36th Annual QLA Conference

Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater Beach, FL

The Quality Life Association (QLA) is a volunteer based non-profit group committed to meeting the needs of individuals who have a Continent Ostomy, or are considering an intestinal diversion. QLA's annual educational conference, held in an environment of sharing and learning, will be held in-person this year in Clearwater, Florida from August 19 - 21, […]

44th Annual Southeast Region of the WOCN Society Conference

The Rosen Centre Hotel 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL

The SER of the WOCN® Society Board is actively planning their 44th Annual Conference from August 26-28, 2021 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. They are committed to providing a safe, enjoyable and productive event. CLICK HERE to learn more about the Conference and continued updates as they become available.  

Ostomy Rights are Human Rights Facebook Live Event

Facebook Live Event

Ever wonder how age, culture, sexual orientation, gender, or socioeconomic status impact the #ostomy experience? With this year's #WorldOstomyDay focused on #ostomate rights being #humanrights, Girls With Guts (GWG) and UOAA have teamed up to explore this question and more as we host a chat on the intersectional aspects of living with #IBD and an […]

Support Your Patients’ Rights to Get the Supplies They Need Webinar

Webinar

In collaboration with UOAA, Byram Healthcare is sponsoring a free one-hour educational live panel discussion "Support Your Patient's Rights to Get Supplies They Need" on Tuesday, September 28th from 6 to 7pm Eastern Time, 5 to 6pm Central Time. This discussion is designed for healthcare professionals. Access to prescribed ostomy supplies is critical to positive […]

Finding Your Fit Webinar

Webinar

Creating Connections Within The Ostomy Community! Coloplast Care Live! invites you to attend this new webinar "Finding your fit - creating connections with your ostomy community" on Tuesday, September 28th at 7pm Eastern Time, 6pm Central Time. Come hear from a panelists of ostomy related associations and find a community to fit your needs. Panelists […]

Ostomy Supplies and Your Rights Webinar

Webinar

In collaboration with UOAA, Byram Healthcare is sponsoring a free one-hour educational live panel discussion "Ostomy Supplies and Your Rights" on Wednesday, September 29th from 6 to 7pm Eastern Time, 5pm to 6pm Central Time. This discussion is designed for people with ostomies and care givers. Why should you attend? You should know what to […]

This is My Life Now: A Patient’s Guide to Advocacy Webinar

Webinar

Celebrate World Ostomy Day at ConvaTec’s Virtual Patient Summit on Friday, October 1, 2021. Join ConvaTec for a live discussion with ostomates, nurses and other healthcare professionals at their two session, one-day virtual summit. The first session "This is My Life Now: A Patient's Guide to Advocacy" will be held at 1 PM Eastern Time, […]

Creating a Healthy Bond: Healthcare Support for Your Patients Webinar

Webinar

Celebrate World Ostomy Day at ConvaTec’s Virtual Patient Summit on Friday, October 1, 2021. Join ConvaTec for a live discussion with ostomates, nurses and other healthcare professionals at their two session, one-day virtual summit. The second session “Creating a Healthy Bond: Healthcare Support for Your Patients” will be held at 3 PM Eastern Time, 2 […]

Virtual Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K

Virtual Event

Join the Worldwide Run For Resilience Virtual Ostomy 5k at your favorite place to Run, Walk, Roll or Pedal this World Ostomy Day (WOD) ~ October 2, 2021. Ask you family, friends, colleagues and members of your support group to join your team, fundraise or donate to help UOAA and our mission. REGISTER TODAY AND […]

Intestinal Rehabilitation Patient Education Day

Virtual Event MI

The Cincinnati Children's Intestinal Care Center is hosting this inaugural Virtual patient education event on Saturday, October 2nd from 9am to 3pm Eastern Time, 8am to 2pm Central Time. Focus will be on intestinal rehabilitation, intestinal failure and Short Bowel Syndrome. This virtual event will feature renowned experts on Short Bowel Syndrome and patients who […]

Living with IBD and an Ostomy Facebook Live Chat

Facebook Live Event

In celebration of World Ostomy Day, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and UOAA are partnering to bring you a Facebook Live Chat on Saturday, October 2nd at 12:00pm (Noon) Eastern Time, 11:00am Central Time. Join us for a conversation with a panel of speakers to raise awareness about living with IBD and an ostomy. Our […]

Ostomies Without Borders

  FRANCOPHONE COUNTRIES - 1ST INTERNATIONAL MEETING (in French) ABOUT OSTOMY MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Europe) / 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Quebec) WHAT CARE IS THERE FOR PATIENTS WITH AN OSTOMY AROUND THE WORLD? Doctors, patient associations, patients and other guests will share their experiences and knowledge in […]

A Community Conversation: Ostomies and Cancer Webinar

Webinar

At Elephants and Tea, we want to have conversations on topics that are not talked about enough, ostomies are no exception. Our mission to help adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients, survivors and caregivers know they are not alone in their fight with cancer. The Elephant in the room is cancer. Tea is the relief conversation provides. Please join […]

Ostomy Vendor Fair

Saint Vincent de Paul Church 123 N. Andover Road, Andover, KS

The Central Kansas Ostomy Support Group and Mid-America Wound Healing Society (in conjunction with the Society's annual conference) invite ostomates and their significant others to an Ostomy Fair, Light Supper and Speakers! The event will take place on Thursday, October 21st from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Central Time at Saint Vincent de Paul Church located […]

New England Region WOCN Annual Conference

DoubleTree Hotel Manchester Downtown 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH

RESILIENCE AND REINVENTION ~ Embracing Change and Transformation The New England Region of the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Society is the local affiliate for Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. This annual regional conference brings together WOCN® members to collaborate for a two-day educational event. The program is designed to provide […]

2021 Northeast Region WOCN Annual Conference

Virtual Event

WOC Nursing: AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL This annual regional conference brings together WOCN® members to collaborate for a 5-day educational program. Due to the continuing impact of COVID-19, the NER WOCN® Planning Committee has canceled the in-person conference that was to be held at Kalahari Resort & Conference Center and pivoted to an […]

Gut-Friendly Cooking Demo

Virtual Event

UOAA is proudly partnering with Fight Colorectal Cancer to host a gut-friendly cooking demo on Tuesday, November 9th from 5 to 6 pm Eastern Time with bestselling cookbook author and former Food Director at Real Simple, Sarah Copeland. Her recipes have been featured on outlets like FOOD network, New York Times, and more. She’s known […]

Free

DDNC Virtual Fall Forum

Webinar

Join us at the DDNC Virtual Fall Forum! ​Registration is now open for the Digestive Disease National Coalition’s (DDNC) Fall Forum. This event is open to the public. The Forum’s theme is "Digestive Disease Patient Priorities" and will include an in depth look at key digestive disease policy initiatives, including the Safe Step Act. The […]

Guide to Recovery Through Activity Webinar

Webinar

Coloplast Care Live! is a new webinar series designed to bring together fellow ostomates and experts in the ostomy field to share their health journeys, hear inspiring stories from other ostomates, and share product and lifestyle advice. The third live webinar of this series, "Guide to Recovery Through Activity - A Gradual Approach for Ostomates" […]

AIBD 2021

Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (AIBD) conference! Let's reunite for 3 days of real-world clinical education, comprehensive case studies, new evidence-based approaches in IBD management, and access to leading experts from around the world who are essential to providing optimal treatment strategies for patients with IBD. In […]