NNA Symposia

NNA Symposia

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is pleased to invite its members to submit a proposal to host a one hour symposium at the ICN 2023 Congress. These NNA symposia provide an ideal forum to showcase your work or message to a global audience. We are looking for innovative ideas that can inspire and inform nurses across the world.

Key Dates:

Proposal Submission Opens Thursday, 1 October 2022
Proposal Submission Deadline Monday, 31 October 2022
Proposal Notification by end of December 2022

We welcome the proposals for symposia of the following types:

Abstract Based Symposia: a linked series of abstracts around a specific theme
Workshops: a specific, action-oriented purpose and aim to generate some concrete answers to current problems in the field

– Session length – 60 minutes, format – live.
– Proposals will only be accepted from ICN members.
– Symposia may be hosted in English, Spanish or French.

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  • Presenting speakers’ and chairs’ contact details
  • Session title must be in UPPER CASE and limited to 25 words. Symbols are counted as words.
  • Session description should be limited to 250 words.
  • Topic should be selected per the list of sub-themes.
  • Brief information on how the session might run and innovative aspects to the symposium limited to 300 words.
  • Potential outcomes from the symposium limited to 300 words.
  • Number of suggested speakers for Abstract Based Symposia can be from 4 to 6 speakers, for workshops and other types of symposia – up to 5 speakers.
  • For Abstract Based Symposia please also add titles of the presentations of suggested speakers limited to 25 words.