April 1 - 5, 2017
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C., USA
Abstract submission deadline: Thursday, November 17
Advance registration deadline: Sunday, January 29
Space for Special FunctionsThe AACR will consider requests for space for special functions or receptions in the official AACR Annual Meeting hotels. These requests will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Any corporation that wishes to entertain during the Annual Meeting must be an exhibitor at the meeting. To request space, please complete the
AACR Affiliate Event Space Request Form.
Assistance for Physically Challenged RegistrantsThe AACR Annual Meeting is accessible to all attendees. Registrants with special requirements for transportation, hotel accommodations, or other facilities connected with the meeting should notify the AACR in advance by checking the appropriate box when registering and providing the necessary details or by emailing Joshua Britton in the Meetings and Exhibits Department at
firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, the following companies provide equipment and services for the physically challenged in the Washington DC area. Please note that the AACR assumes no liability for any issues you may have with any of the companies or products listed below.
LTC Language Solutions – 202-793-6843Access Interpreting Incorporated – 202-525-4042
Parataxi ServicesDC Yellow Cab Corporation – 202-544-1213
Scooter/Wheelchair RentalScootaround – 1-888-441-7575Express Mobility Services – 1-877-721-3129
Van RentalWheelers Accessible Van Rental – 1-800-456-1371
Child CareThe AACR will provide professional child care services through KiddieCorp for infants and children ages 6 months to 12 years during the Annual Meeting. As a convenience for registrants, the AACR subsidizes the cost of this service, which is $12.00 per hour for each child (a two-hour minimum is required). Snacks and beverages are included in the fee, but meals must be provided by parents. Medication (including sunscreen) will NOT be administered by KiddieCorp. To ensure a safe and fun-filled environment, any child who is ill will not be admitted to the children’s program. Advance registration is essential because space is limited. Onsite registration will be permitted as space allows. The deadline for advance registration is deadline to sign up is
March 6, 2017.
Child Care HoursSaturday, April 1: 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Sunday, April 2: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Monday, April 3: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Tuesday, April 4: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 5: 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Nursing Mothers SuiteAnnual Meeting attendees who are also nursing mothers will find the Nursing Mothers Suite to be a private, comfortable, and secure environment in which to nourish and nurture their babies. AACR-Women in Cancer Research is pleased to sponsor this important service.
Nursing Mothers Suite HoursSaturday, April 1: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 2: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Monday, April 3: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Tuesday, April 4: 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Wednesday, April 5: 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Code of Conduct, Policies, and ProceduresThe AACR Annual Meeting 2017 will bring together 19,500 representatives from academia, industry, government, and advocacy organizations from across the globe. In order for all participants to have the opportunity to gain the most benefit from this conference, the AACR is committed to providing a safe and secure environment. Please review the following policies and procedures for conference participants. By registering for the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, you agree to the following terms:
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