Call for Presentations: 2021 AANP National Conference

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) cordially invites all interested parties to submit proposals for national conference presentations.

Proposals are currently being accepted for Poster Presentations at the 2021 AANP National Conference. To be considered for inclusion in the 2021 national conference schedule, please submit your proposal by Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 5 p.m. CT.

Please note: Rapid Fire (20-minute) Presentations will not be offered at the 2021 AANP National Conference. The call for proposals for 60-minute Presentations to be offered at the 2021 AANP National Conference is now closed.

Industry Scientific Poster Presentations

Individuals and organizations interested in sharing their industry-related findings should check back in early 2021 for details related to AANP's Industry Scientific Poster Presentations. Please do not submit Industry Scientific Poster Presentations using the processes described below.

  • 60-minute Presentation Proposals

    The proposal submission period closed on Monday, April 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT.

    A limited number of submissions will be selected for 60-minute presentations at the 2021 AANP National Conference. Proposals will be reviewed by the assigned NP experts and evaluated to ensure the following:

    • Proposals include accurate and complete information.
    • Content is current, evidence-based and suitable for a 60-minute presentation duration.
    • The presentation does not promote personal interest in a service, book or product.
    • The presenter’s experience indicates expertise in the subject area.
    • The backgrounds of the conference presenters (as a group) are diverse.

    Submission Guidelines and Process

    Final selections will be consistent with the identified educational needs, presentation ethics and objectives of the conference.

    A separate submission must be completed for each 60-minute proposal. Applicants are allowed up to four separate submissions. Only one co-presenter is allowed for 60-minute sessions.

    The proposal submission period closed on Monday, April 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT.

    If you have any questions, please contact Christina Karas at or 512-442-4262 ext. 5228.

  • Now Open — Poster Presentation Proposals

    Now accepting submissions for Poster Presentations!

    Three separate poster sessions will be scheduled for the 2021 AANP National Conference, one each day when the Exhibit Hall is open.

    • Proposals should note your area of interest, with potential areas including novel clinical or education interventions, innovative models of care, emerging health conditions, evolving leadership and policy issues, original research findings and resourceful outcome measures.
    • Final selections will be based on the quality and clarity of the abstract and relevance to the contemporary NP practice environment.
    • Presenters must be available to speak on any of the conference dates between Tuesday, June 15, 2021, and Sunday, June 20, 2021.

    Appropriate Content

    • Completed research papers concerning all facets of NP practice (in-progress reports will be considered).
    • Brief updates regarding clinical innovations and practice issues relevant to NPs (to allow coverage within a poster presentation).

    Submission Guidelines and Process

    Download the Poster Presentation Submission Guide

    The proposal submission period closes on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 5 p.m. CT.

    Submit Your Proposal

    If you have any questions or submission problems, please contact Debbie Jones at or 512-442-4262 ext. 5222.

  • AANP Presentation Expectations

    When submitting a proposal to present at national conference, please be aware of AANP’s presentation expectations:

    • AANP’s Accreditation Standards and Policies must be followed. For a summary of the accreditation standards and other requirements for the presentations, see the Speaker and Presentation Rules.
    • Presentations should be free of copyrighted materials, or written permission to use those copyrighted materials must be provided. Here are tips on how to prevent copyright infringement.
    • All speakers must be available to present on any of the conference dates between Tuesday, June 15, 2021, and Sunday June 20, 2021.