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This list details national and international conferences related to palliative care. If you are aware of a relevant conference that should be included, please contact us at





Australian 2016

Rural Medicine Australia 2016 Annual Conference
October 20-22
Canberra, ACT

Integrated Emergency Care for Older Persons Summit 2016
October 26-28
Melbourne, Victoria

SARRAH National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals
October 27-29
Port Lincoln, South Australia

4th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium
October 27-28
Melbourne, Victoria

The Australasian Melanoma Conference
October 28-29
Sydney, NSW

49th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference
November 2-4
Canberra, ACT

The Hospital in the Home Society Australasia Conference
November 2-4
Adelaide, South Australia

Embracing Life and Taking Control - Palliative Care Queensland Conference 2016
November 3-5
Brisbane, Queensland

The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference
November 8-10
Melbourne, Victoria

The Joanna Briggs Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration
November 9-11
Adelaide, South Australia

2016 Advance Care Planning National Conference
November 15-16
Melbourne, Victoria

COSA - ANZBCTG Joint Annual Scientific Meeting
November 15-17
Gold Coast, Queensland

National Primary Health Care Conference 2016
November 23-25
Melbourne, Victoria

ITAC 2016 - Information Technology in Aged Care
November 28-30
Melbourne, Victoria

Palliative Care WA State Conference 2016
November 29-30
Perth, Western Australia

2016 IAHA National Forum
November 29 - 1 December
Canberra, ACT

2016 International Indigenous Allied Health Conference
December 1-3
Cairns, Queensland

International 2016

21st International Congress on Palliative Care
October 18-21
Montreal, Canada

21st WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
November 2-6
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Addressing the equity divide: Transformational technology
November 3
Auckland, New Zealand

November 20-24
Queenstown, New Zealand

International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations - Allied Professionals Forum
December 6
Dublin, Ireland

27th International Symposium on ALS/MND
December 7-9
Dublin, Ireland

Australian 2017

Survivorship 2017: Pathways to Better Policy and Practice
February 2-3
Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia

Compassionate Communities Symposium
February 20-21
Sydney, New South Wales

15th World Congress on Public Health: Voices, Vision, Action
April 3-7
Melbourne, Victoria

A world of Rural Health Conference 2017
April 26-2 May
Cairns, Queensland

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 20th Annual Congress
June 15-17
Adelaide, South Australia

4th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
June 21-23
Adelaide, South Australia

Transitions - Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators Conference
July 11-14
Adelaide, South Australia

Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) Conference
August 6-9
Brisbane, Queensland

2017 Palliative Care Australia Conference
September 6-8
Adelaide, South Australia

International 2017

EAPC 2017
May 18-20
Madrid, Spain

International Conference on Opioids
Call for Presentations
June 11-13
Boston, USA

16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
July 21-25
Xiamen, China

IAGG 2017
July 23-27
San Francisco, USA

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference
July 26-29

Public Health and Palliative Care International Conference
September 17-20
Ottowa, Canada

Last updated 21 October 2016