Abstract submisison

Abstract Submission - Deadline extended

Support the EAPC and be an active part of the conference.

On submission of an abstract you can contribute to interesting discussions and lectures.

You can submit your contribution until 31th October 2016.

We welcome your involvement and invite you to join the conversation at EAPC 2017.

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Abstract submisison

English/Spanish Translation

We are delighted to announce that simultaneous English/Spanish translation will be available in the main lecture hall for all plenary talks at the congress.

Nos complace informarles de que todas las conferencias plenarias del congreso que tendrán lugar en el auditorio principal dispondrán de traducción simultánea Inglés/Español El XV Congreso Mundial de la EAPC.


HRH Queen Letizia of Spain
President of Honor of the 15th EAPC Palliative Care World Congress
Madrid 2017

Dear Congress Participant,

"The growing recognition of the importance of palliative care is reflected in the title chosen for the upcoming 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care - “Progressing Palliative Care”. On behalf of the EAPC and the organizing committees we would like to invite participants from all over the world to meet in the beautiful city of Madrid in 2017. Moreover, we are very delighted to announce that the HRH Queen Letizia of Spain will be the President of Honor for the EAPC-conference 2017..."

Words of welcome


Program overview

EAPC Programme overview

Get a detailed review of the conference and have a look at the preliminary programme overview!

The congress will provide the opportunity for delegates to discuss advances in the field of palliative care, to debate how access to palliative care is developing globally, to assess the integration of palliative care across healthcare systems and ultimately to affirm, change and develop our multi-professional practice.

If you want to get more information about the interesting issues then please click here



Registration online

Registration is online now!

Register for EAPC and profit from the Early Bird rates until 15 February 2017.

The registration fee includes:

Access to the scientific session, Access to the exhibition, Access to abstract book, Certificate of Attendance, Get-Together

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