Submission of abstract deadline extended for Durban conference

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 3rd ICPCN Conference has been extended by 2 weeks.

Perhaps you forgot or didn’t get around to submitting your abstract for the 3rd ICPCN Conference. If so, there’s good news. The organising committee of the 3rd ICPCN Conference are pleased to announce that the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended by 2 weeks to Friday 24 November 2017.  

All members of the multidisciplinary team, including students, researchers, professionals, volunteers and parents are welcome to submit abstracts for this bi-annual conference taking place from 30 May – 2 June 2018 at the Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel in Durban, South Africa. 

Abstract topics

Your abstract should fall into one of the following three topic areas:

  1. Inspiring others about Children’s Palliative Care
  2. Innovations and research in Children’s Palliative Care
  3. Integration of Children’s Palliative Care in Health, Social & Education Systems


A reminder that there are 10 IAHPC Travel and Registration Scholarships available for the conference. Only those who have had an accepted abstract for a poster or oral presentation for the conference will be considered for one of these scholarships.  

The International Children’s Palliative Care Network looks forward to receiving your abstract and welcoming you to Durban.