The theme for the 2017 Conference is: "Collective Conversations: education, quality and research in nursing and midwifery practice".

This conference provides a forum for clinicians, nursing and midwifery researchers and educators from Australia and internationally, to share knowledge and celebrate experiences of innovative nursing and midwifery led projects relating to clinical care, education programs and research. Presentations and posters with cultural relevance and foci are welcome and encouraged.

Submission of abstracts is now open with the Conference Committee calling for papers and poster presentations which reflect one of the following conference themes:

  • Care and compassion
  • Innovation and evidence translation
  • Partnerships

Abstract submission

The Abstract Submission deadline (Friday 24th March 2017) has now passed. The online submission of abstracts is no longer available.

Late submissions will be accepted, however there is no guarantee that late submissions will be reviewed. To submit a late abstract, please email your submission to Please include your abstract (maximum of 300 words) prepared using this Abstract template as well as full contact details and biographies (max 50 words each) for all presenting authors. Please click here to view the Call for Abstracts document.

If accepted, all presenting authors will need to register and pay to attend the conference, at least for the day of the presentation. The deadline for presenters to register is Friday 21st July 2017.