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Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2023
Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2023
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As CEO and Board Chair of Palliative Care Australia, we are delighted to invite you to join us in Sydney from 13 – 15 September for the 2023 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (23OPCC).

Come together for the premier palliative care conference in the southern hemisphere, with over 800 industry leaders, experts, academics, and practitioners from across Australia and beyond.

We were last together in person in 2019 so we are VERY excited to bring the sector back together for three days of invigorating conversation, challenging discussions, and valuable networking.

As we prepare to gather in 2023, there are many challenges facing our sector and the need for a trained, sustainable palliative care workforce has never been greater. The conference theme: ‘With the end in mind – shaping stronger health systems, delivering quality palliative care’ will elevate these issues and ideas from the sector and seek collaborative solutions to make a positive difference in our work.

We want you to be part of this outstanding event. Whether you are a sponsor, exhibitor, presenter, or delegate, there’s something for you at 23OPCC.

Camilla Rowland
Professor Meera Agar
Board Chair

About 23OPCC

The OPCC is recognised globally as the premier palliative care conference of the southern hemisphere. 

Hosted by Palliative Care Australia (PCA) since 1990, this conference is the standout event for the palliative care sector in Australia and Oceania. Industry leaders and experts recognise OPCC as the most valuable conference for relevant conversations and learnings. 

In 2019, the conference expanded to include New Zealand and the Oceanic region and took on new and deeper significance as the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference. 
This change has provided a platform for the conference to strengthen international partnerships, provide more support for delegates from developing countries and increase the reach of the conference to our near neighbours. 
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23OPCC Theme

‘With the end in mind – shaping stronger health systems, delivering quality palliative care’

23OPCC will be an action-oriented event that engages national and international delegates around issues that are critical to the sector. 23OPCC attracts the decision makers, and policy influences of today, the future leaders of tomorrow, and those involved in the latest research and thinking about the importance of palliative care and end-of-life care.

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