2021 Virtual Conference:
The New Normal of Hospice Palliative Care in a Pandemic World

We look forward to welcoming you virtually along with distinguished industry experts and trailblazers who will share innovative, forward-looking, evidence-based research, hospice palliative care advances and a content rich and inspiring educational program.

Program at a Glance provides an overview of  the virtual conference presentations. 

Conference Program provides detailed descriptions of the 39 virtual workshops.

Oral Paper Presentations 27 papers will be presented virtually Monday and Tuesday morning.

Poster Presentations will be on display in the Poster Presentations Hall of  the virtual conference. *

* Poster Authors will be on hand in the Poster Presentations Hall to answer questions, Sunday, April 18th, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Monday, April 19th and Tuesday, April 20th, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm in 1:1 private text chats and video calls. 

Conference Date and Times:
Sunday, April 18: 8 am – 4 pm EST
Monday, April 19:   8 am – 5:15 pm EST
Tuesday, April 20:  8 am – 3 pm EST

All times for the virtual conference are Eastern Standard Time (EST). 

Conference Platform – Attendee Experience
We are excited to announce HPCO2021 will be using the PheedLoop virtual conferencing platform.  PheedLoop is a Canadian company that brings the on-site conference experience to the virtual world. This is an all-in-one conference platform where you will never have to leave the site.  For some tips and tricks and to learn more about the platform to get the most out of your virtual experience Click Here.

Platform Tips:
Ensure you are using a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari).  Internet Explorer is not supported.
>For the optimal experience with this platform, use a laptop or desktop computer.
>Phones and tablets will work for viewing sessions and seeing the platform, however, 1:1 and video chatting with   
   Poster Presenters and other Attendees will not work well.


Please Note: During this time, we are aware individuals may be called to the healthcare frontline; this also applies to our conference presenters. Should we receive notification regarding a presenter and a cancelled presentation, we will notify  all those registered for the presentation via email.