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2017 CANADIAN HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE CONFERENCE

Ottawa Conference and Event Centre | Ottawa, CANADA
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Title: 2017 CANADIAN HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE CONFERENCE
Specialty: Anesthesiology
Dates: From Sep, 20, 2017 to Sep, 23, 2017
Location: Ottawa, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 475 to 875 CAD
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Event Venue:

Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is pleased to present the 2017 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, being held in Ottawa from September 20th to 23rd. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform.  This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals.


In 2017, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is pleased to announce a partnership with Public Health and Palliative Care International and Pallium Canada to co-present the 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference.  This conference will be taking place in the same venue prior to the CHPC Conference, from September 17th to 20th.  This event expects to attract 300-500 public health and palliative care professionals. A special conference rate is available for participants who wish to attend both conferences.  The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association and the International Public Health Palliative Care Conference are thrilled to offers delegates a unique dual opportunity.


The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference will be announcing the 2017 conference streams in the very near future.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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General Info:

Are you Registering as a Student or Volunteer?


Please be aware that all students are asked to show proof of full-time enrollment.


A student card or timetable showing enrollment in an accredited institution will be accepted.  Please email to conference@chpca.net

Volunteer Definition: Volunteers are workers who have been officially screened and approved as a hospice palliative care volunteer within a hospice palliative care program or service. A volunteer freely gives of their time and can provide written evidence of their position from their supervisor, manager or their board of directors.


A letter showing status of volunteer should be emailed to conference@chpca.net

Your Registration Fees Include


The 2017 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference will take place September 20th – 23rd, 2017 at The Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.


Rates include access to the following:

Three Top Notch Plenary Speakers

Challenge Panel Presentations

Concurrent Abstract Driven Workshops and Oral Presentations

Poster Presentations

Opening Ceremonies, featuring the presentation of the CHPCA’s Award of Excellence, Pediatric Award of Excellence, Balfour Mount Champion Award, and the Media Award

Welcome Reception wine and cheese in conjunction with the opening of exhibits and posters

CHPCA Interest Group Meetings

Exhibit Hall

Celebration of Life

An Evening of Great Entertainment on Friday, September 22nd!

Lunch on Friday and Saturday

All refreshment breaks


Currency:

CAD

Registration Cost
Type
Early Registration

2017-07-31
Late Registration From: 2017-08-01 To: 0--
On site Registration
Members
650
750
800
Non Members
725
825
875
Students
475
575
625
Volunteers
475
575
625

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference has a special conference rate at two partner hotels.


Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East

200 Coventry Road

Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4S3

Canada

TEL: +1-613-741-9862 (Ask to make a pass key reservation under the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)


Special conference rate available with rooms starting at $154.00 CDN / night*


Book Now


Or


Hampton Inn Ottawa by Hilton

100 Coventry Road

Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 4S3

Canada

TEL: +1-613-741-2300 (Ask to make a reservation under the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)


Special conference rate available with rooms starting at $149.00 CDN / night*


Book Now – Add the special rate code: CHP


Price is based on single occupancy for a standard room. Price shown does not include taxes.

Accommodation Options and Cost

Hotel Name
Type of charge
Single
Room
Double
Room
Distance from Venue
Marriott Ottawa East
Date range
154
Hampton inn ottawa
Date range
149
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Submission Info

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference is the foremost national conference in Canada focusing on hospice palliative care. This year’s conference will take place from September 20th – 23rd, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.


The conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event continues to attract 600-800 hospice palliative care professionals each year and comprises many cutting-edge presentations and research outcomes.


Our call for abstracts is now open.  Please click the above link to submit an abstract today.


 


If you have any questions, please contact us at conference@chpca.net, or by telephone at 613-241-3663 extension 222 or 1-800-668 2785 extension 222.

Abstract submission deadline 2017-07-02
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted on-line.

You may save your draft abstract on-line and make changes prior to the abstract submission deadline; however, once your abstract has been submitted in final mode, changes will not be accepted.

All accepted oral/workshop presentations may be published in various educational/academic publications. As such, please ensure your abstract is submitted in a form that does not have to be edited.

Abstracts must outline the content of the presentation in clear concise language and include key words.

Please use standard abbreviations (that can be understood across disciplines) within the body of your abstract.

Abstracts may be submitted in English or French.

If an oral presentation or workshop abstract is not accepted, the opportunity to present a poster may be offered.

All applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their abstract.

All presenters (workshop, oral presentation and poster) must register for the conference.

Abstract Content Requirements for the On-Line Application:

Contact information for each of the presenters/authors including, name, organization, city, province/state, country, e-mail address

For oral presentations and workshops, a 100-word (maximum) biography for each presenter is required

Category of presentation ( i.e. workshop, oral presentation or poster)

Language of presentation (English or French)

For workshop abstracts, please state in your application the desired length of your presentation (i.e. 60 minutes or 90 minutes).  The CHPCA reserves the right to assign the length of presentation.  Presenters will be informed of the length of their presentation when notified of acceptance.

