Calls for Abstracts

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

Deadline: 10 October 2016
ICN is now accepting online abstract submissions for the ICN 2017 Congress. The theme for the 27 May - 1 June 2017 meeting taking place in Barcelona, Spain, is "Nurses Transforming Care". Instructions for the submission of abstracts and details on the themes to be addressed can be accessed at ICN invites nurses and others around the world to share their ideas, research, and expertise by submitting abstracts for the scientific program.

Deadline: 14 October 2016
The American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) invites abstracts describing programs, courses, initiatives, or evaluation strategies that characterize the conference theme, addressing the many changes and challenges in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Please submit abstracts for either Faculty Practice Pre-Conference which is designed for those who promote, administer, and engage in faculty practice, or the Doctoral Education Conference. Sessions address topics specific to doctoral education in nursing, including teaching strategies, program and student characteristics, research requirements/funding, and issues concerning advanced practice nursing. Participants are encouraged to share successful approaches and respond to the unique challenges affecting doctoral programs.

Deadline: 15 October 2016
The Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) will hold its 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference from 19-22 April 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. WIN cordially invites you to submit an abstract in research, project, or theoretical/conceptual format to be considered for presentation at the 2017 conference. Please note that project papers now include best practices. Papers may be presented in symposium, podium, or poster sessions. For more information: click here.

Deadline: 17 October 2016
The Royal College presents the Nursing Education Forum International Conference & Exhibition 2017, Nursing Education and Professional Development: The Global Perspective, to be held 21-22 March 2016. To all nurse educators: Do you have an innovative project, cutting edge initiative, or piece of contemporary research to share with the nursing community? By submitting your abstract, you can share knowledge on latest developments within the academic and practice setting, reflect and build on your work, and meet like-minded professionals shaping the future of nursing education and practice. Abstract submissions will close at midnight on Monday, 17 October 2016. For further details on abstract themes and how to submit, visit the website.

Deadline: 9 November 2016
Sigma Theta Tau International invites abstracts for the 44th Biennial Convention, to be held 28 October - 1 November 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Our largest event features outstanding plenary speakers, nursing awards presentations, networking opportunities, and over 800 oral and poster presentations. Submit an abstract.

Deadline: 11 November 2016
The American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) invites abstracts describing programs, courses, initiatives, or evaluation strategies that characterize the conference theme, addressing the many changes and challenges in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Please submit abstracts for either CNL Summit or the Master's Education Conference which examines the role of higher education in preparing nurses for a changing health care and practice environment. The conference brings together deans/directors, academic administrators, and nursing faculty from master’s programs focused on direct care roles (e.g., Clinical Nurse Leaders and nurse educators) and indirect care roles (e.g., public health nurses, informaticists, clinical research coordinators, and nurse administrators/managers). Presentations will be in February 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Deadline: 1 December 2016
The European Association of Urology Nurses is accepting abstracts for its 18th International Meeting of the European Association of Urology Nurses. This will be an inspiring, three-day meeting on various topical urology nursing subjects in conjunction with the 32nd Annual EAU Congress. In 2017 the congress takes place at the ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom. The topics are presented by specialists and specialist nurses in thematic sessions, panel discussions, state-of-the-art lectures, symposia, video and poster abstract sessions, hands-on training, etc. Discussions on clinical practices and optional visits to a local hospital guarantee you return home completely updated. Share your knowledge with your colleagues and submit an abstract, research plan, video, or a difficult case. Submit an abstract.

Deadline: extended to 7 December 2016
Sigma Theta Tau International invites abstracts for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress. Join us in Dublin, Ireland, 27-31 July 2017, and prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research. Submit an abstract.

Deadline: 30 December 2016
The Taiwan Nurses Association (TWNA) will host its 2nd Asia Pacific Nursing Research Conference (APNRC) from 2-4 August 2017 at the Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan. The theme for the conference will be “Nurse Intelligence: Practice, Research, and Policy.” On behalf of the TWNA, we would like to welcome nursing colleagues from around the world to take this chance to submit your abstracts as well as to visit the beautiful island nation of Taiwan. Eminent nursing experts and scholars have been invited to attend and share their forward-looking and insightful views on our truly global profession. At this conference, you will meet many nursing practitioners, researchers, educators, and policymakers who have devoted their careers and life to advancing the nursing profession in their own countries and worldwide. They look forward to sharing their unique experiences and to encouraging new generations of nurses to strive for even better to come. We warmly invite you to participate in this important gathering of global nursing professionals both to learn and to share. We look forward to seeing you in Taipei in 2017! Visit the conference website.


Deadline: 1 February 2017
The Cleveland Clinic is accepting abstracts for its 13th Annual Nursing Research Conference: Transforming Practice through Research & Dissemination. The conference will be held 3-4 May 2017. This is an opportunity for nurses who conduct research to share research findings with clinical nurses who are in a position to translate these findings into practice. In past years, we have had over 300 attendees from 30 organizations, 14 states, and 5 different countries. Submit an abstract.

Deadline: 1 April 2017
The 2017 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium (20-23 July 2017 in Keystone, Colorado, USA) will be accepting abstracts on clinical topics, innovative practice settings, research, and other topics related to advanced practice nursing in primary care and acute care. Preference will be given to those with clinical applicability, demonstrative innovative models of care, completed research with outcome studies, and future‐oriented perspectives, that will develop and enhance the skills of the healthcare provider. Podium Abstracts can be submitted from 1 August 2016 to 15 October 2016. Poster Abstracts can be submitted from 1 August 2016 to 1 April 2017. Learn more.

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