Convention 2019
Convention 2019
Convention 2019

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Biennial Convention Website Sponsor


Early Registration Deadline: 18 September 2019

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 featuring 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.

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Biennial Convention 2019

National Harbor

Visiting Washington, DC, USA

Convention will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA (Washington, DC). 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 District of Columbia.

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Events of Interest

Speed Connect

Register for this fun, fast-paced networking event!
Lunch included.
Saturday, 16 November 2019

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Steps for Research

Win a free night stay at the Gaylord National!
Register in advance to save and compete for additional prizes.
Sunday and Monday, 17‑18 November 2019

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Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

Reach a vast network of nearly 2,500 nurses at convention. There are several opportunities to participate as an exhibitor, sponsor, or advertiser at Sigma's largest event.
Add your name to the list of organizations already participating!

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The 2019 International Awards for Nursing Excellence call for nominations is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted. Nominees will be notified in July. Award recipients will be honored during convention.

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View photos from our last Biennial Convention.

Round Table Discussions

Flag Ceremony
Regional Candidate Meetings