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AACR Annual Meeting 2018

​Meeting Resources 

Annual Meeting Program/Navigation
Annual Meeting attendees can use the following electronic and print resources to plan their itineraries and navigate the meeting:

  • Online Proceedings/Itinerary Planner. Search all Annual Meeting presentations (including all proffered abstracts) by author/speaker, title word, and keyword and create a personal itinerary for the meeting. Personal itineraries created in the Itinerary Planner can be exported as an iCalendar file into attendees’ personal Outlook, Google Calendar, or Apple iCal applications. Itineraries can also be imported into the Annual Meeting App (see below).
  • Annual Meeting App. Attendees can carry the Annual Meeting wherever they go—with or without a network connection. The Annual Meeting App is available in native versions to serve users of iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and also in a browser-based version for use on most web-enabled smartphones and tablets. The App offers the following features:
    Native Storage. Once downloaded, all App content and functionality is stored natively on the user’s Apple or Android device and can be accessed without an Internet connection.
    Meeting Abstracts. The full text of more than 6,000 abstracts is stored natively and is available without a network connection.
    Personal Itinerary. Users can save sessions to create a personal itinerary for the meeting. They can also import their itineraries from the Online Itinerary Planner (see above).
    Maps. Detailed floor plans of all Annual Meeting venues—including the complete exhibit hall and poster area map as well as the hotel map—are stored natively for easy browsing.
  • Print Program Guide. All attendees receive a portable Program Guide containing the dates, times, locations, and titles of all Annual Meeting sessions. The Program Guide also contains the names of the chairs and invited speakers in each session. The titles of all presentations (including the Minisymposium and Poster Session presentations) are available in the electronic versions of the program (see above).
  • Print Guide to Poster Sessions and Exhibits. Detailed information on the Poster Sessions (including the complete titles and authors of the posters presented) and the Exhibit Show is available in this print guide. A limited number of copies of the guide are made available in the Registration Area and in the Exhibit Hall for attendees to pick up. Complete poster session information is also available in the electronic versions of the program (see above).

Annual Meeting Abstracts
The following electronic and print resources are available to attendees who wish to access the proffered abstracts accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting:

  • Mobile Proceedings. The mobile edition of the Proceedings of the AACR contains the full text of all regular proffered abstracts (clinical trial and late-breaking abstracts are not included). The mobile edition is available in mobi and e-pub file formats for download to devices such as the Amazon Kindle, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Sony Reader, and the Barnes & Noble Nook.
  • Online Proceedings/Itinerary Planner. The Online Proceedings/Itinerary Planner provides fully searchable access to the full text of all proffered abstracts (see above).
  • Online Supplement to Cancer Research (available June 2018). Approximately eight weeks after the Annual Meeting, all presented abstracts are published as an online-only supplement to the AACR journal Cancer Research.  
  • Annual Meeting App. The full text of all proffered abstracts is stored natively in the Annual Meeting App (see above).
  • Abstracts on Flash Drive (available for purchase). The Annual Meeting Flash Drive contains all proffered regular abstracts as well as the extended abstracts submitted by invited speakers (clinical trial and late-breaking abstracts are not included). Users can search and browse all Annual Meeting abstract presentations by author/speaker, title word, keyword, and session type. To obtain a copy of the Flash Drive at the meeting, attendees must order by Feb. 2, 2018, and check the appropriate box when registering. The cost of the Flash Drive is $15.
  • Print Proceedings (available for purchase). The print Proceedings contains all proffered regular abstracts as well as the extended abstracts submitted by invited speakers (clinical trial and late-breaking abstracts are not included). To obtain a copy of the print Proceedings before or during the meeting, attendees must order by Feb. 2, 2018, and check the appropriate box when registering. The cost is $85 for a copy of the Proceedings to be mailed to attendees (approximately two weeks before the meeting) or $70 for a copy to be picked up at the meeting. After the Annual Meeting, remaining copies are available to everyone for $85 plus shipping (while supplies last).

Annual Meeting Presentations
The following resources are available to attendees who wish to access the oral and poster presentations from the Annual Meeting:

  • Free to Paid Registrants: Annual Meeting 2018 Webcast. All paid registrants receive exclusive online streaming access to the audio and slides of all scientific sessions presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018.* Webcast presentations will be made available on May 9, 2018; access is granted via individual username and password. Paid registrants receive their login information via email after the meeting. Beginning May 9, nonregistrants may purchase access to the webcast. The cost is $299 for AACR members and $399 for nonmembers. Webcast access includes:
    -Presentation slides synchronized with recorded audio presentations
    -Speakers’ mouse movements captured and included in playback
    -Available on compatible mobile devices and smartphones such as iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, and Android devices o Presentations searchable by session title, presentation title, and speaker name
    -Exclusive access to online content for 15 months after the Annual Meeting
  • ePosters. Posters presented at the Annual Meeting** are available through an online, interactive, fully searchable database. These ePosters will be available free to all users through March 2019.

*Participation in the AACR Annual Meeting Webcast is left to the discretion of each speaker. As a result, some presentations may not be available for webcast, and some webcast presentations may not include all slides.

**Participation in the AACR ePosters initiative is left to the discretion of each presenter. Therefore, not all posters will be available for viewing.

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