Post your nursing conference or calls for abstracts!

In the interest of global networking, Sigma will post conferences hosted by nonprofit nursing organizations on this webpage free of charge.

(NOTE: Inclusion of nursing conference information on the Sigma website is at the sole discretion of Sigma. Events submitted should have nurses as its primary audience.)


April 2024 

14-18 April 2024 — Orlando, Florida, USA
PeriAnesthesia nurses: Join your colleagues and earn over 80 contact hours in sunny Orlando, Florida, this spring at ASPAN's 43rd National Conference. Learn more.

18-20 April 2024 — Singapore and Virtual
Tsao Foundation and International Home Care Nurses Organization cordially invite you to join us at our hybrid conference (in person and virtual): Transforming Community and Home-based Care in an Ageing World. Register by 31 December 2023 to enjoy early bird prices for both virtual and physical conference. 

19 April 2024 — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Research & EBP Council at Temple University Hospital invites you to attend the 2024 Nursing Research & EBP Conference: Refresh Your Goals. Learn how to implement a project, get tips for publishing, and hear from local experts who have completed research studies and EBP projects that have improved patient and/or nursing outcomes. Conference offered online and in person. 6.5 CEs will be awarded. Registration and abstract submission open1 October 2023. 

19-20 April 2024 — Miami, Florida, USA
The Second Annual Precision Oncology Solid Tumors Symposium has been designed to provide an overview and opportunity to learn about the most recent advances in the treatment of solid tumors - including lung cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal tumors, genitourinary tumors, head and neck tumors, melanoma, sarcomas, and brain tumors by novel targeted agents and treatment combinations. Updates on evolving molecular-based system therapies will be profiled and discussed.

22 April 2024 — Virtual
Who's Taking Care of YOU? A Mental Health Discussion for Healthcare Workers | It is no secret that many healthcare workers and students in healthcare struggle with their own mental health. If mental health matters to you, join Sigma's Beta Zeta at-Large Chapter for an informative and interactive presentation bringing mental health awareness into the light and learn some of the resources available to get the help YOU need! 

23-24 April 2024 — York Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Attend the Royal College of Nursing's Education Forum National Conference and Exhibition 2024. Future insights: Enabling professional practice in health and social care nursing. The quality assured programme is a unique opportunity for attendees to tailor an education experience to their individual needs. Inspirational keynote speakers announced. Breakout topics areas include: innovations in nursing education programmes; quality improvement initiatives; and innovative models of workforce education and training. Registration now open.

27 April 2024 — Winter Springs, Florida, USA
Spring Leadership Program: Nursing Leadership in a Dynamic Healthcare Environment | Join the Philippine Nurses Association of Central Florida for this free event, featuring Keynote Speaker Mary Joy Garcia-Dia, DNP, RN, FAAN, FHIMSS.

29-30 April 2024 — Lynwood, Washington, USA
SNRC Nursing Research Workshop and Conference | The Seattle Nursing Research Consortium (SNRC) is an independent nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote evidence-based practice in nursing and create a forum for nurses engaged in direct patient care to present and dialogue about research, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement. This is the annual spring event showcasing research and EBP of the Pacific Northwest. 

May 2024

8-9 May 2024  Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Come to the Minnesota Directors of Nursing Administration (MN-DONA) Spring Connection to connect with DONs, ADONs, LALDs, and other nurse leaders from across Minnesota, gain valuable education and continuing education credits, and network with up to 35 exhibiting companies! We will be awarding the Assisted Living Nurse Leader of the Year on Thursday after the annual meeting. To nominate someone, visit our website and click on Documents and Resources.

10 May 2024  Miami, Florida, USA
The Caring for Kids with Cancer Symposium will focus on incorporating individual cancer genetic make-up with pathological diagnosis. The faculty—including leading experts from the top local and national cancer care institutions—will review the latest technologies and therapeutic approaches to challenging clinical problems, and will focus on evidence-based approaches to the special physical, emotional, and psychological needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families.

22-24 May 2024  Hong Kong

The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong is inviting abstracts for the 9th Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care cum 1st Genomic and Genetic Nursing Forum from 22-24 May 2024. It brings together nursing and healthcare professionals worldwide to discuss strategies and initiatives for transforming cancer and genomic nursing care through collaboration and innovation. Abstract submissions on topics across cancer care continuum or genomic/genetic are welcome. 

21-23 May 2024  Toronto, Canada
CANN invites Canadian and international neuroscience nurses, allied health clinicians, and people with neuroscience-related lived experiences to attend their event. For its 55th anniversary, CANN is proud to have partnered with the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses, inviting international neuroscience nurses and clinicians to come share their expertise and experience with us in Toronto.

23-24 May 2024 — Seoul, Republic of Korea
The Navigating the Nursing Ecosystem: Environment, Humanity, & Technology Conference aims to explore the concept of nursing ecosystem, emphasizing the critical roles of environments, humanity, and technology in healthcare. This conference will bring together nursing research, practice, education, and leadership to foster a comprehensive dialogue and exchange ideas regarding the impact of environments on evolving landscape of nursing in the digital era.