Please select, from the Abstract Streams and Key Words list provided below, which Learning Track corresponds to your presentation

Title of presentation

Description of presentation – maximum 250 words. Do not include title or author information

Description of the skills and/or knowledge that participants will gain from your workshop, oral presentation or poster, and an explanation of how participants can apply the skills and/or knowledge within their communities

For workshop abstracts, state how you will engage your audience. (maximum 100 words)

For workshops, oral presentations or poster presentations, explain how your presentation will add to existing evidence-based knowledge in the field of hospice palliative care (maximum 100 words)

For workshop abstracts, state how your workshop will help improve interdisciplinary patient/family centered care and/or program or service delivery

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Oral presentations are research outcomes based presentations. Oral presentations are not for the purposes of presenting a ‘mini-workshop’.

Oral presentations will be no more than 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

There should not be more than two presenters for oral presentations.

Workshop Guidelines

Workshop presentations are interactive skills-based presentations. Workshop presentations will vary from 45 to 90 minutes in length. If your workshop is accepted, we will inform you of the exact length of your workshop.

Workshops must be interactive, and include practical information that participants can bring back to their communities.

Each meeting room will be equipped with a computer, an LCD projector and screen, a podium microphone, and one lavaliere microphone. Cordless microphones may also be available depending upon the size of the meeting room.

Please bring your presentation with you on a memory stick. Your presentation must be Windows compatible.

If you require additional equipment for your workshop, you will need to make your own arrangements with the audio visual company, at your own expense. Conference staff can provide you with the contact information for the audio-visual company.

Poster Guidelines

Posters presentations include the key learning and knowledge points you wish to share with conference participants.

Poster presenters are expected to register for the conference.

Poster presenters are required to be present at their poster for the duration of the Opening Reception and during breaks.

Exact specification regarding poster dimensions will be communicated to successful poster presenters.

Abstract Review

All abstracts will be blind-reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee. (Identifying information will be removed from abstracts before they are evaluated.)


Each abstract will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers, and will be accepted based on the following criteria:


The abstract adds to existing knowledge, is innovative, and is evidence-based

The abstract offers concrete skills to participants

The abstract contributes to the themes of the conference

The abstract is relevant to hospice palliative care

Abstract Streams & Key Words


Leadership and Advocacy


Marginalized Populations

Multi-Cultural Issues

Mental Health

Rural and Remote Issues

Aboriginal Issues

Communication and Media Strategies

Social Media and Marketing in Health Care Settings

Developing Key Messages

Pediatric Issues

Advance Care Planning

Compassionate Care

Dealing with the Media

 Education


Policies and Trends

Interdisciplinary Competencies

Education Models

Effective Teaching Tools

Patient / Family Centered Education

Interprofessional Education

Competency Based Education

Continuing Professional Development

Pediatric Issues

Marginalized Populations

Research / Knowledge Translation


Health Science Research and Economics

Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Policy and Decision-Making

Clinical practice and decision-making

International Linkages

Pediatric Issues

Marginalized Populations

Hospice Palliative Care

Long Term Care

Advance Care Planning

Aging / Frail Elderly

Caregiving

Advance Care Planning


Hospice Palliative Care/case planning

Multi-Cultural Issues

Marginalized populations

Seniors talking to senior

Rural and Remote Issues

Aboriginal Issues

Clinical Practice


Pain and Symptom Management

Advance Care Planning

Self Care

Ethics of Palliative Care

Culturally Competent Care

Pediatric Issues

Marginalized Populations

Spiritual Care

Bereavement and Grief

 Program Development including Volunteers and Caregivers


Models of Access to Service Delivery

Volunteer Issues

Caregiver Issues

Mental Health

Rural and Remote Issues

Aboriginal Issues

Practical Skills and Skills Building

Organizational Issues

Hospice Development

Discussions of Evidence-Based Practical Applications (Lived Experience)

Developing Key Performance Indicators

Strategic Planning

Pediatric Issues

Marginalized Populations

Compassionate Care

 International


International Issues

Marginalized Populations

Pediatric Issues

Multi-cultural Issues

Education

Advocacy

Global Advocacy and Policy

Program Development

Twinning/Partnerships

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

In 2017 the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference is pleased to present the conference sponsorship for the 2017 event being held in Ottawa from September 20th to the 23rd. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals. Prior to the CHPC Conference from September 17 to 20 the same venue will be host to the International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference.  For more details about exhibiting at the CHPC Conference, or taking advantage of the unique opportunity to exhibit at both conference, please contact Kelly MacLaren at kmaclaren@chpca.net


Please click here to register for sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities!

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Organising Agency

 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Phone: 800-668-2785 or 613-241-3663

Fax: 613-241-3986

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