AICR Research Conference
2016 AICR Research Conference
About the Conference:
AICR's Annual Research Conference is a unique forum that brings together researchers and clinicians for a three-day program that is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulating research and promoting prevention and treatment of cancer through nutrition, physical activity and weight management.
The 25th AICR Research Conference will take place November 14 - 16, 2016 in North Bethesda, MD.
Please note: AICR will not host a conference in 2015. Instead, join us at these upcoming meetings and events.
Stay tuned for more information and be sure to sign up to receive updates.
Who Should Attend:
Basic scientists, clinical investigators, epidemiologists, dietitians, nutritionists, policy makers and other health professionals interested in food, nutrition, physical activity and weight management in relation to cancer.
2016 Scientific Program Committee
AICR is honored that the following individuals have agreed to serve on the 2016 Scientific Program Committee:
|Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD||The Ohio State University (Chair)|
|Robert S. Chapkin, PhD||Texas A&M University|
|Cindy D. Davis, PhD||Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health|
|Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD||UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Susan M. Higginbotham, PhD, RD||American Institute for Cancer Research|
|Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH
||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD||Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|
|Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD||University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine|
Session topics coming
2016 Chairs and Speakers
Check back soon to learn more about the 2016 conference chairs and speakers.
To view speaker biographies and presentations from our past conferences, please visit our conference archives:
How to Register
Registration for the 25th AICR Research Conference is expected to open in late spring of 2016. Please check back for registration rates and instructions.
Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be available on request for all registered participants.
Passport and Visa Information
Delegates are responsible for obtaining the required travel documents for entry into the United States. Depending on your nationality, you may need a valid passport with a visa to enter the United States. Delegates are encouraged to contact the United States embassy closest to them for up-to-date travel guidelines.
Invitation letters to assist with visa applications for the United States can be provided once the following information has been submitted:
- Proof of payment of fees
- Full name
- Work and home address
- Date of birth
- Passport number
If you require an invitation letter please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visa applications are not the responsibility of AICR. Delegates are encouraged to submit their applications to the appropriate embassy well in advance of the conference.
2016 Hotel and Travel
About the Hotel
The 25th AICR Research Conference will be held at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center in North Bethesda, Maryland. The hotel is conveniently located just off the White Flint Metro Station on Metro's Red Line.
Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd, North Bethesda, MD 20852
A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center. Please check back soon for more information on rates and how to make your reservations under the group block.
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From Our 2014 Conference
Blog: What’s Your Nutrition Literacy? October 31, 2014
Blog: Does Exercise Help Cancer Patients and Survivors? October 30, 2014
Blog: What Foods have Folate? Which have Selenium? October 29, 2014
Read All About It: Our Research Conference is Now October 27, 2014
2016 Conference Sponsorship
AICR's 2016 Research Conference Sponsors
The California Walnut Commission is the lead sponsor of the 25th AICR Research Conference.
- California Walnut Commission
- Northern Canola Growers Association
- United Sorghum Checkoff Program
AICR welcomes sponsors for the 25th AICR Research Conference
Partner with AICR to present the nation’s foremost conference on the link between nutrition, physical activity, weight management and cancer. Benefit from exposure to leaders in the scientific and health care communities.
Download the AICR 2016 Conference Sponsorship Brochure for details and description about sponsorship opportunies and information on how to apply.
For more information on sponsoring the 25th AICR Research Conference, please email
Jodi Street, or call at 800-843-8114, ext. 3077.