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Activities and Programs


Children’s Hospice International World Congresses


Our most significant educational effort is the CHI World Congress in partnership with outstanding programs around the world.


First held in 1983, this congress helps educate those who care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families about the latest trends in the field and provides real-world examples of innovative approaches to pediatric curative, palliative, and hospice care.



CHI World Congresses:

  • 23rd World Congress will be held in October 2014, Newark, New Jersey, USA
  • 22nd World Congress in Bangkok Thailand (February 2012)
  • 21st World Congress in Washington DC, USA (October 2010)
  • 20th World Congress in Cape Town, RSA (September 2009)
  • 19th in San Francisco, California (November 2008)
  • 18th in Singapore (September 2007)
  • 17th in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (September/October 2005)
  • 16th in Edinburgh , Scotland (September 2004)
  • 15th in Alexandria, Virginia, USA (September 2003)
  • 14th in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA (November 2002)
  • 13th in Washington, DC, USA (November 2000)
  • 12th in Vienna, Austria (November 1999)
  • 11th in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (November 1997)
  • 10th in Washington, DC, USA (November 1995)
  • 9th in Sydney, Australia (June 1993)
  • 8th in Milwaukie, Wisconsin, USA (October 1991)
  • 7th in Washington, DC, USA (November 1990)
  • 6th in Athens, Greece (October/November 1989)
  • 5th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (September 1988)
  • 4th in Los Angeles, California, USA (November 1987)
  • 3rd in Washington, DC, USA (May 1986)
  • 2nd in Washington, DC, USA (May 1985)
  • 1st in San Francisco, California, US