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iPAAC WP5 Online Conference: Cancer Prevention in the 2020s – finding sustainable solutions

iPAAC warmly invites you on behalf of the Cancer Society of Finland, IARC, THL and ECL, to attend the Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC)’s WP5 final online conference on 22 February 2021 from 12:30 - 3.30pm CET.

The Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC) Joint Action brings together 24 Associated Partners (with Affiliated Entities, 44 partners) across Europe whose main objectives are to build upon deliverables of the CANCON Joint Action and to implement innovative approaches to cancer control.

A Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions to help EU Member States in the implementation of iPAAC and CANCON recommendations will be the main deliverable of this Joint Action.

Find all about iPAAC at:

The iPAAC’s Work Package 5 (WP5) concerns cancer prevention. WP5 leader is the Cancer Society of Finland and the Associated Partner is The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). Find out more here:

Aims of the conference
1. Discuss cancer prevention strategies across Europe with a focus on their implementation
2. Identify best practices, success stories and innovative solutions in cancer prevention
3. Contribute to iPAAC's Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions
4. Contribute to European action planning on policies to advance cancer prevention and health promotion

Conference format
Introductory plenary and keynote presentation followed by co-creational working groups led by an appointed Chair through the teleconferencing platform Zoom.

Background material
Health in All Policies
European Code Against Cancer
Horizon Europe’s Mission Board for Cancer report
Communication on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan (available after launch on 3 February)

REGISTER This is an important occasion for cancer prevention enthusiasts to discuss how to reinforce cancer prevention strategies in the years to come.
We count on the participation of as many of you as possible so that we can have a fruitful exchange.

Kindly block your agendas and register before 15 February 2021 here -
Upon registration, you will receive an automatic copy of your responses from Google Forms as confirmation of registration.

Do not forget to register on Zoom too (link included in the Google registration form).
You will receive the final agenda, pre-prepared questions and further instructions by email in mid-February 2021.
If you do not receive an automatic confirmation from Google Forms or Zoom and are unsure whether your registration has been successful, please contact:
Should you have any questions regarding iPAAC WP5, please contact Kaarina at
Please feel free to circulate this invitation to your colleagues.
With best wishes,The ECL Secretariat on behalf of the co-organisers

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