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Conference Insider Kickoff!

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October 13, 2016
What is the Conference Insider?

The Conference Insider is your source for information about the WOCN Society's 49th Annual Conference, to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

This newsletter will be distributed twice a month to update you on the most important information about the Annual Conference.
Conference Website Now Live
Visit the conference website for all the information you need to start planning your trip.
Access the preliminary conference program to view registration hours, conference session titles and networking opportunities.

The preliminary conference program will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back for additional information throughout the coming months.
Is Your Practice Rooted in Results?

Don't miss the opportunity to present your research study, case study or practice innovation to some of the most notable healthcare providers in the industry.

Submit an abstract for the chance to show how your practice is rooted in results.

Sharing your results can help others improve patient outcomes across the continuum of care.
Win a Travel Scholarship Award to Salt Lake City!

Last year, 15 first-time poster presenters were awarded a travel scholarship.
This year, it could be you!

Sage Products will provide the Society with an unrestricted educational grant to offer travel scholarships to first-time abstract poster presenters with a focus on Preventative Practices for Wounds.
  • If your abstract submission meets this criteria, be sure to check off the first-time presenter button and choose "Preventative Practices" under the Wound category.
  • The scholarship can be used to offset conference expenses including registration, airfare, hotel and meals.
Need help constructing an award-winning abstract? Look at some abstract examples from the 2016 Sage first-time poster presenter winners.
See What Salt Lake City Has to Offer

Salt Lake City, Utah's high-elevation capital, has it all! Tour the city for some of the country's best art, breweries, historical landmarks, outdoor activities, national parks, renowned restaurants and majestic views.

Escape the busy city life and take in the beautiful scenery by enjoying world-class resorts in Park City, hiking along the Great Salt Lake Shoreline or mountain biking along the canyons.

Utah's Liquor Laws have become more relaxed! Just like the rest of the country, Utah residents and visitors can have drinks in bars, restaurants and can buy bottles of alcohol at state liquor stores.

There is something for everyone to enjoy! See what Salt Lake City has to offer you.
Dates & Deadlines

Nov. 2, 2016

Call for Sessions Submissions Opens
Nov. 5,  2016
Registration Opens
Jan. 4, 2017
Housing Opens
Jan. 4, 2017
View Past Conference Sessions

To get inspired for this year's Annual Conference, relive some of the best moments from Montreal!
Visit the conference library to revel in the hot topics presented at the 2016 Joint Conference.

Joint Conference attendees can access this past year's sessions for free by using their Library Pass. Sign in and enter the code WOCNCAET16.

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The WOCN Society was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.
The WOCN Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
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