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Key Dates

  • September 24, 2019: Abstract Submission Opens
  • September 24, 2019: Early Access to Housing Reservations Opens for AACR Members
  • September 24, 2019: Meeting Registration Opens
  • October 1, 2019: Housing Reservations Open to Nonmember Attendees
  • October 10, 2019: Application Deadline: NextGen Stars
  • November 25, 2019: Membership Application Deadline for Regular Abstract Sponsors and for Scholar-in-Training Award Applicants
  • December 5, 2019: Regular Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: Global Scholar in Training Awards
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: AACR Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards
  • December 9, 2019: Application Deadline: AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards
  • December 13, 2019: Membership Application Deadline for Early Registration Rate
  • December 20, 2019: Early Registration Deadline (lowest rates)
  • January 3, 2020: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens
  • January 6, 2020: Online Itinerary Planner Available
  • January 23, 2020: Membership Application Deadline for Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Sponsors
  • January 30, 2020: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
  • February 17, 2020: Regular Abstract Status Notifications Sent
  • February 19, 2020: Membership Application Deadline for Advance Registration Rate
  • February 20, 2020: Submission Deadline: Final Data for Clinical Trial Placeholder Abstracts
  • February 21, 2020: Advance Registration Deadline (discounted rates)
  • February 26, 2020: Clinical Trial and Late-Breaking Abstract Notifications Sent
  • March 9, 2020: Regular Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 13, 2020: Housing Reservation Deadline
  • March 20, 2020: Cancellation Deadline for Registration Refunds (less $125 processing fee)
  • March 24, 2020: Late-Breaking Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 24, 2020: Regular Abstract Titles and Text Posted to Online Itinerary Planner (4:30 p.m. ET)
  • March 24, 2020: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trial Abstract Titles Posted to Online Itinerary Planner (4:30 p.m. ET); Abstract Text Embargoed until April 24, 2020 (3 p.m. ET)
  • April 1, 2020: Annual Meeting App Available for Download
  • April 24, 2020: On-Site Registration Opens at San Diego Convention Center (12 p.m. PT)
  • April 24, 2020: AACR Annual Meeting Begins (3 p.m. ET)
  • April 24, 2020: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trial Abstract Text Posted to Online Itinerary Planner and Meeting App (3 p.m. ET)