Conference Program 



In 2019, the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners will be holding our National Conference in Melbourne from the 2nd-5th September, 2019. 

The ACNP Conference is a fantastic opportunity to bring together Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses and Health Professionals.  

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Monday 2nd September 2019: Pre Conference Workshop & Welcome Reception 

Tuesday 3rd - Thursday 5th September 2019: National Conference & Gala Dinner 


Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park 

65 Queens Road, Melbourne Victoria 


8.30am - 5.00pm            


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Please join us in welcoming over 250 Delegates from around the globe and explore the 2019 themes of:
  • Rural & Remote Health
  • Primary Health Care
  • Private Practice, and
  • Speciality Practice, including Mental Health and Emergency. 


The outline for the four days includes: 

  • Monday 2nd September 2019 - Pre Conference Workshops & Welcome Reception (Proudly sponsored by Health Professionals Bank - )
  • Tuesday 3rd September 2019 - Conference Day 1
  • Wednesday 4th September 2019 - Bussiness Breakfast - (Proudly sponsored by Medtronic) Conference Day 2 & Gala Dinner
  • Thursday 5th September 2019 - Conference Day 3 & Close

The ACNP National Conference is one event not to be missed and provides for a great way to learn, network and interact in a fun, friendly and engaging environment. 

Learn from leaders from the health care sector, with guest speakers presenting across more than 20 sessions.

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Registration for the 2019 ACNP National Conference is NOW OPEN.  

You can register via ACNP 2019 Conference Registration 

 Ticket Prices

** All Full Conference ticket registrations to attend on the 3rd, 4th & 5th September also include the Welcome Reception and a Gala Dinner Ticket. **

** All Individual Day Rate tickets do not include a ticket to the Welcome Reception and a Gala Dinner Ticket.  You can elect to purchase these seperately. **

Pre Conference Workshop tickets for the sessions taking place on Monday 2nd September, will be announced in the coming weeks.  Stay tuned!

If you have any questions please send an email to Melinda Phillips at


As the flagship event for the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners, our theme 'Transforming Health Care' recognises the dimensions of practice and contribution made by Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses across Australia.  

Abstract & e-Poster submissions are NOW CLOSED.

The theme - Transforming Health Care - aligns with the Commonwealth funded ACNP campaign to raise aware of NPConference Abstract Datess through direct connection with consumers and key health sector stakeholders.

The program will deliver two streams:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Research

The following themes have been selected to reflect the overarching themes of the conference:

  • Rural and Remote Health
  • Primary Health Care
  • Private Practice
  • Speciality Practice

Conference Prizes

There will be a number of scientific awards available for oral presentation and E-poster categories. All presentations (Oral and E-posters) are peer reviewed by the scientific committee against key selection criteria for each award and the winners will be announced during the closing session of the conference.

  • People’s choice ‘best presentation’ as voted by the delegates
  • Best Research Presentation
  • Best Novice Research Presentation
  • Best Research Study poster
  • Best Novice Research Study Poster


It is a condition of acceptance that all presenters must be registered delegates and have paid the conference registration fee, at least for the day of their presentation. All accepted presenters who register by the deadline, and register for the full conference, will be eligible for early bird member rates.

e-Poster Submissions

Electronic posters (e-posters) will be displayed for the duration of the conference on large flat screen monitors in the exhibition and poster display areas. 

Poster slides will rotate automatically and each will be shown for three minute duration at a time.  Delegates will be able to pause individual posters to view them in more detail.

Abstract title word limit: 70 Charaters 

Abstract word count: 300 words 

Abstract & e-Poster submissions are NOW CLOSED.



For further information relating to Abstract & e-Poster submission click on the picture below:

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PLEASE NOTE: Exhibition Hall is SOLD OUT

This conference is the perfect networking opportunity for all delegates, to inspire leadership in one another and enhance clinical expertise.

The conference theme “Transforming Health Care” recognises the role of Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in health care and is reflective of the message behind the commonwealth supported sector and consumer awareness campaign.

The ACNP National Conference will provide an opportunity to learn directly from the industry leaders, build strong connections and attend our conference to get closer to the senior health practitioners community.

By partnering with ACNP, you will receive a high level of exposure through extensive promotional campaigns, including advertisements, email campaigns, social media and web exposure.

Please contact Melinda Phillips at to discuss this unique opportunity.

2019 conference sponsor and exhibition

PLEASE NOTE: Exhibition Hall is SOLD OUT


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Please download the 2019 National Conference Poster and pin it up in your workplace or forward it to a friend.

ACNP National Conference Poster