Calls for Abstracts

To post your call for abstracts:  
Complimentary calls for abstracts related to nursing education and research are posted on the STTI website for nonprofit nursing organizations. Submit now.  


Deadline: 23 October 2017
Are you involved in educating and developing the current and future nursing workforce? Do you have a contemporary project, initiative, or research to share? If so, we would welcome abstracts to this leading national conference focused on advancing all aspects of the practice of nursing education.

The call for abstracts is open to RCN members and non-members from across the UK and overseas, interested in nursing education, who have a learning to share which promotes innovation in nursing education and practice.

To view the abstract themes and categories for submission visit

This is an inclusive conference covering pre-registration level through to education of the workforce, including the academic and practice setting, NHS, and private sectors. First time and experienced presenters are welcome to submit an abstract to present.

The call for abstracts closes at midnight on Monday, 23 October 2017. For further information and to submit please visit or if you need further support email

We are delighted to announce that the Students in Partnership scheme will run again in 2018. Pre-registration nursing students submitting an abstract for the conference are welcome to apply under the scheme. The top two scoring accepted abstract submissions will be supported with the costs of their travel and accommodation up to a maximum of £300. Please contact for further details.
Deadline: 3 November 2017
The NICHE conference will highlight evidence-based innovations and research related to geriatric care. Topics include wellness, mental health, transition, diversity and culture, technology, and accessibility as they relate to the care of older adults. We are currently accepting abstract submissions related to the following categories: diversity and culture, health wellness, transition, mental health, quality improvement, accessibility, and technology. An abstract can be submitted for presentation at the conference as a poster or podium presentation. All submissions will be blind-reviewed. In the case of ongoing research studies, where results may be incomplete, authors are encouraged to describe the specific elements to be examined and their importance to geriatric nursing.

NICHE is a nursing education and consultation program designed to improve geriatric care in healthcare organizations. The NICHE program of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing provides resources for nursing and interdisciplinary teams to achieve organizational goals for the care of older adult patients. To submit an abstract, visit .

Deadline: 3 November 2017
Call for abstracts for Beta Chi STTI Biennial Research and EBP Conference. Nurses are invited to present on a broad range of topics related to service, transformation, clinical, administrative and leadership areas significant to regional, national and international nursing. We invite you to share your knowledge and scholarly work. For more information, please email Heather Hayter at

Deadline: 8 November 2017

Sigma Theta Tau International invites abstracts for the 29th International Nursing Research Congress. Join us in Melbourne, Australia, 19-23 July 2018, and prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research. Abstracts are invited that reflect the theme of Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice.
Recommended topics for submission include:
  • Culturally-Diverse Health Practices
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • International Collaborations
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Promoting Clinical Outcomes
  • Technologies to Influence Nursing
Submit an abstract today.

Deadline: 1 December 2017
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is a multi-day conference hosted by Indiana Wesleyan's School of Nursing. The conference is held on Indiana Wesleyan's campus in Marion, Indiana, and will be held from 18-21 June 2018. The topics are cultural awareness, educational strategies, nursing practice, and spiritual care. All are welcome to attend, and more information can be found on the website, or the Facebook page. The goals of this conference are that participants will have an opportunity to:

  - Explore Christian foundations and worldview in professional nursing; Identify innovative strategies for nursing education and practice;
  - Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings;
  - Experience networking in a Christian community.

There will be speakers, workshops, networking, breakout sessions, vendors, and more. For questions, please contact or 888-876-6498.

Deadline: 5 December 2017

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Conference will be held on 28 February - 3 March 2018 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) is basing our 2018 abstract selection on the topics of Interest as outlined in the member defined NACNS Research Agenda: Clinical Practice Application, Healthcare System, Healthcare Policy, Health Promotion, Education and Palliative Care Across the Lifespan. To submit an abstract, visit

Deadline: 11 December 2017
Excellence in nursing and clinical practice is achieved through exploration, experimentation, and innovation. This one and a half day conference provides a forum for nurses and other healthcare professionals to learn from national and regional experts about the ways in which patient care, healthcare, and work environments can be improved and provides attendees with the opportunity to advance their professional skills and knowledge about quality, research, and evidence-based practice. Poster presentations will provide opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and inspire you to embrace the challenges and benefits that quality and research can offer in your practice setting.

Healthcare professionals and students who desire to advance their understanding and skills regarding evidence informed practice, quality improvement, and research as the drivers to improve their care and patient outcomes are encouraged to attend. To submit an abstract, visit

Deadline: 15 December 2017
The 2018 ANIA Annual Conference will be held May 10-12 at the Hilton Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, FL. The conference offers excellent educational, networking, and professional development opportunities. Abstracts are now being accepted for oral and poster presentations at the conference. The deadline for submission of abstracts for oral presentations is 30 June 2017, while the deadline for abstracts for poster presentations is 15 December 2017. To submit a poster abstract visit

Deadline: 31 December 2017
Nursing research and dissemination is a critical requirement of evidence-based nursing practice. There is a special need to enhance the ability of bedside and clinical nurses to plan, conduct, and disseminate findings from important clinical studies. It is equally important to create a conference that also provides an opportunity for clinical nurses to network with and share their research with others (both academic and clinical researchers). For more information, please visit

Call for Speakers: Deadline for speaker submissions is 31 October 2017 and speakers will be notified 17 November 2017. Speakers are expected to register for the conference but will receive a reduced rate. Consider submitting an abstract and presenting on one of the following themes:
  • The role of the clinical nurse in advancing the science of nursing.
  • Strategies to enhance the quality and rigor of scientific inquiry.
  • Research design options (basic and Advanced levels).
  • Strategies to strengthen study designs through fidelity of interventions and data collection.
  • Methods for disseminating findings, including tips for writing for publication.
Call for Abstracts: Consider submitting an abstract describing your completed research study. Accepted authors will be asked to present either orally (10 minute presentation rounds) as a poster (2-day display), or as both a poster and oral presentation. Presenters must register for the conference, but will receive a reduced rate (primary author only). Deadline is 31 December 2017 and accepted presenters will be notified 15 January 2018.


Deadline: 7 February 2018

Sigma Theta Tau International invites abstracts for Leadership Connection. Join us in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 15-18 September 2018 at an event focused on influencing change through leadership in your personal and professional life. Abstracts are invited that demonstrate a direct link to the theme "Transformative Nursing Leadership" and to the overall objectives of the program.

Recommended topics for submission include:
  • Academic Leadership
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Leadership Successes
  • Chapter-Related Content (poster only)
Submit an abstract today.

Connect & Engage