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oster Application

2023 Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators (ADCE) Poster Session:
General Poster Presentation Only: Opens early August 2022

2023 Mid-Year Assembly (MYA) Poster Session:
General Poster Presentation Only: Opens early October 2022

2023 Annual Congress Poster Session:
Oral and General Poster Presentation: Opens mid-February 2023

Critical! Before beginning an application, please ensure that your AANA username is your email address. If you change your login information later, your progress will be lost.

An opportunity for CRNAs and nurse anesthesia students to present their research findings and innovative educational approaches through oral and general poster presentations. Research and innovative, creative techniques in anesthesia are appropriate topics. Each application fee is $25, and at least one CRNA or SRNA must be included in the list of authors. Due to the pandemic, it is currently unknown if the meeting will be conducted in person, virtually or as a hybrid. When poster award announcements are made, more meeting details will be provided. 

Applicants are required to submit an abstract only for the evaluation round, not a poster file. For evaluation: You will prepare two versions of your abstract following your chosen category's abstract template. Download the abstract template.

All applicants must review the links below prior to completing the online application. You are also required to expand the lists below to get further instructions. Note: the last video is suggested, not endorsed, by the AANA Foundation.  

If you are not a member of the AANA, please email foundation@aana.com for instructions about non-member submission and the $150 USD application fee.

You may start your application only after you have reviewed the steps in the list below. This Poster Session application requires member login. If you are not a member of the AANA, please email foundation@aana.com for instructions about non-member submission and the $150 USD application fee.

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Scoring Process

Notifications and Communications

Please add foundation@aana.com to your list of approved email contacts, and check your inbox and spam folder regularly for important notices from us until the meeting takes place. Our goal is to email winner and non-winner notifications in a timely manner, and all notifications will be sent on the same day. Do not contact the Foundation office regarding notifications.


  • Adjustments to authors, titles, credentials, etc. will not be accepted after submission.
  • Only substitutions for poster presenters will be accepted until 30 days before the first day of the meeting, and will be assessed an additional $25 processing fee.
  • Presenter substitutions will be accepted only once per poster presentation, and must include written notification from the original poster presenter and a completed registration form with payment for the substitute presenter.
  • After acceptance, if a non-member substitutes for a member, the non-member rate applies.
  • Please email the Foundation at foundation@aana.com to request the Poster Presenter Change Form.


All cancellations must be received via email at least 30 days before the first day of the meeting, or you will be assessed a $100 fee. Poster application fees will not be refunded under any circumstances, including those outside of our control.

Tech Support & Troubleshooting

  • You are required to read all instructions above before you begin your application. We recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox for best results when completing your application. You may experience technical difficulties if you use other browsers. Tech support has limited hours (9 am - 4 pm CT) and is not available on the weekends so we recommend completing your application well before the deadline. Late submissions will not be considered.
  • If you have issues logging in, please contact websupport@aana.com.
  • For all other questions, please contact the Foundation at foundation@aana.com.