Submission for Photo-Art Contest is now closed

IAPCON 2017 cordially invites all conference registrants and participants, IAPC members and the general public to participate in the IAPCON 2017 Photography Contest. The contest is intended to bring awareness about Palliative care to a broader population.

The contest is based on the theme “COMPASSIONATE CARE” as it relates to Palliative Care. We look for entries portraying Compassionate Care that resonates with the central theme of the conference.

The entries will be accepted from IAPCON registrants/participants and the general public. Two entries will be chosen for first and second prizes and up to ten entries will be chosen as ‘Honorary mentions.’ The winning entries will be printed and framed and will have a place in the conference hall where attendees will have a chance to browse and enjoy the art.


Compassionate (Human) Care (as it relates to Palliative Care)


Two winning entries will be chosen to receive monetary rewards:

1st Prize: Rs.15,000

2nd Prize: Rs. 7,500


The deadline to submit your entries for consideration is January 15, 2017.

Terms and Conditions:

1.Each participant can provide up to 6 photographs or artwork. The original image must have been taken by the photographer (any medium). Any manipulation or modification of the original image is limited to minor retouching of blemishes and must not alter the content of the original scene.

2.There must be no text or information on the image. All entries should have a title. Entries without a title will not be accepted.

3.Entries to other contests can be re-submitted, but entries that have won awards and certificates cannot be re-submitted.

4.The only mode of communication will be e-mail. Please mention your current email ID in your entry. Any questions can be directed to

5.Due acknowledgment of the photographer’s name will be mentioned for the images that are chosen and used by IAPCON 2017.

6.Even though the copyright will rest with the photographer, IAPCON 2017 may use the picture for non-commercial promotional purposes. By participating in this event, it is construed that all participants hereby give their concurrence to use of their photograph by IAPCON 2017. Due acknowledgment of the photographer’s name will be mentioned for the images that are used.

7.Size of each of the images submitted online should be of 1400 to 1600 pixels (long side), .JPG format only and with a maximum file size of 2.5MB each.

8.The artwork can be emailed to or can be submitted through the IAPCON 2017 website through this link (this needs to be linked to the registration page for the photo contest).

9.For images that are chosen, the original raw file/negative/slide will have to be sent to the jury for verification, failing which the image will be disqualified from the contest.

10.If there is a dispute of any kind, the decision of the jury will be final and binding.