AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics

Accommodations and Travel 

Reservation Deadline: Monday, Oct. 1, 2019

Conference Location and Official Hotels
The conference will be held at the Hynes Convention Center, located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay neighborhood and just five miles (eight kilometers) from Boston Logan International Airport.

The AACR has contracted with several hotels to offer reduced room rates for attendees at this year’s conference. The Sheraton Boston Hotel will serve as the headquarter hotel for the 2019 Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference, with the Boston Marriott Copley Place and The Midtown Hotel also serving as official conference hotels. 

Reserving a Hotel Room
Please review the pricing options and the map before making reservations. Hotel reservations can be made by phone or online through AACR Housing. AACR Housing will accept reservations through Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. After Oct. 1, reservations and rates will be subject to hotel availability. Room reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

You may reserve your hotel room in one of the following ways:

Online: You may reserve your hotel room online. Please note that you must supply a credit card in order to reserve a room online.

Please note: Government employees may reserve their hotel room online as well.

Phone: AACR Housing agents are available to accept reservations as well as provide information on the AACR official hotels Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. U.S. ET. You will be required to supply a credit card if reserving your hotel room by phone. Once your reservation is complete, you will receive immediate confirmation either by email or fax. AACR Housing can be reached toll-free in the U.S. or Canada at (866) 226-0305 or, for international callers, at (415) 268-2096. When calling AACR Housing, be certain to have the following information:

  • Arrival and departure dates
  • Hotel preferences
  • Credit card number
  • Your address, phone number, fax number and email address
  • Any special requests

Changes and Cancellations
Changes and cancellations can be made:

  • Online through the AACR Housing website (for reservations guaranteed with credit card only)
  • By emailing your change or cancellation to
  • By calling AACR Housing at +1 (866) 226-0305 or (415) 268-2096
  • By faxing your change or cancellation to (415) 293-4397

Your credit card will be charged one night’s room plus tax or your check deposit will be forfeited if you cancel your reservation less than 72 hours before your confirmed arrival date. If you fail to arrive on the date confirmed by AACR Housing, your credit card will be charged one night’s room plus tax or your check will be forfeited. All subsequent nights of the reservation will be cancelled.

Travel to Boston
The closest major airport to the Convention Center and conference hotels is Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS), located approximately five miles (eight kilometers) from the Hynes Convention Center, which takes approximately 15-20 minutes. 

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 +1 (800) 521-4041, or book online and enter promo code ZG48729175. Please book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.

Amtrak train service is also readily available for attendees traveling from the Eastern U.S. to Boston. Amtrak’s Back Bay Station is approximately one mile from the Hynes Convention Center. Please visit the Amtrak website for additional information.

Ground Transportation
Taxi service is readily available between the airport and the conference hotels. Information on Boston's public transportation system can be found on the MBTA website.

Car Rental
The AACR has arranged for a car rental discount through Hertz. You may call Hertz at (800) 654-2240 [(405) 749-4434 outside of the U.S. and Canada] or you may book online. Please refer to the discount CV#02ST0023.

International Travel
Researchers from more than 50 different countries around the world regularly participate in this joint AACR-NCI-EORTC conference. If you plan to attend the 2019 Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics 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 please 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