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​​WICR Pro​grams at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Special WICR Presentation Honoring Dr. Charlotte Friend
March 30, 2019
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Room A311, Georgia World Congress Center

Immediately followed by the Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship, this special presentation will highlight the work of Dr. Friend and the honored lecturer. Add this session to your itinerary. 

AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship
March 30, 2019
4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Room A311, Georgia World Congress Center

This lectureship recognizes an outstanding scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of women in science.

Women in Cancer Research Council Meet and Greet
March 31, 2019
2 - 4 p.m.
WICR Networking and Resource Center, AACRcentral
Georgia World Congress Center

Conference attendees will have an opportunity to meet and network with members of the WICR Council, key members of the AACR leadership, and AACR staff members. Add this session to your itinerary.

AACR-WICR: 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Cancer Research
Saturday, March 30, 2019
5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Room A311 , Georgia World Congress Center

This celebration will highlight the achievements of Women in Cancer Research as an AAC
membership group and the achievement of women scientists and their contributions to the field. Add this session to your itinerary.

Personalized Career Conversations: Pathways to Academia, Industry, and Government
Sunday, March 31, 2019
5 – 7 p.m.
International Ballrm N
Hyatt Regency Atlanta

This session, offered as a benefit of Associate membership, will provide a chance for early-career investigators to meet a world-renowned cancer research expert, in a one-on-one setting. Pre-registration is required. This session is held in collaboration with Minorities in Cancer Research, Women in Cancer Research, and the Associate Member Council. Add this session to your itinerary. 

Workforce Development: Professional Enhancement and Career Advancement
Monday, April 1, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Centennial III
Hyatt Regency Atlanta

This interactive session provides a forum in which students, postdocs, and junior faculty can discuss important career development issues and survival skills with established senior scientists from a variety of sectors in the cancer community including academia, government, and industry. This session is held in collaboration with Minorities in Cancer Research, Women in Cancer Research, Associate Member Council, and the Science Education and Career Advancement Committee. Add this session to your itinerary.