Terms and Conditions for at the 3rd Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care: a Global Gathering and pre-congress courses:


Registration for the congress is possible exclusively through the online registration system. It will not be possible to register on the day of the congress. The congress registration will close on the 6th November 2016.

Fees for congress participants include:

  • Attendance to all scientific sessions
  • Delegate’s bag with printed Congress material
  • Entrance to the Exhibition
  • Coffee breaks and refreshments according to the program
  • Opening Ceremony and “Icebreaker” Reception on Wednesday 16th November 2016

The official language for the congress workshops, plenary and parallel sessions is English. Simultaneous translation to Italian is foreseen only in plenary.

Registration fees Until 15th July 2016 From 16th July 2016
Doctors € 370 € 500
Nurses, Psychologist , Physiotherapists, other professions € 270 € 350
Students, Trainees, Volunteers € 150 € 220
Low and lower middle income countries (100 reserved places)* € 120 € 120

*N.B. Proof of residence maybe requested for delegates from low and lower middle income countries

Pre-congress Workshops

The pre-congress courses will run simultaneously on 16th November 2016 from 8:30 to 16:30.

Please notice that pre-conference courses can only be booked on the on-line congress registration page in connection with the registration for the congress. Participation in the pre-congress courses will be limited to a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 80 participants, places will be allocated on a first come first-served basis.

Fees for Participants include:

  • Attendance in the selected workshop
  • Coffee break with refreshments


Pre-congress workshop topics Duration Course Directors Cost until 15th July 2016 Cost from 16th July 2016
Treating distressing symptoms in children with serious illnesses 8hrs Stefan Friedrichsdorf € 100 € 150
Decision making about care and treatment 8hrs Myra Bluebond Langner € 100 € 150
End-of-Life Care: A Taste of the EPEC-Paediatrics Curriculum 8hrs Joanne Wolfe € 100 € 150
Setting up research in children’s palliative care 8hrs Julia Downing € 100 € 150


Payment can be made:

By credit card:  credit card payment can only be made through the online congress registration page.

By bank transfer: please remember to specify the name of the Congress and all participants’ names on the bank transfer document.

Make drafts payable to: 

Account holder: Fondazione Lefebvre D’Ovidio Onlus
Account number: 060666
IBAN: IT46P0310403206000000060666
Bank: Deutsche Bank Spa
Branch: Agenzia G – Via degli Orti della Farnesina 213 – 00135 Roma

Important: All bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid in addition to the registration fees. If payment is made by a company or for more than one person, please make sure all names are indicated. In order to benefit from the reduced registration fee, registration and the relevant payment be completed by July 15th 2016. Thereafter the registration fees will increase as published.


As soon as the Secretariat has received the complete registration form and the required payment, a written confirmation will be sent by e-mail. 
For any queries regarding registration please contact:

Only digital versions of invoices will be sent to participants upon completion of the online registration. The invoice will be issued using the contact details provided on the registration form.


  • Prior to July 15th, 2016- Full refund less €35 handling fees
  • After July 16th, 2016 until September 30th, 2016 – 50% refund
  • After October 1st, 2016 – No refund

All cancellations must be faxed, electronically mailed or post-marked to:

3rd Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care: a Global Gathering Congress Secretariat

Fondazione Maruzza Lefebvre D’Ovidio
Via del Nuoto, 11
00135 – Rome
Tel: (+39) 06 3290609
Fax: (+39) 06 36292743

By registering for the 3rd Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care: a Global Gathering all participants acknowledge and authorize the Congress Organizers the right to photograph and videotape congress delegates and to use such photographs and videos in any internal and external communication referring to the Congress, such as on its website, or other publications.


Any personal information provided will be recorded and stored in the Foundation Maruzza’s database. Your personal information is not shared with third parties; however, we may use it internally to contact you about our work in the future. Any details you give us will be held in accordance with the Italian Data Protection Act 196/03, you may withdraw your consent at any time by request to: the Congress Secretariat at