2017 International Conference on End of Life

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at QUT is co-hosting the second International Conference on End of Life law, ethics, policy and practice.

This year the conference will be held in Canada on 13 – 15 September 2017.

call for abstracts is now open but will close on 15 February 2017. Abstracts are welcomed within the following streams:

  • Withholding and withdrawing potentially life-sustaining treatment (e.g. the “futile treatment” debate, artificial hydration and nutrition)
  • Palliative sedation
  • Advance directives and advance care planning
  • Medical assistance in dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide)
  • Other end of life law, ethics, policy, and practice issues.

Further information can be found at  http://icel2halifax.ca/

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