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CIMM at the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. We encourage all meeting attendees to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunology, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in cancer immunology and immunotherapy.

The AACR Annual Meeting 2021 will be held in Washington, DC, April 9-14, 2021.

These CIMM events are scheduled during the Annual Meeting:

Cancer Immunology Working Group (CIMM) Town Hall Meeting

Effector T cells in cancer immunity and therapy
Tuesday, April 13, 2021; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room to be announced

Chairpersons:
Weiping Zou, MD, PhD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan (CIMM chairperson 2019-2020)
Sandra Demaria, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
(CIMM chairperson 2020-2021)

Speakers to be announced

Joint Cancer Immunology (CIMM) / Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups Evening Scientific Session

TME sculpting of the immune response: How do we leverage it to kill tumor cells?
Monday, April 12, 2021; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room to be announced

The chairpersons of the Cancer Immunology (CIMM) and the Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Working Groups jointly organize a stimulating program so that all attendees can benefit by the perspective of leaders in the field.

Chairpersons:
Weiping Zou, MD, PhD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan (CIMM chairperson 2019-2020)
Sheila A. Stewart, DPhil, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri (TME chairperson 2019-2020)

Speakers to be announced

Award Lecture: Ninth Annual AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room and Recipient to be announced

Educational Sessions

Tumor Immunology for Non-Immunologists – Roundtable Discussions
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 8-10 a.m.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room to be announced
Chair to be announced

Tumor Immunology for Non-Immunologists – Educational Session
Title to be announced
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 10:15 a.m.-12 noon
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room to be announced
Chair to be announced

For CIMM-related sessions, visit the CIMM-specific online planner when available. Please note that the list may not be all-inclusive of the immunology-related sessions offered.

For all AACR Annual Meeting 2021 sessions, see the Annual Meeting 2021 online planner when available. Also, visit the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 homepage for more logistical information.

Additionally, remember to check the Tumor Microenvironment Working Group webpage for other sessions of interest.