About the event
The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe. The NNF will take place from Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 August 2020 at the National Convention Centre in Canberra.
The theme for the NNF is ‘Champions of Change’ which will be explored in the keynote plenary sessions and throughout the program.
All participants are required to register to attend. Please read the following information carefully before completing your registration. Fees are in Australian Dollars and inclusive of GST.
We encourage you to register ASAP as both flights and accommodation will fill up fast as it is a sitting week in Canberra. aceo has arranged special rates at a number of hotels and apartments close to the National Convention Centre.
Paid on or before Tuesday 30 June
Paid on or after Wednesday 1 July
|ACN Member full registration||$810.00||$915.00|
|Retired Member & Fellow full registration||$546.00||$546.00|
|Member ONE day registration||$495.00||$495.00|
|Member TWO day registration||$705.00||$705.00|
|Non-member full registration||$1,020.00||$1,125.00|
|Non-member ONE day registration||$600.00||$600.00|
|Non-member TWO day registration||$810.00||$810.00|
|Student (Undergraduate) full registration||$546.00||$546.00|
Full registration includes:
- Entry to Forum plenary and concurrent sessions
- Access to the Exhibition
- Lunches, morning and afternoon teas
- Access to the ACN Club Lounge (Tuesday 18 August)
- One (1) ticket to the Networking Drinks Reception (Wednesday 19 August)
- One (1) ticket to the Gala Dinner (Thursday 20 August)
Day registration includes:
- Entry to Forum plenary and concurrent sessions (on designated day(s) only)
- Access to the Exhibition (on designated day(s) only)
- Lunch, morning and afternoon tea (on designated day(s) only)
- One (1) ticket to the Networking Drinks Reception (Wednesday 19 August) (Wednesday one day & Wednesday & Thursday two day registrants only)
Pre-Forum History Conference
- Entry to conference plenary session
- Lunches, morning and afternoon teas
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We invite undergraduates through to retired nurses to share their learnings, insights and stories and to submit an abstract addressing our theme ‘Champions of Change’ for consideration.
6 December 2019 – Abstract submissions open
21 February 2020 – Abstract submissions close
20 March 2020 – Abstract Review Committee recommendations due
3 April 2020 – Authors notified of submission outcome
17 April 2020 – Presenters to confirm acceptance
26 June 2020 – Presenter registrations due
National Convention Centre, Canberra
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra ACT 2601
t: 02 6276 5200
w: Convention centre website
The National Convention Centre offers undercover parking.
There is also pay parking available across the road from the National Convention Centre on the corner of Constitution Ave and Corranderk Street.
NNF 2019 highlights
The National Nursing Forum 2020 is organised with the assistance of Australian Conference and Event Organisers (aceo). For further information or assistance, please contact the Forum Office:
T: 0432 651 588