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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

On-site Registration

Available through 18 September 2018

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

Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare

Special Book Offer

Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare, awarded first place in the 2017 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards in the Professional Issues category, is available to attendees at the member discount, along with discounted shipping. Order yours during the registration process!

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Sigma Headquarters

Sigma Headquarters Tour

Monday, 17 September,
5:30‑7:00 p.m.

Take a self-guided tour of the historic Sigma headquarters building, and see where the magic happens!

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Rising Stars Student Posters

Nominate a nursing student for this opportunity to be a poster presenter!

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Visit Indy

Travel to Indianapolis

Explore the city rich in arts and culture, history and heritage, time-honored traditions, and endless possibilities.

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Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

More than 400 nurse leaders and Sigma chapter leaders will attend the Leadership Connection. Learn how you can be involved in this event as an exhibitor, sponsor, or advertiser.

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Indianapolis Skyline