Calls for Abstracts

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


Deadline: 16 September 2018

Are you involved in educating and developing the nursing workforce? Do you have a contemporary project, initiative, or research to share? If so, the RCN welcomes abstracts for this leading national conference focused on advancing all aspects of the practice of nursing education. 

Abstract themes:
  • Health and well being
  • Leadership in nursing education and professional development
  • Learning, teaching, and assessment
  • Partnership working and collaboration
  • Practice education
  • The student experience

RCN members and non-members from across the UK and overseas with an interest in nursing education, who have a contemporary project, initiative, or piece of research to share which promotes innovation in nursing education and practice should attend. 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 alike are encouraged to submit to present. To submit an abstract, visit

Deadline: 25 September 2018
Xi Zeta Intercollegiate Research Symposium: “Building a Culture of Nursing Excellence Through Evidence-Based Practice”
This event allows nurses to share their research in an effort to advance the profession and redesign care that is safe, effective, and improves patient outcomes. This event, titled “Building a Culture of Nursing Excellence through Evidence-Based Practice,” hopes to do just that. Dr. Karen Lyon, PhD, RN, ACNS, NEABC, Executive Director and CEO of the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, will be our keynote speaker followed by podium and poster presentations from nurses who work and practice in a variety of specialty areas. Research projects conducted by graduate and undergraduate nursing students will also be showcased. Abstracts can be submitted to Dr. Tanya Schreiber via email at

Deadline: 10 October 2018
Abstracts for podium or poster presentations are accepted on 1) evidence-based practice, 2) clinical research, 3) synthesis report or 4) nurse residency EBP project from supporting organizations. Of particular interest are abstracts related to the conference purpose and theme as well as innovative EBP projects or topics. To submit an abstract, visit

Deadline: 19 October 2018
14th International Family Nursing Conference - Social Determinants of Family Health: Expanding Family Nursing Capacity (IFNC14)

IFNC14 attendees will have the opportunity to build knowledge about family-related issues. We hope to use the occasion of meeting in the city of the United States’ national government at this important time to strategize and examine family health policy with an international lens. Our collective insights can inform initiatives of IFNA and members regarding their national constituencies. For more information, visit

Deadline: 20 October 2018
We are excited about our upcoming conference at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel and Casino 14-16 October 2019, sponsored by Southeastern Pennsylvania (SePA) Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). For submission of your abstract for SePA TRENDS in Acute and Critical Care Conference 2019, go to the SePA website and click on TRENDS 2019 Conference to complete the abstract submission form as directed!

**Submission of Speaker Abstracts for the CCRN and PCCN Review Course welcomed-SePA will be offering the onsite Pen and Paper Exam October 17, 2019 **

Please submit all questions to

Deadline: 2 November 2018
You are invited to attend the joint meeting of the 21st annual meeting of the Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) and the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI) 4th Agnes Dillon Randolph International Nursing History Conference. The focus of the conference is on papers that discuss the history of nursing, medicine, and/or science. This is broadly construed to encompass all fields and subfields historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical, legal, and sociological. This also includes closely related topics, such as issues related to science, medicine, and nursing that involve race, disabilities, sustainability, environment, technology, and gender studies. Participants may propose individual papers or panels of several papers on a particular theme. Despite the “Southern” component of SAHMS’s organizational name, papers need not pertain to topics of specifically Southern regional interest. Papers concerning all historical periods and national and international areas are welcome. For more information about this event, visit

Sigma Events  Deadline: 7 November 2018

Sigma invites abstracts for the 30th International Nursing Research Congress. Join us in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 25-29 July 2019, 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.

Sigma Events  Deadline: 5 December 2018
Sigma invites abstracts for the 45th Biennial Convention, to be held 16-20 November 2019 in Washington, DC, USA. Our largest event features outstanding plenary speakers, nursing award presentations, networking opportunities, and more than 800 oral and poster presentations.

Submission categories include the following:
  • Clinical Practice Sessions
  • Research Sessions
  • Leadership Sessions
  • Evidence-Based and Translational Science Sessions
  • Education Sessions
  • Creative Arts in Nursing Poster Submissions
Submit an abstract today.

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