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

17.30 – 19.30 Opening ceremony
• Welcomes
• Keynote lecture: The Roots of PPC – Joanne Wolfe
• Keynote Lecture : The Present Day – Ana Lacerda
• Keynote Lecture : Future Horizons – Sophie Bertaud, Victoria Salvo, Elizabeth Seashore (Young Professional Committee)
• Young Researchers Award presented by the Vlček Family Foundation
• Vittorio Ventafridda Award

19.30 – 20.30 Icebreaker Reception

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: Pushing the boundaries of PPC
Moderators: Brian S. Carter, Danai Papadatou TBC
• 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 Young Professionals Plenary: 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 (coffee station)
16.00 – 17.00 Oral Abstract presentation session (3 in parallel)
17.00 – 17.15 Room Change
17.15 – 18.15 Focus Sessions (in parallel)
• Shared Care Planning – Why, When, Where – Sergi Navarro Vilarrubí
• Palliative Sedation: When and How – Marco Bolognani
• Self-compassion, Growth and Development for Healthcare Professionals 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 Martínez
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary: Using Assessment Tools in PPC
Moderators: Huda Abu-Saad Huijer, Poh Heng Chong TBC
• 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 (coffee station)
15.30 – 17.00 Plenary: Managing Serious Illness in the Home
Moderators: Mercedes Bernadà, Anna Garchakova TBC
• Pain and 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