–On-site

Full Conference: Group
(5 or more registrants from the same facility)




Full Conference: Individual




Full Conference: Retired Nurse, Faculty, Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student*
*Must be full time in each category




One-Day Fee
Per day (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)




Additional Registration Options


Closed on June 16

June 17–Sept. 8

Sept. 9–On-site

Research Symposium
Tuesday, October 10 • 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
NOTE: If you are ONLY attending the preconference the cost is $409.




Nurse Executive/Nurse Executive, Advanced Review
October 9-10 • 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.




International Forum (international attendees only)
Tuesday, October 10 • 5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.




ADDITIONAL Welcome Party Tickets
NOTE: One ticket is included in full conference registration fee. (Must be 21 or older to attend)




Registration Details

  • All registrations must be completed online.
  • The option to pay by check ends on September 1, 2017 (allow adequate time for check processing by your facility).
  • Beginning September 2, 2017, all registrations must be paid online with a credit card.
  • There are no paper registration forms. Simply use a credit card or select “check” as your payment method on the online form.
  • If you are paying by check, payment must be received within 14 days of registration. Otherwise your registration will be subject to cancellation or an increase in registration fee.
  • Incomplete registration will not be saved in the system. To finalize your registration, payment must be completed.
  • Purchase orders and invoice requests are not accepted.
  • Mail payment with facility name and list of attendees you are paying for to:
    ANCC Conference Services, P.O. Box 207, Lincoln, RI, 02865-0207
  • Your registration will be confirmed by e-mail. Confirmation will include a link to your registration to view payment information, and will serve as your receipt. If you do not receive your confirmation or you need a replacement copy, please contact us at ancc@confex.com.

Group Registration

All members of a group (minimum of five from the same facility or system) must register and pay at the same time.

  • The group contact name must appear on each registration.
  • Group registration does not accept promo codes.
  • Group discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 11:59 p.m. on September 8, 2017.
No refunds will be made after September 8, 2017.
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to admins@confex.com and should include the registration ID number and registrant name(s).
  • Cancellations are not accepted by phone.
  • All full conference and one day cancellations are subject to a $200 administrative fee per registrant.
  • Tickets for preconference events are nonrefundable.
  • Additional Welcome Party tickets are nonrefundable.
  • International Forum tickets are nonrefundable.
  • Donations are nonrefundable.
  • Full conference cancellations received by September 8, 2017 receive a full refund less the administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations received after September 8, 2017.
  • ANCC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any or all conference activities due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Refunds are not made for no-shows.
  • Refunds for canceled registrations (prior to September 8, 2017) are processed within four to six weeks after the conference closes.
  • NOTE: Due to processing costs, only overpayments in excess of $35 will be considered for refunds. Please ensure that checks include the correct dollar amount to avoid overpayment.


  • All substitutions and TBD updates MUST be completed by September 8, 2017.
  • Substitutions and TBD updates can be completed online, in the registration system. Use the link emailed to the group contact (within the registration confirmation email) to make substitutions and TBD updates. Please email ancc@confex.com if you need assistance.
  • Please ensure each record has a unique, individual email address.
  • To make a substitution within your group registration, please click here for instructions.
  • To make a substitution of an individual registration, please click here for instructions.

Important Registration & Hotel Deadlines*

October 11-13, 2017 • Houston, TX
Early-bird Deadline June 16
Advance Registration Fees Begin June 17
Hotel Reservation Deadline September 10
Hotel: Last Day to Change or Cancel Reservation September 23
Advance Registration Fees End September 8
Cancellation/Refund Deadline
NOTE: Registration is no longer refundable.
September 8
Substitutions, Changes, TBD Updates Deadline September 8
Onsite/Late Registration Fees Begin September 9

*Dates subject to change. After September 8, 2017, late/on-site registration fees will apply, and registrations will be accepted pending space availability only.

General Policies

  • Children (including infants) are not permitted in any Magnet Conference events.
  • No one under the age of 21 may attend the Welcome Party.
  • The recording and/or transmission of education sessions in any format is strictly prohibited.
  • English is the official language of the ANCC National Magnet Conference.
  • The information presented in sessions and posters at the ANCC National Magnet Conference does not necessarily represent the views or standards of ANCC or its Magnet Recognition Program®.

Professional photographers and videographers will take pictures and record video throughout the conference. The photos and video will be used to publicize the event and/or produce related literature and products for public release. Individuals photographed or taped will receive no compensation for the use of photos or videos bearing their image. Conference participants will be deemed to have consented to the use and release of photos or videos in which they appear. Participants opposed to being photographed or taped must immediately notify BOTH the photographer or videographer AND conference staff if they are photographed or taped.

Waiver of Liability

I agree and acknowledge that my participation in the 2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference® and any related events and activities is voluntary and intentional; I fully accept responsibility for any and all injuries that occur as a result of my participation in the Magnet events and activities. I release ANCC, and its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, volunteers, contractors, and representatives, from any and all liability resulting from (1) participation in the 2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference®, (2) the condition of the facilities in which the events are held, and (3) the negligent acts of any other participant of the 2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference®, whether directly or indirectly caused by ANCC. I further agree that I, my heirs, next of kin, spouse, agent, or legal representative(s) will indemnify ANCC from any and all liability resulting from my participation in the 2017 ANCC National Magnet Conference® and that neither I, nor they, will file any legal claims naming ANCC as a party to such suit.

Balance Due
  • Registrations are not considered complete until full payment is made.
  • If you are paying by check, payment must be received within 14 days of your registration date. Your registration will be subject to cancellation or increase in registration fee if payment is not received in 14 days.

Badge Pickup

Badge Pickup Begins Tuesday, October 10

Arriving Tuesday? Registration is open Tuesday October 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. For a fast, easy registration experience, plan to pick up your conference badge and materials on Tuesday. Avoid long lines and delays Wednesday morning! The opening program begins Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Don’t miss a minute of this exciting day!

Advance Preparation for On-site Registration
  • Print and bring your registration confirmation.
  • Payment issues create delays at registration. If there is a balance due, please ensure it is resolved before you arrive at the conference. Contact admins@confex.com for payment inquires.
  • Verify your email address in your registration confirmation. That email address is used for your CE records and gives you access to the conference app. Contact ancc@confex.com if you need your confirmation email resent.
  • If you are part of a group registration, ensure that all group members have completed their registration.
  • Make sure that all registration changes, corrections, substitutions, and/or TBD updates are completed by September 1, 2017.
  • If you have no pending transactions at registration, please pick up your badge at Express Registration.

*BONUS! All attendees who pick up their badge on Tuesday, October 10 are automatically entered in a drawing for a $300 Visa gift card – use it to enjoy Houston!

Registration Technical Support (Confex)*

  • Need help registering your group? Please click here.
  • Need help registering as an individual? Please click here.

Email: ancc@confex.com
Phone: 1-401-334-0220 (Available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EDT)
* For help starting a registration, updating a registration, questions regarding payment, or anything related to the online registration form.

General Questions: Email magnetconf@ana.org

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