NAN is traveling to Austin, Texas for its 35th Annual Conference. The meeting will be held at the brand new JW Marriott in the heart of downtown Austin. Be sure to mark your calendars for November 4-7, 2015 to attend this gathering. We are assembling a distinguished group of presenters to provide you with a cutting-edge scientific and professional experience. You won’t want to miss this educational event and the networking opportunities available!

Please stay tuned as additional information on the 2015 program and registration become available.


Call for Abstract Submissions

Submit by Wednesday, April 1, 2015

New In 2015, we are offering paper sessions. We will be accepting submissions for brief, 10-minute oral paper presentations in addition to poster presentations. If you are interested in having your work considered for an oral presentation simply indicate so on your submission form. You will be given the option of presenting an oral paper, a poster, or both during the submission process.

To submit abstracts for poster, grand rounds, test workshop and pediatric special topic presentations, click here. The final deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:59pm Eastern time.

To assist you in your submission, we have prepared step-by-step instructions to guide you.

Questions? Please contact



Call for Student Volunteers 

NAN is now accepting Student Volunteer Applications. Students will be helping with conference registration, workshop monitoring, CE scanning and various other activities.

To be a Student Volunteer, you must be an active Student Member of NAN with current dues status at time of application. Student Member status is reserved for pre-doctoral level or graduate level full-time students (i.e., postdoctoral fellows are not eligible).

If you are selected as a Student Volunteer, you will receive the following benefits in exchange for 12 to 14 hours of volunteer time:

  • Free conference registration
  • Free hotel accommodations for 3-4 nights based on your volunteer schedule (rooms will be shared with other Student Volunteers)

Click here for more information and to complete the application.


Hotel Information

Conference Location:
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701


  • By phone at (800) 228-9290

Reservation Deadline: October 9, 2015

When arranging hotel accommodations at the JW Marriott Austin, please indicate that you are attending the NAN Annual Conference to receive the negotiated rate of $209 plus taxes and fees per night for single/double occupancy.

The city of Austin has a unique way of doing just about everything. All the time. From the nearly 200 live music venues – making it the “Live Music Capital of the World®” – to the trendy “street eats” springing up all over town. Situated in the heart of the city, the JW Marriott Austin will be just a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport. Here, you will experience a superior location near some of the best attractions and entertainment options Austin has to offer – including Sixth Street (Bars and Restaurants), 2nd Street District, the Texas State Capitol, and much more!

Visit the JW Marriott Austin website for more information about the different accommodations offered and the hotel's amenities.


Travel Information

Local Airport:

Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Distance From Hotel: 15 minutes


Airport Reservations: 1-800-BLUE VAN (258-3826)


Minimum fare for taxi customers is $13.10, this includes a $1.00 airport surcharge.

Hotel Parking:

On-site parking, $30 USD daily
Valet Parking, $35 USD daily, with in/out privileges

Nearby Car Rentals:

709 East 10th Street
Austin, Texas
Phone: (512) 457-1583


Visit here for information about the Austin Metro.