Welcome to the 47th MNRS Annual Research Conference
"Leading the Way: The Critical Importance of Nursing Science and Implementation in a New Era"


Competitive Abstracts
DEADLINE: October 21, 2022
Research and Evidence-Based Practice/Quality Improvement Project Abstracts may be submitted. When submitting, you may choose if you would like your abstract considered for a paper session, poster discussion, 20x20 presentation, postcard presentation, or poster session. Paper presentations are 12 minutes in length, followed by 3 minutes of discussion. Please note the number of paper presentations accepted is limited.

Guaranteed and Competitive Symposia*
*Please note that this is the deadline for the finalized symposium session to be submitted by the RIIG chair(s). Individual abstracts should be emailed directly to the RIIG chair for consideration.

To see specific RIIG calls for abstracts and their individual submission deadlines, reference the RIIG Call for Abstracts page. Most RIIGs have a deadline of July 22nd, with the exception of Acute & Critical Care which is July 19th.

Pre-Conference Workshops
Pre-Conference Workshops are sessions designed for the critical and in-depth examination of a phenomenon or a focused area of nursing research and the compilation of those findings into a venue for the generation of new knowledge for nursing. Pre-Conference Workshops are structured to provide didactic information on a particular topic. Workshops will take place prior to the conference on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

  • Half-day workshops are allotted 3.5 hours and are presented in two sections with one 15-minute break.
  • Full-day workshops are allotted 7 hours and are presented in 4 sections with two 15-minute breaks and a break for lunch.

Special Sessions
Special sessions are typically organized by the Board or special groups that address member interests. Examples include Mid-Career Scholar, Junior Faculty, Journal Editor, Big Ten Deans Presentation, or the MNRS Associate Deans for Research. 


Submission Type Deadline Status Submission Instructions
Guaranteed & Competitive Symposia
Pre-Conference Workshops
Special Sessions
Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Submission Instructions
MNRS Board and Officer Nominations Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Open Nominations Web Page

Nominations Submission Guidelines

Competitive Abstracts
(Research & Evidence-Based)
Friday, October 21, 2022 Open Research Submission Guidelines

Evidence-Based Submission Guidelines

Abstract Reviewers Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Open Abstract Reviewer Application 
MNRS Awards Nominations Thursday, October 6, 2022 Open Awards Web Page

Awards Submission Guidelines

MNRS Foundation Grants Thursday, November 11, 2022  Open September 2, 2022 Grants Web Page
MNRS Student Poster
Competition Abstracts
Poster images due Spring 2023
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Open September 16, 2022 Student Poster Guidelines
MNRS RIIG Awards Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Open October 7, 2022 Details Coming Soon
*All deadlines are 5:00 PM Eastern