Kenneth Dion, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN, FAAN

Kenneth Dion

2021-2023 President, Sigma

Opening Plenary Session

Friday, 16 September 2022

1:00-2:00 p.m. (1300-1400)

Harness Emerging Technology to Be Bold

Join Sigma President Kenneth Dion, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN, FAAN, for an overview of the three focus areas of the 2021-23 Organizational Call to Action: Economics, Technology, and Conservation. Then, take a deeper dive to learn about current and future advances in technology from artificial intelligence to augmented reality, see the exciting ways Sigma is leveraging technology, and learn how your chapter can harness the power of technology and reap the benefits of being bold!

Assistant Dean for Business Innovation and Strategic Relationships at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Dr. Dion is a 40-year veteran of the health care industry. He is a nurse entrepreneur, inventor, and scholar.

In 1999, Dr. Dion founded Decision Critical, Inc., an information systems company, to meet the education, compliance, and competency development needs of health care organizations. In 2012, Decision Critical was acquired by HealthStream, Inc., where Dr. Dion served as vice president and chief of nursing informatics until 2014.

Dr. Dion joined Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 2018 where he is responsible to bringing nursing innovations to market, implementing emerging technologies, and providing strategic guidance to the organization.

Dr. Dion earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Central Florida and his MBA, MSN, and PhD in nursing systems at the University of Texas at Austin.

2021-2023 Sigma Board

Sigma Board Members

Closing Plenary Session

(In-person session)

Sunday, 18 September 2022

8:30-9:30 a.m. (0830-0930)

My Sigma Journey: A Conversation with Sigma Board Members

Join us for breakfast as current Sigma International Board of Directors members share stories from their personal Sigma journeys. In a casual, conversational environment, these Sigma leaders will recount meaningful moments, times they failed and tried again, and mentors and influencers who inspired them on the road to organizational leadership.

LIVE Post-Event Chat

(Virtual session)

Friday, 23 September 2022

3:30-4:00 p.m. (1530-1600)

Take it Home! - Final Thoughts From Sigma’s CEO

Close out virtual Chapter Leadership Connection by joining a fun and interactive live chat with Sigma's President, Ken Dion! Play a game of Sigma trivia, share your thoughts, and chat with other chapter leaders and Sigma staff.