Date & time

Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 August 2020
8:00am – 5:00pm


National Convention Centre
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra ACT 2601

Register your interest

0432 651 588

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.

Want to partner with us?

Sponsorship and exhibition enquiries

Australian Conference & Event Organisers
t: 0432 651 588

Abstracts closed

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

NNF 2019 highlights


National Convention Centre, Canberra
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra ACT 2601
t: 02 6276 5200
w: Convention centre website