Nursing Alliance Leadership Academy (NALA)


17th Annual Nursing Alliance Leadership Academy (NALA)

August 28-29, 2021

The Omni Hotel ~ Louisville, KY

Room Rate: $169/night plus applicable taxes. The room rate cannot be guaranteed past July 30, 2021. Click here to book your hotel room online at the discounted rate.

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Thank you to our NALA 2021 Sponsors:

Louisville Tourism Logo


Omni Logo

Please note: NOA is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for NALA attendees so they may gain exposure to products and services that may be of interest to their organization. Please note that NALA sponsorship does not equate to NOA's endorsement, warranty or recommendation of any of the sponsoring companies or their products.

Target Audience

  • Newly elected & incumbent volunteer leaders
  • Emerging volunteer leaders
  • Organizational leadership teams

The target audience has a desire to enhance their knowledge of board leadership roles and responsibilities, governance, and organizational strategies for success.

NALA is a great resource for organizations for board orientation/board leadership development.

Overall Objective

The overall objective of the program is to provide consistent, effective volunteer governance leadership education for individuals within nursing organizations.

Content and learning experiences will assist volunteer leaders on their journey of development and refinement of the knowledge and skills necessary to govern and lead their organizations effectively.

Opportunities to build strong networking relationships among leaders of national and international nursing organizations will also be provided.

2021 Schedule-At-A-Glance

Friday, August 27, 2021: 7:00pm - 9:00pm ET - Optional Networking Reception
Saturday, August 28, 2021: 8:00am - 5:00pm ET - Education & Networking Sessions
Sunday, August 29, 2021: 8:00am - 1:00pm ET - Education & Networking Sessions

Click here to view the detailed schedule-at-a-glance.

2021 Session Topics

  • Partnership Between the Board and Chief Staff Officer
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Legal Issues for the Volunteer Leader
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Sharing Best Practices
  • Facilitating More Productive Meetings
  • and more!

Nursing Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity will be submitted to the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, to award contact hours.

 CAE Credits

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, we will seek approval for CAE credit for the Fall Summit.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE Program.  Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal.  There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.

Member Registration TypeEarly Bird Rate
(through July 16th)
(July 17th and after)
1-2 individuals from NOA member organization $399.00 $449.00 $475.00
3-5 individuals from NOA member organization $349.00 $399.00 $425.00
6+ individuals from NOA member organization $299.00 349.00 $375.00
Non-Member Registration TypeEarly Bird Rate
(through July 16th)
(July 17th and after)
1-2 individuals from NOA member organization $449.00 $499.00 $525.00
3-5 individuals from NOA member organization $399.00 $449.00 $475.00
6+ individuals from NOA member organization $349.00 $399.00 $425.00

2021 Conference Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations must be made in writing directly to the Nursing Organizations Alliance. If received by July 29, 2021, The Nursing Organizations Alliance will apply a $50 administrative fee and refund the remainder of the registration fee. After July 29, 2021, no refund will be given. Replacements are always welcome and can be arranged through NOA Headquarters.

NOA's Commitment to a Respectful and Courteous Conference Experience

The Nursing Organizations Alliance (NOA) has a zero-tolerance policy for unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. NOA conferences are intended for networking and collaboration in the nursing community. We value the participation of each member of the community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the conference and at all conference events, whether officially sponsored by NOA or not.

NOA is dedicated to providing a harassment- and discrimination-free conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, race, age, or religion. NOA does not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organizers. Click here to view our full virtual conference anti-harassment policy. If you need to report an incident, please use our harassment/discrimination reporting form. Our anti-harassment and discrimination policy can be found by clicking here.