Call for abstracts: NVivo Virtual Conference

Announcing the NVivo Virtual Conference 2021, Transcending Boundaries in Qualitative Research, scheduled for September 22-23, 2021. We’re inviting you to submit an abstract for a paper or poster on how your research is transcending boundaries across disciplines, methods, cultures and beyond. Abstracts due by June 30, 2021.

Conference Keynotes

We have invited keynote speakers who are world experts in transcending boundaries with their research:

Crystal Abidin, PhD Associate Professor, Principal Research Fellow, & ARC DECRA Fellow in Internet Studies, Programme Lead of Social Media Pop Cultures at the Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT) at Curtin University. She was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia and Pacific Standard 30 Top Thinkers Under 30. Learn more about her work at

Sally Campbell Galman, Ph.D. Professor of child and family studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of the Shane the Lone Ethnographer series of methods comics. Her arts-based research has been published in Girlhood Studies, Public Anthropologist, and Anthropology News. Learn more about her work at 

Call For Abstracts Is Now Open

We are interpreting transcending boundaries in its widest sense – transcending disciplines, methods, and cultures. The focus of the call for abstracts for papers and posters should be on methods not results. We welcome proposals exploring but not limited to:

  • Cross-Disciplinary Research
  • Multi-Method Research
  • Innovating New Methods
  • Culturally Responsive Research
  • Evaluation Research
  • Innovative Ways of Using NVivo
  • Cross-Sector Research – including Academic, Commercial and Not-for-profit)
  • Hybrid Research – Online and Face-to-face
  • STEM Research
  • Inspire Us


  • Any topic where NVivo has been used for all or part of the analysis.

How To Submit

You’ll find more information on abstract requirements and how to submit on the conference web page

DEADLINE for abstract submissions: June 30, 2021

Learn More

For questions specific to the NVivo Virtual Conference 2021, please contact the organizers Silvana di Gregorio, Ph.D., QSR Research Director, and Stacy Penna, Ed.D., NVivo Community Director at

Please feel free to forward to interested colleagues.

Stacy Penna, Ed.D.
NVivo Community Director
QSR International (Americas) Inc.

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