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Just 4 days left to register for the 8th International Cardiff Conference

13 July 2017
  • Dr Richard Hain, Conference Co-Chair

You only have 4 days left to register for the 8th International Cardiff Conference set to take place from 26 - 28 July in Cardiff, Wales. The programme is available to download online.

Have you registered yet for the 8th International Cardiff Conference taking place at Cardiff University from 26 - 28 July? Registration for the conference closes on Monday 17 July, so there is limited time to register and pay for your place at one of children's palliative care's premium conferences. 

The International Cardiff Conference has built a reputation over the years and is the academic conference to attend. 

Under the expert chairing of Dr Richard Hain, Professors Daniel Kelly and Julia Downing, the conference programme promises an excellent line up of plenary and breakaway sessions. Presentations cover a wide spectrum of topics and include insights into many different cultures. 

Presentations on offer include:

  • North America and the culture of children's palliative care  Dr Adam Rapoport
  • Teaching children's palliative care in a diverse culture  Dr Michelle Meiring 
  • Developing a paediatric palliative service based in a Chinese orphanage Caroline Sprinz and Katie Hill
  • Paediatric Palliative Care Across Western Australia  Dr Marianne Phillips 
  • What does smell feel like? Adapting multi-sensory care strategies to reflect cultural differences in paediatric palliative care (France) Rhiannon Lewis
  • Exploring palliative care needs and provision for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions. A consultation with young people Dr Johanna Taylor
  • Meanings and experiences of sex(uality): Cultural perspectives and views from young people with life-limiting and/or life-threatening conditions Maddie Blackburn
  • But the parents wanted us to "Do everything!": Using and teaching values guided decision support in paediatric ICU's  Dr Ken Pituch 
  • Developing good practice guidelines for attendance at a child's funeral: Keeping a culture and context of caring for the child, for the family and for ourselves Fiona Finlay
  • A sense of home doesn’t change with  the arrival of death. Social home care  in a paediatric palliative care: the Catalan experience Soraya Hernández
  • Demographics, symptomatology, and treatments given at the end of life, for children with cancer in a tertiary care centre in India
  • The impact of Paediatric Palliative Care  Program (PPCP) for the palliative care management team at Siriraj Hospital (Thailand) Sunsanee Ruangson
  • Te Wa Aroha/Allow Natural Death - The weaving of culture, care and communication in paediatric palliative care (New Zealand) Emily Chang, Emma Aburn & Jess Jamieson

The provisional programme can be downloaded here

Registration and accommodation
Accommodation is available in Colum Hall on the Cardiff University Campus, within walking distance to the conference venue. 

Should you have any questions, you are invited to contact Leanne Munkley on +44 (0)29 2087 6365 or by email:

Don't hesitate! Register now 

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