What is Congress?


4 days

of learning, networking, and celebration.

3,200 attendees

coming together to enhance patient care.

100+ sessions

covering the latest developments in oncology nursing.

200+ exhibitors

sharing new products and services to help your patients.

Check out last year’s recap to see what’s in store.


Registration Fees


Enjoy Early-Bird Pricing Through March 7, 2016

Regular or New Members: $475

Nonmembers: $725

Students, retired, or physically challenged members: $238

Regular or New Members: $580

Nonmembers: $875

Students, retired, or physically challenged members: $290


Regular or New Members: $210

Nonmembers: $310

Students, retired, or physically challenged members: $105


Regular or New Members: $105


Students, retired, or physically challenged members: $55   

The fine print: Only full-time students working toward an RN are eligible for the student registration rate. Retired RNs must be at least 65 years old. Those members who qualify for active membership and receive long-term disability can register at the physically challenged RN rate. Customers who register at the discounted rates who are ineligible will be invoiced the difference.


New! Session Tracks


The revamped 2016 Congress features four tracks to help you determine which sessions are most relevant to your practice. No matter your experience level or subspecialty, you’ll find sessions at Congress that meet your learning needs.


About San Antonio


The Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center is located along the world-famous Riverwalk, home to shops, restaurants, and museums.
Enjoy the scenic view and explore the area during your free time.

Visit the San Antonio visitor’s site to learn about all of the activities and attractions San Antonio has to offer.


Submit an Abstract

Share your latest discoveries by submitting an abstract for a podium, poster, or ePoster presentation at next year’s event. Abstracts must be submitted by midnight EST on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Click your preferred type below to learn more and submit your abstract.

Research Abstracts
Clinical Practice Abstracts
Leadership/Management/Education Abstracts

Please note: Late-breaking research abstracts will be accepted December 28, 2015–January 15, 2016.


Why Attend Congress?


Hear what past attendees have to say.

“ONS created an atmosphere of excitement and dedication to the profession. I feel refreshed and re-energized to care for my patients using the information I learned.”
“The energy and excitement of having so many nurses passionate about oncology care is infectious. The speakers were excellent and great at sharing their knowledge.”
“You managed to turn 1,000 or so strangers into my new friends by creating a very connected atmosphere! It was exhilarating! I cannot wait until next year…and the year after that!”
“EVERY single speaker was absolutely exceptional. I was very impressed by the speakers knowledge, their public speaking abilities, etc. I cannot stress enough how great they were.”
“I had the chance to connect to hundreds of other oncology professionals. Wow! I am very excited to share my experiences with those I work with.”


Exhibit and Sponsor


Exhibiting and sponsoring at Congress is a fantastic way to reach oncology nurses, who, as the main point of contact with patients and their families, influence cancer care in all practice settings.

Sign up to participate through our Exhibit, Sponsorship, and Events Prospectus and view the floor plan to see the many exhibitors that have already signed on for the ONS 41st Annual Congress.

Questions? Contact our SmithBucklin Sales Managers, Amanda Strombeck and Jennifer Shupe.


Strategic Sponsors

  • Genentech
  • Lilly
  • Amgen
  • Eisai
  • Celgene
  • Takeda Oncology
  • Novartis
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol Myers Squibb