Conference Overview

Plan to virtually attend the 2020 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC), 12–16 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: 15 June 2020 (workshops submitted by 6 April will be given first consideration)
  • Oral and Poster Abstracts Due: 15 June 2020
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: mid-July 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Open: early August 2020
  • Program Posted: early August 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: 31 August 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent: early September 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!