On Behalf of the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA) I would like to invite you to the International Conference for Emergency Nurses (ICEN) to be held from the 19th to the 21st of October 2016. The conference is being held in Alice Springs marking the first time ICEN has been held in the Northern Territory and in a rural location.

Our theme “Emergency Care: Expanding the Horizon” aims to explore the innovation, adaptation and perseverance of delivering emergency care in challenging environments. The ICEN 2016 subthemes include:

  • Access and delivery of emergency care in austere, rural and remote areas;
  • Innovative models of emergency care delivery;
  • Patient focused care delivery in vulnerable population groups.

ICEN 2016 will also have a strong social program intended to bring colleagues and friends together to share in the beauty of outback Northern Territory. The conference one million star dinner will be the main feature of the social program giving delegates a very unique experience in Alice Springs.

ICEN 2016 will be a rare opportunity to share, learn and come together in one of Australia’s most unique environments.


Shane Lenson
ICEN 2016 Conference Convenor

1 Sept

Presenter registration due

7 Sept

Early Bird registration closes

19 Oct

Pre conference workshops

ICEN 2016 Partner Sponsor


Silver Sponsors


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Who Should Attend

The conference is open to all whom would like to gain or share their experience and knowledge in emergency care, leadership, practice or education and is aimed at: Nursing staff, pre-hospital care staff, medical staff, allied health staff, health researches, retrieval or flight staff, student nurses.

Conference Managers

For all enquiries please contact the team at Conference Design:

+61 3 6231 2999


Alice Springs Convention Centre
93 Barrett Drive
Alice Springs, Northern Territory



Plenary Speakers & Committee Members

Plenary Speakers

Check back soon for information regarding plenary and keynote speakers for ICEN 2016!

Conference Convenor

  • Shane Lenson
    Australian Catholic University

Scientific Convenor

  • Jamie Ranse
    Associate Executive Director, CENA

Committee Members

  • Carol Bartee
    Alice Springs Hospital
  • Manjusha Bose
    Alice Springs Hospital
  • Leanne Ferguson
    Alice Springs Hospital
  • Antony Robinson
    Royal Darwin Hospital
  • Erica Riley
    Canberra Hospital and Health Services