The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Virtual Education Conference 2021

The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Virtual Education Conference 2021 will take place as follows:

Conference dates: May 3-5, 2021

Theme: Responding to the Complexity of Nursing Education and Practice


  • Ethical issues in nursing education
  • Nursing knowledge within the curriculum
  • Simulation/digital practices
  • Interprofessional/intraprofessional
  • Assessments and evaluation
  • Graduate education

Keynote speakers
French translation of both keynote addresses will be available to conference attendees.

Bernie Garrett, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, School of Nursing
Keynote address title: Nursing Science and Education in the 21st Century: Where do we go from here?



Jacinthe Pepin, Professeur titulaire, Université de Montréal, Faculté des sciences infirmières
Keynote address title: Learning experiences in complex environments: transforming the nursing practice




Abstract Submission Details

We will honour the accepted abstracts from the 2020 cancelled conference. If you have an accepted abstract from the 2020 cancelled conference, please do not re-submit your abstract.

We have now put out a call for new abstract submissions for the 2021 conference.

See flyer for instructions regarding abstract submission.

Abstract submission link

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday, January 24, 2021
(extended from January 17, 2021)

Registration Fees

Individuals from CASN Member Schools  Individuals from non-member Schools Student
Early bird (up to and including March 31, 2021) $225 CDN $275 CDN $180 CDN
After March 31, 2021 $325 CDN $375 CDN $280 CDN

Registration Information

All accepted presenters must register and pay full conference fees by Sunday, March 21, 2021 to reserve their place in the program. Accepted abstracts will be eliminated from the program if the presenters have not registered and paid by Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Registration deadline for non-presenters: Monday, April 26, 2021

Online registration form: will be available soon

Nurses registered in Québec (Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec) may use this conference for unaccredited continuing education hours.

Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

Will be available soon

Contact Information

Please contact Roxanne Nizio, Administrative Officer-Event Coordinator

Tel: (613) 235-3150 Extension 133