AACR Annual Meeting 2016


The AACR Annual Meeting 2016 will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 16-20, with exhibit dates April 17-20. Exhibitors include a wide array of companies with the latest in products and services in laboratory and clinical research. The exhibits, located adjacent to the poster sessions, make a significant contribution to the educational value of the meeting. Special areas of interest include the AACRcentral, Non-Profit section, Publisher’s Row, and the AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion.

Annual Meeting Hours

Registration Hours
Friday, April 15: 3-7 p.m. (Exhibitors: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.)
Saturday, April 16: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, April 17: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday, April 18: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 19: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20: 6:30 a.m.-noon

Exhibit Show Dates and Hours
Sunday, April 17: 1-5 p.m.
Monday, April 18: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 19: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20: 9 a.m.-noon

Exhibit Hall Move-in/Move-out Hours
Thursday, April 14: noon-5 p.m.
Friday, April 15: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, April 16: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20: noon-5 p.m.
Thursday, April 21: 8 a.m.-noon

Attendee Resources

Activities in Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor Spotlight Theater
Located in the Exhibit Hall, these theaters have been reserved by exhibitors to present their latest products and services in special one-hour sessions on the exhibit floor. Click here for a full list of presentations taking place: Spotlight Theater Brochure

Explore! is a fun way attendees can interact with exhibitors while entering into a drawing for one of five Amazon gift cards. Game cards can be found in your conference bag, at the registration material bins, and at the entrance to the exhibit hall. Complete the cards and return them to the designated bins located at AACRcentral and the coffee breaks areas in the exhibit hall. Winners will be selected after the meeting and gift cards will be awarded the week of May 9, 2016.  

Food Court
AACR will provide an area in the exhibit hall for all attendees and exhibitors to grab a bite to eat or something to drink during exhibit hours. Located in the back of Hall J, the food court will have a variety of food and beverages available.

Once again, the AACR will serve enhanced refreshment breaks on the exhibit floor on Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. Instead of just boring coffee, a variety of jazzy snacks will be served compliments of the AACR exhibitors.

Charging Stations
Located in the exhibit hall, in the registration area, and on the second level of the convention center, charging stations are available to give your mobile devices a quick charge. Be sure to look for the specially designated icons on the mobile app.  

Exhibitor Resources

AACR Annual Meeting 2017

The AACR Annual Meeting 2017 will be held in Washington, D.C. from April 1-5. Online booth sales will open in June 2016. To be placed on the distribution list, please email Space assignments will take place the week of October 10, 2017.

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