Alberta Health ServicesCovenant HealthUniversity of Alberta

2017 Annual Palliative Care Conference


The 27th Annual Palliative Care Education and Research Days will take place from October 24 - 25, 2016 at the Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta Canada. This year the theme will be “Palliative Care Everywhere: accessible, inclusive, compassionate”

Covenant Health is proud to support and provide delegates the opportunity to gather, meet, share experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues representing many disciplines from all over Alberta and surrounding provinces. 

The conference committee is excited to present renowned speakers this year in addition to two challenge panel discussions.
In-depth workshops, concurrent sessions and posters will address all aspects of end-of-life care. Topic areas include:

  • Back to Basics: Symptom management, direct clinical care
  • Emerging Issues & Trends:  innovations and research in Palliative & End of Life Care
  • Challenging clinical care needs for Palliative and End of Life patients and their families
  • Psychosocial / Spiritual & Wellness


The deadline for submitting abstracts for oral presentations such as concurrent sessions and workshops, and posters is Friday, April 15, 2016.  Abstracts on all aspects of end-of-life and palliative care are welcome. Submission instructions and descriptions of each type of presentation can be found online on the Abstract Submission page.

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On behalf of the Conference Planning Committee, we look forward to receiving your submissions and seeing you in October 2016!

Viki Muller
For further details or enquiries, please contact me directly:

Viki Muller
Phone: 780.735.7493



Viki Muller, BSc., MPH
Research / Project Coordinator, Palliative Institute

416 St. Marguerite Health Services Centre
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
1090 Youville Drive West, Edmonton, AB  T6L 0A3

(Tel)  780.735.7493           (Fax)  780.735.7302
Office Hours:  Tue, Wed, Thurs:   9am-2pm