Call for Abstracts 2017

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Call for Abstracts
Lecture Series and Poster Exhibition


E-Certificate issued to first authors of all accepted lectures and posters 

  Deadline for submission is 11:59 PM EST (USA), October 15, 2017. 


Palliative Care Network (PCN) is now accepting abstracts to be considered for the International Palliative Care Network Conference (IPCNC) - 2017 - Lecture Series and Poster Exhibition

PCN platform gives you the opportunity to “MAKE THE WORLD YOUR AUDIENCE".  

  • Palliative Care professionals from all disciplines and regions of the world are encouraged to participate in presenting lectures and posters.  
  • Awards for select categories.
  • Expand your audience-previous submissions from past conferences are accepted.
  • E-certificate awarded to first author of poster and lecture.
  • Conference registration  and fees required to present final poster or lecture.


How To Submit an Abstract: 

  • Review all information before submitting the abstract. 
  • Any deviation from the guidelines will result in the abstract not being reviewed.  
  • Abstracts must be in English. 
  • Abstracts submitted to previous conferences/meetings are welcome. 
  • Authors should ensure that their abstracts provide sufficient detail so that reviewers will be able to fully evaluate the author's work. 
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts that can be submitted.  
  • Submit your inquiries to or at the end of the form.
  • Abstracts will be submitted via the links to the forms below.  Select the appropriate type of submission:  Poster or Lecture.

                                    Submit Abstract:  Poster Exhibition 2017           Call for Abstracts 2017:  Lecture Series                                                                             Select the submission type above to submit your abstract


Registration Fees:

  • Regular:  175 US Dollars
  • Member of Partner organization:  150 US Dollars


  • The abstract should be presented with the following:  
  • Title 
  • Aim(s) 
  • Methods 
  • Results and Conclusions 
  • If poster, select the poster category.  If you cannot identify a category, select other and fill in the appropriate category.
  • Word Limit:  200 words or less (excluding title).
  • You must submit the required information on the form including:  title with the author(s) name(s), institution and country of the individual who intends to present the lecture at the virtual conference, additional authors, etc.
  • Longer abstracts will not be reviewed and will be automatically rejected.



Deadline for submission is 11:59 PM EST (USA), October 15, 2017. 

Early submission is encouraged.

Abstract Selection: 

  • Accepted abstracts will be announced on the PCN Community Site by October 16, 2017.*  
  • *Dates subject to change 



  • By submitting an abstract you agree to the following terms: 
  • Any conflict of interest/funding for the activity presented must be mentioned when the abstract is submitted. 
  • Any Industry sponsored work that is submitted needs to be disclosed on the Lecture Presentation/Poster. 
  • Authors of all accepted abstracts must adhere to the terms set forth by PCN prior to their presentations.
  • Solicitation or promotion is strictly prohibited. 
  • PCN will have unrestricted license to print, reproduce, and distribute the Presentation (Lecture/Poster). PCN will have no editorial rights/no ownership of content. PCN copyrights the posters to allow unrestricted use and distribution of posters for educational purposes. 
  • Abstracts submitted for a Lecture Presentation may be invited to be presented as a poster and vice versa. 
  • Posters submitted by or on behalf of Industry related sponsors are not eligible for an award. 
  • Posters submitted by volunteers of Palliative Care Network are not eligible for an award or a honorable mention.
  • By submitting an abstract, you ,the author, acknowledge that the content of your Lecture Presentation/Poster is your original work and you are responsible for all its contents. Authors are required to get the necessary permissions for copyrighted materials and materials such as pictures etc. If any product, institution or entity is mentioned, it is the responsibility of the author to get the appropriate permissions prior to submission. 
  • PCN and the presenters are not responsible or liable for the information presented. 
  • The information presented in the Conference is purely for educational purposes. 
  • PCN reserves the right to eliminate an accepted Lecture Presentation/Poster from the Conference if the final version of the presentation(s) is not approved by the scientific panel or the guidelines are not followed. 
  • Your email address will be added to the PCN mailing list. 
  • Conference registration and fees required to present final poster or lecture.

*Terms are subject to change


Final Method of Presentation: 

                                       Final Poster and Lecture Deadline:  October 31, 2017


  • The selected abstracts will be presented in a power point lecture format with audio in English at the IPCNC-2017. 
  • The accepted Presentations must be limited to 20 slides and no longer than 20 minutes running time. 
  • The Presentation file size cannot exceed 10MB. 
  • The Conference will be live from November 15 - December 15, 2017.
  • To reference past lectures, click here.Log on to the community site to access them.


  • Poster must be submitted on the provided template in English. 
  • The PCN logo at the bottom must not be tampered with and the poster dimensions should be followed.  Alterations in logo or dimensions can lead to poster being eliminated from exhibition. 
  • Identify the Category that your poster fits best: 
  • Poster Categories:  click here
  • Reference to past posters:  click here.