Calls for Abstracts

To post your call for abstracts:  
Complimentary calls for abstracts related to nursing education and research are posted on the Sigma website for nonprofit nursing organizations. Submit now.  


Sigma Events  Deadline: 20 November 2018

Sigma invites abstracts for the 30th International Nursing Research Congress. Join us in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 25-29 July 2019, and prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.

Recommended submission categories include the following:
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Interprofessional and Global Collaborations
  • Advances in Education
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Leadership Initiatives
  • Cultural Context and Care
  • Promoting Clinical Outcomes
  • Complementary Health Practices
  • Global Health Issues and Ethics

Submit an abstract today.

Sigma Events  Deadline: 5 December 2018
Sigma invites abstracts for the 45th Biennial Convention, to be held 16-20 November 2019 in Washington, DC, USA. Our largest event features outstanding plenary speakers, nursing award presentations, networking opportunities, and more than 800 oral and poster presentations.

Submission categories include the following:
  • Clinical Practice Sessions
  • Research Sessions
  • Leadership Sessions
  • Evidence-Based and Translational Science Sessions
  • Education Sessions
  • Creative Arts in Nursing Poster Submissions
Submit an abstract today.

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Deadline: 15 January 2019
Join us for a cutting edge comprehensive conference on contemporary topics of interest related to oncology patients across the lifespan. Healthcare professionals specializing in caring for this diverse and fragile population will be interested in learning about the most up-to-date information related to treatment modalities, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, palliative care, survivorship, nursing advocacy, and professional development. There will be many opportunities for networking with peers and product representatives. To submit an abstract, please visit

Deadline: 31 January 2019
The 5th International Collaboration of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses' (ICPAN) conference will be held at the Cancun International Convention Centre (CICC) in Cancun, Mexico. The 2019 conference theme, “Bienvenidos: Exploring New Horizons, Empowering Global Practice,” underpins the importance of expanding professional nurse connections across the broader perianaesthesia practice domain. This nonprofit organization hosts a biennial conference aiming to facilitate international nurse networking and sharing of practice standards; encourage collaborative research and evidence-based practice sharing; and provide nursing expertise, voice, and participation in global interprofessional perioperative care team population health initiatives. ICPAN represents the interests of over 18,000 global nurse members through its 11 organizational members and affiliate membership. For more information please visit

Deadline: 1 April 2019
The 11th European Congress on Violence will focus on clinically-relevant and useful interdisciplinary scientific knowledge with regard to interventions aimed at treating and reducing violence and aggression. The overall congress theme “Unraveling and Understanding Violence in Clinical Practice” reflects our commitment to partnership working between clinicians, researchers, educators, service users, and care givers. For more information, visit