The Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. We encourage all meeting attendees to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest breakthroughs in the tumor microenvironment, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in all areas of cancer research.
The AACR Annual Meeting 2019 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, March 30-April 3.
These TME events are scheduled during the Annual Meeting:
TME Town Hall Meeting and Reception
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6 - 8 p.m., Georgia World Congress Center, Room and Program to be announced
Chairperson: Yibin Kang, PhD, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Chairperson-elect: Sheila A. Stewart, DPhil, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
This event provides an opportunity for all interested attendees to hear insights from colleagues on current tumor microenvironment issues. In addition to the presentations, guests learn about other important TME initiatives, meet members of the working group and steering committee, and have the opportunity to join the TME Working Group. A networking reception follows the program.
Joint Cancer Immunology (CIMM) / Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups Evening Scientific Session
Monday, April 1, 2019; 6 - 8 p.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Room and Program to be announced
The chairpersons of the Cancer Immunology (CIMM) and the Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups will organize this stimulating program so that all attendees may hear the perspective of leaders in the field.
Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, PhD, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (CIMM chairperson)
Yibin Kang, PhD, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (TME chairperson)
TME Special Networking Session with Early-career Researchers
Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:45 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall location to be announced
AACRcentral Amphitheater, Booth # to be announced
This networking session provides an opportunity for
early-career researchers to interact with
experts in the field of the tumor microenvironment, and to learn about issues related to their research and career. This informative discussion provides ample time for comments and questions.
See other TME-related sessions in the AACR Annual Meeting online planner, when available. Please note that this list may not be all-inclusive of the TME-related sessions offered.