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2018 Annual Meeting

Full Program for ASGCT 2018 Now Available

All sessions and speakers for ASGCT's 21st Annual Meeting are now uploaded and available online for desktop users. Sort by dates, speakers or exhibitors to plan your schedule for the conference. A mobile version will be included with the ASGCT mobile app.

Oral abstract presentations and poster sessions are scheduled and in the program, but abstracts are still in the review period. The program will be updated with presenter and research information as it becomes available.

May 18 and Shoulder Dates Sell Out at Hilton Chicago

The ASGCT room block at the Hilton Chicago has officially SOLD OUT for Tuesday, May 1; Friday, May 18; and Saturday, May 19. There are still rooms available in the ASGCT block for May 16 and 17, and the Hilton Chicago may have rooms available for the sold out dates outside of the ASGCT block (but not at the discounted rate).

Visit Hotel & Travel for detailed lodging information.

2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Closes

The submission window for research to be presented at the 2018 ASGCT Annual Meeting officially closed at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 2. All abstracts that were submitted by the deadline have been collected and are currently under review. A collection of the accepted abstracts will be available online on April 30.

ASGCT offers a sincere thank you and congratulations to everyone who submitted an abstract for review.

Abstract Deadline Extended to February 2!

The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy has elected to make a one-time, two-day extension of the 21st Annual Meeting abstracts deadline. The last chance for Society members to submit research for presentation at the annual meeting is now February 2 at 11:59 p.m. CT. There will be no further extensions and no late-breaking abstract submission period.

Full benefits of submitting and abstract and guidelines for submission are available on our Abstracts page.

Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

Members, non-members and groups are now able to register for the 21st ASGCT Annual Meeting online. Visit the online registration page for access to the meeting, May 16-19, 2018, in Chicago. Group registration is also available online for groups of five (5) or more people attending from the same organization.

Finally, online registration for all three pre-meeting workshops is open as well. ASGCT offers a $25 discount on registration for any of the three workshops (Commercialization, Gene Editing, or CAR T Therapies), which run concurrently on May 15, the day before the 21st ASGCT Annual Meeting. More information, including descriptions of all three workshops, is available on the registration information page.

Paper registration forms for both individuals and groups will be available in the coming weeks.

Abstract Submission & Member Housing Opens

Starting November 1, both abstract submission and the ASGCT member hotel block are now open. The abstracts page has more information on deadlines and available awards for submitting authors, or head directly to the submission page if you're ready to send in your abstract.

More information on booking rooms as part of the ASGCT member block is available on our Hotel & Travel page.

ASGCT’s 21st Annual Meeting will take place May 16-19, at the Hilton Chicago. Attendee registration opens on December 1 and room reservations in ASGCT’s room block will be released shortly thereafter.

Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

Abstract submission opens on November 1, right around the corner! Until then, keep an eye out for the ASGCT 2018 mobile app and connect with us on social media. The Society is excited to make our return to the Midwest and the Second City. We’ll see you there!

Dates to Remember

November 1, 2017
Abstract Submissions Open
Housing Block Opens

December 1, 2017

Registration Opens

February 2 (11:59 p.m. CT)
Abstract Submissions Close
Abstract submission is now closed.

April 25
Early Registration Closes
Housing Block Closes

April 30
Abstracts Go Live Online

May 15
Pre-Meeting Workshops

May 16-19
ASGCT's 21st Annual Meeting

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