IAPCON 2023: Call for expression of interest to conduct pre conference workshops

Categories: Education, Leadership, Must Read, and Research.

The 30th Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2023) will be a physical conference at Bengaluru, India, organised by Karunashraya.

The conference is slated to be conducted over two and half days (Friday, 10th, February 2023, to Sunday, 12th February 2023), with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Thursday, 9th February, 2023.


‘Metamorphosis: The emergence of Subspeciality Palliative Medicine’, will be the theme of IAPCON 2023.


Dr Nagesh Simha, the Organising Chairman of IAPCON 2023, and Dr Seema Rao, the Organizing Secretary of IAPCON 2023, share, “The theme this year is unique, and so are the scientific sessions. The immense need for palliative care in non-cancer conditions and the enthusiasm shown by the various subspecialities has the potential to transform the scope of palliative care. This has germed the theme of the conference.”

Dr Naveen Salins, the Scientific Chairperson of IAPCON 2023, shares that “The scientific program of IAPCON 2023 will be slightly different from the previous conferences. We want IAPCON 2023, to provide a strong foundation for what the future of palliative care should be. We hope that this conference would lead to some degree of a metamorphosis for Palliative Medicine in India and the growing subspeciality of Palliative Medicine in India. IAPCON 2023 would have 9 tracks in total (6 major tracks and 3 minor tracks) with each of the major tracks focusing on the 6 sub specialties. Therefore, there will be 9 sub scientific committees”.

Palliative medicine in neurology, pulmonology, nephrology, cardiology, oncology, and intensive care will be single standalone sessions traversing the entire day, integrating the medical, nursing, psychosocial and other aspects. Minor tracks will cover several novel intersection topics on advancements in medicine and its relevance to palliative medicine.




The organizing team of IAPCON 2023, calls for expression of interest to conduct preconference workshops!

Dr Seema Rao, the Organizing Secretary of IAPCON 2023, is now inviting expression of interest for preconference workshops. “Anyone interested in conducting preconference workshops may please email the Preconference Subcommittee Chair with the details of the topic, potential faculty members, and expected number of attendees by Tuesday, 31st May, 2022.  The Preconference Subcommittee will screen and approve the workshops based on the scientific content. The list of approved workshops will be announced on Friday, 1st July, 2022” says Dr Rao.

Preconference Subcommittee Chair: 

Dr. Jenifer Jeba S
MD (RT), Dip Pal Med, MSc Pal Med (Cardiff, UK)
Professor and Head, Palliative Care Unit, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India
Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University

Email: preconferenceiapcon@karunashraya.org

The organizing team invites you to register for this unique intellectual fest at the earliest.

Please visit the conference website for further details and to register for the conference.

This is a republication from the Indian Association of Palliative Care’s website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *