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Call for Abstracts

AACN invites deans, directors, chairs, faculty and academic administrators to submit an abstract for an upcoming conference. AACN requests submissions showcasing programs, courses, initiatives and/or evaluation strategies that characterize the conference theme and address the many changes and challenges faced in undergraduate and graduate nursing education. Call for Abstracts are issued for the following conferences:

Upcoming Call for Abstracts (CFA):         
         
Faculty Development Conference
November 20-21, 2019
Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL 
  CFA Opens: More information coming.
CFA Closes: More information coming. 
      Accepted Presentation Formats:
Poster  
         
Baccalaureate Education Conference
November 21-23, 2019
Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL 
  CFA Opens: More information coming.
CFA Closes: More information coming. 
  Accepted Presentation Formats: 
Podium and Poster 
         
Faculty Practice Pre-Conference
January 29, 2020
Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL 
  CFA Opens: More information coming.
CFA Closes: More information coming. 
  Accepted Presentation Formats:
Poster  
         
Doctoral Education Conference
January 30-February 1, 2020
Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL 
  CFA Opens: More information coming.
CFA Closes: More information coming. 
  Accepted Presentation Formats: 
Podium and Poster 

Presentation Formats

Podium Presentation 

Podium presentations are allotted a 25 minutes time slot: 20 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions and answers. Presenters are provided with a laptop computer and LCD projector. 

Poster Presentation
Poster presentations are presented on double-sided poster boards holding two (2) posters per side. All posters should be oriented in portrait format and must not be any larger than 48” H x 36” W.

NOTE: First authors on all accepted abstracts must register and pay for the conference and present the abstract. Any co-authors are required to register for the conference if they will be presenting as well. Co-authors cannot present in place of the primary author. Presenters are responsible for their own expenses, including the conference registration fee. All registered attendees are provided conference materials that will include a copy of the original

Excellence in Scholarship Award

Accepted poster presentations may be entered into a competition for Excellence in Scholarship. A First-Place as well as an Honorable Mention will be awarded to recognize this excellence. Members of the conference planning committee will serve as judges using a standard rubric and both winners will be designated in the reception with ribbons. A certificate of achievement will be awarded as well as a copy of a best-selling leadership book.

Review Process
  • Each abstract is peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers.
  • Reviews are blind; hence, reviewers do not see names of submitters or school affiliations. 

Abstract Rubric

Questions?

For questions and/or additional information, please contact AACN at conferences@aacnnursing.org.