Conference Overview

Make plans to attend the 2021 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC), to be held virtually in October! The 2021 ICEC is 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 2021 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. Dates and details will be coming soon as the program develops. 

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: mid-February 2021 ✔️
  • Workshop Abstracts Due: 26 April 2021 ✔️
  • Oral, Poster, and Symposium Abstracts Due: 10 May 2021 ✔️
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: early June 2021 ✔️
  • Registration Opens: early June 2021 ✔️
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Open: early July 2021 ✔️
  • Program Posted: late July 2021
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: 9 August 2021
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent: late August 2021
  • Oral Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 20 September 2021
  • Poster Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 27 September 2021


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!