2013 International Cancer Education Conference

About the Conference

The 2013 International Cancer Education Conference 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). These organizations will collaboratively host the International Cancer Education Conference in Seattle, Washington from September 18-21, 2013. The conference is jointly sponsored/co-provided by USF Health and AACE. We look forward to seeing you in Seattle! Please check this website for further details as they become available.

The meeting has been developed to meet the changing needs of oncology professionals who educate others as part of their practice. We trust that the 2013 International Cancer Education Conference in Seattle, Washington will renew enthusiasm and provide an excellent showcase of learning opportunities from faculty around the world.

Activity Description

Cancer education plays a key role in the nation’s war to end cancer suffering and death. This conference provides a showcase of validated educational models, provides a multidisciplinary forum for the dissemination of cancer education research, facilitates interdisciplinary networking, and enhances attendees’ educational and evaluation skills. The goal of the conference organizers is to expand the cancer education community from which we can learn and share best practices in cancer education, making best use of our educational efforts.

Target Audience

This conference is suited for all those interested and/or involved in cancer education, including healthcare professionals, patient and family educators, researchers, public health, medical and allied health educators and other professionals.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission has now closed. Abstract notifications have been sent via email to the submitting authors; if you did not receive your email notification, please contact us at contactaace@aaceonline.com so that we can resend your notification.


Register before 6 September to avoid the highest registration rates! Visit the Registration page to get started!


The newly released detailed conference program is currently available on the Program page! Invited Speaker biosketches/photos and workshop descriptions are also on the Program page.


The deadline for the best manuscript prize has been extended to 5 August! Every year, the
R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize for Best Manuscripts and three Best Poster Awards are presented at the conference. This year, we will be presenting the very special Selma Morris Memorial Travel Scholarship Award. Please see the Awards page for details.