NCANA/S.C.A.N.A. Second Annual Interstate Conference in Asheville, N.C.

When: Friday, September 10 - Sunday, September 12, 2021
Where: Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 22.00 Class A CE credits and up to 1.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.


Registration Type Registration Rate
Entire Meeting (NCANA CRNA Member) - EARLY BIRD* $450
Entire Meeting (NCANA CRNA Member)  $550
Entire Meeting (SRNA) $275
Entire Meeting (CRNA Non-Member) $600
Saturday & Sunday Only (NCANA CRNA Member) $450
Saturday & Sunday Only (SRNA) $200

*Early bird rate expires July 11, 2021

Online Registration will end at Midnight on September 1 or when the meeting capacity is reached, whichever happens first.  

The annual meeting is currently sold out, and there will be no onsite registration available.

LaZoom Tour

LaZoom Band and Beer Bus Tour: Want to hear the best local music and drink the best local beers? Hop aboard LaZoom’s Purple Bus and rock out with a local band while they take you on a journey to Asheville’s premiere local breweries. 

Friday, September 10, 2021 13:00 -16:45 (Space is Limited) -$40 per person.  

PAC Event

Don't forget to purchase tickets for the Annual PAC Silent Auction.  The joint PAC event will be on Saturday. September 11, 2021 from 18:00-21:00 at The Venue.  This event is within walking distance of the host hotel.

Purchase your PAC Event Tickets Here

Sponsor a Student

If you would like to sponsor a student to attend the joint Annual Meeting, please indicate the amount you would like to contribute toward a donation on your registration form. All donors to the sponsor a student campaign will be recognized on signage at the registration tables during the meeting. 


Asheville Renaissance Hotel | 31 Woodfin Street | Asheville, NC 28801
Hotel room block is currently sold out
Parking - $4/day

Schedule of Events/Agenda

2021 Schedule of Events

2021 Speaker Bios

Poster Session

Poster Guidelines:

There will be an 8 ft. wide (76 inches) x 4 ft. high (48 inches) corkboard to display your poster.  Thumbtacks will be provided to affix your poster to the board. Neither the NCANA nor the Hotel will be held responsible for posters or materials displayed. Poster presenters are responsible for hanging the removing their poster after checking in with the registration desk.

The presentation of the poster will follow these formatting guidelines: well organized/easy to follow, fonts are large enough (at least 24 font pt), uses colors, tables, graphs, data, photos advantageously. Acknowledgements, funding and affiliation are represented. Materials may not be hung on walls, draperies, etc. No other furniture, free-standing equipment, etc., is permitted. The poster must conform to the allotted space.

The organization of the poster should follow the typical research article format of the research abstract: introduction, methods, results, discussion or conclusion.

Tips for Preparing the Poster
1. Follow the format.
2. The title should be short and attract the attention of those passing by the poster. It should be readable at a distance of 4 to 5 feet.
3. The typeface should be large enough to make reading easy.
4. Allow for plenty of white space throughout the poster to avoid a cluttered appearance.
5. Posters should contain highlights of your project.
6. A variety of illustrations including figures, tales, graphs, drawings, photographs, etc., can be used.
7. Keep your poster professional. It’s a reflection of yourself and your institution. 

Continuing Education

Certificate of Attendance: Express Evaluations
CRNAs will receive an email with a link to the evaluation and your assigned login information, the day prior to the meeting.
You may log in and out of the system as many times as you wish using your assigned username and password. You will be logged out after 10 minutes of inactivity. Your responses will be saved, and you will have the ability to edit previous responses.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

NCANA and S.C.A.N.A. will be hosting it's second Annual Interstate Meeting on September 10-12, 2021 at the Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, NC. The meeting will offer four levels of sponsorship: Program, Platinum, Gold, and Silver as well as exhibitor, CRNA exhibitor, and meal/break/event/add-on sponsorship opportunities.

All sponsor and exhibitor space is sold out.


Participants who have pre-registered will be assessed the following administrative fees upon cancellation for any purpose.

  • Cancellation up to 14 days before the event full refund
  • Cancellation within 3-14 days of an event administrative fees: $25 CRNA
  • Cancellation within the 3 days prior to an event no refund
  • No show no refund

Pre-registered participants may choose to have their registration fee applied to the next available meeting of their choice at the discretion of the Executive Director and/or meeting chair.