Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

2022 / 2023 Events
(2022 events on this page to access links)

Too few and too far – the need to grow Māori leadership in the hospice sector – Thursday 2nd February – 7.30-8.30am –

Marie Curie Research Conference – Improving end of life care for all  ONLINE event -Monday 6- Friday 10th February 2023 –  –

Palliative Care in Dementia – 2023 Symposium: Dying well with Dementia – FREE – Adelaide -Saturday 11th February –

Goodfellow Unit – Support for the grieving: a psychological flexibility approach. Webinar – Saturday 4th March 8.30-11.30am NZST –


ANZSPM Aotearoa 2023 Trainee Day – Auckland
Friday 17 March 2022, 8:30AM-4:45PM

ANZSPM Aotearoa 2023 Trainee Day. Lectures & discussion aimed at Palliative Care trainees, Medical Officers, GPs with a special interest & nurse practitioners.

The International Research Society of the Sapporo Conference for Palliative and Supportive Care in Cancer April 27-29th – Sapporo, Japan


Understand Me As I Die’ – ANZSPM Aotearoa MDT Hui – Friday 12 – Monday 15 May 2023 – 25% discount for Nurses & Allied Health 

Planning for palliative care services in Aotearoa: what our population data tells us –  Tuesday 23 May 2023, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Free virtual event – the link to the hui has now expired – click here for related resources 


Hospice NZ Webinar – Spiritual care – is Hospice Leading the Way ? Associate Professor Richard Egan – Thursday 1 June 2023 – 7.30am – click here to register


ANZSPM Aotearoa Webinar Series: Palliative Care – A public health approach with Dr Julian Abel7 June 2023 7pm – click here for details & how to register 

European Association for Palliative Care -15-17 June 2023 – Rotterdam

PCNNZ Network Meeting – Caring for Māori at End of Life – Di Perenara – Wednesday 12th July 7pm – free registration here   Meeting ID: 897 8567 8550 – Passcode: 260445

My Health Hub – The 3Ds, Depression, Delirium & Dementia – Dr Michael Boyd – Tuesday 11th July 1-2pm – register here 

My Health Hub – Tender Conversations – Dr Kathryn Mannix – Wednesday 27 July 7-8pm – register here

Hospice New Zealand Breakfast Lecture -Professor Katherine Clark – GI Symptoms & Bowel Obstruction in Palliative Care – Thursday 3rd August, 7.30-8.30am  Webinar Registration – Zoom

Professor Katherine Clark is Clinical Director for Palliative Care (Northern Sydney Local Health District Palliative Care Network) and Senior Clinical Advisor in Palliative Care to the NSW Ministry of Health. Katherine is also the clinical lead for the national Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative (PCOC) based at the University of Wollongong and holds academic appointments at the University of Sydney, University of Technology and University of Wollongong.

Simplify to Unify – Commissioning – Te Whatu Ora – Monday 7th August 5-6pm – Following months of engagement and consultation, there is now a Te Whatu Ora Commissioning structure and operating model that will help us achieve our goal of ensuring all New Zealanders have appropriate, equitable and accessible health services. click here to register 

Palliative Medicine and Planetary Health – Dr Rob Burrell – A glimpse of how end of life care fits within climate change, sustainability, and carbon reduction –  Wednesday 9th August, 7pm – click here to register

Motor Neurone Disease – Monday August 21- 18.30hr – register here  MND flyer 21 August 23

Limited Spots Left – Oncology and Palliative Medicine Communication Skills Workshop
When: Tuesday, 29 Aug 2023 8:30 AM – Thu, 31 Aug 2023 3:30 PM NZST – 
Click here for more information and to register

ANZSPM Aotearoa presents Public Health Palliative Care Training for MDT Clinicians
When: 7 Sessions held between 7 September and 19 October, 7PM-10PM NZST

This course is specifically designed for MDT clinicians in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Australia.

This course will be helpful to specialists in training and multidisciplinary team members alike. Click here for more information and to register

ANZSPM Aotearoa Webinar Series:   Creating compassionate communities. Is it our business?   With Dr Carol McAllum – Wednesday 6th September, 7pm – Register in advance:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


2023 ANZSPM Aotearoa Annual Update: Looking Forward, Looking Back – Rarotonga – Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th September 2023
Join ANZSPM in beautiful Rarotonga for a celebration of 30 years of ANZSPM.

‘Looking forward, looking back’ will learn from the recent past and dive into the future of palliative care.

Held at the beautiful ‘Edgewater Resort & Spa in Rarotonga, we will welcome international and local speakers to discuss the future of palliative medicine.

Click here for more information and to register
Full program can be found here

Integrating Aromatherapy in Palliative Care – Carol Rose- Clinical Aromatherapist & Educator – Thursday 5th October – 7.30am – Hospice-Webinar October 2023

Register here for your individual link to join the webinar on the day. 

Live the Life you please – on line screening – Monday 9th October 7pm 

You are warmly invited to a free online screening of ‘Live the life you please’. This is a film-led social impact campaign which aims to challenge us all to rethink how we view death, dying and palliative care- 

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Live The Life You Please

Hospice New Zealand Conference 2022 – Christchurch 7-9 November 2022