The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference 2023

Join nursing educators, researchers, and students at the 2023 CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference on May 29-30, 2023, in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

The CASN Conference is the association’s biennial nursing education conference, held in the spring, where representatives from the nurse educator community gather to share innovative and creative research from across Canada and globally.

This is an opportunity to share your research, innovations, and best practices and network with colleagues from across the country and globally.


The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference 2023 will take place as follows


Delta Hotel St. John’s Conference Centre, St. John’s Newfoundland
***a virtual option will be available***

Conference dates

May 29-30, 2023


Preliminary Schedule


Anti-discriminatory pedagogy in nursing education


  1. Promoting and supporting inclusion and anti-discrimination in simulation
  2. Recruitment through an inclusive and anti-discriminatory lens
  3. Retention through an inclusive and anti-discriminatory lens
  4. Assessment and evaluation from an inclusive and anti-discriminatory lens
  5. Enhancing partnerships/collaboration for bridging academic practice to support inclusive and anti-discriminatory best practices
  6. Leading an inclusive and anti-discriminatory organization/institution

Keynote speakers:

French translation of the keynote addresses will be available to the conference attendees


Abstract Submission Details

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. Submissions will be double blind peer-reviewed.  You will be notified by email in mid-February if your abstract has been accepted.  If you have any questions, please contact Sheema Inayatulla at

Registration Fees

All registration fees are in Canadian dollars

In person registration fee includes:

  • Meals/snacks for breakfast, lunch, and breaks on both days
  • Networking reception on Monday, March 29
  • Access to virtual conference platform
  • Access to in person and virtual presentations

Virtual registration fee includes:

  • Access to virtual conference platform
  • Live-stream viewing of keynote presentations on both days
  • Access to virtual presentations

Any other expenses related to the conference are the responsibility of the registrants.

  Individuals from CASN member schools


Individuals from non-member schools




In person rate – early bird

(up to and including April 2/23)

$825.00 $925.00 $400.00
In person rate – regular

(after April 2/23)

$895.00 $1,000.00 $475.00
Virtual rate – early bird

(up to April 2, 2023 inclusive)

$275.00 $400.00 $200.00
Virtual rate – regular

(after April 2/23))

$360.00 $485.00 $285.00

Registration Information

All accepted presenters must register and pay full conference fees by Friday, March 3, 2023 to reserve their place in the program. Accepted abstracts will be eliminated from the program if the presenters have not registered and paid by Friday, March 3, 2023.

Registration deadline for non-presenters: Monday, May 1, 2023.

Online registration form:

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

Travel and Accommodation

If your organization would like to be a conference sponsor and/or exhibitor, please review the Sponsor/exhibitor package and submit the form provided in the package by Friday, April 14, 2023.

Confirmed Sponsors: 

Diamond Sponsor 

Canadian Race Relations Foundation

We acknowledge the support of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation with funding provided by the Government of Canada

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Representative:
Angela Lee
Director of Partnerships and Research
1-888-240-4936 – Ext 205

Silver Sponsor

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University

School representative:
Victoria Smye, PhD
Director and Associate Professor
519 661-2111 – Ext 86986

Confirmed exhibitors:


InPlace Software

Company representative:
Katerina Bardakjian
Director, Strategic Partnerships



Company representatives:
Marian Luctkar-Flude, RN, PhD, CCSNE
613-533-6000 ext. 77383

Jane Tyerman, RN, PhD, CCSNE
613-562-5800 ext. 8609


SimX Inc

Company representatives:

Gaumard Scientific

Company representative:
Eve Bowder
International Sales Manager

Elsevier Canada

Company Representatives:
Roberta A. Spinosa-Millman
Senior Content Strategist, Canada Editorial

Tamara Myers
Director, Traditional Nursing Program. Education Content

Contact Information

Please contact Roxanne Nizio, Administrative Officer-Event Coordinator
Tel: (613) 235-3150 Extension 133