Sigma continues to closely monitor COVID-19 developments and whether they may affect International Nursing Research Congress. The event is still months away and many things could change rapidly during that time. We are currently moving forward with plans to host the conference as scheduled.

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Abu Dhabi


The 31st International Nursing Research Congress, 23-27 July 2020

Join Sigma in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.

Congress Theme

Transforming Global Nursing Research and Scholarship Through Connections and Collaborations

Program Outcome

Catalyze scholarship, connection, and innovation within the global nursing community.


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Visiting Abu Dhabi

Congress will take place at the  Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Please visit the Hotel and Travel page to help ensure a safe and pleasant trip and to plan side trips while in the capital city.

Feel awed by one of the world’s top landmarks, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, take on the planet’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, zoom to the pace of a speedboat tour of the UAE capital’s coastline, tune out to the sound of the wind while sand boarding in Al Dhafra, or enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a stroll through Al Ain's cooling oases.

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The abstract submission deadline has passed. Thank you to everyone who submitted. Notifications will be sent to authors by 31 January 2020.

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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2020 Nurse Researcher Awards

The award nomination deadline for the International Nurse Researcher awards has passed. Visit these award ceremonies at congress.

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INRC18 Attendees

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

INRC18 Attendees