Conference Overview

Make plans to attend the 2022 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC), 12–14 October 2022, in College Park, Maryland, USA. The 2022 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 2022 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: March 2022
  • Workshop Abstracts Due: 27 April 2022
  • Oral and Poster Abstracts Due: 23 May 2022
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: late June 2022
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Open: early July 2022
  • Program Posted: late July 2022
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: 10 August 2022
  • Early Registration Deadline: 29 August 2022
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent: early September 2022
  • Regular Registration Deadline: 12 September 2022
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: 16 September 2022
  • Oral Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 26 September 2022
  • Poster Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 26 September 2022


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!

Land Acknowledgement

We recognize and respect the Anacostans (also documented as Nacotchtank) and the Piscataway people as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we will meet for this conference.