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11th Annual IACRN Conference

  • 10/21/2019
  • 10:00 AM
  • 10/23/2019
  • 3:00 PM
  • Hilton Philadelphia - City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA USA


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

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Registration will be accepted onsite with payment

Our Annual Conference offers CRNs the opportunity to build on current knowledge, share personal experience, and network with national and international CRN colleagues while addressing a wide variety of research and clinical content needs.

The 2019 conference theme will demonstrate the many contributions of CRNs within the clinical research enterprise, their global impact, and disseminate information that may be adapted by other CRNs. Join us in Philadelphia for 3 days of engaging content, networking and discussion. Hear from internationally recognized nurse leaders including, Connie Ulrich, Professor of Bioethics and Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

The full three-day conference registration fee includes:

  • Three days of education programs 
  • Two breakfasts
  • Three lunches & refreshment breaks
  • Poster Networking Reception
  • International Meet & Greet

Conference Pricing

Member  Non-Member  Undergrad Student
 Before Aug 30 - 3 Day  $625  $799  $395
 After Aug 30 - 3 Day  $699  $799  $395
 2 Day  $525  $699  
 1 Day  $299 $399  

Conference Agenda:
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Monday, October 21st

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Early Registration
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Committee Planning Sessions
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Morning Focused Workshops
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Afternoon Focused Workshops
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM International Meet & Greet

Tuesday, October 22nd

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open - Networking/Poster Viewing
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Announcements & Introductions
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM *Keynote Address
                                  Ethical Issues in the Recruitment and Retention of Patient-Participants in Clinical Research - Connie M. Ulrich, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN

10:00 - 10:15 AM BREAK – Tweet/Refreshments/Visit Exhibit Hall
10:15 AM-11:15 AM Breakout Session 1 
11:15 AM-11:30 AM Break – Transition
11:30 AM–12:30 PM *
Plenary Speaker
                                 Mitigating the Risk at the Intersection of Patient Care and Clinical Research: Leveraging Patient  Safety Science - Laura M. Lee, RN, MS
12:30 PM-1:45 PM Lunch & Business Meeting
1:45 PM-2:00 PM Break – Tweet/Transition
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Breakout Session 2 
3:00 PM-3:15 PM Break – Tweet/Refreshments/Visit Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM-4:15 PM Poster Presentation Session (Author's will be at posters)
4:15 PM-4:25 PM Break – Tweet/Refreshments/Visit Exhibit Hall

Twitter Chat - Topic: Identifying the Value Nurses Contribute to Excellence in Clinical Research

Join the conversation using #IACRN19

4:25 PM – 5:25 PM *Panel Discussion
                               International Research Site Visits: The Value of Sharing Where We Work and

How We Practice

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Poster viewing & Networking Reception (not eligible for CE's)

Wednesday, October 23rd

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
• Chapter Governance Committee
• Education Committee
• Membership, Marketing, & Communications Committee
• Research Committee

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Announcements & Introductions

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM *Panel Discussion
nternational Association of Clinical Research Nurses Leadership Program
10:00 AM-10:15 AM Break – Tweet/Refreshments/Visit Exhibit Hall
10:15 AM-11:15 AM Breakout Session 3 (includes Roundtables)

11:15 AM-11:30 AM Break – Tweet/Refreshments/Visit Exhibit Hall
11:30 AM-12:30 PM Breakout Session 4 
12:30 PM-1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM-2:45 PM *Endnote Speaker:

The Future of a Profession: The Need for Credentialing and Volunteerism in Rapidly Changing Environments - Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN

2:45 PM-3:00 PM Conference Closing Remarks

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).

Thanks to our Current Sponsors!







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  • All cancellations or refund requests must be in writing to
  • Cancellations or refund requests received before 14 business days from the start of the conference will be fully refunded minus $50 administration fee.
  • Cancellations or refund requests received within 14 business days leading into the conference or after close of the conference will not receive a refund.
  • Conference registration is transferable to another person at no additional charge. Notify IACRN at with name of original registrant and new registrant. Cancelled registrations are non-transferable. 
  • Please note, some refund requests may be processed after the event. No refunds will be issued onsite. 


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

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