The 30th International Nursing Research Congress, 25-29 July 2019!

Join Sigma in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to connect and engage with over 1,000 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.

Congress Theme

Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally

Program Outcome

Explore innovative and collaborative research and evidence-based practice strategies that connect colleagues to improve global health outcomes.

Calgary Skyline

2019 Congress Program Book

View the official 2019 congress program book on your computer or device. Review the detailed event schedule and familiarize yourself with the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre floor plan to better prepare for the event.

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We have reached capacity for congress.

Online registration is closed. Limited on-site registration will be available.



Doris Grinspun
PhD, MSN, BScN, RN, LLD(hon), Dr(hc), FAAN, O.ONT
Chief Executive Officer, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)

Opening Plenary


Leslie Gelling
PhD, MA, BSc (Hons), RN, FRSA
Reader in Research Ethics Anglia Ruskin University

Plenary 2

Marita Titler

Marita G. Titler
Dumas Endowed Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing

Closing Plenary

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Visiting Calgary

Congress will take place at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.
Please read the information on the Hotel and Travel page to help ensure a safe and pleasant trip and to plan side trips while in the "heart of the new west".

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INDEN Biennial Conference: Connecting Globally for Doctoral Education in Nursing

24-25 July 2019

Interact with doctoral nursing educators and doctoral students from around the world to advance and promote doctoral education in nursing.

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Moving Oral and Poster Presentations to Publication: An Action-Oriented Writing Workshop

Thursday, 25 July
8:00-11:30 a.m. (0800-1130)

This intensive workshop will first highlight key strategies for turning oral and poster presentations into high quality papers for journal submission. Participants will then break into small writing groups and receive feedback on their manuscript ideas and drafts of papers from Sigma editors and seasoned authors.

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Exhibit, Sponsorships, and Advertising Opportunities

 Reach more than 1,000 nurse leaders representing more than 40 countries! There are many options to participate as an exhibitor, sponsor, or advertiser at congress.

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Join these organizations already participating!

INRC18 Attendees

INRC18 Attendees