ASCO Research Community Forum 2017 Annual Meeting theme is Advancing Cancer Care through Research Partnerships!

This year's meeting theme is "Advancing Cancer Care through Research Partnerships."

September 24-25, 2017 
ASCO Headquarters 

Online registration has closed for the 2017 ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting. If you would like tor register, please contact Research Community Forum staff for more information or for assistance.

For more details on meeting content, check out the program. Presentations will be posted online after the meeting.

This one-of-a-kind meeting provides an opportunity for physician investigators and research staff, particularly those from community-based sites, to

  • Network and collaborate with colleagues from all types of research programs;
  • Share best practices for effectively conducting and managing clinical research; and
  • Discuss barriers and identify solutions to common challenges.

New this Year

This year's meeting will feature workshops on insurance coverage of clinical trials and molecular and precision medicine. 

The meeting will include a networking event; a keynote address by ASCO President-elect, Monica Bertagnolli, MD; small group discussions on key topics affecting cancer research sites today; and presentations by leaders in the cancer research field spanning topics such as cancer care delivery research and big data, the impact of federal and state policies on cancer research, and reducing administrative and regulatory burden.

Continuing Education Credit

CME and Nursing CE credits are available for this year's meeting. CE option also available for ACRP and SoCRA members!

Registration Fees

ASCO Member

  On or before August 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM (EDT) Beginning August 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM (EDT)
Physician* $125 $150
Non-Physician+ $60 $85
Government Employee $60 $85



  On or before August 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM (EDT) Beginning August 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM (EDT)
Physician $150 $175
Non-Physician $80 $100
Government Employee $80 $100

*Includes physician ASCO member categories, including: Full Member, Full Member Early Career, Full Members - International in Developing Countries, Emeritus Member, and Member in training

+Includes non-physician ASCO member categories, including: Advanced Practice Provider, Allied, Affiliated, Patient Advocate, Practice Administrator, and Student/Non-Oncology Resident

Previous Meetings

2016 ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting

Bringing the Research Community Together to Share Collective Wisdom

Nearly 100 physician investigators and research staff from all types of research sites across the country attended the 2016 ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting. Held at ASCO Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, the meeting included panel discussions on adaptive clinical trial designs, the role of research in value-based care, and clinical trial access. Participants also engaged in breakout discussion sessions on key topics related to administrative and regulatory burden associated with conducting and managing clinical trials. This activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Read more about the meeting in ASCO in Action.