Past Conference Highlights

April 17-20, 2016, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL

The 2016 NICHE Conference attracted 920 attendees from over 370 organizations whose shared purpose is to improve the quality of care for older adults. The event provided outstanding learning, collaborating, and networking opportunities.

Graduates of the Leadership Training Program (LTP) were inducted into the NICHE Program. Hailing from across the U.S., 83 acute care and 17 post-acute care healthcare organizations and their 463 nurses and other healthcare providers participated in the LTP in 2015/2016.

As an international program, facilities from 46 states and seven countries — Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and the U.S. — were represented at the conference.

Over 95 posters were on display representing an array of initiatives and research. Each poster is available for download. The polling questions  asked at the 2016 Conference were geared to NICHE program subject matter; during our conference a total of 800 unique users downloaded the app and over 2,500 polling responses were collected. For more information, download the 2016 NICHE Conference program.

See below for links to the 2016 conference poster session, photographs, and polling results.


2016 photo gallery
2016 Polling results

April 14-17, 2015, Walt Disney World® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The 2015 NICHE Conference attracted over 830 attendees from more than 320 hospitals, and provided outstanding learning, sharing, and networking opportunities.

Graduates of the Leadership Training Program (LTP) were inducted into the NICHE Program. Hailing from across the U.S., 420 hospitals and their 1,710 nurses and other healthcare providers participated in the LTP in 2014/2015. In addition, 67 NICHE Hospitals were recognized for achieving Exemplar status — a designation identifying their hospitals as reaching the highest level of care for their older adult patients.

An international program, facilities from 44 states and five countries — U.S., Brazil, Canada, Iceland, and Sweden — were represented at the conference.

Over 100 posters were on display representing an array of initiatives and research. Each poster is available for download. The polling questions  asked at the 2015 Conference were geared to NICHE program subject matter; during our conference a total of 390 unique users downloaded the app and over 1,600 polling responses were collected.

See below for links to the 2015 conference poster session, photographs, videos, and polling results.

2015 Poster Session
2015 photo gallery
2015 Video Library
2015 Polling Results

April 6-8, 2014, San Diego, California

The 2014 NICHE Conference attracted over 650 attendees from more than 275 hospitals and provided outstanding learning, sharing and networking opportunities.

Graduates of the Leadership Training Program (LTP) were inducted into the NICHE Program. Hailing from California to New Hampshire and from Ontario to Florida, 76 hospitals and their 333 nurses and other healthcare providers participated in the LTP in 2013/2014. In addition, 34 NICHE Hospitals were recognized for achieving Exemplar status — a designation identifying their hospitals as reaching the highest level of care for their older adult patients.

An international program, facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Australia, Turkey, and Singapore were all represented at the conference.
See below for links to the 2014 conference poster session, photographs, and videos.

Over 100 posters were on display representing an array of initiatives and research. Each poster is available for download.

2014 poster session
2014 photo gallery
2014 Video Library