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Bridging the Past with the Future — Celebrating 40 Years of Caring Science

October 17-18, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Hosted by Kaiser Permanente Northern California


Join us in celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Jean Watson’s Caring Science Theory in her book Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring. The International Caritas Consortium is open to nurses and care team members from around the world. Be inspired by luminaries including Barbara Dossey, Larry Dossey, Mary Jo Kreitzer, Janet Quinn and many others from WCSI affiliate organizations and Caring Science leaders.

Register early as seating is limited. The program will be held from 7:30-3:30p both Thursday and Friday. The agenda is different each day, and you may choose to attend one or both days. See the event website for more details.

Daily registration fee includes conference attendance, breakfast, lunch, and continuing education contact hours.

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Discount ends June 15, 2019
Affiliate/Member $250 (2-Day) | $125 (1-Day)
Regular $300 (2-Day) | $150 (1-Day)

Rates after June 15, 2019
Affiliate/Member $300 (2-Day) | $150 (1-Day)
Regular $350 (2-Day) | $175 (1-Day)

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Event Location

Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94123

Hotel Accommodations

Discounted rates available at the Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel between Oct 14-21, 2019, based on availability. $309/night. Register online.

Special Celebration Dinner — On the Waves with Watson

Join Jean Watson and celebrate the 40th anniversary of her book Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring on board a Hornblower dinner cruise on the San Francisco Bay. Thursday, October 17, 2019. Board 5:30 – 5:45pm, Cruise: 6:00 – 9:00pm

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  • ICC 2019
    October 17, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm