Terms and Conditions for  the 4th Global Gathering Maruzza Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care and pre-congress workshops

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 14th October 2018.

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 24th October 2018

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 3rd June 2018 From 4th June 2018
Doctors € 400 € 550
Nurses, Psychologist , Physiotherapists, other professions € 300 € 380
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 24th October 2018 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 3rd June 2018 Cost from 4th June 2018
Team Building and Leadership in Paediatric Palliative Care 8hrs Ann Goldman € 120 € 170
Implementing Psychosocial Care, Including Sibling Engagement Care and Bereavement 8hrs Lori Wiener € 120 € 170
Multimodal Treatment of Pain and Distressing Symptoms in Children with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities 8hrs Stefan Friedrichsdorf € 120 € 170
Advanced Care Planning In Children – When, Who, How? 8hrs Justin Baker € 120 € 170


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: 

Fondazione Maruzza Lefebvre D’Ovidio Onlus
Via del Nuoto 11 – 00135 Rome
IBAN: IT41V0321103200052807821020
Bank: Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. SpA
Branch: Filiale di Roma -Largo Giuseppe Tartini, 3 00198 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 3rd June 2018. 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 3rd  June 2018 – Full refund less €35 handling fees
  • From  4th June 2018 until to 26th August 2018 – 50% refund
  • After 27th August 2018 – No refund

All cancellations must be electronically mailed to
or faxed to (+39) 06 36292743

By registering for the 4th Global Gathering Maruzza Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care 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