National Conference

2016 TeamSTEPPS Conference in Washington, DC

AHRQ is pleased to announce that the 2016 TeamSTEPPS National Conference will take place in Washington, D.C., June 8-10, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency near Capitol Hill. On average, the TeamSTEPPS National Conference attracts more than 500 industry professionals. The conference brings techniques, tools and new thinking to assist health care professionals in successfully implementing and sustaining TeamSTEPPS. Innovation is a key element in mapping the future of TeamSTEPPS and the changing health care environment. There is no better venue to experience the impact of TeamSTEPPS in various clinical and non-clinical settings while making invaluable contacts with old and new colleagues.

Registration Hyatt Regency DC

Registration for the conference has reached capacity and a wait list is developing. If you would like to sign up for the wait list, you will be notified should a spot become available. It will be first-come, first-serve to fill that spot. 

Conference Schedule

Please see a high level schedule of the conference below. More information on sessions and speakers will be available in early 2016 along with registration for pre-conference sessions. 

Tuesday, June 7

Wednesday, June 8

Thursday, June 9

Friday, June 10

8AM-12PM Pre-conference sessions Pre-conference sessions Concurrent conference sessions + plenary presentation Concurrent conference sessions + plenary presentation
12PM-1PM Registration – conference begins at 1PM Lunch Conference concludes at 12PM
1PM-5PM Concurrent conference sessions Concurrent conference sessions
5PM Networking and poster session

Plenary Speaker


The TeamSTEPPS National Implementation Team is honored and excited to announce that the plenary speaker for this year's conference is John Nance, author of Why Hospitals Should Fly. For over 30 years, John has served as a leader and a pioneer in both aviation and medical safety and quality, and for the past 18 years he has become a familiar face to North American television audiences as the Aviation Analyst for ABC World News and Good Morning America. John will be speaking on Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m.



Travel Information

We are offering special meeting discounts for all attendees of the National Conference. Simply call (or have your travel agent call) one of our preferred airlines directly to receive these special fares.


For Delta Airlines reservations and ticketing please call Delta Meeting Network reservations at 1-800-328-1111, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Central Time. Refer to Meeting Code NMMCZ. You may also go to www.delta.com and input the Meeting Code into the Meeting Event code box to obtain the discounted fare and avoid any service fees.

United Airlines offers discounts off published fares of 2% - 10% based on the booking class of service. Call your travel professional or United at 800-426-1122 for reservations. Refer to Z Code ZVMR and Agreement Code: 492540. Or, save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at www.united.com. Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZVMR492540 in the Offer Code box.

Rental Cars

Special meeting rates negotiated with Hertz are available by calling 1-800-654-2240 from within the U.S., or 405-749-4434 from outside the United States, and giving the reservationist the meeting number CV#03AB0012

Special meeting rates negotiated with Enterprise and National are available by calling 1-800-261-7331 from within the U.S., or www.enterprise.com or www.nationalcar.com and supplying the meeting number K2C1074.

Special meeting rates negotiated with Avis are available by calling 1-800-633-3469 from within the U.S., or 1-800-331-1084 from outside the United States, and giving the reservationist with the meeting number L461444.


Questions? Please contact AHRQTeamSTEPPS@aha.org.

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