Conference Announcements


American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy 21st Annual meeting (ASGCT)

Wed, 16 May 2018 – Sat, 19 May 2018

2018 Annual Meeting

ASGCT’s 21st Annual Meeting will take place May 16-19, 2018, at the Hilton Chicago. Attendee registration opens on December 1 and room reservations in ASGCT’s room block will be released shortly thereafter.



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!


Important Abstract Dates

  • Abstract Submissions Open: November 1, 2017
  • Abstract Submissions Close: January 31, 2018
  • Abstract Notifications Sent: April 3, 2018
  • Travel Award Notifications Sent: April 3, 2018

There will be no Late Breaking Abstract submission process for the ASGCT 21st Annual Meeting.


Abstract Submissions

The abstract submission site will be available on this page starting November 1. Prior to that date, a Call for Abstracts brochure with detailed instructions for submitting abstracts will also be available.


Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts have a maximum limit of 3,500 characters. This includes the abstract title, abstract body, graphics, tables, and all author information.
  • Graphics or tables in the body of an abstract will use 320 characters.
  • ASGCT has no required format for the body of an abstract. Abstracts may be written in one block of text, or divided into sections such as: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. This is strictly the author’s preference.


Plenary Speakers

Dr. Katherine High

George Stamatoyannopoulos Plenary Lecture

Thursday, May 17, 2018


Dr. Nicholas Restifo

Presidential Symposium

Friday, May 18, 2018

American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
Conference Website:
Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL
Chicago, Chicago
United States

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