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IACRN 15th Anniversary

Annual Conference
Advancements in Clinical Research Nursing: Building Practice Excellence 2023

October 16-18, 2023
CYTO | PHL Cira Center
2929 Arch St.

Philadelphia, PA

The dynamic and complex global landscape of clinical research has an impact on the professional development activities for clinical research nurses (CRNs). Knowledge or skills vary widely, with new CRNs practicing at a novice level and others with more advanced knowledge and skills practicing at an expert level. Through the international specialty practice, CRNs make significant contributions to the clinical research enterprise. The 2023 conference will focus on advancement in clinical research nursing by validating, celebrating the accomplishments, and building the specialty practice.

Stay tuned for the conference program and registration coming in June 2023!

Abstract Submissions

Submissions for podium presentations, poster presentations, roundtable discussions, and workshops are now closed.

  • Submissions Open: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, April 17, 2023 Submissions are now closed.
  • Acceptance Letters Sent: Week of May 15, 2023

Why Should You Attend the IACRN Conference?

Need help convincing your manager that you should attend the IACRN 15th Anniversary Conference? Here are six reasons you and your organization will benefit from your attendance at the IACRN conference.

  1. Solutions: Connect with experts and peers to discover solutions for relevant research related issues and develop a culture of learning for your team.
  2. Quality: Attend plenary presentations, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions that will help you explore successful quality strategies that can be applied globally.
  3. Innovation: Find inspiration in presentations on practice innovations that will impart new ideas to take back your organization.
  4. Opportunity: Experience new opportunities at the conference that will contribute value to your organization and research team.
  5. Value: Learn from interactive sessions, engaging content, and gain a great overall experience and continuing education credits.
  6. Network: Establish professional contacts for collaboration, information sharing, and resource sharing.
Coming soon - Employer Letter Requesting Support

Conference Hotel - Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

1800 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square is the official hotel for the IACRN 2023 Annual Conference. A block of rooms has been secured at the special rate of $189 single/double. This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes. Check-in is 4:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 am.

Make your hotel reservations online by Friday, September 22, 2023, at 5:00 pm Eastern time to receive the discounted rate.Reservations made after Friday, September 22, 2023, at 5:00 pm Eastern time on a space and rate availability basis. The hotel may be able to confirm the discounted rate, but it will be based on hotel availability.

Reserve hotel online

Please note, IACRN does not use a housing agency. No one from IACRN or the conference hotel will contact you to make a hotel reservation. Please email IACRN at if you are contacted by an agency claiming to be an official housing provider for IACRN.

Registration Pricing

Registration for the 2022 IACRN Annual Conference will open in June 2023. Registration rates for the 2023 conference will be:

  • IACRN Member Early Bird Rate: $649 until August 31, 2023
  • IACRN Member Full Conference/Regular Rate: $729 beginning September 1, 2023
  • IACRN Member 2-day Rate: $549
  • IACRN Member 1-day Rate: $329
  • Non-Member Full Conference/Regular Rate: $829
  • Non-Member 2-day Rate: $729
  • Non-Member 1-day Rate: $429
  • Developing Country Rate: $150 available to those from a country listed by the World Bank as Lower or Lower-Middle Income. View the list of countries here:
  • Student Rate: $295 available to those enrolled full-time in an undergraduate nursing program. Verification of student enrollment will be requested. 

This activity has been submitted to Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Please contact Kerri Fournier for more information about contact hours.

International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

PO Box 7
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062, USA
(609) 519-9689 (Phone)

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