Convention 2019
Convention 2019
Convention 2019

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Biennial Convention Website Sponsor

Thank you to all our attendees!

Convention Photos

View all of the marvelous photos taken by official convention photographer Ralph Alswang! Looking for a particular day? View the collection.

Convention Highlights

Follow along with what happened at convention! See the recap on our convention highlights page, visit Reflections on Nursing Leadership for exclusive, behind-the-scenes convention coverage with daily updates, photos, and blog posts from a variety of contributors, and view highlights on Twitter using #SigmaConv19!

CNE Contact Hours

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

Convention Program Book

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Schedule and content subject to change.

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Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze.

45th Biennial Convention

16-20 November 2019 in Washington, DC, USA

Join more than 2,000 Sigma members and global leaders in nursing as we come together in Washington, DC, USA, to celebrate our rich heritage and build upon our successes, embracing the 2017-2019 presidential call to action.

Our largest event features outstanding plenary speakers, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to the US capital, a historic and growing metropolis full of dynamic energy and memorable experiences.

Award Recipients

View all of the 2019 International Awards for Nursing Excellence recipients!


Thank you to our volunteers!

Thank you to all of our members who volunteered during the 2017-2019 biennium!


Thank you to our convention sponsors!

View the complete list of convention exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers!

Biennial Convention 2019

Our Speakers

Beth Baldwin Tigges

Beth Baldwin Tigges
PhD, RN, PNP, BC
2017-2019 President, Sigma

Opening Plenary

Stijn I. Blot

Stijn I. Blot
PhD
Research professor, Ghent University,
Department of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Plenary 2

National Harbor

Visiting Washington, DC, USA

Convention took place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA (Washington, DC). If you happen to be planning to visit the area, check out our Hotel and Travel page to help plan side trips while in the District of Columbia.

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We hope to see you at the 46th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 6-10 November 2021!

Round Table Discussions

Flag Ceremony
Regional Candidate Meetings