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Register for the AACR Annual Meeting by March 29

SAN DIEGO – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host its 115th Annual Meeting from April 5-10, 2024, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.  

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 March 29. Requests will be accepted after this time, but there may be a delay in processing. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] with any questions. 


Press Conferences from April 7-9 in Room 26 

Press conferences featuring noteworthy research from the AACR Annual Meeting are scheduled for the following times: 

  • Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m. PT 
  • Monday, April 8, 8:30 a.m. PT 
  • Tuesday, April 9, 8:30 a.m. PT 

Press conferences will be held in person and simultaneously broadcast through Zoom webinar for virtual attendees.  

Press Room and Badge Pickup in Room 25BC 

The press room will be located in Room 25BC in the convention center. Registered media can pick up their badges at the front desk in the press room. The press room hours of operation are as follows: 

  • Friday, April 5: 12-6 p.m. PT 
  • Saturday, April 6-Tuesday, April 9: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. PT 
  • Wednesday, April 10: 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. PT 

Interview Opportunities and Interview Room Space 

If you are interested in interviewing AACR Annual Meeting 2024 Program Committee Chairs Keith T. Flaherty, MD, and Christina Curtis, PhD, MSc, please contact Julia Gunther at [email protected].  

The convention center has a limited number of private interview rooms available. To reserve a space, please contact Julia DeMalto at [email protected]

Journalists are welcome to film within the immediate vicinity of the press room. Reporters who want to film outside of the press area must first get approval from the AACR public relations team. To submit a request, please contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected]


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: