Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, October 19 - 24 in Chicago, Illinois. Connect with your colleagues for an unmatched educational experience featuring exceptional sessions from leading rheumatology experts. The American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting is your gateway to global rheumatology education. With over 450 sessions, the meeting provides boundless opportunities for professional development, networking, and first-hand access to the latest rheumatology research and clinical applications.

Annual Meeting Abstracts


Read the 2017 abstracts on our searchable abstracts website or download the abstract supplement.

Annual Meeting registration


See registration fees, information, deadlines, and more. Registration opens in May (members: May 16, non members: May 30).

Annual Meeting education


Learn about educational tracks, pre-meeting courses, workshops, and more.

Annual Meeting hotels and lodging

Hotel Information

Reserve your room at an official Annual Meeting hotel.

Annual Meeting exhibitors


Find out how to register, reserve your booth, and book housing.

about Annual Meeting

About the Meeting

Join your colleagues from around the word for the largest gathering of rheumatology professionals.

Annual Meeting Affiliate Events

Affiliate Events

See information for affiliate organizations that wish to host meetings and special events.

ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting post meeting resources

Post Meeting Resources

See how to claim CME, access recorded sessions, get a certificate of participation, and more