Call for Submissions

Join Wichita-area nurses and nursing students at WSU Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex in support of nursing excellence and improved health outcomes on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

The local Epsilon Gamma Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International invite all interested nurses and nursing students to attend and submit abstracts describing challenges, accomplishments, innovations, and developments in nursing knowledge.

Abstracts should describe up to date original work whether complete or in -progress.

Authors whose abstracts selected for oral presentations will be invited to present for 30-minute sessions in smaller break out rooms (15-20 minutes presentation with 5-10 minutes for discussion, questions, etc.). Audio-visual equipment will be available.

Authors whose abstracts are selected for poster presentations should plan to be available during scheduled viewing times to stand next to their posters and answer questions as needed. No oral presentation is required of poster presenters.


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Abstract Submission Process

Please use our new online submission form found on our 2017 Submission Page.

You will be asked to include name, address, phone, email, credentials, and affiliation (employer or school) of up to four persons who will present on April 27th. Indicate your preference for an oral presentation, or a poster presentation. In 300 words or less, include a summary of the proposed presentation.

No hardcopy submissions will be accepted.


Important Dates to Remember

EXTENDED Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017

Author Notification: March 1, 2017

Submit additional info*: March 22, 2017

*If selected, presenters will submit additional content such as CVs for all authors, bibliography of five key sources, AND PowerPoints or photo of poster by this deadline.

Presenters will be asked to identify any potential conflict of interest related to the content to be offered (e.g., commercial interest, affiliation with a vendor, and/or receipt of royalties) and affirm that their abstract presentations will not be used to sell a particular product or service.


Please see page 2 of the call for submissions for additional information about the submission process. Click here to view.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or contact the planning committee at

Please click here to register for the conference.


Partner Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Partner Sponsors!

Platinum Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation

Gold David Kauffman – Wichita, KS - Allstate Agent

Wichita State University


Hurst Review Services

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Newman University

For more information about how you can become a Partner Sponsor or exhibitor at our event, please click here.


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This conference is hosted by the Epsilon Gamma of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, representing the BSN-awarding, Wichita-Area colleges and universities. Click here to learn more about Epsilon Gamma.

Conference Details

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 conference. Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 26, 2017. We heard our participants and are moving to a bigger venue at Wichita’s WSU Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex.
Download Call for Abstracts

Important Deadlines

Abstract Submission Deadline:

February 15, 2017

Author Notification:
March 1, 2017

Submit additional info:
March 22, 2017


Please check our Frequently Asked Questions page to see if we've answered your question. If not, please direct all questions to

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