Travel Nursing, Therapy, & Allied Healthcare Conference Guide 2023

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Travel Nurse, Therapy, & Allied Health Conferences

As a travel nurse, therapist, or allied health clinician, it's crucial to keep up with industry changes. As you plan for the year ahead, consider the following list of events and conferences for opportunities to enhance your healthcare professional skills, knowledge, and career opportunities.

Travel Nursing Conferences

WhatAssociation of California Nurse Leaders Annual Program

When: January 29 - February 1, 2023

Where: Rancho Mirage, CA

ACNL's Annual Conference provides you with the knowledge, tools, and insights to optimize your effectiveness as a nurse leader. 


WhatInternational Conference on Nursing & Healthcare

When: February 20-21, 2023

Where: Las Vegas, NV

The International Conference on Nursing & Healthcare aims to discover advances in health practice opportunities and challenges for the Nursing community, management, and education in relation to health disparities as well as a breadth of other topics.


WhatAORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo 2023

When: April 1-4, 2023

Where: San Antonio, TX

The Association of Registered Nurses (AORN) presents the AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo 2023 – a revolutionary learning experience featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top researchers, and the latest products and services that advance how nurses practice.


WhatAmerican Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Annual Conference

When: May 1-4, 2023

Where: Anaheim, CA

AONL is a way to connect with fellow colleagues while preparing yourself for the future of nursing. 


What: Travelers Conference (TravCon)

When: September 17-20, 2023

Where: Las Vegas, NV

For all traveling healthcare professionals, one of the best conferences in the nation is TravCon – the largest annual event that provides traveling healthcare professionals the opportunity to network with other travelers and industry insiders. TravCon invites all RNs, NPs, PAs, and allied health professionals to join them at this dynamic event. FlexCare will be there, so come to our booth, say hello, and grab some great swag! 


WhatEmergency Nursing 2023

When: September 21-24, 2023

Where: San Diego, CA

The Emergency Nurses Association presents the annual Emergency Nursing 2023 – an event that promotes innovative education and technology, leading research, and network opportunities for emergency nurses.


WhatANCC National Magnet Conference

When: October 12-14, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

The largest nursing conference in the United States, the National Magnet Conference, is a great place to learn, be inspired, and celebrate nursing!


WhatNationalTeaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition

When: May 23-24, 2023

Where: Philadelphia, PA

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses presents NTI 2023 –  the largest, most comprehensive trade show for acute, progressive, and critical care nurses, advanced practice nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, and nurse managers, as well as transport and emergency department nurses who treat acutely and critically ill patients.

Therapy & Allied Healthcare Professional Conferences

Physical Therapy

What: Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2023

When: February 23-25, 2023

Where: San Diego, CA 

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) presents CSM 2023 – the largest conference on physical therapy in the country with innovative and dedicated professionals, plus programming designed by all 18 of APTA’s specialty sections.


Respiratory Therapy

What: AARC 2023 – American Association of Respiratory Care Annual Congress

When: November 5-8, 2023

Where: Nashville, TN

This AARC 2023 is a spectacular networking and educational event for respiratory therapists from around the world, offering cutting-edge lectures by the top leaders in the industry. Congress will equip you with the valuable resources you need to push forward in your career.


Speech Therapy

WhatASHA Convention

When: November 16-18, 2023

Where: Boston, MA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) presents ASHA Convention 2023 - a premier annual professional education event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. This event provides unparalleled opportunities to hear the latest research and gain new skills and resources to advance your knowledge and career.



WhatAmerican Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting

When: March 24-27, 2023

Where: Phoenix, AZ

The APhA Annual Meeting provides the latest in clinical and technological advances shaping the future of pharmacy. 


Occupational Therapy

What2023 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo

When: April 20-23, 2023

Where: Kansas City, MO

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) presents the 2023 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo – the largest gathering of occupational therapy practitioners and students. Be inspired by keynote speeches, educational presentation sessions, and discussions and networking opportunities.


Surgical Technologists

WhatAST Annual Surgical Technology Conference

When: May 25-27, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

In 2023, AST comes together to promote the surgical technology profession, highlight the latest and greatest surgical techniques and connect you to supporting organizations from across the country. 

Health & Wellness Lifestyle Conferences

If you’re a travel nurse, therapist, or allied health professional interested in conferences and events that help promote the entirety of health and lifestyle wellness, there are incredible options all around that look to achieve the health advancement of all individuals.


WhatTools for Promoting Healthy Change

When: October 29 - November 1, 2023

Where: Denver, CO

Lifestyle Medicine presents the Foundation of Healthcare – designed to educate, equip and empower a galvanized force of change-agent allied health professionals, health coaches, and healthcare executives who understand that lifestyle medicine is and must be the necessary foundation of health and healthcare.


WhatTexas Hospital Association Annual Conference and Expo

When: February 14-15, 2023

Where: Austin, TX

The THA Annual Conference and Expo is the premier event for Texas hospital leaders and features sessions for clinical, policy, legal, technology, and governance positions. 


WhatHIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition

When: April 17-21, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

HIMSS23 unites thought leaders, disruptors, and changemakers representing every sector across the global health information and technology spectrum. Join peers and experts to develop, strengthen and learn from the relationship between health and technology. 


WhatAmerican College of Healthcare Executives (ACHA) Congress on Healthcare Leadership

When: March 20-23, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

The ACHA Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides cutting-edge professional development and practical solutions to healthcare management and a global networking community that provides ample professional development opportunities. No matter what healthcare profession you’re most passionate about, there is always a chance to advance your knowledge, enhance your skills, and network with innovative individuals who are trying to accomplish the same goals you are – to provide the best and most innovative care to patients.



When: May 1-3, 2023

Where: Los Angeles, CA

The largest behavioral health conference in the healthcare industry. Learn and grow alongside mental health and addiction providers, physicians, and advocates. Discover insights into practice improvement, policy and advocacy, and professional development, and hear the latest trends in integrated healthcare.

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