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: 15 November 2017
FINE, a leading entity in the world of nurse education, is holding its next international conference in Malta, Europe, 21-23 February 2018.
At the heart of Mediterranean Sea, the University of Malta is hosting this important event with immense pride and prestige at its campus in the capital city of Valletta, which is the European capital of 2018.
Registration is open online. Send a message online for assistance with plans for travel arrangements and accommodation.
Abstracts are welcome till 15 November! Further information may be found at

Deadline: 27 November 2017
Stand out by presenting your clinical expertise, best practices, or research at the 2018 ANCC National Magnet Conference®! The conference will be held in Denver, 24-26 October 2018. You can now submit your abstract proposals for concurrent podium sessions and posters online.

Abstracts will be considered based on how well they fulfill the conference learning outcomes (listed below). All selections are made based on merit, with additional consideration given to those from Magnet®-designated organizations. There is no limit to the number of abstracts that you or your organization may submit!

New this year: Abstract submission is open to anyone who has nursing-related projects that enhance patient outcomes, nursing practice, or the nursing work environment. Abstract submission should relate to one or more of the 2018 conference goals/outcomes, which include:
  • Translate exemplar strategies into solutions for nursing challenges to foster excellence in nursing and optimal outcomes for patients.
  • Leverage the Magnet nursing culture to optimize organizational performance related to quality, safety, patient-centered care, and efficiency.
  • Distinguish the long-term impact of transformational leadership and the Magnet culture on organizations and patients.
  • Synthesize science-based innovations, technology, and research to advance nursing practice, enhance patient safety, and promote optimal health and wellness.
  • Employ tools and strategies that promote professional nursing practice.

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

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: 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: 5 January 2018
Emergency Nursing 2018 is accepting submissions for ePoster abstracts and education session proposals. Make use of new, creative, educational formats to share your expertise, experience, and ideas with your colleagues. It’s all part of a fresh and innovative conference experience, where you’ll find some 3,000 emergency nurses looking for the best in evidence-based practices and current research. Special interest topics include behavioral health, geriatrics, pediatrics, advanced practice sessions with hands-on clinical skills, and much more. Submission deadline is 5 January 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST. Questions? Call 847.460.4123 or email abstracts@ena.orgClick here to view full list of topics and complete an application.

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. 

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