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AANA Foundation Activities at AANA 2019 Annual Congress

  • Jul 29, 2019

The research arm of the AANA, the AANA Foundation has many activities at the AANA Annual Congress. They are listed below for your convenience. Please be sure to check the AANA Meetings app for the latest room assignments and any changes.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

  • AANA Foundation Awards and Recognition Luncheon
    When: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    Where: Columbus I-L, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Tickets: $80
    This VIP event is open to all and honors the 2019 AANA Foundation award recipients, program recipients, Friends for Life, and Gertrude Fife Society members.
    *Please note: Student scholarship recipients are recognized at the Student Luncheon on Monday, Aug. 12. 

  • State of the Science General Poster Session
    General Posters Group 1

    When: Display Hours: Saturday 5 p.m. – Sunday, August 11, 5 p.m., Up to 8 Class A CE credits
    Presenters available: Sunday, August 11, 8-10 a.m.
    Where: Columbia A-F, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Sunday, August 11, 2019

  • State of the Science Poster Tours
    When
    : Presentation every 15 minutes between 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Where: Columbus A-F, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago        

  • Anesthesia “Pioneers” Meeting
    When: 10:45 a.m. – noon, 1.25 Class A CE credit
    Where: Randolph A-B, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Emeritus, retired members, CRNAs and SRNAs are invited to attend this multi-generational discussion focused on wellness.

  • AANA Foundation Fundraiser
    A Taste of Chicago: Champagne & Sports
    When
    : 7-11 p.m.
    Where: Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch Restaurant
    Tickets: $250; SRNA tickets: $125; SRNA attendance after 9 p.m.: $25 (limited tickets available)
    Join the AANA Foundation for a fantastic night out on the town that includes dinner, drinks, dancing DJ Mike Pearce, and access to all Chicago Sports Museum exhibits. Have fun on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile while benefiting the AANA Foundation and its mission to support nurse anesthesia education and research.

Monday, August 12, 2019

  • State of the Science General Poster Session
    General Posters Group 2

    When: Display Hours: Monday, August 12, 8 a.m. – Tuesday, August 13, 8 a.m.
    Presenters available: Monday, August 12, 2-4 p.m.
    Where: Columbus A-F, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

  • State of the Science Oral Poster Sessions
    When
    : 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.; 12:45-5 p.m., Up to 4 Class A CE credits
    Where: Acapulco, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Tuesday, August 13

  • Foundation Photo Booth
    When: 6-7 p.m.
    Where: Foyer, Grand Ballroom, East Tower
    Stop by and receive a complimentary photo at the AANA Foundation Photo Booth to be held during the AANA Annual Banquet Reception. Supported by Fresenius Kabi.

General Activities

AANA Foundation Booth and Activities
Where: Columbus A-F, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Visit with staff and volunteers, learn about Foundation programs, and support nurse anesthesia education and research. 

Champagne Raffle
Where: Purchase tickets at the Foundation booth, A Taste of Chicago event, or at the AANA Banquet reception.
Purchase a glass of champagne to sip in support of the AANA Foundation. With your $100 Champagne raffle ticket, you will receive a glass of champagne, a CRNA wine charm, and a chance to win a stunning four-carat diamond bracelet featuring 40 diamonds (valued at $9,500). 

Silent Auction
When: Throughout Congress. Auction closes Tuesday, August 13 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Items will be at the Foundation booth near AANA Registration.
Shop in support of the AANA Foundation by bidding on many beautiful items handcrafted or donated by CRNAs.