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Conference Sponsorships

BCNU is pleased to sponsor a student member from each of our 16 regions to attend the following events.

Applications will be scored and ranked based on the content, this includes previous involvement with BCNU and your description of why you would like to attend the event.

In order to be eligible for conference sponsorships, you must be a nursing student in British Columbia, and you must be registered as a BCNU student member. If you are not yet a BCNU student member, please register here.

Human Rights and Equity Conference 2020 
November 26, 2020

Competition closed.

The 2020 BCNU Human Rights and Equity Conference will offer an opportunity to explore some of the significant social and political issues that have arisen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference brings nursing colleagues together to engage in dialogue on these and other related issues and to reflect on how we can begin to shape our collective future as nurses, health care workers and union activists.

BCNU will be sponsoring one student from each of the 16 regions to attend this event. To adhere to provincial guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held virtually on November 26.

Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA)
Western Prairie Regional Conference

Competition closed. 

This year BCNU will be sponsoring four students from each of the 16 regions to attend the  CNSA 2020 Western Prairie Regional Conference on October 22-24. To adhere to provincial guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held virtually.

The conference theme is Uplifting Indigenous Voices and will feature engaging commentary and workshops relating to disparities that Indigenous people face in the healthcare system.

BCNU Convention  

BCNU will respect the recommendations of the government of BC regarding the reopening directives contained in 
their announcement of May 6.  As a result, the 2020 BCNU Annual Convention, which was previously postponed to an indefinite date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now cancelled. Information on how any required union business for the 2020 Annual Convention is dispatched will be determined and reported to members.

BCNU Nursing Practice Conference

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Student nurse colleagues have an opportunity to enjoy some of the most interesting nurse leaders and thinkers in North America for absorbing presentations, dialogue and discussion.  

Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA)
National Conference

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The Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) National Conference brings students together to discuss issues and hear educational speakers. The theme for the 2020 CNSA National Conference was TO NEW BEGINNINGS: Addressing Stigmas and innovations in the nursing field and was presented by McGill University.

Updated: 10/20/2020 9:16 AM

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