Conferences and Meetings of Interest

Future Meetings

International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)
ISONG Silver Anniversary Conference 2013
“Celebrating 25 Years of Leadership in Genetic Nursing”

October 4-6, 2013
Bethesda MD
This year’s Silver Anniversary theme is “Celebrating 25 Years of Leadership in Genetic Nursing” and we take a look at how far ISONG has come. Come hear the contributions that our founders, past presidents, members, and other researchers, clinicians, and educators have made to the field of genetics nursing in the areas of research, practice and education. The Conference is going to be a historic event, strategically positioned near NIH in Bethesda, MD to take advantage of the notable speakers and researchers that are nearby, and all of the genetics nurses that work in the many nearby institutions.
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13th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control
October 2-4, 2013
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Congress aims to bring a unique blend of evidence based, state of the art sessions presented by speakers from Member Societies across the globe; key note lectures by internationally renowned speakers, and participatory seminars and Special Interest groups’ workshops, together with ample opportunities to enable practitioners to network in a convivial supportive atmosphere.

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2014 Global Nursing Symposium
January 17-18, 2014
University of Riverside
Riverside, CA

The theme of the symposium is Nursing Practice, Nursing Education, Nursing Management, and Disaster Management. The symposium will provide a valuable opportunity for nurses from different cultural backgrounds and diverse fields to changing role of nurses in community and home care from international perspective, to promote the generation and implementation of evidence based practice in community and home nursing. Through sharing and exchange of information on the latest developments in the disciplines among experts from across the globe, the Symposium will contribute to formulating global and regional strategies in advancing nurses’ role as well as developing policy initiatives in as it relates to nursing practice, nursing education, nursing management and disaster management.

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1st International Conference on Clinical Teaching/Learning in Nursing and Health Sciences
February 10-12, 2014
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Conference objectives: explore innovative strategies for developing and evaluating clinical teaching/learning in health sciences in international diverse communities; encourage international interdisciplinary discussion and debate in clinical teaching/learning; promote international networking for participants who may share certain interests; and encourage lifeline professional development.

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International Congress of Rehabilitation Nursing
March 27-29, 2014
Coimbra, Portugal

Call for Abstracts (Deadline October 20, 2013)

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16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID)
April 2-5, 2014
Cape Town, South Africa

The meeting will encompass all of the fields in infectious diseases with particular attention being paid to the major infectious causes of death in Africa and elsewhere, which include AIDS, malaria, TB, pneumonia and enteric infections including typhoid fever and diarrhea. In all of these fields there are exciting interventions underway in Africa, the results of which will be presented in Cape Town. In addition there are major areas of neglected tropical diseases that will be discussed and a particular focus will be on the largely uncounted burden of nosocomial infections in developing countries.

Call for Abstracts (Deadline December 2, 2013)

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Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Annual International Nursing Research Conference April 2-4, 2014 Glascow, Scotland, UK

The conference aims to bring together researchers from diverse clinical and academic settings from around the world to participate in critical debate; promote and advance a body of knowledge with relevance to nursing; and facilitate sharing and collaboration between health care researchers.

Call for Abstracts (Deadline November 4, 2013)

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Unite for Sight
Global Health and Innovation 2014 Conference

April 12-13, 2014
Yale University
New Haven, CT

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.

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12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics
June 21-25, 2014
Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Abstracts (Deadline September 15, 2013)

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Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 25th International Nursing Research Congress
July 24-28, 2014
Hong Kong

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8th International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference August 18-20, 2014 Helsinki, Finland

Call for Abstracts (Deadline September 30, 2013)

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4th International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector
“Towards Safety, Security, and Wellbeing for All”
October 22-24, 2014
Miami, FL

Work related aggression and violence within the health and social services sector is a major problem which diminishes the quality of working life for staff, compromises organizational effectiveness and ultimately impacts negatively on the provision and quality of care. These problems pervade both service settings and all occupational professional groups in the health sector. In addition to raising awareness the 2014 conference will provide a platform to share international developments, with a particular emphasis on best practice research and initiatives to effectively respond to the problem.

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6th International Nursing Management Conference
Hacettepe University Faculty of Nursing
October 27-29, 2014
Bodrum, Turkey

Theme: “Creating the Future: Nurses Leading to Safe Environments”

Abstract deadline May 25, 2014

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26th International Council of Nurses Congress
June 19-23, 2015
Seoul, South Korea

Past Meetings

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
24th International Nursing Research Congress

“Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration”
July 22-26, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

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