The annual IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy brings together professionals in diverse fields from around the globe who dialogue about improving cancer care on an international level and developing strategies to add psychosocial issues to all aspects of cancer control. The attendees include, but are not limited to, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, social workers, social scientists, patient advocates, educators and administrators, dieticians, epidemiologists, spiritual care specialists, and vocational rehabilitation specialists.
The congress usually offers three days of symposia, podium presentations and posters addressing a variety of disciplines within cancer supportive care. The congress is held in conjunction with the Psychosocial Academy which offers two days of training workshops and presentations.
23rd Annual World Congress:
Toronto, Canada - will be a hybrid model from August 29 to September 1, 2022
24th Annual World Congress:
Please note the location, format and dates will be formally announced in August 2022. We do not announce before that time.
For the 25th & 25th Annual World Congress applications, submissions are due by August 1, 2021 for the 25th Congress and April 1, 2022 for the 26th Congress. (deadlines recently extended as a result of ongoing pandemic implications).