This is a list of forthcoming conferences on hospice and palliative care around the world.
8 to 10 February 2013 – 20th International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care
The theme for the conference is 'challenges in palliative care'. The last date for the submission of abstracts is 30 November 2012. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Conference website.
25 to 27 April 2013 - 3rd International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference
The theme for the conference is 'Dying, loss and care: social experiences or medical events'. For more information visit the conference website. The deadline for abstract submission is 31 July 2012. The Irish Hospice Foundation has funded a small number of bursaries to support attendance and presentation at the conference by delegates from low to middle income countries. To download bursary information and an application form please click here. The deadline for completed applications is 28 September 2012.
5 to 7 May 2013 - 2e congrès international francophone de soins palliatifs
23e congrès du Réseau de soins palliatifs du Québec
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20 to 24 November 2013 – AORTIC's 9th International Cancer Conference
Durban, South Africa
11 to 13 October 2013 - Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network Congress
The theme of the congerence is 'Integration and harmony of vision'. For more information visit the AHPC website.
Regional and National conferences
25 to 27 April 2013 – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 28th Management and Leadership Conference
National Harbor, Maryland, USA
The theme of the conference is ‘Cutting edge of the care continuum’. For more information visit the NHPCO website.
30 May to 2 June 2013 – 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care
Prague, Czech Republic
3 to 6 September 2013 – 12th Australian Palliative Care Conference
Save the date - more information to follow on PCA website.
17 to 20 September 2013 - African Palliative Care Association - 4th triennial conference
Johannesburg, South Africa
The theme of the conference is The net effect: Spanning diseases, crossing borders. The conference aims to develop new partnerships to attract members of the global health community who may have not had direct exposure to palliative care in their field of work.
The conference is also expanding the target audience to include partners from Francophone and Lusophone countries that have traditionally had low participation in the global palliative care dialogue.
For more information visit APCA website.
5 to 7 June 2014 - 8th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC)
More information to follow on the EAPC website.