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Key Dates

PLEASE NOTE: The AACR Board of Directors has decided to convene the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 in a virtual format.

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Clinical Trials and Late-Breaking Abstract Deadline: January 11, 2021Submit an Abstract Now
Early Registration Deadline: January 15, 2021Register Now
  • October 13, 2020: Application Deadline: NextGen Stars
  • November 12, 2020: Membership Application Deadline for Regular Abstract Sponsors and Scholar-in-Training Award Applicants
  • November 19, 2020: Regular Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
  • November 19, 2020: Application Deadlines
    AACR Global Scholar-in-Training Awards
    AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards
  • December 14, 2020: Application Deadlines
    AACR Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
    AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
    AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards
  • December 18, 2020: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens
  • January 7, 2021: Membership Application Deadline for Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Sponsors
  • January 8, 2021: Membership Application Deadline for Early Registration Rate
  • January 11, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. U.S. ET)
  • January 15, 2021: Early Registration Deadline (discounted rates)
  • February 1, 2021: Regular Abstract Status Notifications Sent
  • February 4, 2021: Submission Deadline: Final Data for Clinical Trial Placeholder Abstracts
  • February 10, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Status Notifications Sent
  • February 22, 2021: Regular Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 9, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 10, 2021: Regular Abstract Titles, Authors, and Text Released (4:30 p.m. ET)
  • March 10, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Titles and Authors Released (4:30 p.m. ET); Abstract Texts are Embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET on April 9, 2021
  • March 10, 2021: Cancellation Deadline for Registration Refunds (less $125 processing fee)
  • April 9, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Text Released (12:01 a.m. ET)
  • April 10-15, 2021: AACR Annual Meeting (Week 1)
  • May 17-21, 2021: AACR Annual Meeting (Week 2)
  • June 21, 2021: Last Day to Access On-Demand Sessions