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September 2020

17 September 2020  Virtual Conference
This conference is a forum for healthcare educators to share innovative and practical educational ideas for use in academic and clinical settings. Whether you are an experienced or novice educator, you will come away with strategies and solutions to expand and improve your professional practice. Join us and hear from a truly stellar lineup of talented, renowned, and diverse Nurse Leaders and Educators. 

Educators, administrators, preceptors, staff development educators, clinical nurse specialists, nurse managers, staff nurses, and healthcare providers in all clinical and academic settings.

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October 2020

7 October 2020  Oakbrook, Illinois, USA
ELNEC Extended is a 1/2 day workshop that discusses how to organize, market, and teach ELNEC. This workshop will be offered as a preconference to the two day ELNEC Summit being held October 8-9. This workshop is open to the Summit attendees and current ELNEC trainers. Current ELNEC trainers may attend without attending the following two day ELNEC Summit. For further information and to register, please visit the ELNEC website at:

8-9 October 2020 — Oakbrook, Illinois, USA
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is a national and international education initiative to improve palliative care. The project provides palliative care training with essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses, including undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty, continuing education providers, staff development educators, specialty nurses in pediatric, oncology, critical care, geriatric and advanced practice nurses. ELNEC Summit is a two day conference and will offer three ELNEC Train-the-Trainer courses simultaneously: ELNEC Core, ELNEC Critical Care, and ELNEC-Geriatric [choose one when registering]. For further information regarding ELNEC and to register for ELNEC courses, please visit the ELNEC website at:

15-16 October 2020  Ontario, California, USA
The 25th Sigma SoCal ODYSSEY CONFERENCE 2020 Year of the Nurse: Honoring Nursing Excellence is presented by the Sigma SoCal Odyssey Consortium, which includes Chi Beta, Chi Mu, Gamma Alpha, Gamma Gamma, Gamma Tau-at-Large, Iota Sigma, Nu Mu, Omicron Delta, Phi Alpha, Phi Lambda, Phi Pi, Phi Theta, Psi Theta-at-Large, Rho Beta, Upsilon Beta, Zeta Mu-at-Large, and Xi Theta Chapter

The purpose of this joint conference is to promote communication about nursing research, education, practice, and leadership, and to enhance research collaboration throughout nursing’s scholarly community.For more information, visit

21-24 October 2020 — Louisville, Kentucky, USA
The Transcultural Nursing Society is pleased to invite you to attend its 46th Annual Conference and meeting in Louisville, KY. The theme of this important event is Transcultural Nursing: Influencing Research, Education, Practice and Administration. Nurses and healthcare professionals from around the globe will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue, learning, and discovery surrounding the field of culturally competent and equitable healthcare. The presentations are diverse and work toward our mission to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well-being for people worldwide. Transcultural Nursing (TCN) is a theory based humanistic discipline, designed to serve individuals, organizations, communities, and societies. Human care/caring is defined within the context of culture. Culturally competent care can only occur when culture care values are known and serve as the foundation for meaningful care. Objectives of the conference are: Discuss strategies for advocating social change to promote culturally competent care. Apply transcultural nursing theories in research, education, practice and administration. Identify transcultural nursing research and theory to address migrant health challenges, gender issues, and women's health. Analyze issues influencing transcultural nursing research, education, practice and administration
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29-30 October 2020  Miami, Florida, USA
This symposium will focus on the latest advances in echocardiography and treatment of structural heart disease. For more information, visit
Venue: Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon Hotel


February 2021

Sigma Event 19-21 February 2021 — Austin, Texas, 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.
Registration is open.

April 2021

22-24 April 2021  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
The CGNA biennial conference is the only event of its kind that focuses on all facets of education, practice and research in the care of older adults. With an increasing aging population, it is critical that gerontological nurses remain engaged with the latest developments in research and practice in the field. The CGNA conference is a key educational and networking event for nurses, students, educators, policy makers, administrators and all others in the field of gerontological nursing. Visit the CGNA2021 website to submit your abstracts and learn more about the conference, including the conference program, speakers, venue, and hotel and travel discounts: For more information visit

June 2021

3-5 June 2021  Los Angeles, California USA
You are invited to submit abstracts for the conference, opening September 1, 2020 and closing February 1, 2021 with notification of acceptance in mid-February. Criteria for evaluation are quality of scholarship, authentic use of Roy Adaptation Model, potential contribution to practice, education or research, contribution to conference theme, and potential for further knowledge development. The call for abstracts, in both English and Spanish, is available on website. Both podium and posters will be accepted. Housing is available on campus for reasonable rate. For questions, contact Roy Adaptation Association

July 2021

Sigma Event 22-26 July 2021 — Singapore

Join Sigma for the 32nd International Nursing Research Congress in Singapore. Prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research. Call for Abstracts 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