November 9 - 12, 2014
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Abstract submission deadline: Monday, August 4
Advance registration deadline: Thursday, September 25
Reservation Deadline: Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
AccommodationsThe conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio hotel located in San Antonio, Texas. Discover the distinctly diverse personality of the Alamo City in grand style. Set along the spectacular River Walk, Grand Hyatt San Antonio is steps from trendy bars, hot clubs, Zagat-rated restaurants and all the sites and attractions that make San Antonio one of the most culturally rich cities in the country. Have an unforgettable experience enhanced by the exceptional touches and personalized services that define Grand Hyatt San Antonio.
A reduced conference rate of $219 per night (plus tax), single or double occupancy, is available to conference attendees until Friday, Oct. 17, on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations may be booked online below or by calling 888-421-1442 and identifying yourself as an AACR the Science Cancer of Health Disparities Conference attendee. Reservations made after the Oct. 17 deadline will be accepted based upon hotel room and rate availability at that time.
Travel to San AntonioThe closest major airport to the conference site is the San Antonio International Airport, approximately 11 minutes away from the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. 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 6:00 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 800-521-4041 or online at www.united.com and enter promo code ZQT2427441. 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, and car rentals. Taxi service between the San Antonio International Airport (SAN) and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio is approximately $40 one-way, plus gratuity. The AACR has arranged for a car rental discount through Hertz. You may call Hertz at 800-654-2240 [405-749-4434 outside of the U.S. and Canada] or you may book online at www.hertz.com. Please refer to the discount CV#02ST0018.
Shuttle transportation is also available between the San Antonio International Airport and the hotel by SATRANS, the city's official airport shuttle, between 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. every fifteen minutes daily. Shuttle tickets are sold at the Baggage Claim area, at Terminal A and Terminal B. For more information, call 210-281-9900 or visit www.gosaairportshuttle.com.
International TravelResearchers from more
than 50 different countries around the world regularly participate in AACR
meetings and conferences. The association 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