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BMT Tandem Meetings

The BMT Tandem Meetings are the combined annual meetings of CIBMTR and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). Investigators, clinicians, laboratory technicians, clinical research professionals, nurses, pharmacists, administrators and allied health professional attendees benefit from the full scientific program that addresses the most timely issues in hematopoietic cell transplantation.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and contact hours for allied health professionals for the BMT Tandem Meetings.

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2015 BMT Tandem Meetings

Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA
February 11-15, 2015


Scientific Agenda

The BMT Tandem Meetings include related conferences, sessions and workshops. Agendas for the 2015 BMT Tandem Meetings at the Manchester Grand Hyatt can be found here

Register to attend

Registration for the 2015 BMT Tandem Meetings is now open! Register by January 9, 2015 to secure the standard registration rates.

Reserve Housing

​​Book early to reserve the best rates within the BMT Tandem Meetings housing block. Guest rooms within the official BMT Tandem Meetings housing block are available after conference registration is completed. Please go to the registration page first to take advantage of special room rates within the housing block. Housing Information

Click here if you've reserved your housing through the official BMT Tandem Meetings housing block, but need to modify your registration.


Preparation of Posters: The poster surface is cloth-covered cork and has an area 4' high and 8' wide. Do not exceed the size of the poster surface area. Thumb tacks can be used on the board and will be provided on-site.

Online Poster Creation Service: The BMT Tandem Meetings have partnered with the FedEx office inside the Manchester Grand Hyatt, located on the Lobby level, to give you the option of printing your poster for pickup when you arrive in San Diego. Posters are offered in 3 standard sizes compatible with 4'x8' poster boards and competitively priced started at $95 (plus California Sales Tax of 8%). All posters will have the option of Matte or Glossy finish paper. The deadline for uploading your poster files is Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Posters requested after February 11 are subject to a 20% increase per poster (plus California Sales Tax of 8%). For questions, call 619-236-7956 or email  

Click here to be redirected to the online poster creation website.

Conference Agendas

The BMT Tandem Meetings include related conferences, sessions and workshops. Review the provisional agendas and add meetings to your calendar with the personal scheduler.

Working Committee Schedules

The CIBMTR Working Committee schedule is now available.

Exhibit & Support Opportunities

Reserve key exhibit space and review other support opportunities, Satellite Symposia and Product Theater options.  

Exhibit & Support Prospectus

Remaining Support Opportunities

Exhibit Floorplan​

Exhibitor Kit

Door Drop Rate Sheet​

Mobile App Sponsorship Levels

Product Theater Supplement

Satellite Symposia Supplement

Ancillary Meeting Request Form

Special Airfare Discounts

The 2015 BMT Tandem Meetings have arranged with United Airlines for special discounts on airfares to San Diego. You can save up to 10% when your tickets are purchased on United Airlines. Some restrictions may apply. Use the following promotional code when purchasing your tickets to receive the discount: ZTRM711115

How to get the discount:

  • Visit or call United’s toll-free number, 1-800-426-1122 and mention the BMT Tandem Meetings code, ZTRM711115 (in blue), to qualify for discount fares.
  • Contact Uniglobe Preferred Travel at 1-800-626-0359 and after the prompt dial “0” (M-F 8:30 am – 5:30 pm CST). If you prefer you may book your travel online at Scroll down and click on Rapid-Rez links. When the booking page comes up, click on “Create New User”. Enter personal information, click “done”; the next page is for more detailed personal information – here you must enter a credit card number and billing address to make a reservation. Scroll down and click “Save”. Click on the “Travel Planner” tab to make a reservation and select BMT Tandem Meetings for the “Trip Reason”. Please record your User ID and your Password for future use. Discount fares are automatically displayed on this site and booking on this site will have a reduced agency service fee of $15.

Airport Transportation

SuperShuttle San Diego

The 2015 BMT Tandem Meetings has arranged for a discount on shuttle service to and from the Los Angeles Airport, San Diego Airport and San Diego Harbor (Cruise Ships) for meeting attendees. The shared ride van discount is $1 for one-way and $2 for round-trip. Simply use the offer code DDKK when booking your ride.

How to get the discount:

Ground Transportation Instructions for Shuttle
When you arrive in San Diego, after claiming your luggage:

TERMINAL 1 (Alaska Airlines, Southwest, United)

After claiming your luggage, follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Sky Bridge. Proceed to the "Shuttle for Hire Island" and ask the Transportation Coordinator for a Supershuttle van.

TERMINAL 2 (Aero México, American Airlines, America West, British Airways, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Northwest, Sun County, Hawaiian, Air Canada, Allegiant Air, Jet Blue, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, U.S. Airways, Virgin, Volaris, West Jet)

Exit the Terminal 2 doors; cross the street using the cross walk to the "Shuttle for Hire Island" ask the Transportation Coordinator for a Supershuttle van.

COMMUTER TERMINAL (Alaska Commuter, American Eagle, Delta Connection, Northwest Air Link, SkyWest, U.S. Air Express)

Exit the Commuter Terminal doors, cross over to the "Shuttle Loading Island". Ask the Transportation Coordinator for a Supershuttle van.

ExecuCar Meet and Greet Service

Once you have arrived at The San Diego Airport, any terminal:

Please go to Baggage Claim and your driver will meet you with a sign with your name on it and will help you with your luggage and get you to your destination with VIP service. Our 24 hour dispatch number is 619-564-7998


2014 BMT Tandem Meetings

Gaylord Texan
February 26-March 2, 2014
Grapevine (Dallas), TX

CME Certificates

Claim CME and Complete Evaluations - April 8, 2014 was the deadline for claiming continuing medical education (CME) credit for sessions attended at the 2014 BMT Tandem Meetings. 

All Continuing Education Transcripts requested after April 8 will incur a $60 processing charge.

Audio and Slide Recordings

Order your copy of audio and slide recordings from the 2014 BMT Tandem Meetings here​



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Upcoming BMT Tandem Meetings

Date Location
February 11-15, 2015 San Diego
February 18-22, 2016 Honolulu
February 2017 Orlando
February 21-25, 2018              
Salt Lake City       


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Last Updated: 1/22/2015 11:20 AM