The Union - North America Region

End TB 2018 Conference Feb 28 - Mar 3 2018 Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel, Chicago Illinois

22nd Annual Conference of The Union - North America Region
February 28 - March 3, 2018
Chicago, IL, USA

Venue: Westin Michigan Hotel, 909 N. Michigan Ave

Group rate of $149.00 USD + taxes until February 7, 2018. Subject to availability. To reserve group rate, click here. 

For more information, contact Menn Biagtan at 604.731.5864 or

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Registration now open

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Call for Abstracts

We welcome the submission of abstracts for poster and oral presentations of research on all aspects of tuberculosis prevention and care, including epidemiologic, clinical, basic science, nursing, social, behavioural, psychosocial and educational studies, as well as outcomes of program initiatives. 

Download the Abstract Submission Guideline

Download the Abstract Submission Form

Download the 2018 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

Travel Grants

We are pleased to offer travel grants to selected individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the 22nd Annual Conference of The Union – North America Region without financial assistance. Those who have been awarded travel grants in the past are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to first time recipients.

Download the Travel Grant Guideline

Download the Travel Grant Application Form

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities

This annual event brings together renowned researchers, scientists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals to learn and share the latest clinical, scientific, and programmatic topics on tuberculosis—showcase your products and services to delegates ranging from global health agencies, to talented new researchers in the field. For more information about becoming a sponsor, email   

NAR Charter

Read the Charter of the North America Region of The Union.

Call for Nominations

The Union-North America Region (NAR) is calling for nominations for a Secretary-Treasurer and a Member-at-Large to begin term of office on March 3, 2018. Any active member of The Union is eligible to nominate anybody he/she thinks will be best suited for these roles.

Download the information for Secretary-Treasurer position

Download the Secretary-Treasurer nomination form

Download the information for Member-at-Large position

Download the Member-at-Large nomination form

Call for Award Nominations

The Union-NAR is calling for nominations for its awards. Each year during our annual conference, the region recognizes the valuable contributions of our colleagues working in the field of tuberculosis control and prevention. Any active member of NAR is eligible to nominate a candidate. The nominee need not be a NAR member but should be working in the NAR regions—the United States, Canada, or the English, French or Dutch speaking regions of the Caribbean and the Americas.

Download the information for Service Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award

Service Awards are given to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of TB.

Download the Service Award nomination form

Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest award of the region. It is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of TB over a lifetime.

Download the Lifetime Achievement Award nomination form

Click here to see a list of past award recipients

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