Programs and Activities: WICR at AACR Annual Meeting 2016

WICR Career Mentoring Session: This session has become one of the most popular professional advancement sessions at the Annual Meeting. This session is designed for graduate students, medical students and residents, and clinical and postdoctoral fellows.  See a list of featured mentors.

Monday, April 18, 2016
8:15 – 10:15 a.m.   
Grand Salon A, Hilton Hotel

WICR Council Meet and Greet: Provides an opportunity for the WICR Council to meet informally to answer questions from WICR members, as well as the general Annual Meeting attendee on issues related to award opportunities, programs sponsored by the WICR Council, and other topics of interest to attendees.

Meet and Greet
Sunday, April 17, 2016
2 – 4 p.m.
WICR Networking and Resource Center, AACRcentral (Exhibit Booth #1230), Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

WICR Professional Advancement Session Program: Panelists from academia, industry, and government will share experiences and insights on how being an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert has shaped their careers and contributed to their success. 

“Thriving in an Extroverted World”
Saturday, April 16, 2016
1 – 3 p.m.
Bissonet Ballroom, New Orleans Marriott

WICR Team at the 5K Run/Walk: Participate in the AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk with the WICR team and make a donation to the team in support of women in cancer research.

AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, April 16, 2016
7 a.m.
Start/Finish Line Location: World Trade Center (Canal/Convention Center Boulevard), New Orleans, Louisiana

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