Annual Conference


Join us in Oak Brook, Illinois, this September 20-21 for our Annual Conference: two days of education focused on Safety in the Workplace. Expert presentations on the latest skills and studies will help you make a positive impact on your working environment.

Registration Rates


Before 8/31/18

After 8/31/18

Regular Member



Student Member



Regular Non-Member



Student Non-Member



Conference Program

Earn 7.5 hours of CE credit during this two-day educational event. View the full conference schedule and speaker lineup.

Hotel & Travel

The 2018 Annual Conference will take place at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook in Oak Brook, IL.

Pre-Conference Session: Midwest Institute for Healthcare Leadership

This one-day workshop, held on September 19, is designed to teach essential business techniques and demonstrate how these techniques can be applied to the healthcare field in Illinois. Program offers 7.25 hours of CE credit.

To register, add the Midwest Institute of Healthcare Leadership to your Annual Conference registration.

Wine Pull

Purchase a wine raffle ticket to enter a drawing to win an assorted wine basket and help support IONL’s valuable educational programs throughout the year, such as the Aspiring Nurse Leader Workshop in November.

Or add to your conference registration.

Share the Annual Conference

Download a PDF flyer to print out and share, including conference details and the full program!

Registration Cancellation Policy

All pre-registrations must be completed on or before Friday, September 14. On-site registrations are subject to a surcharge. Refunds, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be issued on written cancellations received on or before Friday, September 14. Phone cancellations WILL NOT be accepted. Registrants assume full responsibility for notification to and verification of receipt by IONL. Refunds will be processed 2-3 weeks after the meeting.

Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, flight/transportation cancellations, unattended events or early departure. In the rare event of a meeting cancellation, IONL is not responsible for nor will provide refunds for costs associated with travel, airfare, hotel or transportation costs incurred by the registered attendee. It is always recommended that the registrant considering purchasing independent travel insurance. IONL registration fees are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as a business expense. Consult your tax advisor.

Registration and attendance at or participation in the IONL Annual Conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to IONL’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproduction and audiotapes of such event activities. By registering for this event, I agree that IONL, its employees and agents have the right to photograph, videotape and record me at this event and use my photographed, videotape and/or recorded name, likeness, voice, and statements to promote IONL, including without limitation, a derivative use, without compensation to me, at the sole discretion of IONL and I release IONL, its agents, affiliates, and licensees from all liability connected to their use of my name, likeness, voice or statements including, without limitation, any right of privacy or publicity claims.


Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-365, 4/18/2021).


Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
225 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 650 | Chicago, IL 60606 | Ph: 312.265.3927