The Checklist

4-5 Months Before (August and September 2017)

  • Register for the Meeting and book your travel 
  • Stay well rested at the meeting – make sure you’ve booked your hotel room
  • Buckle down and submit your abstract before October 3
  • Review the Program and mark sessions of interest

2-3 Months Before (October and November 2017)

  • Check your mailbox for the Program Announcement 
  • Access preliminary meeting materials through the Attendee Resource Center  

1 Month Before (December 2017)

  • Want to receive your badge in the mail before the meeting and save on Registration rates? Register by December 20.
  • Once you’ve registered, use Find a Colleague to find others who have registered for the meeting. Then plan to meet up with colleagues and old acquaintances at the meeting.
  • Make dinner reservations at San Francisco restaurants. It’s never too early—especially for large groups.
  • Explore the iPlanner online—view abstract titles and build your custom schedule

2 Weeks Before (Week of January 8, 2018)

  • Download useful apps to help you navigate the Symposium and San Francisco 
    • Symposium iPlanner
    • Airline App
    • OpenTable
    • Starbucks
    • Twitter
  • Review the list of Exhibitors and decide which companies you would like to visit

1 Week Before (Week of January 15, 2018)

  • Received your badge in the mail? Pack it in your bag now and bring it with you to the Symposium.
  • If you did not receive you badge in the mail, leave yourself some extra time to pick up your badge and materials
  • Review the Symposium Specials and take advantage of special pricing on ASCO University products

Onsite (January 25-27, 2018)

  • Got your badge? Head directly to Materials Pickup to get a Program and lanyard.
  • Need to pick up your badge? Proceed to the “Print your Badge Here” station. Remember to come early so you don’t miss any sessions. View the onsite registration hours.
  • View the full-text abstracts available through the Attendee Resource Center (available January 22 at 5:00 PM EST).
  • Attend a Poster Walk or Networking Reception to network with poster presenters and fellow attendees
  • Remember to stay connected and charge your devices at power strips in the General Session Room
  • Peruse new opportunities at the Career Posting Board in the Posters, Exhibits, and Food Service room
  • Are you an early-career oncologist? Attend the Trainee and Early-Career Networking Luncheon to speak with and learn from some of the most respected members of the immuno-oncology community.
  • Read the Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium Daily News online or in print 
  • Claim CE and MOC credits and rate sessions directly from the iPlanner mobile app

After the Symposium

  • Submit your Meeting Feedback Form
  • Catch up on presentations you missed with the Meeting Videos and Slides
  • Create your own educational presentations with the Meeting Videos and Slides
  • Save the Date for next year's Symposium