AACR Annual Meeting 2017


Registration forms submitted without full payment cannot be processed and will be returned. Government or other purchase orders cannot be accepted. All fees must be paid in U.S. currency drawn on a U.S. bank. Please note that paying the abstract submission fee does not constitute registration for the meeting.

Registration Rates

December 9
December 10-
January 29
January 30 and after
AACR Members      
Active $630 $725 $875
Associate $330 $400 $495
Affiliate $515 $560 $655
Undergraduate Student $75 $80 $95
High School Student FREE FREE FREE
Emeritus $100 $100 $100
Advocate $250 $350 $350
  Nonprofit $1,090 $1,285 $1,400
Industry $1,315 $1,410 $1,590
Predoctoral Student/Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellow
$565 $595 $695

Additional Products and Services

Grant Writing Workshop (for AACR members only) $45
Printed Proceedings: Mail Copy
[Within U.S. only; must order by Feb. 12]
Printed Proceedings: Pick Up Copy Onsite
Proceedings on Flash Drive
[Must order by Feb. 12]

Eligibility for Registration at AACR Member Rates
Nonmember individuals interested in registering at the early registration member rate must submit membership applications no later than December 2, 2016. Individuals who are interested in joining the AACR and registering at the advance registration member rate must submit membership applications no later than January 20, 2017. Only individuals who are listed on the membership rolls as of March 22, 2017, will be accorded the privilege of registering for the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 at the member rates noted on the registration form in this publication. If upon review of membership application a candidate is deemed ineligible for the membership category to which he or she has applied, then the candidate will need to register in advance at the nonmember rate.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the AACR ( There will be a $125 processing fee applied to refunds requested by February 26, 2017. No refunds can be made after February 26.

All advance registrants will receive an Express Badge Pickup confirmation via email approximately one week prior to the start of the conference. Please bring this notice with you to the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 in Washington, D.C., and you may proceed to the Advance Registration counters for fast pickup of your registration credentials. Your badge will provide you with access to the scientific sessions as well as the exhibit floor.

Spouse Registration
Spouse registration is not available in advance and may only be purchased onsite beginning Sunday, April 2. All spouse registrants must be accompanied by a registered attendee at the time of registration. Spouse registration is not available to individuals working in the cancer research field. Spouse fee includes only social activities provided during the conference and access to the poster and exhibit hall; it does NOT admit individuals to lecture sessions. The fee for spouse registration is $75.

Group Registrations 
Group registration is available to groups of 15 or more people.  Completing registrations through the group registration link provides a user-friendly way to add and manage your delegates.  It saves time by allowing the entry of multiple registrants without having to re-key company and address information that is common to all group members. It also streamlines the payment process by allowing for a single payment for all of the group members registered. Meeting credentials for all group delegates will be available for pick-up on Friday, March 31, before registration opens onsite for individual registrants. Group contacts must collect all delegate credentials during their scheduled pick-up time.

Press Registration  
Registration is complimentary for credentialed news media and public information officers at medical institutes and cancer centers. Members of the media can register by contacting Lauren Riley at or 215-446-7155.

Onsite Registration
Registration will open on Friday, March 31, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

  • Friday, March 31 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 1 from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 2 from 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 3 from 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 4 from 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 5 from 6:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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