September 25 - 28, 2017
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Abstract submission deadline: Monday, June 12
Advance registration deadline: Thursday, August 10
The AACR has recently been notified that some conference registrants are being solicited by an unauthorized company trying to obtain credit card information by phone and email to secure housing accommodations at this conference. All information regarding travel and housing accommodations is available on this webpage. The AACR will not contact you by phone or email requesting credit card information. If you have any questions, please email
AccommodationsThe conference will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel is located approximately 11 miles away from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Rooms are no longer available at the conference hotel. There are a number of options for local hotels, and we encourage attendees to please check with nearby hotels for availability.
Travel to AtlantaThe closest major airport to the conference site is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), 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 6:00 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 800-426-1122, or visit their
website and enter promo code
ZXCV755045. 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, car rentals, and shared shuttles. Taxi service between the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel is approximately $35 one way, plus gratuity. Please click
here for 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 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