Conference Overview

Make plans to attend the 2023 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC), 3–6 October 2023, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 2023 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 2023 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: late February 2023
  • Workshop Abstracts Due: 19 April 2023
  • Oral and Poster Abstracts Due: 3 May 2023 extended to 17 May 2023
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: June 2023
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Open: early July 2023
  • Program Posted: early August 2023
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts Due: 9 August 2023
  • Early Registration Deadline: 21 August 2023
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent: early September 2023
  • Regular Registration Deadline: 5 September 2023
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: 11 September 2023
  • Oral Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 18 September 2023
  • Poster Presentations Due to Conference Organizers: 18 September 2023


Conference Attendees

  • Oncologists
  • Patient Educators
  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Researchers
  • 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!

COVID-19 Policies

  • ICEC organizers will follow any applicable rules or guidelines from the city of Toronto, the province of Ontario, and the national government of Canada with regard to COVID-19 and other disease prevention strategies.
  • Attendees will be able to choose one of three different colors to display on their badges to signify their comfort level with contact (just wave/no contact, fist/elbow bump, handshakes/hugs).
  • ICEC organizers reserve the right to modify these policies at any time, with notice given to registered attendees via email and policies updated on this web page.
Land Acknowledgement

The City of Toronto acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.