Conferences provide opportunities for ongoing professional development and networking.

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





Australian 2018

2018 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting
May 30
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

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

Nepean Blue Mountains 29th Annual Supportive and Palliative Care Conference
June 1
Penrith, New South Wales

Perth Satellite event - Death Literacy Conference
June 1
Perth, Western Australia

International Dementia Conference
June 7-8 
Sydney, New South Wales

Death Literacy Conference 2018
June 7-8
Sydney, New South Wales

Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018
June 15
Melbourne, Victoria

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

South Australian Palliative Care Conference
July 20
Adelaide, South Australia

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

Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference 2018​
August 6-10
Sydney, New South Wales

9th National MND Australia Conference on care 2018
August 30-31
Adelaide, South Australia
Abstract due May 4

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

Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster Conference
October 15-18
Mount Gambier, South Australia

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

2018 COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
November 13-15
Perth, Western Australia

51st AAG Conference
November 21-23
Melbourne, Victoria

11th HITH Society Annual Scientific Meeting
November 21-23
Brisbane, Queensland

9th International Congress on Innovations in nursing
29-30 November 
Perth, Western Australia

International 2018

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

3rd International Children's Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) Conference
May 30-June 2
Durban, South Africa

International Conference on Opioids
June 10-12
Boston, USA

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

14th Global Conference on Ageing
August 8-10
Toronto, Canada

The 17th World Congress on Pain
September 12-16
Boston, USA

23rd Hospice NZ Palliative Care Conference
September 19-21
Auckland, New Zealand

Australian 2019

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

5th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
June 19-20
Adelaide, South Australia

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


Last updated 24 May 2018