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Register Online

CompuSystems is the official registration provider for the AACR Annual Meeting. All registration and cancellation/refund inquiries can be directed to


Registration forms submitted without full payment cannot be processed and will be returned. Government or other purchase orders cannot be accepted. All fees must be paid in U.S. currency drawn on a U.S. bank. Please note that paying the abstract submission fee does not constitute registration for the meeting.

Standard registration includes full individual access to the Annual Meeting 2020, beginning with the Opening Ceremony on Sunday, April 26 and ending on Wednesday, April 29. Registrants may also purchase access to the Educational Program from Friday, April 24 through Saturday, April 25. Registration includes full individual access to the Annual Meeting 2020 Webcast.

Registration Rates

By December 20
December 21-February 21
February 22 and after
AACR Members
(Regular Meeting

Sessions April
Active $675 $770 $935
Associate $355 $430 $525
Affiliate $555 $600 $710
Undergraduate Student* $75 $80 $95
High School Student* FREE FREEFREE
Emeritus $115 $115 $115
Advocate $300 $350 $400
Educational Program Pass
(April 24-25)
$50 $50 $50

Nonprofit $1,215 $1,435 $1,560
Industry $1,460 $1,570 $1,775
Predoctoral Student/Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellow $630 $665 $775
Educational Program Pass
(April 24-25)
$75 $75 $75

Additional Products and Services

Proceedings on Flash Drive
[Must order by February 21]

* Student Membership is free for eligible candidates. Free registration is available for both Undergraduate and High School members who participate in special AACR programming.

For nonmember advocate registration information, email

Eligibility for Registration at AACR Member Rates

Nonmember individuals interested in registering at the early registration member rate must submit membership applications no later than December 13, 2019. Individuals who are interested in joining the AACR and registering at the advance registration member rate must submit membership applications no later than February 19, 2020. Only individuals who are listed on the membership rolls as of April 17, 2020, will be accorded the privilege of registering for the AACR Annual Meeting 2020 at the member rates noted on the registration form. In order to receive the AACR member rate, individuals must be current in their dues at the time of registration. If upon review of membership application a candidate is deemed ineligible for the membership category to which they have applied, then the candidate will need to register in advance at the nonmember rate.


Requests for refunds must be made in writing to There will be a $125 processing fee applied to refunds requested by March 20, 2020. No refunds can be made after March 20.


All advance registrants will receive an Express Badge Pickup confirmation via email approximately one week prior to the start of the conference. Please bring this notice with you to the Annual Meeting 2020, and you may proceed to the Already Registered counters for fast pickup of your registration credentials. Your badge will provide you with access to the scientific sessions as well as the exhibit floor.

Guest/Spouse Registration

Guest/spouse registration is not available for the Annual Meeting.

Group Registrations

Group registrations (15 or more people) are now available.

Educational Program Pass

A full slate of more than 60 Educational Sessions and Methods Workshops will be offered beginning on Friday, April 24 and continuing through Saturday, April 25. A pass granting access to the complete educational program is available to meeting registrants for a single flat fee of $50 for AACR members and $75 for nonmembers.

Please note: The Educational Program Pass is only available to Annual Meeting registrants and is not sold separately.

Onsite Registration

Registration will open on Friday, April 24, 2020, at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Friday, April 24, from 12-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 25, from 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 26 from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 27, from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 28, from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 29, from 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m.