2015 Conference Guidebook

Browse the IFNC12 conference guide in Guidebook below. Please note that Guidebook is best viewed as an app on a mobile device (tablet or phone). Some functions and features are limited in the web view below. You can download the Guidebook app by navigating to http://guidebook.com/g/ifnc12 in your mobile device's web browser. Installing the app on your tablet or phone will enable you create a personalized schedule and take the guide with you to the conference. Click here for additional resources on installing and using Guidebook for the IFNC12 … [Read more...]


Invitation to the 2015 International Family Nursing Conference Click here for the Conference Brochure. We are pleased to announce the 12th International Family Nursing Conference, ‟Improving Family Health Globally through Research, Education, and Practice,” to be held in Odense, Denmark at the Radisson Blu Hotel, August 18 to 21, 2015. The conference will begin with pre-conference workshops on August 18. New in this conference will be expert lectures by prominent family scholars and special sessions that will feature emergent and … [Read more...]

Social Media/Guidebook

IFNC12 Guidebook Join us on Guidebook to enhance YOUR conference experience. Use Redeem Code IFNC12 Click here (PDF) for an overview to Guidebook and answers to some frequently asked questions.  Guidebook Demonstration (Video) This video demonstrates how to download Guidebook for the 12th International Family Nursing Conference on an iPad. Click here for instructions on downloading Guidebook on an iPhone. Webinar: Tweet, Post & Chat: Maximizing Your Conference (IFNC12) Experience Through the Use of Social Media A free … [Read more...]

Expert Lectures

Expert Lectures New to the 2015 conference will be the following expert lectures by prominent family scholars.  The Attraction of Hermeneutics for Advancing Family Nursing Research (Nancy Moules, University of Calgary, CANADA)  From Knowledge Creation to Knowledge Translation: Growing the Science of Family Systems Nursing  (Janice M. Bell, University of Calgary, CANADA)  Improving Family Health Globally through Research, Education, and Practice (Suzanne Feetham, Children’s National Health System, USA)  Integrating Genomics and Ethics … [Read more...]

About Odense

About Odense Culture, shopping and fun in Odense Odense is the third-largest city in Denmark and boasts some of the greatest cultural attractions on the island of Fyn. Odense is perhaps best known as the city where Hans Christian Andersen was born and grew up. He certainly made his mark on his home town, as Odense is still devoted to creative experiences with a difference – to play is to live.   Charming Shopping City Odense has all the charm and attraction of a small town, combined with a dash of big-city pulse. Odense has a wide … [Read more...]


Travel Preparations/Documents IFNA has membership in over 25 countries. Attendees are encouraged to verify required travel documents to/from their country of origin. Airport / Transportation Odense is well connected to both national and international railway and is therefore easily reached by train. The national railway is operated by the Danish Railway Company (DSB) and connects from all major towns to Odense. Attendees should plan their air travel to Copenhagen International Airport (Kastrup) and then take the train to Odense. The … [Read more...]

Registration / Hotel

Conference Registration is now OPEN!! Click here to register for the conference. All Conference Registration fees will be collected in US Funds. As of 1/13/15 the USD Currency Conversion rate to Danish Krone (DKK) is 6.32 (Rate Subjected to Change) Type *Registration **VAT TOTAL Early Registration (IFNA Member) Early registration ends July 1, 2015. $560.00 USD $140.00 USD $700.00 USD Early Registration (Non-Member) Early registration ends July 1, 2015. $660.00 USD $165.00 USD $825.00 USD Student … [Read more...]


Pre-conference workshops provide attendees with an opportunity to undertake in-depth examination of a family nursing research, practice, or education topic. Workshops typically combine didactic presentation and interactive discussions lead by one or more presenters. . Morning Workshops Utilizing Innovative Family-Focused Simulations and Electronic Health Record to Improve Education and Practice Planning Family Systems Nursing Knowledge Translation Research Projects. Where to Start? Conceptual and Methodological Issues in End-of-Life … [Read more...]

Sponsors / Exhibitors

IFNA acknowledges the generosity and support of our Sponsors / Exhibitors for the 12th International Family Nursing Conference held August 18 - 21, 2015 in Odense, Denmark.   Official Conference Sponsors Local sponsorship and support     Sponsors       Kathleen and George Knafl   Friends of IFNA Catherine (Kit) Chesla, RN, PhD, FAAN  Janet A. Deatrick, PhD, … [Read more...]

Conference Updates

Keynote Speakers for the 12th International Family Nursing Conference, Odense, Denmark, August 2015 The Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce our three keynote speakers. Our speakers all combine strong programs of research with a solid grounding in clinical practice. Their work centers on some of the key challenges facing families worldwide. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America. … [Read more...]