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Peri-Operative Registered Nurses' Association of Nova Scotia Welcomes You To

The 2016 Atlantic Operating Room Nurses' Conference

Being held in beautiful downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Marriott Hotel

September 22nd - 24th, 2016

The September 1st deadline has passed but you can still book a room at the Marriott at the conference rate by emailing Ida Berry at or calling at 902-479-3330 or 902-430-6425

Register before September 18th to guarantee all meals. Registrations will be accepted after that, but a banquet meal cannot be guaranteed

Power of the Past - Force of the Future

Thursday, Sept 22nd

Meet and Greet

Friday, Sept 23rd

Education and Exhibits
Dinner and Entertainment

Saturday, Sept 24th

Education and Exhibits

Registration begins April 1st

Delegate Registration Fees

[UPDATE] Early Bird Registration Deadline July 8, 2016


$285.00 for Full Conference, or $150.00 per day

$335.00 for Full Conference after June 30, 2016


$325.00 for full conference, or $175.00 per day

$375.00 for full conference after June 30, 2016

The PeriOperative Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia is holding a

Call for Abstracts

We are looking for topics in the area of Perioperative Nursing and associated fields. Successful applicants will have 25 minutes for their presentations and 5 minutes for discussion and questions. (or 50 min and 10 for questions, if required)

  • Length: Limit abstracts to 150-200 words. Include name, health authority, contact information and length of time required for the presentation.
  • Deadline: Abstracts are due Friday, February 5, 2016. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be given by Friday, March 18, 2016.
  • Send submissions to: Cindy Fulmore, 1276 South Park St, 11-016 Centennial Bldg, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2Y9, (902) 473-4071
  • Or email-
  • Keynote Speaker

    Tyler Hayden

    Internationally respected health care consultant, trainer, author and keynote speaker

    Tyler Hayden is a keynote speaker like you've never seen before! Tyler has been an internationally respected health care consultant, trainer, author, and keynote speaker since 1996. He delivers a powerful punch that inspires teams, innovates management techniques, and invigorates health care team culture. When it comes to empowering audiences and teams to succeed - and to be their best every day - Tyler leads the way with insight and laughter.

    He is the author of over fifteen books and the creative mind behind 100s of powerful and fun team building products. His team building workshops and motivational keynote speeches receive rave reviews from health care professionals across Canada. Make sure your seat backs are up and your table trays are stowed, because we are about to unleash him...

    Thursday, Sept 22

    Talent Show

    Thursday night's entertainment will be performed by our talented perioperative nursing staff. What is your talent? Musical performances, sketch comedy, magic, juggling, ventriloquism, Karaoke, the sky's the limit, show us what you got!

    Pick out your songs for karaoke ahead of time!

    Friday, Sept 23

    Dance to the Sounds of Amos

    Friday night's entertainment will be a dinner and Dance to the sounds of Amos. Amos is a six piece band that is comprised of musicians with a wide variety of musical training, backgrounds and experience in the areas of Rhythm & Blues, Contemporary Rock and Calypso. As local favourites for many years, Amos has acquired an extensive repertoire of the most popular tunes starting from the 50's and 60's, through to the most popular songs of today, along with a dash of calypso for flavor. Come dance the night away with quality live, professional entertainment

    Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

    The 2016 Atlantic OR Nurses' Conference is being held at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, which is the ideal place to stay while in town

    • Full spa, fitness center, and pool
    • Right in the heart of historic and scenic downtown Halifax
    • Close to all manners of amenities, resturants, entertainment venues and nightlife

    To book a room at the discounted conference rate, contact Ida Berry by email at or call at 902-479-3330 or 902-430-6425

    About the Halifax Marriott

    Learn more about Halifax at Destination Halifax

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