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

Accommodations and Travel

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

Conference Location and Official Hotels
The conference will be held at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay neighborhood and just 5 miles/8 km from Boston’s Logan International Airport. In many ways, the Hynes Convention Center is a city within a city - connected to two major retail complexes that contain just about everything you need during your stay. Fast food, fine dining, sundries, personal services, world-class shopping - all under one roof. Attendees at the 2015 Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference can experience a serious slice of Boston without ever worrying about the weather.

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 2015 Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference, with the Hilton Boston Back Bay and Marriott Copley Place also serving as official conference hotels.

Reserving a Hotel Room
Reduced conference rates were available to conference attendees through Monday, October 5, 2015. AACR Housing for this conference is now closed. Please contact your hotel directly to make any changes or cancellations. Hotel contact information is found below.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St.
Boston, MA  02199

Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton St.
Boston, MA  02115-3155

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA  02116

Travel to Boston
The closest major airport to the Hynes Convention Center and conference hotels is Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS), located approximately 5 miles / 8 km (15-20 minutes) from the Hynes Convention Center.

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. Fly on United Airlines, the official airline of this conference, and save with special discounts exclusive to attendees and guests. Full mileage credit will be earned by frequent flyer club members. To receive the exclusive discounts, please contact Gant toll-free at 877-924-2298 (630-227-3818 if outside of the U.S./Canada) or by email at Gant is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. U.S. Central Time, Monday through Friday.

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 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 at

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 at Please refer to the discount CV#02ST0019.

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

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