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Building on Strengths: A Global Perspective - Creating Relationships, Fostering Education and Research, Celebrating Innovative Clinical Practice, and Promoting Leadership

Welcome to the 2015 World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses!

The Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Canada (RPNC) is proud to sponsor this 2015 World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses where knowledge, skills and information can be shared among those people dedicated to working in the mental health field. We hope that you will join us May 20 - 22, 2015 in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Please stay tuned for information and updates that will be posted to this website as they become available.

Early Bird Rates Extended!

In light of our changing economy, we have extended our Early Bird Deadline and are now offering our discounted registration rates right up until the meeting. We want to offer the opportunity to attend this year's RPNC World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses to as many delegates as possible. Take advantage of our reduced registration fees and join us at the Fairmont Banff Springs from May 20-22, 2015.

Advance Program Guide Now Available

The 2015 Advance Program Guide (PDF) is now available on the Congress Programs & Speakers page.

Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2015 RPNC World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses is now open. Click here to register!

Shuttle Between Calgary Airport & Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Delegates receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter for shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. This brings the price including GST to $52.61 One Way and $105.23 Return / person.

Click Proceed through the reservation and type - rpnc - in the Apply Promotional code section on the final payment page to receive the discount. Or call (888) 449-2901 and mention you are attending the RPNC conference.

Extend Your Stay and Explore Banff

Pending availability, the special group rate at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is extended for up to a total of 3 days before and 3 days after the official RPNC World Congress dates. Visit the Congress Venue page for information on accommodation!

Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to announce our Keynote Speaker Augusten Burroughs (New York Times bestselling author of the ground-breaking Running with Scissors) and are excited for the return engagement of comedian and motivational speaker Big Daddy Tazz, the "Bi-Polar Buddha".

We are pleased to announce the Café Session, featuring Dr. Shirley Smoyak and Martin Ward. Visit the Congress Programs & Speakers page for more information on these captivating speakers!

Banff Gondola

Banff Gondola

Contact Info

College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta
Suite 201, 9711-45 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5V8
Telephone: 1-877-234-7666
Telephone: (780) 434-7666
Fax: (780) 436-4165