Frequently Asked Questions


The abstract book will be published as a special edition of Palliative Care & Social Practice. It will be available online prior to the congress.

Looking for an accomodation during your vistit in Bern? You can book your hotel here. From your very first overnight stay at a tourist accommodation in the city of Bern, you will receive a Bern Ticket for your entire stay, which lets you travel for free on public transport in the city.

If you’re interested in presenting, please navigate to the «Abstracts» section on our conference website. Here, you will find detailed guidelines on submission formats, deadlines, and review criteria. The abstract submission deadline is on 28 January 2024.

Please get your conference badge at the registration counter in front of the entrance hall of the Kornhausforum.

The certificate, which includes the relevant credits will be available after the conference has ended. Any attendee who wishes to obtain their certificate must complete the conference evaluation form.

Coffee will be provided in at the «Kornhauskeller» in the basement at all times during the conference.

Participants can manage their own registration data via ConfTool.

The programm of the conference will be available online after the end of May 2024.

Yes, we offer a discounted rate for students with a valid student ID or people from low-middle income countries. Additionally, early bird registrations, available until 14 July 2024 , will benefit from a reduced fee. Details can be found on our «Registration» page.

In addition to a displayed poster during the assigned conference days, authors can also upload their poster as an e-poster on a voluntary basis. In order to uploa a poster, authors may access “your submissions” in the conference administration tool (conftool) and click on «submit new contributions». Choose «e-Poster» and follow the given instruction. We kindly ask authors to upload their e-posters until 30 September 2024.

The help desk is located in front of the plenary hall and is available from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on each conference day.

In case you have lost something or left your jacket in the venue, please contact the help desk counter. Attention: Konrhausforum is not responsible for and does not store lost and found items after the Conference.  

Lunch will be served on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (October 22-24, 2024) from 12:30 a.m to 02:00 p.m in the «Kornhauskeller» in the basement. On Friday, October 25, 2024, a lunch bag will be provided for you.

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Yes, recognizing the diverse needs of our attendees, we have set up a live stream. Registered virtual attendees will have access to one live-stream from the plenary room. Further details and the link will be provided soon on our website.

All posters are displayed on the upper floor of the Conference venue. 

The programme can be found here. Please note that all times shown are Central European Time

If you have any questions, please contact the help desk in front of the plenary room or write us an email to

You can register prior to the conference here, but also in front of the Kornhausforum at the registration counter. If you have registered as a student or as a participant from a low-middle income country, please provide all necessary documents.

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Speaker support is available at the help desk. Please upload your presentation at least 2 hours prior to the session.

Please have a look here for more information.

If you would like to volunteer at the conference, please send an email to

All Workshops are free and you can join on a first come, first serve basis. Presenters may define the number of attendants.