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Register Today to Cover the AACR Annual Meeting 2023

Press conference schedule is announced; housing deadline less than a month away

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.

The AACR Annual Meeting offers scientists, clinicians, survivors, patients, and advocates an outstanding opportunity to share the latest advances in cancer science and medicine. Presentations at the meeting will span the entire field of cancer research, highlighting basic, translational, and clinical research on important topics such as cancer health disparities, precision medicine, artificial intelligence, cancer vaccines, liquid biopsy, and more. The meeting will feature distinguished speakers from around the world, hundreds of invited talks, and more than 6,000 proffered papers.

View the program.


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

Press conferences will be held in person and simultaneously broadcast through Zoom webinar for virtual attendees. Abstracts included in this year’s press program and additional details will be announced at a later date.

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


Registration for the Annual Meeting is complimentary for credentialed news media. Journalists may register to attend the meeting in-person in Orlando or virtually. Both in-person and virtual registrants will have access to livestreamed and on-demand sessions through the virtual meeting platform. Additional information on the meeting features included with in person and virtual registration is available here.

Journalists planning to cover the meeting must register through the AACR Department of Communications and Public Relations to receive the embargoed press program and other important communications.

Please review the AACR’s media registration requirements and policies. Journalists can request registration by filling out this form. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or 215-290-5408 with any registration questions.

Information on hotel reservations, travel, and transportation is in the Accommodations and Travel section on the Annual Meeting’s website. The deadline for hotel reservations is Friday, March 3, 2023.


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

Abstracts will be posted to the online itinerary planner at the time embargoes lift. Below are the dates and times when embargoes lift:

  • Regular abstract titles, authors, and text release on March 14, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Late-breaking and clinical trials abstract titles and authors ONLY (no text) release on March 14, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Late-breaking and clinical trials abstract text release on April 14, 2023, at noon ET

Abstracts selected for the official AACR Annual Meeting press program are embargoed until date and time of presentation during the Annual Meeting, either at an official AACR press conference or in a scientific session. Press program abstracts will be made publicly available once the embargo lifts.


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