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The deadline to submit a workshop proposal has passed.

Submit a proposal for a research paper, research poster, or non-research poster below:

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 Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:59 PM (PST)
  • Poster (Research & Non-Research) and Research Papers by Saturday, December 1, 2018 11:59 PM (PST)

2. Complete Proposals

  • Must submit all required information before the deadline (including presenters)
  • Must have complete presenter information (including correct names and credentials)

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

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 Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  • Posters and Research Papers should be notified by Friday, February 1, 2019

(notification dates subject to change)

Proposal Options


Proposal Space is the vendor AHNA uses for submission of Conference Proposals in all categories. You must register 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.