IAPCON 2024: Registrations open; Proposals invited to conduct pre-conference workshops

Categories: Education and Research.

We are very excited to share that the 31st Annual International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON 2024) is taking shape under the able guidance of Dr Geeta Joshi (Organising Chair), Dr Priti Sanghavi (Organising Secretary) and Dr Bhavna Patel (Scientific Committee Chair).

The in-person conference is scheduled to be held at the Auditorium, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, between Friday, 9th February, 2024, and Sunday, 11th February, 2024. The Pre-conference workshops have been scheduled for Thursday, 8th February, 2024.

Conference organisers share that the theme of IAPCON 2024 is ‘Revisiting the domains of Palliative Care’, as it aims to enhance the delegates’ practise of palliative care by empowering them with the various aspects in Palliative Care for both cancer and non-cancer patients. Scientific Sessions therefore will include sessions on Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Nephrology, Geriatric Care etc. Sessions will also include the nursing care plans, role of psychologist, volunteers, NGOs in providing palliative care, along with presentations on research methodology and scientific paper presentations.


The conference organisers share, “We promise to deliver to you a rich academic feast with renowned faculty in Palliative care delivering their very best. This event will serve as a knowledge-based platform as it will present sessions by experts and renowned speakers for every member of the Palliative care fraternity.”

Please click here to register before Monday, the 31st of July, 2023, and to avail the early bird registration offer.



Dr Dinesh Kumar (Pre-conference Chair) invites proposals to conduct pre conference workshops during IAPCON 2024. These proposals are to be emailed to iapcon2024workshops@gmail.com before Wednesday, the 31st of May, 2023. The proposal to be prepared as per the below format.

  1. Theme of the Workshop
  2. Short justification for the choice of the topic (100 words)
  3. Sub-Topics
  4. Key Learning Objectives
  5. Target Audience
  6. Faculty (Name, Designation, Place of work, Mobile & Email ID)
  7. Duration of Workshop
  8. Anticipated participants’ numbers
  9. Technical assistance required

Don’t forget to submit proposals before Wednesday, the 31st of May, 2023, to conduct pre-conference workshops. 

Please visit the conference website for further information and to register for IAPCON 2024.


  1. Radha Sundaram

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I am a consultant in intensive care in the NHS in Scotland. I have an interest in end of life care and organ donation. I have a proposal for a pre conference workshop. Apologies for missing the deadline
    Kind regards
    Dr R sundaram
    Consultant Intensive Care
    Clinical Lead Organ Donation NHS BT
    Equality Diversity Inclusion lead UoG medical school


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