Annual Conference


The North American Burn Society (NABS) is a multidisciplinary professional society in which physicians, scientists, burn care practitioners, and other allied health professionals meet in an atmosphere that encourages interchange of ideas and promotes friendships.  NABS provides an intimate and relaxed forum for the presentation of topics pertinent to all members of the burn and wound care team.  NABS is the ideal forum for the young investigator.  Educational sessions are conducted early in the morning and reconvene in late afternoon to allow ample time for learning, skiing, and other recreational activities.


All members attending the annual conference are expected to present on a topic relevant to burn care.* Presentations should last 15 minutes each and will be followed by a robust question and answer session. The following topics of burn care are encouraged:

                     •  Critical Care                                           •  Wound

                     •  Nursing                                                   •  Reconstruction

                     •  Nutrition                                                  •  Rehabilitation

                     •  Outpatient Burn Management               •  After care

                     •  Pain, Agitation, Delirium and Itch         •  Psychosocial

First-time attendees are not required to present, but are encouraged to do so.  Abstracts for oral presentation are to be submitted online by October 15, 2021

*All attendees are expected to present a 15 minute presentation appropriate for a multidisciplinary audience. (Optional for first time attendees)


Two scholarships are available to any member of a burn team who is a non-physician. However, Resident “physician–in–training” members of a burn team who wish to present on a burn or wound care related topic, are exempt from the above stated rule and may apply for one.  Scholarship Applications must be received by October 15, 2021.  Winners will be notified at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting. To apply for a Scholarship, please click here.


Portions of this activity have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  For more detailed information, please click here.


In order to receive a discount on lodging for the 2022 conference, individuals and corporate members must make their hotel reservations no later than February 1st, 2022. For NABS hotel information, click here.

2022 NABS Conference At-A-Glance:

Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 PM: Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 7:30 – 9:30 AM: Professional Presentations
Tuesday, 4:30 – 6:00 PM: 
Industry Presentations

Wednesday, 7:30 – 9:30 AM: Professional Presentations
Wednesday, 3:30 – 4:30 PM Executive Board Meeting (Closed)
Wednesday, 4:30 – 6:00 PM: 
Industry Presentations

Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 AM: Professional Presentations
Thursday, 4:30 – 5:30 PM Industry Presentations
Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 PM: Business Meeting (Open)

Friday, 7:30 – 9:30 AM: Presentations/Meeting Adjourned

View the 2021 Conference Program by clicking here.


To register for the 2022 NABS Conference, please click here

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