January 27 - 30, 2018
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, Texas, USA
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, November 10
Advance registration deadline: Friday, December 15
The conference will be held at the JW Marriott, Austin, Texas. The JW Marriott is located approximately 12 miles away from the Austin International Airport. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation. One-night deposit will be taken at the time the reservation is made. Note that check-in time is 3 p.m., and check-out time is 11 a.m.
Travel to AustinThe closest major airport to the conference site is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), located approximately 15 minutes from the hotel. The AACR has named Gant Travel Management as its official travel coordinator for this conference.
Gant will provide custom itineraries with the lowest applicable airfares and best journey time. Full mileage credit will be earned by frequent flyer club members. To receive the exclusive discounts, please contact Gant:
Gant is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. U.S. Central Time, Monday through Friday. A minimal service fee per airline ticket issued will be applied.
You may also call United Airlines directly at 800-426-1122, or visit its
website and enter promo code
ZYTD224278. Please book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.
Ground TransportationA variety of ground transportation options is available upon arrival, including taxi service, private car service, Uber, Lyft, Ride Austin, Chariot, and car rentals. Taxi service between the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and The JW Marriott, Austin, Texas is approximately $30-35 one way, plus gratuity. More information on
shuttles and taxi service.
Additionally, the AACR has arranged for a car rental discount through Hertz. You may call Hertz at 800-654-2240 from the U.S. or 405-749-4434 from outside the U.S. and Canada, or you may book online at
www.hertz.com. Please refer to the discount CV#
International Travel Researchers from more than 50 different countries regularly participate in AACR meetings and conferences. The AACR encourages and appreciates the contributions of international researchers at our programs. If you plan to attend this AACR conference, please contact the American Consulate in your country to review the current regulations for travel to the United States. Obtaining the proper documentation may take several weeks or months, depending on your location, so we encourage you to contact the consulate as soon as possible if you are considering attending this conference. Information is also available on the
U.S. Department of State website.
Helpful Websites for International Travelers