It’s almost showtime! We will soon all be together again for the California Association for Nurse Practitioner’s 44th Annual Educational Conference, supported by NSO, on March 31-April 3 in Pasadena. We couldn't be more excited about the incredible lineup of speakers, educational sessions, spirit-firing social events, interactive expo, and more!

Here's important information you need to know as a participant in our conference.

COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination and/or Negative Test Results

Submit your proof of vaccination and/or negative test results via CrowdPass using this link. CANP is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all Conference participants and staff. In accordance with our COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Protocol, all participants must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test 24 hours (antigen) or 48 hours (PCR) prior to arrival at the conference. No exceptions will be made the day of the conference.

Note: We are offering electronic check-in to all registered conference participants who have uploaded their proof of vaccination and/or negative test results to CrowdPass.

Registration Desks

Attendees: Please check-in and collect your badge at the Attendee Registration Desk located on the Plaza Level of the Conference Center off Green Street. The desk hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, March 31  |  9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, April 1  |  6:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 2  8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 3  7:30 am – 11:00 am

Exhibitors: Please check-in and collect your badge at the Exhibitor Registration Desk located in the Lobby Level of the Exhibit Hall & Ballroom building off Green Street. The desk hours are as follows:

  • Wednesday, March 30   12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 31   8:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, April 1  |  6:30 am – 1:30 pm

Download Our Conference App

We encourage you to download our conference app, sponsored by the California Health Care Foundation, and have the vast program details at your fingertips. More conference information, including session descriptions and speakers, is available on the app.

  1. Access and download app via this link.
  2. Enter the email address used to register for the conference.
  3. Create a password.
  4. You're in!

Accreditation & Session Evaluations

The conference is accredited for 54.95 continuing education hours and 11.95 pharmacology hours by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Activity ID is 22025377. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Session evaluations are accessible within the conference app or on the CANP website here. Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend in order to receive CE and Rx credit.

General Sessions

Don’t miss our compelling keynote presentations taking place during our General Sessions, which will be held in the Exhibit Hall & Ballroom:

  • Thursday, March 31  |  1:30 pm- 2:45 pm
    Before conference headliner, Katie Duke, takes the stage, you’ll hear from Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo, CANP President Patti Gurney, and more!
  • Thursday, March 31  |  1:30 pm- 2:45 pm
    Before CANP’s Legislative Advocate Kristy Wiese will give her annual Legislative Update, we’ll hear from Senator Anthony Portantino and celebrate CANP’s Bridging Health Care Needs Award, which CANP Vice President of Corporate Affairs Jeffrey Vu will present to Michele Seckington.

In-Track Sessions

With over 37 in-track sessions, get ready for power dialogue and inspiring educational opportunities. The in-track sessions will be held in the Conference Center off Green Street during the following times:

  • Thursday, March 31:
    10:30 am – 11:45 am
    3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, April 1:
    8:15 am – 9:30 am
    3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 2:
    9:00 am – 10:15 am
    11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Expo Hours

When you’re not being inspired at our many motivating sessions, there’s plenty of time to eat, drink, and be social. Explore the rousing expo and meet vendors who are on site for the sole purpose of giving you the information you want and need.

  • Thursday, March 31:
    12:00 pm – 1:15 pm   Lunch and Expo
    5:15 pm – 6:30 pm  |  Welcome Reception and Expo
  • Friday, April 1:
    7:00 am – 8:15 am  |  Breakfast and Expo
    12:00 pm – 1:15 pm  |  Lunch and Expo
    1:15 pm |  Exhibitor Breakdown

Receptions and Mixers

  • Welcome Reception & Expo  |  Thursday, March 31  |  5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
    This is your opportunity to meet and greet, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. It’s also the time to investigate the content-rich expo and discover what the many vendors have to offer. With so much information all in one place, it promises to be a dazzling experience.
  • Hat’s On! Friday Night Mixer  |  Friday, April 1  |  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Yep, we know how to party. Show up to the mixer wearing your favorite hat and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a Starbucks gift card. That stunning chapeau just might be the conversation starter to take networking to the next level. And while you’re cruisin’ and stylin’, delight in hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and magnificent company.
  • PAC Reception & Fundraiser  |  Saturday, April 1  |  5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
    Share in the aloha spirit at the PAC Reception & Fundraiser, where a DJ and dancing are the highlight of the evening. Wear the Hawaiian gear of your choice to fit right in, then prepare to party island style. On the agenda: satisfying appetizers, drinks that include a signature Hawaiian cocktail, prizes, and drawing of the Expo Bingo winner. Must be present to win.

Some More Fun

Our conference balances abundant education with a healthy dose of rejuvenation and invigoration.

  • Yoga with CANP  |  Friday, April 1  |  6:00 am – 7:00 am
    Start your day by feeding your body, mind, and spirit. Geared to all ability levels, this rise-and-shine practice provides a non-competitive experience that’s a great way to socialize.
  • CANP 5K FUN RUN/WALK  |  Saturday, April 2  6:30 am – 7:30 am
    Lace up your running shoes, grab your water bottle, and fall in step with your conference buddies on this easy 5K course. Must be pre-registered.

Share Your Experience

Follow CANP on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn to get the latest information and connect with other attendees using the hashtag #CANP44.

A Gift That Keeps on Giving

After the conference, we’ll be posting recordings of the (2) General Sessions and all (37) In-Track Sessions for you to enjoy again. These will be available via the conference app beginning 14 days after the conference. We’ll notify you via email.

Conference Location & Map

The conference takes place at the Pasadena Convention Center located at 300 E. Green Street in Pasadena. The convention center is divided into three buildings and CANP is using two of the three buildings.

  1. In-Track Sessions, Workshops, and Attendee Registration are located in the Conference Center.
  2. General Sessions, Receptions and the Expo will be in the Exhibit Hall & Ballroom Building.

See the map below for additional details:



Convention Center parking is located in the parking garage on Cordova Street. Additional information on parking is available on the Convention Center’s website.

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