We’re back! We are thrilled to announce the 2024 NLN.ON Conference, Nurse Leaders…Leading by Design. This is NLN.ON’s first in-person event since 2020, where nurse leaders from across Ontario come together to share innovative practices, research and network.

April 15 – 16, 2024, White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake

In a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, the role of nurse leaders has transcended traditional boundaries, emerging as a pivotal force driving transformative change. The Nurse Leaders…Leading by Design conference proudly presents an exploration into the visionary realm of nurse leadership, where innovation and leadership converge to shape the future of healthcare.

NLN.ON 2024 Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to invite abstract submissions for both poster and oral presentations aligned with the following themes:

Innovation & Technology

Experiences with implementing cutting-edge technologies, data-driven decision-making, and holistic approaches that redefine patient-centered care and promote sustainability while reducing environmental impact.

Preparing the Nurse of the Future

Best practices to support the ongoing development of nurses and emerging nurse leaders; approaches to mentorship and coaching, while considering how best to create healthy, safe work environments.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity and Belonging

Strategies for increasing diversity in nursing leadership and promoting inclusive leadership to enrich patient care, foster collaboration, and establish trust in an increasingly complex healthcare system.

Models of Nursing Leadership

Nurse leaders as architects of change to reshape healthcare policies, inspire innovative practices, promote quality, and cultivate resilient, empowered nursing teams.

Nursing Leadership in Education

Leadership development at all levels of learning including evidence-based practices, professional development tools, and resources that empower nurses to adapt, evolve, and lead in a complex ever-changing healthcare landscape.


Structured abstracts should be submitted using the online portal at by no later than October 30. 2023.