EAPC Public Health and Palliative Care Research Seminar 15 & 16 October 2020 – Registration and call for abstracts open


Dear Colleague


I am delighted to announce that registrations and the call for abstracts are open for the ‘Public Health Research in Palliative Care: Towards Solutions for Global Challenges,  2nd International Seminar of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Research Network and the EAPC Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care which will take place on 15 and 16 October 2020 in the Titanic Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


The research seminar is organised by All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC), the EAPC Research Network and the EAPC Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care.  The research seminar is sponsored by The Irish Hospice Foundation, AIIHPC, Visit Belfast and Tourism Northern Ireland.


The call for abstracts is open until Monday 1 June 2020. Please see flyer and  http://www.professionalpalliativehub.com/research/events/seminar2020 for further information including the seminar's research themes and guidance on submitting abstracts. Please note the early bird rate for registration is available until 4 September 2020.


This international seminar will bring together an audience of researchers, policy makers and clinicians from academic institutions, hospice and palliative care providers, government and health agencies and people with palliative care needs and their family carers; all focused on developing solutions to inform and improve the delivery of palliative care globally. 


The invited speakers for the research seminar include:

Mark Hazelwood, Chief Executive, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care             
Rebecca Patterson, Director of Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care          
Prof  Sonja McIlfatrick, Head of School of Nursing and Professor of Nursing and Palliative Care, Ulster University
Sally Paul, Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Social Policy, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Prof Samar Aoun, Professor of Palliative Care, La Trobe University, Australia
Prof Joachim Cohen, Professor of Public Health and Palliative Care, End-of-Life Care Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University


I hope you will be interested in submitting an abstract to inform this important event and/or that you will be interested in attending this international gathering in Belfast.


I would also greatly appreciate it if you would consider sharing this correspondence about the research seminar with your colleagues and among your networks.


Kind Regards,




Karen Charnley | Director

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC)

E: kcharnley@aiihpc.org | T: +353 (0)1 491 2948 | M: +353 (0)87 1961426 |

Address: AIIHPC, Second Floor, Education & Research Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W

www.aiihpc.org | www.palliativehub.com



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