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AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II Media Updates

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host its second Virtual Annual Meeting June 22-24, 2020. The AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II will feature a distinguished roster of world-class speakers, numerous invited talks, and more than 4,000 scientific posters, presented through an innovative virtual platform. The first AACR Virtual Annual Meeting, held April 27-28, 2020, attracted more than 61,000 scientists, clinicians, advocates, and other attendees.

SAVE THE DATE: AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II Press Conference Webcast

The AACR will host a press conference webcast featuring embargoed presentations of newsworthy research from the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II: June 22-24 on Friday, June 19, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. ET.

AACR Past President Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, and AACR President and Annual Meeting Program Chair Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, will open the press conference with a brief overview of the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II and provide commentary after each presentation of a scientific abstract.

Please register to attend the press conference webcast by contacting Kathleen Venango at [email protected]. Please note: Participation is for media only.

Embargoed Press Materials and Press Registration

Embargoed press materials will be provided to registered reporters about a week before the Virtual Annual Meeting II.

Reporters must register as press to receive embargoed abstracts, press releases, and other information from the AACR public relations team. Individuals registered as press agree to abide by all embargoes. Please review our registration requirements and contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] to register.

If you have previously registered as press, please read the following important information:

If you registered as press for the original in-person AACR Annual Meeting or the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting I: April 27-28, you are already registered with the AACR public relations team to receive embargoed press materials for the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II: June 22-24.

However, you must register again through the AACR website for access to the meeting itself. Please click the green Register Now button on this page to register for access to the scientific sessions and posters through your existing myAACR account. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] with any questions.

Additional Information

For more information about the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II, visit the AACR’s website.

Session information and abstracts not in the press program are available in the online meeting planner.

Follow the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II on Twitter at #AACR20.