December 9 - 12, 2018
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California, USA
Abstract submission deadline: Thursday, September 27
Advance registration deadline: Friday, November 2
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
Reservation Deadline: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Accommodations The conference will be held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California. The Hilton San Diego Bayfront is located approximately 3 miles away from San Diego International-Lindbergh Field Airport. A reduced conference rate of $289 per night is available to conference attendees until
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The hotel will accept reservations at the reduced conference rate on a space-available basis until the cut-off date. Reservations made after this date will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the nearest available rate. Applied to the room charge will be state and local taxes, currently 12.50%. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation. No deposit will be taken at the time the reservation is made. Cancellations will be accepted at no charge 72 hours in advance of arrival. Note that check-in time is 4 p.m., and check-out time is 11 a.m.
The AACR has chosen Corporate Traveler (CT) as its exclusive travel management partner. Conference attendees are welcomed to leverage AACR’s partnership with CT and utilize their services to make your travel arrangements.
Our dedicated Travel Manager at Corporate Traveler will offer personalized service and travel expertise to help travelers secure the most cost-effective and time-efficient itineraries. As a division of the leading global agency Flight Centre Travel Group, CT has access to a variety of exclusive international fares, and travelers will have access to an in-house team of skilled emergency support agents, available 24/7 from anywhere in the world at no extra cost. You will still be able to earn mileage credit for your frequent flyer programs.
AACR's CT office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
You may also call United Airlines directly at (800) 521-4041, or
book online and enter promo code
ZYTD224278. Please book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.
Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to San Diego, California, between Dec. 6 and Dec. 15, 2018. To book your reservation call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.
Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to
Convention Fare Code X22I-999 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class, or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.
International Travel Researchers from more than 50 different countries regularly participate in AACR meetings and conferences. The AACR 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
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