NHSN 23rd International Conference

Conference Registration 2023 (not open) | Abstract Submission Form | Annual Awards


NHSN 23rd Annual International Conference
"Deconstructing Hispanic Health Inequities:
Translating Science in an Evolving Landscape"

September 21-23, 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton
Washington, DC


Abstract submissions are due April 30, 2023 

Submitting an abstract is not a commitment to attend the conference.  If you submit and are not able to attend, you can withdraw your abstract without penalty. Registration for the conference is currently not open. Registration information will be sent to membership when available.

Participants will be required to register for the meeting which includes paying the registration fee (non-refundable) and members must also pay their 2023 membership fee. When submitting your abstract, please keep in mind there may be travel restrictions or requirements with airlines, hotels and local establishments related to Covid-19. Submitted abstracts are not guaranteed acceptance.

Deadline for submission is April 30, 2023.  All abstracts received after 11:59PM, April 30 will not be considered to receive a Travel Award.

Travel Award Eligibility Requirements:
1. Submit your abstract by April 30, 2023 11:59PM (your local time)
2. Present an Oral or Poster Presentation
3. Must be a member of NHSN
4. 2023 Membership fees must be paid in full
5. Must be registered to attend conference (Paid in full)
6. Complete a Travel Prior document (provided in June/July)

Conference Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC - Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Conference Rate: $257 per night
To get the discount code to receive conference rate, contact Melissa Prestwood (mpres3@lsuhsc.edu)
*No ground transportation necessary,
all meetings taking place at hotel and hotel offers free airport shuttle service.

Welcome 2023 Scientific Co-Chairs

Patricia Molina, MD, PhD

Avelardo Valdez, PhD

For those of you wishing to pay your NHSN membership fees, please visit the Members page. 

Support for this Conference

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 2R13DA026647-11 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) of the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.