The Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) invites you to join us February 22-25, 2017, at the InterContinental Dallas, in Addison, TX, as we celebrate our 31st year of supporting and advancing quality nursing research at the 2017 Annual Conference. 


On-line registration is open! The early-bird deadline is January 23rd. Don't delay, register today!

Conference Highlights


Pre-Conference Workshops

Ten workshops are planned for SNRS 2017 in Addison, TX.  Make plans to join us on Wednesday, February 22.


Opening Keynote 

We are delighted to announce that Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Bessie Baker Professor and Associate Dean for Research Affairs of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing, will be the opening keynote.


Meet the Editors Networking Session

Join us for the Meet the Editors Networking Session, Thursday, February 23rd. 


Funding Panel Breakfast

Join us for the funding Panel Breakfast, Friday, February 24th.  This panel will include a variety of funding agencies. 


11th Annual Silent Auction

The primary mission of SNRS is to support nursing research. To that end, we are continuing, as part of our Annual Conference, a Silent Auction to generate funds for additional research grants. 

Please consider donating to our Silent Auction


Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Don't miss the opportunity to exhibit, sponsor or advertise at the 2017 Annual Conference! Sponsorships provide added visibility for your program and school! Sponsor the bags, keycards or a water bottle.  Your school logo and school name will be in every attendees hands! 


NEW THIS YEAR! Special Plenary Session with Award Winners 

Please join us for this special presentation from the Distinguished Researcher and Leadership in Research award winners on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9-10 am.


NEW THIS YEAR! Call for Special Poster Session 

Research-based Nursing Practice: A Look at the Evidence

SNRS is accepting abstracts that have previously been submitted and accepted to a research conference for a special poster session on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10-11 am. Don't miss the opportunity to present your abstract at this special poster session! The deadline to submit your abstract is January 20, 2017!


Volunteers Needed! SNRS invites members to be a part of the 2017 Annual Conference and volunteer to be a room/time monitor.  If you are interested in volunteering please submit your information here.


Registration Fees

(Fees shown are for early-bird registration by January 23, 2017; additional fees apply after January 23, 2017)


Pre-Conference Half-day Workshops:

SNRS Member or Member of other Regional Society - $120

SNRS Student/Retired Member or Student Member of other Regional Society - $70 

Non-Member - $240

Non-Member Student -$160


Full Conference Registration:

SNRS Member or Member of another Regional Society - $450 

SNRS Student/Retired Member or Student Member of other Regional Society - $255 

Member* Group Discount (Four or more) - $425 

Board Members/RIG Chairs/Chairs-Elect - $255 

Non-Member - $600 

Student Non-Member - $435

Non-Member Group Discount (Four or more)-$575


Day-Only Registration

(limited to a maximum of 2 days)

SNRS Member or Member of another Regional Society - $265 (Thu/Fri) or $145 (Sat)

SNRS Student/Retired Member or Student Member of another Regional Society - $170 (Thu/Fri) or $110 (Sat)

Non-Member - $365 (Thu/Fri)/ or $245 (Sat)

Student Non-Member - $245 (Thu/Fri) or $170 (Sat)


*NOTE: Students not eligible for group discount


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Conference Hotel Information


Intercontinental Dallas

15201 Dallas Parkway

Addison, TX 75001


A special rate of $189 for a single/double has been arranged. The reservation cut-off date is January 30, 2017; thereafter, the hotel will accept reservations on a space-available basis. To reserve your room please click here


Hotel Scam Alert!  SNRS attendees have been targeted by at least 3 different scammer/pirate organizations. If you give them your credit card number, they will process it and you will be charged, but you will not have a reservation at the hotel.


Make your reservation only through the phone number or online link shown on the



SNRS Membership


Not an SNRS member? Join today by going to the SNRS Membership page to sign up.


Remember SNRS members receive a discounted price to attend the Annual Conference  and you can join/renew at the same time you register for the meeting.


Are you presenting at the Annual Conference in February? If you are, please be sure your membership is current prior to the Annual Conference. If you are not a member and have been selected to present, you must become an SNRS member prior to the Annual Conference in February 2017.


If you have any questions regarding membership, you can email us at 

or phone 877-314-7677.