Conference Overview

Plan to attend the 2020 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC), to be held in College Park, Maryland, 14–16 October 2020. The 2020 ICEC will be co-organized by the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE), the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) and the European Association for Cancer Education (EACE).

The 2020 conference plans to draw in more than 250 educators, physicians, nurses, public health professionals, researchers, students and social workers from around the world. Continuing Education credits will be provided for physicians, nurses, CHES professionals, and social workers.

To join our mailing list and receive conference updates, please Create an Account via the AACE website. Membership is optional.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Open: 31 January 2020
  • Workshop Abstracts Due: 6 April 2020 (extended!)
  • Oral and Poster Abstracts Due: 6 April 2020
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: mid-May 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Open: early July 2020
  • Program Posted: early July 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: 10 August 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent: late August 2020
  • Oral Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 30 September 2020
  • Poster Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 7 October 2020


Conference Attendees

  • Oncologists
  • Patient Educators
  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Patient Navigators
  • Health Educators
  • Librarians
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Survivors

And many other members of the cancer care community!