News

01
Mar

Pre-Conference Workshops & Tours

The aim of the pre-conference Workshop and Tours program is to increase the capacity of delegates to implement and advocate for effective, evidence-based palliative care models of care and policies into their respective communities and countries. These will all take place on Tuesday 10 September 2019 (except for ISPEC), have a limited participant capacity and are...
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30
Nov

International Human Rights Speaker: Dr Christian Ntizimira

We are delighted to announce that Dr Christian Ntizimira (Rwanda) will address attendees at 19OPCC in a keynote about Transcultural palliative care consideration in global health delivery to bring human rights in the centre of positive change. Dr Christian Ntizimira is a Masters Candidate at Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,...
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21
Nov

Qantas our Official Airline Partner

Qantas is delighted to be the exclusive airline partner for 19OPCC. Qantas is offering registered delegates and travel partner’s special discounted airfares which are easily booked online via this dedicated booking portal. When booking, use the allocated code to access discounts, the code will be provided within your confirmation email once registered for 19OPCC. Please note:...
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16
Nov

Calling all partners!

If your organisation wants to be sure of reaching right across the palliative care sector in Australia, New Zealand and the Oceanic region, then attending this event is a must. Becoming a part of our conference builds your brand, strengthens the palliative and end-of-life care industry, creates unique relationships, provides networking opportunities and allows you...
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12
Oct

19OPCC Theme Announced

Universal Access: Oceans of Opportunities The theme for the inaugural Oceanic Palliative Care Conference is Universal Access: Oceans of Opportunities. The theme will allow for exploration of palliative care as a human right and what can be done to ensure people from underserved populations can access palliative care and have their pain and other symptoms...
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12
Oct

Registrations Open

To celebrate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, online registration for the inaugural Oceanic Palliative Care Conference is now available. Register before 29 June 2019 to access early bird savings of $155 and secure your place.
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12
Oct

Accommodation Bookings Open

Attendees to the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) will have access to exclusive discounted rates at a selection of hotels and serviced apartments surrounding the conference venue. By booking your accommodation through our registration portal you’ll be guaranteed the best room rate in high-quality hotels within walking distance to the venue.
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18
Sep

Why the name change?

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has hosted the biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference (APCC) with the first held in Adelaide in 1990. This event has a proud history of bringing people together to contribute to the national discussion on palliative care in Australia. We are excited to announce that next year the Australian Palliative Care Conference...
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17
Sep

IAHPC Travel Scholarships

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) will be supporting the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) by providing Travel Scholarships to applicants from Lower, Lower-Middle and Upper-Middle income countries to attend 19OPCC. The vision of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care is universal access to high-quality palliative care, integrated into all...
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