Events

Perioperative Nurses Week 2019

Sunday 6 to Saturday 12 October

To celebrate Perioperative Nurses Week this year, join us in honouring the many champions among our profession. 

The #PNWChamp will win registration to the ACORN 2020 conference, plus a $200 debit card, to spend how they please.

For more details click here.

ACORN Conference 2020

ACORN organises a biennial national perioperative nursing conference in May every even year. 

The 2018 ACORN & ASIORNA Conference – the 18th ACORN conference and 6th ASIORNA conference – hosted nurses and trade partners from all over Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas to the Adelaide Convention Centre.

In 2020 we will welcome delegates to ICC Sydney, Australia’s premier fully integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct.

To register your interest click here.

The call for abstracts will open on Monday 10 June 2019. Click here for more information.

Professional development

The state and territory perioperative nurses associations provide professional development through conferences, study days and education sessions. To see the events in your area click on the Calendar listing to the left of this page.

ACORN regularly holds webinars to assist perioperative nurses with their professional development. For details visit the Webinar library.

The ACORN online calendar lists international perioperative nursing conferences and events. Click here to see the perioperative events throughout the world.