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Key Dates

September 2021

October 2021

  • October 2021: Meeting Registration Opens

November 2021

  • November 12, 2021: Membership Application Deadline for Prospective Regular Abstract Sponsors and Scholar-in-Training Award Applicants
  • November 18, 2021: Regular Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
  • November 18, 2021: Application Deadlines for Awards to Support Annual Meeting Attendance
    • AACR Global Scholar-in-Training Awards
    • AACR Minority and Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
    • AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards
    • AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards
    • AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards
    • AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards

December 2021

  • December 10, 2021: Membership Application Deadline for Early Registration Rate
  • December 17, 2021: Early Registration Deadline (lowest rates)
  • December 17, 2021: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Opens

January 2022

  • January 5, 2022: Membership Application Deadline for Prospective Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Sponsors
  • January 6, 2022: Online Itinerary Planner Available (tentative)
  • January 10, 2022: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Submission Deadline (11:59 p.m. U.S. ET)
  • January 31, 2021: Regular Abstract Status Notifications Sent

February 2022

  • February 3, 2022: Submission Deadline: Final Data for Clinical Trial Placeholder Abstracts
  • February 9, 2022: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Status Notifications Sent
  • February 11, 2022: Abstract Submission Deadline: Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition
  • February 11, 2022: Membership Application Deadline for Advance Registration
  • February 18, 2022: Advance Registration Deadline (discounted rates)
  • February 21, 2022: Regular Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • February 25, 2022: Housing Reservation Deadline

March 2022

  • March 4, 2022: Cancellation Deadline for Registration Refunds (less $125 processing fee)
  • March 7, 2022: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 8, 2022: Regular Abstract Titles, Authors, and Text Released (4:30 p.m. ET)
  • March 8, 2022: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Titles and Authors Released (4:30 p.m. ET); Abstract Texts Embargoed until April 8, 2022
  • March 18, 2022: AACR Annual Meeting App Available for Download (tentative)
  • March 18, 2022: Registration Deadline: Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition

April 2022

  • April 1, 2022: Membership Application Deadline to Register for the AACR Annual Meeting at the Member Rate On-Site
  • April 8, 2022: On-Site Registration Opens at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • April 8, 2022: AACR Annual Meeting Begins (12:00 p.m. CT)
  • April 8, 2022: Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Texts Posted to Online Itinerary Planner and Meeting App (no earlier than 1:00 p.m. ET)