Research Symposium

Building Research Capacity in Your Organization

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ticket required: $359–$409

ANCC is excited to present the 2017 Research Symposium to be held in conjunction with the ANCC National Magnet Conference®. The purpose of this symposium is to provide advanced and skill-building sessions focused on establishing and expanding a Magnet research agenda in health care organizations.

Opening Keynote: Christopher R. Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN

Dr. Christopher Friese is a Professor in the Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. His program of research is focused on understanding and improving health care delivery in high-risk settings, such as oncology units. He lectures widely on evidence-based oncology nursing practice, the nursing workforce, and health care policy. Dr. Friese continues to practice clinically as a staff nurse in medical oncology, hematological malignancies, and stem cell transplantation.

Breakout Sessions 

Choose from 12 concurrent sessions, including:

  • Evaluation and Qualitative Inquiry
  • Research in Applied Settings
  • Regression Refresher
  • Meet the Editors
  • Meet the Funders
  • Making a Compelling Case for Your Project
  • And more

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Opening Plenary
10:15 a.m.–11:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Closing Plenary

Who Should Attend?

Researchers, educators, nurse leaders, nursing professionals, and members of interprofessional health care teams.


Register through the ANCC National Magnet Conference website using the Register Today link above.

Call for Abstracts

There is no call for abstracts for the Research Symposium.

Continuing Education

Contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this nursing education activity.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANCC Provider Number 0023.
ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP6178.


Direct registration inquires to ancc@confex.com.


Use of these or any other course(s)/material(s)/service(s) does not imply eligibility for or successful performance in the submission of organizational credential applications, nor is it a requirement to qualify for organizational credentials.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) does not endorse any products or services.


Direct program inquiries to Vicki Lundmark at 1-301-628-5240 or vicki.lundmark@ana.org.