Events Calendar

Convention 2019

10.17.2019 - 10.18.2019

2019-10-17 2019-10-18 America/New_York Convention 2019 MNA MNA




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Wednesday, October 16


6:30–9 p.m.



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Thursday, October 17


7:30–8:15 a.m.


Breakfast, registration, exhibits and silent auction opens


8:15–8:30 a.m.


MNA Announcements and Updates, Donna Kelly-Williams, RN


8:309:30 a.m.


Keynote Speaker: Judy Sheridan-González, RN, President, New York State Nurses Association - “Nurses United to Protect Patients’ Health & Safety”


9:309:40 a.m.


Unite Here; Union Representative, MGM Grand


9:4010:30 a.m.


Bargaining Unit Reports


10:30 11:00 a.m.


Breaks, exhibits, and silent auction


11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.


“Stories from the Bedside: Learning from Our Past to Strengthen Our Future”


12:302:00 p.m.


Lunch, exhibits, silent auction


12:302:00 p.m.


Unit 7 Annual Meeting and lunch


2:00 p.m.


Business Meeting  - MNA 2025


5 p.m.


Job Action; wear your MNA blues


6:309 p.m.


Awards Dinner


911:00 p.m.


Nurses’ Fun Night: Bowling & MGM venue activities


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Friday, October 18


7–8:30 a.m.


Registration, breakfast


8:30 a.m.


Silent Auction closes


8–9 a.m.


MNA PAC Meeting


8–9 a.m.


Mass Student Nurses Association Meeting


99:15 a.m.


MNA Announcements & speaker Introduction Donna Kelly-Williams, RN


9:15–10:45 a.m.


“Building Solidarity Within & Beyond Our Nursing Workforce” Barbara Madeloni, PhD, Education Coordinator/Labor Notes, & Past President/Massachusetts Teachers Association


10:45–11 a.m.




11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


“Bet Your Bottom Dollar: We Can Win This Battle” Donna White, RN, PhD, CADAC-II, LADC-I, Addiction Specialist




MGM Casino
One MGM Way
Springfield, MA 01103

Hotel Accomodations: The reduced room rate of $149 per night, plus tax, and $10.00 resort fee is available until September 16, 2019. Book online at:

Chemical Sensitivity: Attendees are requested to avoid wearing scented personal products when attending the 2019 MNA Convention. Scents may trigger responses in those with chemical sensitivity.

Contact Hours: Contact hours will be provided for four of the educational sessions for this two-day conference (Nurses United to Protect Patients' Health, Stories from the Bedside, Building Solidarity Within & Beyond Our Nursing Workforce and Bet Your Bottom Dollar: We Can Win This Battle). These programs meet the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing for a total of 6.2 contact hours for relicensure. In terms of specialty certification, these programs will provide a total of 5.1 contact hours. MNA is accredited, as a provider of nursing education by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

To successfully complete a program and receive contact hours, you must: 1) sign in, 2) be present for the entire time period of the session, and 3) complete the evaluation.

Questions: call the MNA's Division of Nursing at: 800.882.2056 x727

Registrations can also be made by phone. Call Theresa at 781.830.5727.

Download the Convention Flyer




Members register Here Non-Members register Here