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Leadership Connection 2018 has concluded. Thank you to the attendees, our outstanding speakers and presenters, volunteers, exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers for making this event such an incredible success!

CNE Information

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Attendee Photos

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Transformative Nursing Leadership

Sigma invites you to Leadership Connection, 15-18 September 2018, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

This event, split into two parts, will focus on chapter leader development and strategies during the first two days, followed by two days for all nursing leaders to come together and focus on transformative nursing leadership.

Chapter leaders and nursing leaders are encouraged to attend this event focused on influencing change through leadership in their chapters, as well as personal and professional lives. Learn more about yourself, your peers, your profession, and your organization at Leadership Connection.

Program Outcomes

  • Discuss and develop chapter leadership best practices and strategies
  • Assess and implement transformative nursing leadership knowledge

Plenary Sessions

Plenary 1 Panel

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Beth Baldwin Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC
Karen Gorton, PhD, MS, RN
Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN

Plenary 2

Monday, 17 September 2018

Christine Cashen
CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame

Sponsored by
Indiana University Health and
Indiana University School of Nursing

Plenary 3 Panel

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Sandra Bibb, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Elizabeth Rosser, DPhil, MN, DipNEd, DipRM, RN, RM, PFHEA
Howard Catton, MA, BSc (Hons), RN
Amy Pettit, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB


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Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

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