January 15 - 18, 2019
Abstract submission deadline: Thursday, November 8
Advance registration deadline: Tuesday, December 4
Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
AccommodationsThe conference will be held at the JW Marriott Houston in Houston, Texas by the Galleria. The JW Marriott Houston is located approximately 27 miles away from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and 16 miles away from the William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). A reduced conference rate of $199 per night is available to conference attendees until Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. Reservations may be made
online. 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 17%. 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 3 p.m., and check-out time is noon.
Travel to HoustonThe closest major airport to the conference site is the William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), located approximately 30 minutes from the hotel. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is also an option and is approximately 40 minutes from the hotel.
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.
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