Alberta Health ServicesCovenant HealthUniversity of Alberta

2018 Annual Palliative Care Conference


Invitation to register for the 29th Annual Palliative Care Education and Research Day will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018 at the Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta Canada.”

We are pleased to inform you that the registration link for our upcoming conference is now open. We urge you to take advantage of the early bird rate of $150 + service fee that is available until September 17, 2018. Please use this link to register: Register on Line

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. 

Our them this year, "Compassionate Communities Building Upon a Caring Community" will provide front line caregivers with information and support to help serve their palliative patients

We are proud to announce our plenary speakers

Shane Sinclair PhD - Associate Professor and Cancer Care Research Professor with the University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing. Adjunct appointments within the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary and the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit at the University of Manitoba.

Anna Voeuk, CCFP - Division of Palliative Medicine, University of Alberta - Palliative Care

More information can be found on our website as it becomes available

Click here for more information on the conference

The Fantasyland Hotel is offering a special room rate for conference attendees. When you call to inquire, please inform them that you are a Palliative Care Conference attendee —you can call the reservations department for more information at 780.444.3000 or toll-free at 1.800.737.3783.

For further details or enquiries, please contact:

Viki Muller
Phone: 780.735.7493




  • The Covenant Health Palliative Institute champions a future where every Albertan can make informed decisions about their end-of-life care and where caregivers have the knowledge, expertise and resources to support them.

  • Learn about palliative care needs and enhance your knowledge of the practical aspects of care and of end-of-life issues. Explore current trends, issues and research with our invited guest experts and your colleagues.