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CSPCP Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference

Date: June 1-3, 2017
City: Edmonton, AB
Theme: Compassion, Innovation, Collaboration … Making a Difference

Join us for 2 ½ days of learning and networking through a variety of workshops, keynotes, exhibits, and social opportunities. This advanced-level medical conference is open to palliative medicine physicians, physicians interested in palliative care, medical students and Residents. Hosted by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians.

Register by March 3 for best rates.


Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting

This may be of interest to CSPCP members.

Date: April 20-22, 2017
City: Toronto
Theme: Integrating Care, Making an Impact.
Partial list of topics:

  • The Future of Geriatrics
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Physician-Assisted Death
  • Innovative Use of Technology
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Substance Misuse
  • End-of-Life Management

For more info, visit the CGS Conference Website

6th International Conference on Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care (ACPEL)

This may be of interest to CSPCP members.

The ACPEL conference brings together leading scientists and practitioners from around the world to share the latest research and education. It will take a critical look at the importance of effective, ongoing conversations regarding the quality of Advance Care Planning programming and the ethical, economic, and social implications of ACP policies and legislation.

Date: September 6-9, 2017
City: Banff, AB
Theme: Conversations Matter

Call for Abstracts – Oral and Poster


The Conference Planning Committee is pleased to invite your participation at the Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference by submitting an abstract for the Oral or Poster Presentation sessions. The conference will be held Thursday, June 1st to Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta. The top 5 oral abstracts will present during the workshop session “Great Ideas & In The Works” on Friday, June 2nd. The posters will be presented at an accredited Poster Presentation session on Friday, June 2nd and will also be displayed throughout the conference.

Abstracts will be categorized into the following focus areas:

  • Teaching & Education
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Direct Clinical Care
  • Clinical Service Delivery
  • Leadership
  • Research

Posters and Oral presentations will be evaluated by an assessment committee and both best poster and best oral presentation will be announced in the morning of June 3rd.
Detailed submission information and criteria are here: Read More

Submit abstracts here:

Deadline: February 1, 2017

For further information, contact Abstract Coordinator Yoko Tarumi: