The CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference 2024


Join nursing educators, researchers, and students at the 2024 CASN Biennial Canadian Nursing Education Conference May 27-28, 2024, in Calgary, Alberta.

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 2024 will take place in person as follows:

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada – The Westin Calgary, 320 4th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 2S6

Conference Dates:

  • Sunday, May 26, 2024 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Early registration; Networking reception/Exhibitors viewing
  • Day 1: Monday, May 27, 2024 – 7:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
  • Day 2: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 – 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Preliminary Schedule

Theme: Transforming Nursing Education: Unlearning, Disrupting, & (Re)Learning

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. All abstracts have been reviewed and abstract submitters have been contacted regarding whether their abstract has been accepted or not. If you submitted an abstract and have not yet received an email regarding the decision, please contact Jordan Potter at or 613-235-3150, x160.

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/exhibitors reception on Sunday evening, May 26
  • Access to conference App

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 Sunday, March 31/24)

$890.00 $990.00 $480.00
In person rate – regular

(after Sunday, March 31/24)

$990.00 $1,090.00 $580.00

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

Registration Information

All accepted presenters must register and pay full conference fees by Monday, March 4, 2024 to reserve their place in the program. Accepted abstracts will be eliminated from the program if the presenters have not registered and paid by Monday, March 4, 2024.

Registration deadline for non-presenters: Sunday, April 21, 2024.

Online registration form:

Sponsor/exhibitor information

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 12, 2024.

Confirmed Sponsors: 

Platinum Sponsor

Trinity Western University

School representative
Tim Macfarlane, MA
Admissions Manager, Graduate/Adult/International | Enrolment Management
604-513-2019 ext. 3046
(c) 604-614-2263

Silver Sponsor

University of Western Ontario

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

Confirmed exhibitors:


Company Representative:
Jody Huebert-Hamm
President and CEO, simMedicate, Inc.
The exclusive North American Distributor of safeMedicate
941-465-7229 (cell)

Limbs & Things

Company Representative:
Hilman Yee
Canada Account Manager

Spectrum Educational Supplies

Company Representative:
Corinna Fenton RN
Healthcare Product Consultant

Elsevier Canada

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

Tamara Myers
Director, Traditional Nursing Program. Education Content

Amy Levitt
Regional Sales Manager, Canada

Associated Health Systems Inc.

Company Representatives:
Avery Stobbe
Sales Consultant – Post Secondary Health Sciences

Penelope Cardas
Education Sales Associate

Minogue Medical Inc.

Company Representatives:
Brandy Geldof
Simulation Sales Specialist

Billy Hornaday
Biomedical Engineer

Northrose Educational Resources

Company Representatives:
Jim Rozsa
Managing Director

Pallium Canada

Company Representatives:
Elle McFeeters
Digital Marketing and Communications Specialist




Company representatives:
Marian Luctkar-Flude, RN, PhD, CCSNE
Co-President CAN-Sim
613-533-6000 Ext. 77383

Jane Tyerman, RN, PhD, CCSNE
Co-President CAN-Sim
613-562-5800 ext. 8609

VR Patients

Company Representative
Joy Jacobs
Director of Business Development

Trinity Western University

School representative
Tim Macfarlane, MA
Admissions Manager, Graduate/Adult/International | Enrolment Management
604-513-2019 ext. 3046
(c) 604-614-2263


Roxanne Nizio
Events & Projects Coordinator
Tel: (613) 235-3150 Extension 133


Jordan Potter
Events and Operations Assistant
Tel: (613) 235-3150 Extension 160