The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

Convention Attendees

Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery

Join the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA for the 44th Biennial Convention, 28 October - 1 November 2017!

You are invited to attend STTI's largest event featuring outstanding plenary speakers, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to a city that is rich in culture, sports, and tradition. 

Registration is now open! Check back frequently for more event information and updates.


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STTI is accepting nominations for the 2017 International Awards for Nursing Excellence.

Awards are conferred to nurses, chapters, and institutions each biennium for contributions in the fields of technology, media, chapter excellence, research, leadership, and practice. Learn more »


Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Attend the 44th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Explore the city that is rich in arts and culture, history and heritage, time-honored traditions, and endless possibilities. Visit the Hotel and Travel page to help ensure a safe and pleasant trip.


Time Zone: The time zone in Indianapolis, Indiana, is Eastern Standard (EST).


Airport: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) Learn More »


Event Attire: The attire for this event is business casual.


Transportation: There are several options available for transportation to and from the airport. Learn more »


Events of interest

Patricia E. Thompson

Patricia E. Thompson
CEO Retirement Reception

Monday, 30 October 2017
5:30-7:00 p.m. (1730-1900)
White River Ballroom, JW Marriott Indianapolis

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STTI Headquarters Building

STTI Headquarters
Open House

This self-guided walking tour offers convention attendees the opportunity to see where all the behind-the-scenes magic of the society happens.

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Call for Abstracts

The submission deadline has passed.

Thank you to all those who submitted. Notifications will be sent to authors by mid-March 2017.

Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

Reach a vast network of more than 2,000 nurses at the 44th Biennial Convention. There are several options to participate as an exhibitor, sponsor, or advertiser at this event. Learn more »

Thank you 2017 exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers participating as of 6 January 2017!

Poster Presentation

Founders Dinner

Convention Breezeway

Past Event Highlights

Revisit the 43rd Biennial Convention by reading the program book, or check out all the great photos from Las Vegas!