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2nd International Research Conference

Empowering Care: Innovations in Healthcare for a Sustainable Future 22nd - 23rd August 2024

About this Conference

The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems is delighted to announce the 2nd International Research Conference titled "Empowering Care: Innovations in Healthcare for a Sustainable Future.

This two-day conference taking place on 22nd and 23rd August 2024, will see internationally acclaimed speakers share their knowledge and expertise on the cutting edge of nursing, midwifery and health systems research. In addition, the School is delighted to be offering pre-conference workshops on 21st August 2024 with more details to follow.

The conference will be in person, and we look forward to welcoming you to Dublin, Ireland.

To contact the organisers please email emily.watts@ucd.ie

Conference Details

Date22nd - 23rd August 2024

Time9.00am - 5.00pm

LocationHealth Science Centre, UCD Belfield Campus, Dublin 4, Ireland

OrganisersUCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems

Why should you attend?

This conference aims to address the future focused needs of healthcare systems globally and ensuring patient centred care is at the forefront of innovation. The conference will bring together like-minded nurses, midwives, academics and healthcare professionals to share the cutting edge in healthcare research. The conference will encompass keynotes from leading academics, interactive workshops, networking and social opportunities. 

2023 Conference Gallery

Keynote Speaker

Conference More Info

More Information

We will be providing further information in due course in relation to extracurricular activities and cultural excursions associated with this conference. In the meantime, please feel free to peruse the information in the following links on why you should be considering visiting Ireland in August 2024.

Conference Accommodation


Conference organisers are delighted to announce that delegates will be able to avail of special rate on-campus accommodation, a stone's throw from the main event hall. Accommodation can be booked through the registration portal when open.

Delegate Fees

Please note, once registrations opens, the following delegate rates will be available. 

  • Delegate Early Bird
  • Full Delegate
  • PHD Student Delegate Fee
  • UCD Alumni Delegate Fee

2024 Delegate Fees to be announced.

Research Conference 2023 delegate

Book of Abstracts

Abstracts were invited under the following headings at the 2023 Conference

  1. Advancing nursing, midwifery, and health systems research
  2. Digital health transforming patient care
  3. Health systems innovation
  4. Resilience and wellbeing: the role of environment
  5. Inclusion health
  6. Health in an interconnected global world
  7. Educating the workforce of the future

Become a Sponsor

The Conference Organising Committee welcomes potential sponsors for this event. Please review the available sponsorship packages, benefits and also our bespoke additional "pick and mix" options to find what best suits your companies goals and budget.  

Why Choose Ireland this Summer?

Why Choose Ireland this Summer?

Céad Míle Fáilte "One hundred thousand welcomes" to Dublin

Contact the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

Health Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
T: +353 1 716 6488 | Location Map