Conferences (Local / Overseas) / Sponsorship

Local Meetings & Conferences

Conference: 17th Asia-Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection cum;
8th International Infection Control Conference

Date & Time: 30 August - 2 September 2018
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Please visit website at: http://www.apccmi-iicc2018.hk/ for detail information.

Conference: 20th Congress of Asia Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine and Annual Scientific Meeting of Hong Kong SCCM 2018
Pre-Congress workshop : 14 December 2018
Main Congress: 15 - 16 December 2018
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong (Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 518000, China)
Please visit website at: http://www.hksccm.org/ for detail information.


Overseas Conferences

Canadian Critical Care Conference
Date & Time: 5 - 8 March 2018
Venue: Whistler, BC, Canada
Please visit website at: http://www.canadiancriticalcare.ca/ for detail information.

ACCN National Teaching Institute (NTI) 2018
Date & Time: 21 - 24 May 2018
Venue: Boston, USA
Please visit website at: http://www.aacn.org/conferences-and-events/nti/ for detail information.

33rd Annual BACCN Conference
Date & Time: 17 - 18 Sept 2018
Venue: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Please visit website at: http://www.baccnconference.org.uk/ for detail information.

8th EfCCNa Congress 2019
Date & Time: 13 - 16 Feb 2019
Venue: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Please visit website at: http://www.efccna.org/education/efccna-congress/ for detail information.


Guidelines on Sponsorship for Conference/Symposium by HKACCN

The sponsorship offered by the Hong Kong Association of Critical Care Nurses (HKACCN) is to provide partial funding to life and full members of the association for attending critical care conferences/Symposiums. Through the sponsorship, the association hopes to support its members in self-development and self-enrichment, thus enabling the professional advancement of critical care nursing in Hong Kong.

1. Selection criteria for sponsorship
  1.1 Only life or full members of the HKACCN will be considered.
  1.2 Applicants should not receive dual benefits for the same Conference/Symposium, i.e. should not have been sponsored by another Institution for the same conference/Symposium.
  1.3 Applicants would not be eligible if sponsorship for another Conference/Symposium has already been granted by the HKACCN in the same calendar year.
  Information regarding recommended conferences could be found in HKACCN Newsletter. Eligible personnel can contact the clerk of HKACCN for the form and submit to HKACCN for consideration.
2. Number of members to be sponsored
Usually one to three members will be offered sponsorship for each conference/Symposium. The HKACCN reserves all the rights in the selection of candidates. Applicants will be informed of the result individually.
3. Amount of funding to be granted
  3.1 Ordinary participant:
 
Place in Asia HK $1,500 / person
Place outside Asia HK $3,000 / person
  3.2 Speaker on behalf of HKACCN:
 
Place in Asia HK $3,000 / person
Place outside Asia HK $6,000 / person or whichever the less (include registration fee, airfare and accommodation)
  3.3 Annual meeting with World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN)
The president and PDC Chair or their delegates would be sponsored.
(The full trip including airfare and accommodation will be included)
4. Post conference commitment The sponsored member(s) is (are) expected to promote functions related to professional development of HKACCN and to participate in the yearly experience sharing session(s) which we offer to our members free in charge.

Application for Sponsorship Form