June 2024

6-7 June 2024  Los Angeles, California, USA
The Annual Conference of the Roy Adaptation Association-International welcomes Roy scholars, nurses, students, and others interested in adaptation to attend our in-person conference, 6-7 June 2024 at Mount Saint Mary's University in Los Angeles. Workshops are hands-on experiences with the Roy Adaptation Model in practice, education, and research. The 2024 call for abstracts (podium, poster) will open in early November with a due date of 1 February. 

9-13 June 2024  Rockville Centre, New York, USA
Advancing International Human Science Research: Creating Gracious Space, captures the focus of the conference. We bring together researchers, scholars, and qualitative experts from around the world to engage in academic discourse that transcends borders and cultures. We welcome all types of qualitative designs. By fostering collaboration, embracing diversity, and promoting open dialogue, we will hope to maximize a holistic understanding of complex human phenomena, that will provide unique insights into humanistic scientific exploration and innovation. Learn more.

19-20 June 2024 — Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines 
Metro Manila Health Research Development Consortium (MMHRDC) x Our Lady of Fatima University | The Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium and Scientific Conference is an annual event that brings together health research leaders, providers, researchers, innovators, policy-makers and pre-service health professionals in the National Capital Region (PH) and beyond in discussing the trends, issues, and challenges facing public health. This year, the vent centers on the theme: Health, Scholarship, Technology, and Humanity: Synergistic Forces in Advancing Global Health. 

25-27 June 2024 — Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Nurses as Adaptive Leaders: For a Healthy People & A Healthy Planet | Get the early bird rate ($250, ends 30 April) to feed your head and feed your soul in paradise! Call for abstracts is extended to 7 April 2024. Nurses from all Sigma regions are welcome to attend! We have a great schedule with international Sigma speakers and topic experts for a minimum of 10 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours. Contact North America Region 1 Coordinator, Laura Van Auker, if you have questions.

26-28 June 2024  Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Sigma European Region, Phi Mu Chapter, and Bournemouth University are delighted to be hosting the 7th European Regional Sigma Conference from 26-28 June 2024: Promoting Global Nursing: Education, Research and Practice to meet tomorrow’s health and care needs. #SigmaERC2024 Sigma Europe wishes wish to welcome members from around the globe to this fabulous event.

July 2024

Sigma Event25-28 July 2024 — Singapore
6-8 August 2024 — Virtual
Save the date and plan to join Sigma for the 35th International Nursing Research Congress in Singapore. Prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders across the globe who are focused on evidence-based research.
Registration is open.

September 2024

26-27 September 2024 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Healthcare Simulation In Person 2024 Conference: Elements, Essentials & Excellence in Healthcare Simulation | This in-person conference is designed to provide an opportunity for simulation educators and enthusiasts from clinical and academic settings to connect with colleagues from various professions and roles to share, learn, and grow in areas of simulation-based education, research, innovation, and technology. This conference is a platform for simulation novices to experts. Registration includes an optional evening tour of the Mayo Clinic Simulation Center and other simulation facilities. 

October 2024

23-26 October 2024  Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Register to attend Envision the Future, Honor the Past: A Half-Century of Advancement in Transcultural Practice, Education, Research, and Administration. In the mid-1950s, Dr. Madeleine Leininger became a leader in establishing transcultural nursing as an area of study and practice. In 1974-75, under the leadership of Dr. Leininger, nurses and other professionals committed to research, education, administration, and practice in this new field founded the Transcultural Nursing Society at the University of Utah. Join us in Salt Lake City, UT, to honor the past 50 years and explore the growth and knowledge leading us into the future!

29 October — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The ANA Enterprise is excited to bring to you the Research Symposium for another year. Join us for this year’s symposium event, Elevating Nursing Through Innovation and Research, organized by the ANAE Research Council, and The Institute for Nursing Research and Quality Management. We will meet in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, 29 October for a full day of interaction and information. The Research Symposium will be held in conjunction with the co-located ANCC National Magnet Recognition® and ANCC Pathway to Excellence® Conferences.

The symposium is designed for individuals engaged in all phases of research within their nursing programs, particularly practice-based research; nursing leaders, and those who focus on developing research programs. Learn more.

December 2024

12-13 December 2024   Turku, Finland
Symposium: Postdoctoral Researchers in Nursing Science Shaping the Future of the Social and Health Care | Turku, Finland, 12-13 December 2024

We warmly welcome all postdoctoral researchers in nursing science and their mentors to join and network with colleagues. Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku organizes the second international symposium for postdoctoral researchers. Postdoctoral period is a fundamentally important phase–increase your expertise and progress your career as a researcher. 

March 2025

Sigma Event 28-30 March 2025 — Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Creating Healthy Work Environments is designed to help leaders in both academic and clinical settings develop, implement, and maintain strategies that will improve their organizations' work environments.
The Call for Abstracts will open in June of 2024.