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 one day of training workshops and presentations.
25th Annual World Congress:
Maastricht, The Netherlands from September 24 to 27, 2024
26th Annual World Congress:
Please note the location, format and dates will be formally announced in mid-to-late 2024. We do not announce before that time.
27th Annual World Congress:
Please note the location, format and dates will be formally announced in mid-to-late 2025. We do not announce before that time.
The following are the Annual World Congress submissions deadlines*: