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2018 Conference Educational Proposal Solicitation

AHNA invites you to submit educational proposals for the 2018 Annual Conference in Niagara Falls, New York.

Pre-Conference and General Conference Workshop Proposals will be accepted until Sunday, October 15th, 11:59 PM (Your Local Time).

Research Paper, Research Poster, and Non-Research Poster Proposals will be accepted until Friday, December 1st, 11:59 PM (Your Local Time).

All Proposals must address the Conference Purpose and at least one of the Conference Learning Outcomes.

AHNA Annual Conference

The AHNA Annual Conference is a gathering of approximately 500 holistic nursing professionals from across the country, with growing international attendance from Canada, Japan, China and Jamaica. This annual event is one of the largest and most valuable conferences dedicated to bringing together nurses who share a passion for holistic healing.

The AHNA Annual Conference offers six days of top-notch continuing education workshops, industry-leading keynote speakers, networking with fellow holistic nurses, an exhibit hall filled with vendors offering the latest products and services to complement your daily practice, and time to nurture yourself and your connection to holism in an environment primed with energy and support of fellow healers.

Guidelines for Submission

1. Access Proposal Forms -

  • Pre-Conference and Workshop Proposals by Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:59 PM
  • Poster (Research & Non-Research) and Research Papers by Friday, December 1, 2017 11:59 PM

2. Complete Proposals

3. Additional information may be requested from review committee prior to selection

4. Limit of 3 proposals per person/group

5. Direct questions to or 1-800-278-2462 Ext. 17

Review and Selection Process

1. Only Fully Completed proposals will be reviewed

2. All proposals undergo a BLIND peer-review

In order to ensure no bias in the review process your submission MUST:

  • Be titled with only the presentation name. DO NOT include your name in the title
  • Ensure the content of the proposal NOT contain any references to ANY presenters or authors

3. Additional information may be requested

4. All presenters will be notified of acceptance or decline of their proposal by an e-mail sent through Proposal Space. If accepted, contact presenters will receive an e-mailed contract from, that they will then be responsible for sending to any co-presenters.

  • Pre-Conference and Conference Workshops should be notified by Friday, December 1, 2017.
  • Posters and Research Papers should be notified by Friday, January 5, 2018.

Proposal Options


Proposal Space is the vendor AHNA uses for submission of Conference Proposals in all categories. You must registered for a LOG IN on the Proposal Space site in order to submit a proposal (your AHNA website login WILL NOT WORK ON THIS SITE). This allows you to register all your demographic information, establish a password so that as you are submitting proposals, you can save them and go back and edit them before the final submission deadline. If you have previously registered and submitted a proposal in past years, you may use the same log in information.