Navigating ASTRO 2021

Welcome to ASTRO's 63rd Annual Meeting. We are excited for you to join us, whether in-person or virtually, for this year's meeting. We have created this page as a quick reference guide in order to support you prior to and during the meeting. Here you can find general information about the different ways to attend the meeting, access to FAQs and how to get support during and after show hours.

Live In-person Meeting in Chicago

ASTRO 2021 will be held live, in-person, October 24-27 at McCormick Place West in Chicago. In order to ensure all attendees have the safest experience possible, we will be requiring COVID-19 vaccines and  masks to be worn at all times, social distancing protocols will be in place, there will be regular cleaning of high-touch areas, extended persiods between sessions to allow for cleaning and hand sanitizer stations throughout the convention center.

Digital XP

Digital XP is the online companion to the in-person meeting in Chicago. More than 50 hours of content is available, with 30 hours of programming exclusive to the Digital XP platform. Key sessions from the in-person meeting including the PRO Program, Presidential Symposium, Keynotes, Clinical Trials, Plenary and Cancer Breakthroughs sessions will be available as well. Additionally, there will be a live Poster Q&A each day. 


The Exhibit Hall is located in Halls F1 and F2 at McCormick Place West and will be open Sunday, October 24 through Tuesday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On-site exhibitor support will be available at the Exhibitor Service Desk located inside the Exhibit Hall.

Ask Me Anything About the Annual Meeting

Watch the 26-minute video to hear from ASTRO President Laura Dawson, MD, members of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee and ASTRO staff.


American Society for Radiation Oncology
251 18th Street South, 8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: 703-502-1550


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