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Annual Conference

39th GAPNA Annual Conference on September 24-26, Information Hub

The GAPNA Annual Conference will help you improve patient care and connect with other nurses who share your compassion and commitment.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 561-1234
September 24-26, 2020

Registration is now available!

Register Online Now! Download/View the Brochure



2020 Conference Information and Details

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information
Hyatt Regency New Orleans has been designated as the official hotel for the 2020 GAPNA Annual Conference. A block of rooms has been secured at the special rate of $199 single/double. This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 16.2% plus $3.00 occupancy tax. Check-in is 3:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 pm.

To receive the conference rate, make online reservations on the GAPNA Website (see the link below) or call hotel reservations at 877-803-7534 and refer to the GAPNA Annual Conference. The conference rate is available through August 3, 2020 or until the room block is full. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Book your hotel reservation.

Parking (rates are subject to change)
Self-Parking: $25/day
Valet Parking: $40/day

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 15 miles from the Hyatt Regency.

Airline Ticket Discount:
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association 2020. Book your flights here.

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMTVM. *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Summer is coming to an end in New Orleans in September, but it can still be hot! Daytime high can reach the mid-80s, while nighttime lows are in the 70s. Temperatures in hotel meeting rooms will be air-conditioned and may vary so please remember to bring a sweater or light jacket. We also suggest comfortable walking shoes for your conference activities.

Conference FAQs
We hope all of your questions and concerns have been addressed in this comprehensive FAQ regarding the 39th GAPNA Annual Conference on September 24-26, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans! In the event we missed something, please email us.

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

Additional Information will be added as it becomes available.

Foundation Events

Register for the GAPNA Foundation events during the normal conference registration process. Participation in Foundation Events may require a separate fee in addition to the conference registration fee. Read more.

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