Conferences provide opportunities for ongoing professional development.

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 2018

5th National Elder Abuse Conference
February 19-20
Sydney, New South Wales 

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

2018 Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting
April 8-11
Sydney, New South Wales

6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
April 11-12
Canberra, Australia Capital Territory

National Medicines Symposium 2018
May 30-June 1
Canberra, Australia Capital Territory

Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference 2018​
June 2018
Sydney, New South Wales

International Dementia Conference
June 7-8 
Sydney, New South Wales
Abstract due 24 Nov 17

2018 CNSA Annual Congress
June 21-23
Brisbane, Queensland

The Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
June 27-29
Sydney, New South Wales

2018 Primary Health Care Research Conference
August 1-3
Melbourne, Victoria

42nd World Hospital Congress
October 10-12
Brisbane, Queensland

Palliative Care NSW 2018 Biennial State Conference
8-10 November 2018
Kiama, New South Wales

International 2018

Global Conference on Integrated Care (GCIC) 2018
February 1-3

Inaugural SPICT International Conference 2018
February 2
Edinburgh, UK

February 23-25
Jawaharlal, India

The ADEC 40th Annual Conference
April 25-28
Pittsburgh, USA

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

10th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care
May 24-26
Bern, Switzerland

International Conference on Opioids
June 10-12
Boston, USA

MASCC/ISOO 2018 Annual meeting
June 28-30
Vienna, Austria

Australian 2019

2019 Biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference
September 10-13
Perth, Western Australia

International 2019

The 6th Public Health Palliative Care International conference
Details coming soon...
Sydney, Australia

Last updated 02 January 2018