About IPOS2017

Congress Theme

The IPOS 19th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology will focus on the different problems and psychosocial care needs in patients throughout the lifespan from children and young adults to the elderly with cancer and from survivorship to supportive care interventions:

Cancer throughout the Lifespan – Addressing the psychosocial needs of diverse cancer populations

Congress Venue

The IPOS 19th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology will take place at the Henry Ford Building, located in the middle of the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin campus.

Address: Henry Ford Building | Freie Universität Berlin | Garystraße 35 | 14195 Berlin-Dahlem | Webpage

Important Dates

November 2016 Call for Abstracts Open
November 2016 Registration Open

 

Congress Structure

14th + 15th August

IPOS Academy Workshops and PSO Annual Meeting

15th August

Welcome Reception

16th - 18th August            

Congress Days
17th August

Barbecue Dinner

 

Collaborating Societies

  • Psycho-Oncology Work Group (PSO) within the German Cancer Society (DKG)
  • German Association of Psycho-Social Oncology (dapo)

Supporting Societies

  • Federal Consortium for Psychosocial Counselling of Outpatients with Cancer (BAK)
  • German Association for Social Work in Health Care (DVSG)
  • German College of Psychosomatic Medicine (DKPM)
  • German Society of Medical Psychology (DGMP)
  • German Society for Psychosomatic Medicine and Medical Psychotherapy (DGPM)
  • German Society for Rehabilitation Sciences (DGRW)

 

Contact

Congress Chair

Prof. Dr. Anja Mehnert

Prof. Dr. Anja Mehnert
University Medical Center
University of Leipzig
Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 55
04103 Leipzig
Germany

Anja Mehnert is chair of the Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology & Division of Psychosocial Oncology at the University Medical Center, University of Leipzig, Germany. She is board member of the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS), chair of the Psychosocial Oncology Association (PSO) within the German Cancer Society (DKG) and board member of the German College of Psychosomatic Medicine (DKPM).

Congress Co-Chair

Prof. Dr. Florian Lordick

Prof. Dr. Florian Lordick
University Medical Center
University of Leipzig
University Cancer Center
Liebigstr. 20
04103 Leipzig
Germany

Florian Lordick is director of the University Cancer Center Leipzig (UCCL) at the University Medical Center, University of Leipzig, Germany. He is board member of the German Cancer Society (DKG), chair of the Palliative Care Association (APM) within the German Cancer Society (DKG), committee member of the German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM), secretary of the gastrointestinal tract cancer working group of the European Organization of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and faculty member der European School of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

IPOS International Office

IPOS

Anthony Laycock
1 – 189 Queen Street East
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
anthony@ipos-society.org

PSO Office

PSO. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Psychoonkologie in der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft e.V.

Diana Pätz
University of Leipzig
Philipp-Rosenthal-Str.55
04103 Leipzig
Germany
MB-PSO-Geschaeftsstelle@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Professional Congress Organizer

KUKM Kongress-und Kulturmanagement GmbH

Kongress-und Kulturmanagement GmbH
PO Box 3664
99407 Weimar
Germany
www.kukm.de
info@ipos2017.com