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June 2021

4 June 2021 — Virtual
Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2021 Roy Adaptation Association International Conference has been changed to a Virtual conference to be held on June 4, 2021. Call for Abstracts for June 2021 is closed. More information to be posted on the Roy Adaptation Association International website soon.

11 June 2021 — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Presented by the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary, and Related Cancer Center, this conference is specifically designed for health care professionals who care for the pancreatic cancer patient. 

The ultimate goal is improve the care of patients with pancreatic and related cancers by focusing on improvements to the diagnostic methods, treatment strategies, and supportive care.  Through the use of didactic and case based presentations, lively discussion with expert faculty, and review of the latest technologies and procedures, participants will be able to improve their delivery of care for clinical diagnosis and treatment options, determine the need for referrals sooner, and achieve better patient outcomes. For more information, visit

July 2021

Sigma Event 21-23 July 2021 — Virtual
Join Sigma online for the 32nd International Nursing Research Congress. Prepare to connect and engage with over 600 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research. Registration is open.

October 2021

7 October 2021 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA
This is a 3-day virtual institute taking place on October 7, 14 and 21. The purpose is to educate nursing leaders to guide colleagues and teams in the integration of evidence-based knowledge into practice. For more information, visit

27 October 2021 — Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Transcultural Nursing: Setting a Course in Turbulent Times - Transcultural Nursing Society 47th Annual Conference invites you to attend and submit an abstract for consideration for this international nursing conference. Begin a dialogue on this critical field of study to enhance cultural competent, congruent, and equitable healthcare for all people. 
Now, more than ever, are transcultural nurses are called upon to provide direction in the midst of the global pandemic. Record numbers are displaced due to war, climate change, food insecurity, and political unrest. Civil protest and unrest are occurring everywhere. The limitations of the global healthcare system have become apparent and never before has the influence social determinants been viewed as a priority. Transcultural nurses cannot address and resolve these challenges alone. It is imperative that we partner and collaborate transnationally and transdisciplinary to assure safe and effective culturally competent care in these challenging times. In 2021, transcultural nurses will join forces with other nursing organizations and healthcare networks to achieve the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (STGs).

November 2021

3-4 November 2021  — Virtual, California, USA
The 2021 Virtual KING Conference
Hosted by King International Nursing Group (KING). Facilitated by the Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA.
Wednesday, November 3rd (Evening) and November 4th (All day), 2021

Keynote Speaker:
Peggy M. Kotowski, PhD, RN, KING scholar and Baccalaureate Program Director, School of Nursing & Health Sciences, North Park University, Chicago, Il.The King International Nursing Group invites abstracts for virtual presentations that apply any theoretical perspective within practice, education and/or research, in addition to scholarly investigations about theory and theory development. With the authors permission, abstracts of unpublished work will be archived in the Sigma Repository (

Sigma Event 6-10 November 2021 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Sigma is excited to invite you to the 46th Biennial Convention! Join us to celebrate our heritage over the last 100 years at our largest event, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, award presentations, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the election of officers for the 2021-2023 biennium. Registration is open.