Presentation Duration: You are required to give an oral presentation of 10 minutes (maximum) plus 5 minutes for discussion where other participants may ask you questions regarding your presentation and research. ​ Please note that your presentation must be in English language.

Oral Presentation: For your oral presentation, you can either use PowerPoint, whichever is more convenient for you. For Power-Point presentation, we request you to kindly bring it on your own USB/memory stick. You MUST need to email us your ppt. presentation copies. However, please note that each delegate will be given internet access during the conference.

Poster Presentation: You will be given 10-15 minutes (maximum) for your poster presentation. ​ Please note that your presentation must be in the English language. You can bring your poster printed on the A1 size paper and display it in the conference, or you can also use PowerPoint, whichever is more convenient to you. You do not need to email us your presentation copies. However, please note that each delegate will be given internet access during the conference.

Virtual Presentation: In exceptional circumstances, we can also offer you an opportunity to present your paper using technological means such as Skype video conference. However, your request is subject to approval by the Conference committee. For further information, please contact Mr. Shohel at

Panel Discussion: To give your presentation in our panel discussion session, please submit your proposal/abstract with a minimum of 5 delegates (one author and four co-authors). Once your proposal is officially accepted by the conference committee, each panel member has to register individually for the conference. The main author as an ‘Author’ and all co-authors as a ‘Co-Author’ for the conference. We will allocate one hour thirty minutes slot for your panel discussion where each registered member will give a maximum 10 minutes speech and the whole panel will answer the questions raised by the audience. The main author will chair the panel session discussion and conclude the session with his/her concluding remarks.



The following is a sequence commonly used to present research findings:

It is extremely important to note that this is merely a suggestion and should only serve as a general guideline for presenters in delivering their presentations. Presenters are encouraged to rename, remove, or add to this structure to suit the needs of their research.

  1. Introduction/Overview/Objectives/Purpose
  2. Research Questions / Hypotheses
  3. Theoretical Framework
  4. Methodology
  5. Brief Literature Review
  6. Findings
  7. Discussion
    • Has the research question been answered or hypothesis proven/refuted?
    • Application/Implication of the Study
    • Potential Follow-up Studies
  8. Limitations
  9. Recommendations
  10. Conclusion

Abstract Review and Selection Criteria

All submissions will be evaluated by an Abstract Review Committee and accepted based upon the following criteria:

  1. Relevance and significance of topic
  2. Applicability of innovative/leading or best practice solutions to current issues you address
  3. Based on evidence and/or innovative research
  4. Presentation of practical tools for application in community-based hospice palliative care
  5. Abstract is well written/clearly