nursing conferences 2024

The 10 Best Nursing Conferences in 2024

Nursing conferences offer learning, networking, and professional development opportunities, making them invaluable across all specializations. In nursing, staying informed and connected is essential for professional growth and effective patient care.

The 2024 lineup of nursing conferences is particularly impressive, featuring events catering to various interests and specialties within the nursing field. From critical care to pediatrics, these gatherings provide platforms for nurses to engage with the latest advancements, share experiences, and collaborate on innovative practices.

“Every keystroke saved, is time saved, which means I can do my job longer and see more children.” — Dr. Melanie Hsu

Here are the best conferences coming up in 2024:

  1. Optimizing Virtual Care in 2024
  2. 2024 AANP National Conference
  3. American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly
  4. ADCES24
  5. Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Annual Conference
  6. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Annual Conference
  7. NANN’s 40th Annual Conference
  8. Nursing World Conference (NWC)
  9. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Biennial Convention
  10. Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International

Optimizing Virtual Care in 2024

  • Date: June 27, 2024
  • Location: Online
  • Cost: Free!
Telehealth Summit: Optimizing Virtual Care in 2024

About Optimizing Virtual Care in 2024

“Whether you’re a healthcare provider, technology enthusiast, or industry stakeholder, this forum offers unparalleled opportunities to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of virtual health. Elevate your expertise, network with key players, and drive meaningful change in healthcare – together, let’s shape the future of medicine.”

2024 AANP National Conference

  • Date: ​​June 25-30, 2024
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Cost: Registration for AANP members only

About AANP National Conference

“Join the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for the largest nurse practitioner (NP) event of the year! Attend for a week filled with continuing education (CE), exclusive keynote speakers, legislative and policy updates, hands-on workshops, lively exhibitors and unparalleled collegial networking opportunities. By registering for the in-person conference, you will also receive access to the 2024 AANP National Conference on-demand package — at no extra charge — extending your learning opportunity through Aug. 12!”

American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly

  • Date: ​​June 28-29, 2024
  • Location: Washington, DC.
  • Cost: TBD

About American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly

“One of the key responsibilities of the ANA Membership Assembly is to determine policy and positions for the Association. The meeting of the ANA Membership Assembly provides a forum for discussion of critical nursing practice and policy issues and input from a broad cross section of nursing leaders.

ADCES24

  • Date: August 9 – 12, 2024
  • Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Cost: $430 for members, $630 for non-members until June 20.

About ADCES24

For four dynamic days, we will focus on the latest advancements in diabetes care, education and technology in a city that celebrates living well.

  • 3,000+ attendees ready to connect
  • 115+ sessions designed to inspire
  • 150+ exhibitors here to innovate
  • Up to 19.25 CE/CME live and up to 32 additional CE/CME via On-Demand Annual Conference that is included with your full registration!

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Annual Conference

  • Date: September 4 – 7, 2024
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Cost: $575 for members, $675 for non-members until July 18.

About Emergency Nursing 2024

“ENA is ready to ignite the mind, body and spirit of thousands of emergency nursing professionals in the one-and-only Las Vegas! Get ready for an immersive journey packed with hands-on learning, top-notch sessions, dynamic networking events and can’t-miss celebrations guaranteed to help your career shine.”

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Annual Conference

  • Date: September 12-14, 2024
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Cost: TBD

About the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Annual Conference

“Have your passport on standby, because the 2024 Annual Convention is taking place September 12-14 in Toronto, Ontario! Throughout this education-packed week, you will have the opportunity to create connections, learn from thought leaders, and garner clinical best practices that are bound to stick for years to come. More information regarding registration rates, travel, and housing blocks will be available soon. In the meantime, you can contribute to our historic reputation of having high-quality programming by submitting a speaker abstract now through January 15, 2024.”

NANN’s 40th Annual Conference

  • Date: September 18-20, 2024
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Cost: $480 for members, $615 for non-members

About NANN’s 40th Annual Conference

“This September 18-20, 2024, NANN heads to the Hilton Orlando in sunny Orlando, Florida, for a resort destination 40th-anniversary celebration! Our anniversary annual conference will feature an all-day APRN Summit, hands-on preconference workshops, and the latest evidence-based education to improve your neonatal nursing practice and, most importantly, your patient outcomes.”

Nursing World Conference (NWC)

  • Date: October 17–19, 2024
  • Location: Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center—Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Cost: Starting at $639 for virtual tickets until October 17, 2024

About Nursing World Conference (NWC)

“Esteemed speakers, researchers, scientists, educators, nurses, healthcare professionals, midwives, clinicians, and industry leaders from around the world will come together to share their ground-breaking research. This research promises to drive progress in nursing practice, education, and management. This global conference provides a unique platform for building connections with nursing colleagues, scholars, researchers, and clinical practitioners. They will present data-driven discoveries aimed at enhancing the quality and safety of patient care and the effectiveness of healthcare delivery on a global scale. The event offers an invaluable opportunity for all nursing professionals to gain insights into the latest trends in nursing practice worldwide. The program includes keynote presentations, oral sessions, poster displays, workshops, and networking events spanning three days.”

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) Biennial Convention

  • Date: November 8–12, 2024
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Cost: TBA

About Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) Biennial Convention

“Save the date for Sigma’s largest event, our biennial convention, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to our headquarters city, rich in culture, sports, and tradition.”

Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International

  • Date: November 13–15, 2024
  • Location: Phuket, Thailand
  • Cost: $475 for members, $575 for non-members

About Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International

“The abuse and exploitation of women is a social problem of epidemic proportions which adversely affects the health and quality of life of millions of women each year. The Network’s ethic fosters the ideal of nursing practice designed to provide assistance and support to women in the process of achieving their own personal empowerment. The ultimate goal of NNVAWI is to highlight the leadership that nurses, as well as other health care professionals including midwives, contribute to the work to end violence in women’s lives and to address all forms of gender-based violence.”