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Press Registration for AACR Meetings

Thank you for your interest in covering the AACR’s scientific meetings. Before completing this form, please carefully review the AACR’s full Press Registration Policy. After you submit the form, a member of the AACR Communications and Public Relations Department will review your eligibility and follow up with next steps.


To register as press, journalists must provide official press credentials such as a business card, editorial roster or masthead, international press card, or letter of assignment. Journalists must also provide at least two links and/or PDFs of bylined coverage from a previous AACR meeting, or, for first time-attendees, two examples of recent bylined health/medical/science coverage published in news outlets that meet the AACR’s criteria. Freelance journalists who have a letter of assignment should upload a copy of the letter below. Members of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) are permitted to register for complimentary access to AACR meetings regardless of assignment. AHCJ members can upload proof of membership below.

Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] with any questions.

Attendance Options

Media interested in registering for the AACR’s upcoming special conferences have the option to attend in person or to view recorded sessions after the meetings. Content will be available approximately 5-7 business days after a meeting has concluded.

Media interested in registering for the AACR Annual Meeting 2022 will have the opportunity to register for the in-person meeting in New Orleans or the virtual meeting. Attendees who register for virtual attendance will have access to live streamed sessions, the e-poster platform, and more. More information on the AACR Annual Meeting 2022 is available here.

  • Select the meetings you wish to attend.
  • Please select the news outlet type:
  • All supporting materials that are applicable to your registration, including official press credentials, examples of bylined coverage, letters of assignment, and proof of AHCJ membership can be uploaded here:
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    • All supporting materials that are applicable to your registration and accessible via link can be entered here:
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Please Note: All press registration decisions are made at the discretion of the AACR Communications and Public Relations Department. The AACR may request additional information before approving a press registration request. Registration in prior years does not guarantee eligibility. Individuals registered as press for AACR meetings agree to abide by all embargoes. The AACR requests that all coverage include reference to the meeting where the research is presented.