Thank You for Making ONS Congress™ a Success!
We want to take a moment to thank you for being a part of the 46th Annual ONS Congress. The success of the virtual ONS Congress has been made possible because of you and your 3,200 fellow attendees, our content planning team, speakers, supporters, and industry partners. We thank you for being a catalyst for innovative care. It is your passion and perseverance that inspires us to continue innovating with you.
Oncology Nursing Society
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. As the main point of contact with patients and families, oncology nurses influence cancer care in all practice settings.
Nursing is a calling. And oncology nursing is a calling like no other. The collective, specialized experience and expertise that our nurses possess has the power to transform cancer care for the better, forever. This is our reason to be. We provide these amazing women and men with a community where they can learn, share, and flourish. Where they have a voice. And where they are celebrated.
What Conferences Will Be Hosted in 2021?
The virtual 2021 ONS Congress was held on April 20, 22, 27, and 29, 2021. The conference offered live and on-demand education and events. ONS Congress is the official annual meeting featuring nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) opportunities with approximately 70 contact hours, five educational learning tracks with expert speakers, opportunities to network and learn at industry events, and share e-Poster and oral abstract presentations.
ONS Bridge will be held virtually September 9, 14, and 16, 2021. The conference is designed to provide resources and education through a mix of live and on-demand content. ONS Bridge will feature three days of top-notch educational sessions led by experts in the field, the ability for nurses to earn approximately 30 contact hours, opportunities to network and learn at industry events, a virtual exhibit hall, and on-demand offerings.
All ONS Congress exhibitors have the opportunity to participate in the ONS Bridge virtual tradeshow at no additional charge and will receive the same benefits for ONS Bridge.
What Content Will Be Presented at ONS Congress & ONS Bridge?
We have designed ONS Congress and ONS Bridge to complement each other's themes and topics while minimizing overlapping content — providing attendees and exhibitors with two unique events in 2021.
For ONS Congress, the Sessions can be viewed at any time by visiting the ONS Congress Online Schedule. Here you will be able to find Sessions by Track as well as Sessions by Day.
For ONS Bridge, the Sessions will have all new content focusing on two themes:
• Updates in Therapy [Emerging Therapeutics, Surgical oncology, Radiation therapy]
• Care Coordination [Telemedicine, Acute/Ambulatory, Survivorship, Navigation]
ONS Bridge may host a few encore presentations from ONS Congress in the on-demand library, but the live sessions will all be brand new content.
Who Attends ONS Congress & ONS Bridge?
ONS Conference Demographics
Partnering with ONS gives you the ability to showcase your products and services to thousands of conference attendees. As the main point of contact with patients and families, these nurses influence cancer care in all specialties and practice settings.
Attendees by Job Title
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Top Diseases Treated
Head and Neck Cancers
Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Primary Work Setting of Attendees
Hospital Setting (Ambulatory)
Hospital Setting (Inpatient)
Conference sessions are organized in five education tracks to ensure that the event attracts attendees from every content practice and level of experience.
For nurses interested in learning the latest treatment modalities and evidence-based care for individuals with cancer.
For nurses in advanced roles looking to enhance their ability to provide and coordinate optimal cancer care for their patients and families.
For doctorally-prepared nurses, those considering a science based nursing career, and nurses interested in understanding how the evidence behind nursing care is created.
For nurse leaders, managers and educators to gain new ideas and techniques to implement in their work setting.
For nurses working directly in radiation oncology and nurses caring for patients with cancer receiving radiation therapy.
Highlights from ONS Bridge 2020
Thank you for making our first virtual conference a success!
ONS would like to thank everyone who made our first virtual conference a success, from our content planning team for their tireless efforts in helping to pivot to a virtual event, to our speakers, supporters, and industry partners, all of which are invaluable to the success of our events. And most importantly, we want to thank the 126 supporting organizations that exhibited at ONS Bridge and made it a deeply engaging experience.
ONS Bridge 2020 by the Numbers
ONS Bridge had record-breaking attendance and engagement for ONS's first virtual conference. View some of the stats below!
Sponsored Product Theater Registrants
Sponsored Symposia Attendees
(65%) First-time Attendees
Learning Hall Visits