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Columbia Marriott

1200 Hampton Street

Ballrooms: Capital I, II, III

Columbia, SC 29201

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2019 Annual Leadership Summit

Friday, March 29, 2019

Columbia Marriott
1200 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Time: 8:30am-3:00pm (8:30a Registration/Continental Breakfast, 9AM Program)

Keynote Address by

Pam Cipriano,PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

2014-2018 President, American Nurses Association

NEW Location this year:


1200 Hampton Street

Columbia, SC 29201

Ballrooms: Capital I, II and III

Garage Parking: $12.00 per day; $2.00 Hourly

Valet Parking: $25.00 per day Street Metered Parking Available

Out of Town Attendees Needing Accomodations?

There is a special Group Rate of $139.00 USD per night (plus all applicabale taxes/fees) for our out of town attendees. Special room rate is for Thursday, March 28, 2019, and Friday, March 29, 2019. Please use the link below to make your reservation before February 27, 2019.

Book your group rate for USC College of Nursing: The Summit


Deadline for Submission: February 15, 2019

Poster Abstract Topics:

  • Leading Change to Improve Organizational or Patient Outcomes
  • Using Technology in Healthcare
  • Culture of Safety
  • Improving the Quality of Healthcare

Submit Abstracts here


Poster Abstracts on display all day. Submit your poster abstracts by February 15, 2019.

  • 8:30am Continental Breakfast/Registration Packet Pick up/Sign-in
  • 9:00am Welcome and Introduction
  • Keynote “Cultivating Extraordinary Leadership” by Dr. Pam Cipriano
  • Networking
  • “Profiles in Leadership” Video
  • 12:00pm Catered Lunch Provided
  • 12:45pm Presentations: The 2018-2019 Cockcroft Leadership Fellows’ Presentations
  • Graduation Ceremony: The 2018-2019 Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship Class
  • Introduction of New Leadership Class: The 2019-2020 Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship Class
  • Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award Presentation
  • 3:00pm Adjourn


Become one of over 220 Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellows. Applications being accepted now through February 15, 2019. For more information visit: Amy V. Cockcroft Fellowship


The Center for Nursing Leadership's Annual Leadership Summit is held every March and features state and national speakers discussing current and emerging issues in leadership, nursing, and healthcare. The Summit also includes a graduation ceremony and leadership project presentations by the current class of the Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship.

  • Attendees include: All Nurses including, Nurse Leaders from a variety of settings, Deans and Directors, College of Nursing Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Students, Amy V. Cockcroft Fellows and Amy V. Cockcroft Fellowship Alumni.

  • Continuing Education: Contact hours awarded


1) Parking

Parking is available in the City-owned garage attached to the hotel. Self-parking is $12.00 per day or $25.00 for valet parking. There are also metered spaces on the streets near the Columbia Marriott.

2) How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact the Center for Nursing Leadership at (803)777-9614 or via email: JKing@sc.edu

3) What's the refund policy?

Refunds will be given up to 7 days before the Summit.

4) Dress code?

Professional business attire

5) Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have a list of paid registrants from Eventbrite.

6) Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may give your ticket(s) to someone else prior to check-in.

7) Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?


Thank you for planning to attend! We look forward to you joining us on March 29, 2019!

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Columbia Marriott

1200 Hampton Street

Ballrooms: Capital I, II, III

Columbia, SC 29201

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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