Program

Wednesday, 16th October 2024

Reception desk times:
Pre-Congress Workshops 08.00 – 08.30
Congress delegates 10.00 – 19.00
08.30 – 12.30 Pre-congress Workshops
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 16.30 Pre-congress Workshops

Pre-congress Workshops:

  • Course I: Perinatal PPC
    Coordinator: Brian S. Carter
    Collaborators: Maria Azucena Niño Tovar, Tanja Pedersen
  • Course II: Communicating Bad News
    Coordinator: Justin N. Baker
    Collaborators: Esther Ammon, Michelle Brown, Alexis Morvant
  • Course III: The Management of Troublesome Symptoms in PPC
    Coordinator: Poh Heng Chong
    Collaborators: Ross Drake, Michelle Koh
  • Course IV: Difficult Choices: Bioethical Strategy
    Coordinator: Joana Mendes
    Collaborators: Marie Friedel, Daniel Garros

17.30 – 19.30 Opening ceremony

  • Welcomes
  • Keynote lecture (15 Min): The Roots of PPC – Joanne Wolfe
  • Keynote Lecture (15 Min): The Present Day – Ana Lacerda
  • Keynote Lecture (15 Min): Future Horizons – Young professionals
  • Young Researchers Award presented by the Vlček Family Foundation
  • Vittorio Ventafridda Award

19.30 – 20.30 Icebreaker – Welcome Cocktails

Thursday, 17th October 2024

Reception opens at 08.00 a.m.

08.30 – 09.00 Plenary: Gaining insights
AI and Robotics in PPC – Alessandro Masserdotti
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary 1: Pushing the boundaries of PPC
Moderators: TBD
High Tech: an Opportunity or a Limit? – Daniel Garros
Extreme Preterm Neonates and Perinatal PPC- Elvira Parravicini
Transitional Care of Young Adults – Julie Hauer
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.00 Oral Abstract presentation session (3 in parallel)
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch and Poster visit
13.30 – 15.00 Plenary 2: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in PPC
Moderators: TBD
Racism, Ethics, and Palliative care – Mehrunisha Suleman
Honouring Diverse Cultural and Religious Practices – Joe El Khoury
Equity and the delivery of PPC in low and middle-income countries – Julia Downing

15.00 – 16.00 Poster visit
16.00 – 17.00 Oral Abstract presentation session (3 in parallel)
17.00 – 17.15 Room Change
17.15 – 18.15 Focus Sessions (max 3 in parallel)
1. Shared Care Planning – Why, When, Where – Sergi Navarro Villarubi
2. Palliative Sedation: When and How – Marco Bolognani
3. Self-compassion, Growth and Development in PPC – Jared Rubenstein

Friday, 18th October 2024

Reception opens at 08.00 a.m.
08.30 – 09.00 Plenary: Gaining insights
The Use of Telephone Interview for Emergencies at Home – María Avilés
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary 3: Using Assessment Tools in PPC
Moderators: TBD
Quality of Care Assessment Tools – Prasanna Ananth
Using Tools for Outcome Measurement in PPC – Richard Harding
Opportunities and Limits – Lorna Fraser
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.00 Oral Abstract presentation session (3 in parallel)

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch and Poster visit

13.30 – 14.30 Oral Abstract presentation session (3 in parallel)

14.30 – 15.30 Poster visit

15.30 – 17.00 Plenary 4: Managing serious illness in the home
Moderators: TBD
Symptom Management – Renée McCulloch
Support for Family Members and Strategies for Engaging the Community – Ulrika
Kreicbergs
End-Of-Life Care – Ricardo Martino Alba

17.00 – 17.30 Closing Ceremony
• Conclusions – Ann Goldman & Brian Carter
• Thanks & Arrivederci – Franca Benini & Silvia Lefebvre D’Ovidio