Palliative Care South Australia 2024 Conference & Awards

This biennial Statewide Conference is a unique opportunity to connect, learn and celebrate our sector. This is your opportunity to network with palliative care professionals from a range of disciplines. You will gain quality engagement and specialist content with on the ground expertise to exchange and share experiences from both metro and country areas.

This full day conference will showcase innovation and international thinking, followed by an award ceremony over drinks and canapes. Included in your ticket will be the conference speaker schedule, award ceremony, full catering and a certificate of attendance.

The Palliative Care South Australia 2024 Conference and Awards brings together leading minds across the palliative care sector to help us connect, learn, celebrate and help us Fly in Formation.

The program will include speakers and panel discussions from innovators, academics and clinicians focusing on change theory, system reform, compassionate communities, clinical innovations, national engagement and more.

In addition posters will be displayed and trade tables will share their activities and resources over morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

Tickets and Key Dates

  • Registrations Open: 8th February 2024
  • Special prices and discounts
    • Discounts for current PCSA Individual Members
    • Discounts for active palliative care volunteers
    • Special 2024/2025 PCSA Membership price $50 (can purchase at the same time as your conference ticket)

Keynote Speakers

Dr Julian Abel (UK)

Julian is the founder of the international Compassionate Community movement. A retired palliative care physician, co-author of the Oxford Textbook of Public Health Palliative Care and founder of the Survival of the Kindest Podcast.

Professor Ken Hillman (NSW)

Ken is an intensive care specialist with research interest including health systems reform and end of life care. Ken was appointed as the first Professor of Intensive Care in the UNSW and is the author of the book “A good life until the end”.

Camilla Rowland (ACT)

Camilla Rowland (EMBA GAICD) is the Chief Executive Officer of Palliative Care Australia (PCA), joining PCA in May 2021. For over 30 years she has worked in the Australian health and community service sectors in CEO, executive, clinical, and educational roles.

Sarah Brown (NT) 

Chief Executive Officer of Purple House and has been helping the Indigenous Directors to run the organisation since its inception more than twenty one years ago.  In 2017 she was Hesta’s Australia’s Nurse of the Year. In 2018 she made it to the BOSS magazine’s ‘True Leaders’ list.

PCSA 2024 Conference & Awards

This biennial Statewide Conference is a unique opportunity to connect, learn and celebrate our sector. This is your opportunity to network with palliative care professionals from a range of disciplines. You will gain quality engagement and specialist content with on the ground expertise to exchange and share experiences from both metro and country areas.

This full day conference will showcase innovation and international thinking, followed by an award ceremony over drinks and canapes. Included in your ticket will be the conference speaker schedule, award ceremony, full catering and a certificate of attendance.

The pre-conference workshop topics: Compassionate Communities SA Think-tank and Specialist Palliative Care Mentoring Workshop.

The Palliative Care South Australia 2024 Conference and Awards brings together leading minds across the palliative care sector to help us connect, learn, celebrate and help us Fly in Formation.

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Tonsley Innovation District

  • 12km from Adelaide CBD
  • Just 20 minutes by car to airport
  • Free parking
  • Hotel on site (Mantra at Tonsley – DISCOUNT CODE DETAILS BELOW)
  • Train and bus stations on site to enable ease of access to Adelaide CBD

ENJOY THE STAY – Mantra discount rate

To thank PCSA 2024 Conference & Awards attendees, the Mantra at Tonsley is offering a 10% discount on rooms for the event. This will apply 10% discount on pricing from the 18th to the 27th of June.  This is walking distance to the conference venue and less than 20 minutes commute to the CBD of Adelaide, which is linked by rail and bus. Right at the gateway to the Fleurieu and the beautiful wine region of McLaren Vale.

Please quote promo code: PCSA

Tonsley Innovation District

  • 12km from Adelaide CBD
  • Just 20 minutes by car to airport
  • Free parking
  • Hotel on site (Mantra at Tonsley – DISCOUNT CODE DETAILS BELOW)
  • Train and bus stations on site to enable ease of access to Adelaide CBD

We thank Flinders University for supporting us with our conference venue.

Accommodation near the venue

ENJOY THE STAY – Mantra discount rate

To thank PCSA 2024 Conference & Awards attendees, the Mantra at Tonsley is offering a 10% discount on rooms for the event. This will apply 10% discount on pricing from the 18th to the 27th of June.  This is walking distance to the conference venue and less than 20 minutes commute to the CBD of Adelaide, which is linked by rail and bus. Right at the gateway to the Fleurieu and the beautiful wine region of McLaren Vale.

Please quote promo code: PCSA

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Please note that the conference program is subject to change and will be updated onto website as available.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of this conference will provide access to palliative care health professionals with an interest in the palliative care sector from both metro and regional local health networks. This conference ill showcase innovation and international thinking. This is a unique business opportunity to support education and learning in the palliative care sector.

To learn more about how you can become involved, please review our prospectus

Download our PCSA 2024 Conference Sponsorship Prospectus

Questions and Answers

  • I would you like to book for 10 or more?
    • We will provide you with a 5% discount and you don’t need to tell us the names of who is attending until 2 weeks before the event
  • I would like an invoice to organise for my work to pay, how do I organise this?
  • Can I refund or swap my ticket to another name?
    • You can refund your ticket up to 50% of the ticket cost up to 30 days prior the event. There is the availability to transfer the ticket to another name.
  • I’m not sure if I am a current PCSA Individual Member, how can I find this out?
  • What’s included in my registration
    • Attendance includes the full day ticket cost of the speaker schedule,  all day catering, the awards ceremony and a certificate of attendance.
  • Can I purchase a ticket just for the awards ceremony
    • Yes these are $50 and a separate ticket option.
    • Note this is included in your ticket but you might want family and friends to come to the ceremony.
  • Who can i contract if i need more information
  • email events@palliativecaresa.org.au