CIMM at the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. We encourage all meeting attendees to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunology, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in cancer immunology and immunotherapy.

The AACR Annual Meeting 2019 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, March 29-April 3.

These CIMM events will be scheduled during the Annual Meeting:

Cancer Immunology Working Group (CIMM) Town Hall Meeting

Sunday, March 31, 2019; 6 - 8 p.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Room and Program to be announced

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, PhD, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Weiping Zou, MD, PhD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan

This Town Hall Meeting will focus on issues of immunology and immunotherapy research. Attendees will hear from experts in the field as well as an update on the AACR Cancer Immunology Research journal by editors-in-chief Drs. Robert D. Schreiber and Philip D. Greenberg. Attendees are cordially invited by the CIMM Steering Committee to also come and learn about the working group, and then network with colleagues.

Joint Cancer Immunology / Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups Evening Scientific Session

Monday, April 1, 2019; 6 - 8 p.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Room and Program to be announced

The chairpersons of the Cancer Immunology (CIMM) and the Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups will organize this stimulating program so that all attendees may hear the perspective of leaders in the field.

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, PhD, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (CIMM chairperson)
Yibin Kang, PhD, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (TME chairperson)

CIMM Special Networking Session (with early-career researchers)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019; 10:45  - 11:30 a.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall location to be announced
AACR Amphitheater in AACRcentral, Booth # to be announced
Program to be announced

This informative open-ended discussion on various immunology-related issues will be specifically geared to junior-level researchers. There will be ample time for questions to be answered by professionals in this research field.

Award Lecture: Sixth Annual AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology

Tuesday, April 2, 2018, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Room, Recipient and Lecture topic to be announced

Educational Sessions

Cancer Immunology for Non-Immunologists
Topic to be announced
Saturday, March 30, 2019 8-10 a.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Room to be announced
Chair: Olivera J. Finn, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cancer Immunology for Non-Immunologists – Roundtable Discussions
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Venue and Room to be announced
Chair: to be announced

For all CIMM-related sessions, visit the AACR Annual Meeting online planner, when available. Please note that the list may not be all-inclusive of the immunology-related sessions offered.

Visit the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 webpage for more logistical information; details will be updated when confirmed. An all-sessions online planner will be provided when available.

Also remember to check the Tumor Microenvironment Working Group webpage for other sessions that may be of interest.