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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 2017

Palliative Care in Aged Care Conference
May 25
Baulkham Hills, New South Wales

Speech Pathology Australia National Conference
May 28-31
International Convention Centre, Sydney

28th Annual Supportive and Pallliative Care Conference
June 2
Penrith, New South Wales

International Conference on Opioids
June 11-13
Boston, USA

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

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium
July 26-29
Rowland Flat, South Australia

Lancet Summit: COPD and lung cancer
July 28-29
Perth, Western Australia

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

Primary Health Care Research Conference
August 7-9
Brisbane, Queensland

6th Annual International Emergency Care Conference
September, 6-7
Melbourne, Victoria

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

Australian Association of Practice Managers National Conference
October, 24-27
Perth, Western Australia

GP17 RACGP Annual conference
October, 26-28
Sydney, New South Wales

10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference
November, 1-3
Gold Coast, Queensland

November 13-17
Sydney, NSW

International 2017

International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference
June 5-7
La Crosse, USA

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

ICELC 2017: 19th International Conference on End of Life Care
June 28-9
Dubai, UAE

Alzheimer's Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2017
July 16-20
London, UK

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

IPOS 2017
August 14-19
Berlin, Germany

ACPEL 2017
September 6-9
Banff, Canada

2nd International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice
September 13-15
Halifax, Canada

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

The Annual Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference 2017
October 6
London, UK

Palliative Care Nurses New Zealand Conference 2017
October 9-10
Wellington, NZ

Australian 2018

Moving Care from Hospital to Community: navigating the bumps
March 21-23
Sydney, New South Wales

International 2018

February 23-25
Jawaharlal, India

9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP)
May 9-12
Dublin, Ireland

Last updated 11 May 2017