AACR Annual Meeting

The AACR Annual Meeting 2020 will be April 24-29 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The information below will be updated closer to the meeting. In the meantime, we hope you find it to be useful background on the AACR Annual Meeting and invite you to view our archived press conferences and press releases from this year’s meeting in Atlanta. 

AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Integrative Cancer Science • Global Impact • Individualized Patient Care 

Friday, March 29-Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia

The AACR Annual Meeting attracts more than 22,500 attendees from all over the world and features the latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research—from population science and prevention; to basic, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy.

The AACR Annual Meeting 2019 press program will highlight some of the exciting science being presented at the meeting, and spotlight scientific and policy sessions that may be of particular interest to the media. Registered reporters will have access to the press room, three press conferences, interview space, embargoed media materials, and scientific experts . 

All media must be registered to gain access to the press program. Please read our registration criteria. Cancer Center Public Information Officers can also register, and gain access to the press room and press conferences.

To learn more about the AACR Annual Meeting press program, please read about Registration, the Embargo Policy, and planning for On-site Coverage

The AACR Public Relations team is here to assist you. Please contact the following staff:   

Charmaine Riley, senior coordinator, public relations, or 215-309-4347 

  • Media and PIO registration 
  • Interview room requests
  • Travel to the AACR Annual Meeting

Julia Gunther, assistant director, public relations, or 215-446-6896

  • Press program scientific abstracts and press conference presentations
  • AACR Embargo policy (please contact only after you have read the embargo policy page)

Sarah Cohn, manager, public relations, or 215-446-8754

  • Cancer Center PIOs who plan to coordinate their media activities with the AACR
  • Remote Coverage
  • General Questions

You can also reach out to Rachel Salis-Silverman or Rick Buck at any time:

Rachel Salis-Silverman, director, public relations, or 215-446-7159; 

Rick Buck, senior director, communications and public relations, or 215-446-7162.