Canadian Nursing Informatics Association

CNIA 2023 Conference


Conference Information & Abstract Call

Our conference theme intends to take participants on a journey from where we have been and currently are, to where we are headed! Instead of conference theme or tracks, this year we are using key words to organize presentation content, ensuring a fit for everyone and every topic! Consider these keywords to guide your abstract submissions for rapid fire, poster, or oral presentation submissions: Nursing Informatics & Practice, Ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Health, Remote Monitoring, Nursing Practice and the Digital Translation, Determinants of Health, Social Media, Social Innovation, Digital Equity, Advancing Curriculum Capacity, Nursing Analytics, Data Science, Data Visualization, Clinical Documentation, Clinical Decision Support, Mobile Health, Digital Workflow, Health System Transformation, Patient Engagement, Digital Health Standards, Digital Health Competencies, Bio-Medical Device Integration, the Domains of Health Informatics [or provide your own keywords].

Abstract Submissions of approximately 250 words can be submitted here: Call for Abstracts

Make a plan to submit today before the January 31, 2023 deadline! 

Reminder, presentation formats include:

Oral Presentations - 15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes Q & A

Rapid Fire Oral Presentations - 5  minutes presentations (with no more than 10 slides)

Posters - Digital poster session will be held as part of the conference event

Conference Registration

Registration coming in early 2023. 

Conference Schedule

Take an early look at our emerging conference schedule, it is going to be an incredible event! 



Featured Speakers

Opening Keynote: Dr. Margie Kennedy 

Featured Speakers: Dr. Jacqueline Limoges and Dr. Richard Booth 

Closing Keynote: TBA

Workshop Presenters

Glynda Rees RN, MSN, ACHIP, FAMIA

Glynda is Program Lead for the new Digital Health Advanced Certificate at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Vancouver, British Columbia. She completed an MSN at the University of British Columbia with a focus on education and health informatics, and a BSN at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Glynda’s interests include digital health education, the impact of health information technologies on clinical judgment and decision making at the point of care, and the potential for health information technologies to improve health outcomes across communities. Glynda co-authored the Open Educational Resources Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care and Health Case Studies, and the Digital Health Nursing Informatics E-Resource with the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. Glynda is co-led a provincial initiative to develop an Interprofessional Educational Electronic Health Record for teaching and learning in healthcare that is now being implemented in several post-secondary healthcare programs.


Dr. Manal Kleib, RN, MN, MBA, PhD 

Dr. Kleib is an internationally educated Registered Nurse with over 30 years of professional nursing experience in diverse educational and healthcare settings, locally and internationally. She is recognized as an expert and a leader in nursing education research, with a focus on digital health and nursing informatics. Dr. Kleib is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. The overall aim of her program of research is to enhance the preparedness of the nursing workforce and their capabilities to effectively integrate existing and emerging digital health technology in their practice roles to deliver high quality nursing care and achieve better outcomes for patients, providers, and health systems. She is the founder of the Nursing Informatics Association of Alberta and serves as a treasurer for the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association.

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