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2020 Call For Submissions

Podium & Poster Presentations

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to present at IACRN’s 12th Annual Conference


The Year of the Nurse: Advancing Best Practices in Clinical Research Nursing Globally


October 19 - 21, 2020  |  Crowne Plaza Midtown, Atlanta, GA USA


The IACRN Annual Conference offers discussion forums on diverse topics within the broad spectrum of practice setting and roles of clinical research nursing.

You are invited to submit your abstracts for podium breakout sessions and poster presenations for the 12th Annual IACRN Conference. Podium and poster presentations should be relevant to the conference theme and focus on a specific topic of interest to clinical research nurses.

*Updated NEED TO KNOW: Click here for important information on submitting your abstract, the scoring rubric and using our online system 


Topics for the 2020 conference include:

  • Ethics 
  • Financial Considerations
  • Study Operationalization
  • Data & Safety Monitoring
  • Professional Development

For more specific ideas for topics, click here.


Podium Breakout Sessions:

1. Take place in smaller breakout rooms during the conference.

2. Each presentation is 30 minutes = 20 minutes plus 10 mins for questions & answers.

3. Maximum of 2 presenters for each podium breakout presentation.

Poster Presentations:

1. The poster lead author is expected to present their poster during a dedicated poster session and at a poster reception.

2. Accepted posters will be displayed during the duration of the conference.



Submission Requirements:

  • Submit Your Abstract HERE
  • Complete Bio/Disclosure Form. A maximum of 2 presenters is allowed for both podium and poster presentations. Each presenter will need to download and complete this form. 
  • Submit Your Document: Email the Bio/Disclosure form in WORD format to tricia@iacrn.org by February 28, 2020 - 5:00 PM EST

*Please note in order to be eligible for review you must complete and return the required bio/disclosure form for all presenters AND submit your abstract online by the deadline above.


Important Deadlines:

Submissions Open: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020 - 5:00 PM EST

Notification Letters Sent: By Monday, April 6, 2020


FREE RESOURCE: Need help submitting your abstract?

Access our webinar with tips and advice about the submission process presented by Elizabeth Ness, MS, BSN, RN.

Recording: Writing a Conference Abstract – Tips for Success

Download the presentation



We look forward to reviewing your submission and meeting you at IACRN's 12th Annual Conference.
If you have any questions please email iacrn@iacrn.org

International Association for Clinical Research Nurses

2331 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050, USA
443-640-1041 (Phone)
443-640-1031 (Fax)
iacrn@iacrn.org


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