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Deadline: 30 September 2019
Madridge Conferences extend a warm welcome to the distinguished speakers, delegates, clinical and medical professionals, researchers and industry leaders from all around the world to attend the 5th International Nursing Conference which is going to be held from October 22-24, 2019 at Rome, Italy.

The main aim of the nursing conference is bring together people who have an enthusiasm for various fields of nursing like psychiatry, education, cancer, cardiac, critical care, women’s health, pediatric, emergency, midwifery, and public health. 

The Nursing-2019 conference includes plenary lectures and keynote lectures by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations. Through networking and sharing, Nursing-2019 will provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and educators to exchange research evidence, practical experiences, and innovative ideas on issues related to nursing. To submit an abstract, please visit

Deadline: 30 September 2019
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the 9th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum cum 1st Greater Bay Area Nursing Conference, jointly organised by the School of Nursing of The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital, will be held 9-10 December 2019 in HKU-Shenzehn Hospital, Shenzhen, China. The event, with the theme "Shaping the Future of Nursing through Specialisation," aims to bring together international and local leading authorities in nursing research, nursing education and clinical practice, to present and discuss their insights on the latest innovations and developments in nursing specialisation. For further information, please visit

Deadline: 1 October 2019
2019 Research Awards - Call for Abstracts

- New Investigator Award (up to $2,000)
- Gamma Omicron Research Award (up to $2,000)
- Evidence-Based Practice Award (up to $1,000)

For more information about the application process for these awards, visit our chapter website. The abstract submission deadline is 1 October 2019. Awards will be presented 21 November 2019 in combination with our annual member induction ceremony.

Send submissions to:
Nancy Finch PhD, RN
Research Award Coordinator or

Deadline: 9 October 2019

27th National Evidence-Based Practice Conference
Team Science: Achieving More Together
Learn strategies for applying evidence that improves team functioning, strategies to apply implementation and team science, network with EBP experts and enthusiasts, while learning cutting edge information to apply across settings. To submit an abstract, visit

Sigma Events  Deadline: 6 November 2019
Sigma invites abstracts for the 31st International Nursing Research Congress. Join us in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23-27 July 2020, and prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.

Recommended submission categories include the following:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Interprofessional and Global Collaborations
  • Advances in Education
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Leadership Initiatives
  • Cultural Context and Care
  • Promoting Clinical Outcomes
  • Complementary Health Practices
  • Global Health Issues and Ethics

Submit an abstract today.

Deadline: 30 November 2019
Advocacy & Policy 2020 is a three-day international conference to be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand 16-18 June 2020. Advocacy & Policy 2020 is the 13th biennial conference for the Global Network of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. The event will focus on strengthening health professionals’ abilities to advocate for health policy and programming shifts as well as to augment the impact of health professionals in health policy decision making.

We are now accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations in English through the conference website. To submit an abstract, visit

The conference is open to all researchers, including students. We invite submissions of abstracts related to health advocacy and policy. Please consult our website for a full list of possible themes.

Deadline: 31 December 2019
On behalf of Sigma’s Phi Xi Chapter, the European Planning Committee, and the Nursing School of Coimbra, it is a pleasure to welcome abstracts for the Sigma European Conference. The purpose of the Sigma European Conferences (27-30 May 2020 in Coimbra, Portugal) is to facilitate the sharing of the latest research knowledge, innovations and current developments within nursing and healthcare from local, national and international perspectives. To submit your abstract, or find out more information about the conference, please go to


Deadline: 15 January 2020
Abstract submission site is now open for the 16th Annual Clinical Nursing Research Conference 2020 sponsored by the Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence at Cleveland Clinic.

This is a great opportunity for nurses interested in clinical nursing research, from novice researchers to experts, to share their research findings with like-minded professionals.

We are honored this year to have Molly McNett, PhD, RN, CNRN, FNCS, Assistant Director of the Implementation Science Core of the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-Based Practice at The Ohio State University; and Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, inaugural Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing and Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Research at Yale University School of Nursing, as our keynote speakers.

Both days have a series of clinical research presentations, breakout sessions about research and dissemination methods, poster presentations, and time for networking. To submit an abstract, visit