The scientific programme will regularly be updated online. A combination of plenary lectures, expert and themed sessions, congress symposia, satellite symposia, interactive poster presentations, an active social programme, and hospitable surroundings will support learning, networking and professional interchanges.

The programme offers the following sessions:

10 Plenary lectures

  • Vittorio Ventafridda Award session
  • 3 Early Researcher awarded lectures
  • 5 more plenary lectures will be selected from best submitted abstracts

6 Themed sessions

  1. Palliative Care outcomes
  2. Effective components of palliative care interventions
  3. Quality & performance of hospice services/ costs
  4. Integration of Specialist Palliative Care: organisational models of collaboration for optimal research
  5. Palliative Care in ICU
  6. Opioid ‘challenges’

Children’s Palliative Care Satellite Conference

Free Communication Sessions

125 sessions for oral presentations will be designed based on the selection of submitted abstracts

Abstract Submission (click to access online abstract submission portal deadline 15th October 2019)

Poster discussion sessions

Experts will chair discussions of selected posters.

Satellite symposia

The programme includes company sponsored satellite symposia.

Poster presentations

Dedicated time will be allocated for interactive poster visits.