Annual Quality Congress

Join us November 5-8, 2020 in Chicago, IL

Jeffrey Horbar at podium

Convening a Community Dedicated to Transforming Newborn Care

VON’s Annual Quality Congress convenes more than 1300 healthcare professionals and family partners to examine the biggest questions facing our community of practice and collaborate to accelerate practical improvement in newborn care.

Each year, more than two-thirds of Annual Quality Congress participants share their quality improvement, translational science, and original research during the Improvement Science Expo.

Special events for teams participating in VON collaboratives and learning communities advance peer-to-peer learning, fuel innovation, and inspire action.

The annual Jump Starting Quality workshop guides beginners and more advanced healthcare professionals in QI fundamentals to advance their improvement project.

Join us to transform newborn care across the world.

2019 Sessions

All VON members can log in and view 2019 sessions in the VON Improvement Library.

Download PDF of the 2019 meeting handout (agendas and maps)

Community-Centered and Free of Commercial Bias

All VON community members have something to learn and experiences to share. An environment free of commercial bias and product endorsements will better advance knowledge and lead to deeper relationships among community members who are dedicated to improving care for the infants and families we are privileged to serve. The Annual Quality Congress is free of commercial support and VON does not accept industry sponsorship, displays, or product advertising.

We encourage you to listen and learn from each other, share your ideas, and bring new knowledge back to your local teams and communities

Mother in Audience

Who Attends

VON’s Annual Quality Congress represents the worldwide community of practice dedicated to improving the quality, safety, and value of care for newborn infants and their families. VON’s Annual Quality Congress faculty includes world leaders in neonatology, improvement science, and parent partners. Attend with your team and be inspired to innovate and accelerate improvement in your unit and beyond.

We encourage discussion and networking to learn about rapidly evolving science, technology, and evidence-based practices. Participants learn from peers and partner with families to transform data into actionable improvement.


Future Meeting Dates

November 5-8, 2020

September 30 – October 4, 2021

September 8-11, 2022

September 7-10, 2023

September 5-8, 2024