Leadership Summit

AORN Expo 2024 | March 9-12 | Nashville

Building Cultures of Excellence

The Global Surgical Conference & Expo's Leadership Conference unites the most brilliant leaders nationwide and fully engages them in the business and management aspects of perioperative nursing. At the Leadership Summit you’ll hear from nationally renowned speakers who specialize in enabling nurse leaders to meet their C-suite’s expectations while achieving excellent outcomes for themselves, their patients, and teams.

The ambulatory track at Leadership Summit offers specialized sessions and discussions tailored to the unique needs of ambulatory surgery leaders. You’ll have opportunities to stay updated on the latest trends, exchange insights, and expand your professional network.  Stay tuned for ambulatory topics and speakers!

All Access Pass

Often referred to as the “conference within the conference” Leadership Summit attendees can also attend:

  • Education sessions tailed to OR and ambulatory surgery leaders.
  • Poster displays
  • The Expo Hall
  • Other networking events taking place at the main conference.

Also, watch the sessions you missed on demand when you return home.

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Become a Leader Member and Get Additional Perks

AORN leader membership provides seasoned and emerging periop leaders with the resources, education, and connections to support their careers. AORN provides periop leaders unique ways to engage and learn from peers  with similar challenges. Leader members also receive an additional discount on Leadership Summit registration. 

Leader Testimonials

“I have never felt so inspired and so understood. I am a new leader and the Leadership Summit was vital to me growing as a leader. The speakers gave me chills and truly helped me to see things in a different light. I was able to network with some other great leaders, and that has already helped me in my role since returning from the conference.”

– Leadership Summit Attendee

“I really enjoyed everything about the Leadership Summit. I learned so much. I really like that there were solutions to problems and issues that we face. It was well worth every penny spent.”

– Leadership Summit Attendee

“I loved the sessions and speakers. Especially, because the speakers talked about issues that are universal. It helped because they let you know what they did in their facilities to overcome some of the issues.”

– Leadership Summit Attendee

“The thing I enjoyed the most was the positive, revitalizing speakers! After Covid everyone feels beat up and this was a wonderful event to relight the fires!”

– Leadership Summit Attendee