Sigma and the National League for Nursing announce the 2020 Nursing Education Research Conference

Call for abstracts deadline extended to June 6, 2019

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) and the National League for Nursing (NLN) offer the opportunity to learn, collaborate, and network at the Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC), being held March 26-28, 2020, at the Renaissance in Washington, DC, USA. Nursing administrators, faculty, students, researchers, and leaders in the nursing profession are encouraged to submit an abstract by June 6, 2019, for this premier educational event.

Guided by the conference theme, Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation, abstracts are encouraged regarding nursing education research or evidence-based practice in nursing education. Suggested topics include multi-site/multi method studies; instrument development and testing; meta-analysis studies; technology to improve nursing education and practice; innovations in collaborative practice; diversity; and faculty development. Learn more and submit an abstract at



About the National League for Nursing (NLN)
Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. NLN members represent nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education, and health care organizations and agencies. Learn more at

About Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma)
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, Sigma has more than 135,000 active members in over 90 countries and territories. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others. Sigma’s more than 530 chapters are located at more than 700 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. Learn more at