The National Conference

National Team               CaitlynP - With CNSA Sault College NCPC 2016               SUN  

The 2018 CNSA National Conference will be held in Nanaimo, British Columbia hosted by Vancouver Island University.  

The National Conference is usually held for four days in January of each year, and includes a day or more of National Assembly. Typically, a social event kicks on the National Conference, followed by two days of speakers and workshops. Keynote speakers are features, as well as a number of breakout sessions which allow attendees to pick from a variety of topics. Included in the is the National Team Debate A student from each CNSA Region is selected and together they debate around an ethical issues facing nursing and nursing students. Also included in the conference is the Scholarly Showcase, where students are selected to present their research posters at the National Conference. Each year, the host school for the next National Conference is selected by voting members of the CNSA Annual General Meeting (or National Assembly) during our Elections. Schools interested in hosting the next CNSA National Conference will have an individual from their school present a proposal to the National Assembly. If successful, this individual is then elected to the CNSA Board of Directors as the National Conference Director.  

For more information on the elections process, please click here or contact the Director of Membership services at  

For more information about the upcoming National Conference, please see below or contact the National Conference Director at


CNSA National Conference 2018

The Canadian Nursing Students’ Association National Conference is a four-day student-run conference taking place in Nanaimo, British Columbia from January 24th – 27th, 2018. During the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about various areas of nursing and gain more insight into the roles of members of the healthcare team. Attendees will have […]

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