In This Section

MEG at the Annual Meeting

After careful consideration of currently available information related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AACR Board of Directors has decided to convene the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 in a virtual format. This decision was made to prioritize the health and safety of attendees and the patients and communities they serve. 

To read the full statement, please view the official press release. 

In addition, we encourage you to visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page on the Annual Meeting website for more information on the program, abstract presentations, continuing medical education, and other aspects of the meeting. This page will be updated as virtual meeting details are confirmed. If you have questions about the meeting that are not answered in the FAQ, please contact us at [email protected] for assistance. In the meantime, answers to some critical questions about the meeting are provided below: 

  • Meeting Dates. The Program Committee is currently working to reconfigure the scientific program to create an engaging virtual meeting experience. The dates of the virtual meeting will be announced no later than December 1. 
  • Abstract Submission Deadlines. Proffered papers that are selected for oral presentation will be presented in minisymposia that are accompanied by live Q&A sessions. Proffered papers selected for poster presentation will be given as e-posters supported by enhanced engagement and networking opportunities. The deadlines for abstract submission are November 19, 2020, for regular abstracts and January 11, 2021, for both clinical trials and late-breaking abstracts. 
  • Registration. Registration rates for the virtual meeting will be announced no later than December 1. Information will also be provided at this time to individuals and exhibitors who were registered for the terminated in-person AACR Annual Meeting 2020 and who chose to defer their registration fees to the 2021 Annual Meeting. 
  • Virtual Exhibit Show. The virtual meeting will include a robust Exhibit Show featuring a wide array of companies with the latest products and services. Organizations interested in exhibiting may contact us at [email protected]