Highlights from Congress

  • Experience congress through the lens of Suzan McEvoy from Photos With Finesse. More photos are coming!
  • POSTMARK Calgary: Read articles from attendees in Reflections on Nursing Leadership.
  • View information about the plenary session speakers.
  • Learn more about the 2019 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Inductees.
  • Find links to the content of sessions and presentations in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository. You can search using the keyword (including quote marks) listed beside each session in the online program book below.
  • View photos from your colleagues on Instagram and Twitter using #INRC19.

CNE Information

Learn how you can receive your continuing nursing education contact hours for congress.

Calgary Skyline

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2019 Congress Program Book

Relive Congress!

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30th International Nursing Research Congress

Over 1,200 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders attended the 30th International Nursing Research Congress this past week to learn from evidence-based research presentations.

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.

Congress Volunteers

Thank you to all of the many volunteers who gave their time and services during congress and helped make it so successful! View the complete list of volunteers.

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Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

 Thank you to the many schools and organizations who contributed to the success of congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada! View the complete list! 

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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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INRC18 Attendees

INRC18 Attendees


Submit your abstract for the 31st International Nursing Research Congress.

Submission Deadline: 4 December 2019

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