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.
22nd Annual World Congress:
VIRTUAL - May 26-29, 2021
Diversity, Dialogue and Altruism
The 22nd World Congress of Psycho-Oncology & Psychosocial Academy will be VIRTUAL with support from our friends in Kyoto, Japan on May 26-29, 2021. The conference theme is “Diversity, Dialogue and Altruism: To achieve universal psychosocial care for all”.
This conference will bring together professionals from multiple health care disciplines to explore, share, learn and discuss the psychosocial aspects of cancer. Participants include researchers, clinicians, educators from cancer centers and other medical centers, patient advocates/patient partners and community-based organizations representing disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, psychology, social work, spiritual care, nutrition, rehabilitation medicine and occupational health for both adult and pediatric populations.
Find out more by going to http://ipos2020.com/index.html
23rd Annual World Congress:
Please note the location, format and dates will be formally announced in June 2021. We do not announce before that time.
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).