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Register for the AACR Annual Meeting by April 5

Media luncheon and additional details regarding press operations also announced

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host its 114th Annual Meeting from April 14-19, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Media interested in registering for the meeting can register for in-person or virtual attendance. Please review the AACR’s media registration requirements and policies. Journalists can request registration by filling out this form by April 5. Requests will be accepted after this time but there may be a delay in processing. Contact Cyprien Pearson-Du Toit at [email protected] with any registration questions.


Media Luncheon

The AACR will host a special luncheon for registered media onsite at the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at noon ET featuring remarks from:

  • AACR President Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR, FAIO
  • AACR President-Elect Philip D. Greenberg, MD, FAACR

The event will conclude with a question and answer session with the media. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected].  

Press Conferences from April 16-18 in Room W209

Three press conferences featuring noteworthy research from the AACR Annual Meeting will be held in Room W209 at the convention center and simultaneously broadcast via Zoom for virtual attendees. These events will be held at the following times:

  • Sunday, April 16
    11 a.m. ET
  • Monday, April 17
    8:30 a.m. ET
  • Tuesday, April 18
    8:30 a.m. ET

Abstracts included in this year’s press program will be shared with registered reporters at a later date. All media registered for virtual attendance at the meeting will also be registered for the virtual broadcast of the press conferences. The AACR public relations team will follow up with additional information on accessing the briefings virtually.

Press Room and Badge Pickup in Room W208

The press room will be located in Room W208 in the convention center. Registered media can pick up their badges at the front desk in the press room. Hours of operation are as follows:

  • Friday, April 14

12 to 6 p.m. ET

  • Saturday, April 15-Tuesday, April 18
    7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, April 19

7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

Lunch, snacks, coffee, and other refreshments will be available when the press room opens on Friday. Breakfast service will start on Saturday.

Interview Opportunities and Interview Room Space

If you are interested in interviewing AACR President Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR, FAIO, or AACR Annual Meeting 2023 Program Committee Chair Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil, please contact Julia Gunther at [email protected].

A limited number of private interview rooms are available at the convention center. To reserve space in one of these rooms, please contact Cyprien Pearson-Du Toit at [email protected].

Embargo Policy

Individuals registered as press for the AACR Annual Meeting agree to abide by all embargoes. Please review the AACR’s embargo policy.


For more information on the Annual Meeting or press operations, visit our newsroom or contact a member of the AACR public relations team: