Annual Conference Program

 

Annual Conference Program

 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

8:00am – 5:00pm

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

7:00am – 5:00pm
Registration Open
7:00 – 7:45am
Breakfast Available
7:45 – 8:00am
Opening Remarks
Jen Grenier, DNP, RN-BC and IONL President
Director of Nursing Acute In-Patient Rehab Rush University Medical Center
8:00 – 8:30am
The Changing Face of Leadership and my Experience as AONL President
MaryBeth Kingston, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
AONL President, Chief Nursing Officer at Advocate Aurora Health
8:30 – 9:00am
Legislative Update
A.J. Wilhelmi
President & CEO of Illinois Health and Hospital Association
9:00 – 9:30am
Leading from Behind: Engaging the Power of Collaboration
Jan Albers DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, CLC
Assistant Professor of Nursing at McKendree University
9:30 – 10:00am
Evolving Role of the APRN Leader
Melissa Angulo DNP, APRN, AG-ACNP, SCRN
Director of Patient Care for the Neuroscience step-down unit, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
10:00 – 10:30am
Networking Break
10:30 – 11:15am
Improving Staff Responsiveness through a New Care Delivery Model
Rachel Daniel, MSN, RN, CMSRN & Cynthia Fassero, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Nurse Managers at Memorial Medical Center
11:15am – 12:00pm
Panel Discussion - Where Are They Now?: The Faces of IONL Nurse Leader Fellows: 2013-2019
Melinda Earle DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Program Director for the Transformative Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice in Systems Program at Rush University College of Nursing
12:00 – 1:00pm
Lunch Break
Sponsored By
1:00 – 2:00pm
Poster Presentations
2:00 – 3:15pm
Workshop - Civility Matters! Best Practices to Foster Healthy Work Environments: Part 1
Cynthia Clark PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Tenured Professor, Professor Emeritus, and Strategic Nursing Advisor for ATI Nursing Education

3:15 – 3:45pm
Networking Break
3:45 – 4:45pm
Workshop - Civility Matters! Best Practices to Foster Healthy Work Environments: Part 2
Cynthia Clark PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Tenured Professor, Professor Emeritus, and Strategic Nursing Advisor for ATI Nursing Education

4:45 – 5:15pm
IONL Awards Ceremony / Recognition of Fellows and Best Poster Recipients
5:15 – 6:00pm
Welcome Reception
Sponsored By

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

7:00am – 12:00pm
Registration Open
7:30 – 8:15am
Breakfast Available
8:15 – 8:30am
Opening Remarks
Chad Thompson, MBA, HCM, RN, NEA-BC and IONL Program Chair
Director of Outpatient Services and Care Coordination SwedishAmerican Hospital
8:30 – 9:00am
Communication Strategies to Build More Effective Teams
William Duffy, RN, MJ, CNOR, FAAN
Loyola University of Chicago
9:00 – 9:45am
New Directions in Leadership
Panelists:
Michele Kramer, Ph.D, RN, AHN-BC
Associate Professor, Nursing Graduate Program, Coordinator of Healthcare Systems Leadership, Lewis University

Lesley Page, Ph.D, MA, BA
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Organizational Leadership, College of Business, Lewis University

George Klemic, Ph.D
Professor, Business Administration, College of Business, Lewis University
9:45 – 10:30am
Case Study: The Evolving Role of Nursing to Reduce Community Disparity
Julianna S. Sellett DNP, MBA, RN, CPHQ, CENP
Vice President of Community Health Initiatives for the Carle Health System

Jonathan Woods
Executive Director of Community Health Initiatives for the Carle Health System
10:30 – 11:00am
Networking Break
11:00 – 11:30am
Mobile Integrated Healthcare, a Community Paramedic Program
E. Sue Thompson MSN, RN, CNML
Director of Emergency Services & Nursing Resources and Magnet Program Director at SwedishAmerican Health System
11:30am – 12:30pm
Closing Keynote Presentation: Raising C.A.I.N.: How to Increase Your Impact as a Leader
Anton Gunn, MSW, CDM, CSP
Best Selling Author, Speaker and Consultant



About Anton:
Anton Gunn is a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama and the world’s leading authority on Socially Conscious Leadership. He has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and was a Resident Fellow at Harvard University. He is the bestselling author of The Presidential Principles and has been featured in TIME magazine, Inc. magazine, the Wall St Journal, BBC News, NPR and on Good Morning America. As an international speaker and consultant, he has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Sodexo, KPMG, Verizon Wireless, Aetna, American College of Surgeons, FINRA, and the Boeing Company. From playing SEC football and being the first African American in history elected to the South Carolina legislature from his district early in his career, to now working as a C-level executive for an academic health system and serving on multiple boards, he has spent his life helping people build diverse, high-performing teams and world-class leadership culture.

12:30 – 12:45pm
Closing Comments
Chad Thompson, MBA, HCM, RN, NEA-BC and IONL Program Chair
Director of Outpatient Services and Care Coordination SwedishAmerican Hospital
12:45pm
Conference Adjourns

 

 

 

 

 

 

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