About Congress

Congress Registration Opens in October

We are on a mission to support your power to shape, your passion to heal, and your purpose to persevere. Join us at Congress and uncover how ONS can help you advance oncology care.

Full Conference Pricing

Registration Type Early Bird Full Price
Member $545 $665
Nonmember $835 $990
Student, Retired or Physically Challenged Member* $273 $333

*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.

Daily Pricing

Daily Thursday/Friday/Saturday Sunday
Members $240 $120
Nonmembers $365 $190
Student, Retired or Physically Challenged Member* $120 $60

Access the 2019 Schedule and ePosters

Review the sessions and abstracts that were presented at the ONS 44th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA.

2019 Schedule 2019 ePosters

Determine What You Will Learn at Congress

Educational tracks help you personalize your Congress schedule and find the content suited to your practice or level of expertise. All sessions are open to all attendees, so you can mix and match sessions from different tracks to create a one-of-a-kind conference that will help you advance oncology care.

Clinical Practice

For Nurses Interested in Learning the Latest Treatment Modalities and Evidence-Based Care for Individuals With Cancer

Modalities and Evidence-Based Care for Individuals With Cancer In direct patient care? Learn about the latest modalities and evidence-based care for individuals with cancer. You’ll leave Congress with practical information to help you help your patients.

Leadership Management Education

Designed for Nurse Leaders, Managers, and Educators to Gain New Ideas and Techniques to Implement in Their Work Setting. Nurses Interested in Exploring a New Role in Cancer Care Will Learn From Experts in the Field.

Looking for ways to orient and manage your staff? Or are you hoping to explore a new role in cancer care and further develop your leadership skills? Gain new ideas, techniques, and tools that you can immediately implement into your work setting.

Advanced Practice

For Advanced Practice Providers Looking for Elevated Content to Enhance Their Ability to Provide and Coordinate Optimal Cancer Care for Their Patients and Families.

Looking for more advanced content suitable to your role as an advanced practice nurse? This track will provide elevated content to enhance your ability to provide and coordinate optimal cancer care for patients and their families.


For Doctorally-Prepared Nurses, Those Considering a Science-Based Nursing Career, and Nurses Interested in Understanding How the Evidence Behind Nurse Care is Created.

Join discussions about current research findings and issues surrounding funding nursing studies. You’ll also explore issues such as bridging the nurse scientist role and data science research.


For Nurses Working Directly in Radiation and Nurses Caring for Patients Who Have Received or Will Receive Radiation Treatment Come and find out about new trends and technology in radiation therapy and gain new information on managing the symptoms associated with this common treatment. All nurses, from novice to expert, are sure to benefit from this track.

Conference Location

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Traveling to the River City

Nearest Airport: San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

9800 Airport Blvd,
San Antonio, TX 78216

Hotel Information: Check back soon for hotel information.

For more information on getting around San Antonio,
please visit the visit San Antonio website.

Future Congress Events

Don’t let Congress sneak up on you. See the future dates and locations and mark your calendar now.

ONS 46th Annual Congress
April 22–25, 2021
Washington, DC

ONS 47th Annual Congress
April 28–May 1, 2022
Anaheim, CA

ONS 48th Annual Congress
April 27–30, 2023
San Antonio, TX