Fall 2017 Meetings

CANCELLED - 2017 PBMTC Fall Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled due to hurricane Irma
September 12, 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta: Atlanta, Georgia

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** The PBMTC Fall 2017 has been CANCELLED due to Irma **

2017 Fall Meeting

The PBMTC 2017 Fall Meeting will be held September 12th at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia prior to the Children's Oncology Group (COG) meeting.

This meeting is open to both PBMTC members and non-members. A symposium with continuing medical education (CME) credit will be offered (CME application in progress).

PBMTC Full Member Institution Participants do not need to pay for registration for this meeting as it is covered in your institutional membership fee. Please contact Laura Hancock for instructions on how to register for this meeting from a full member institution.

PBMTC Associate Member Institution Participants do require a minimal registration fee for this meeting. Please contact Laura Hancock for instructions on how to register for this meeting from an associate member institution.

  • Registration fees for associate PBMTC members and non-members to attend this meeting are as follows: $100.00 for MDs and $50.00 for Non-MDs.
  • A late fee will be assessed for registering on site at the meeting. Late registration fees will be $125.00 for MDs and $65.00 for Non-MDs.

Hotel Information:

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30303
Phone: +1-404-577-1234
FAX: +1-404-460-6444

Group Rate: $139/night Single / Double plus taxes and fees for a total of $167.49 per night. Please indicate that you are with the Children’s Oncology Group Meeting to receive our group rate of $139/night.

To make reservations online, please click on the following link:


Please note, cut-off date for hotel reservations is August 15. Sleeping Rooms are subject to space and rate availability after August 15.

The Hyatt Regency Atlanta is centrally located on Peachtree Street and is walking distance to top destinations including the Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca Cola, the Georgia Dome, the College Football Hall of Fame and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Hyatt is linked to Peachtree Center Mall via an indoor walkway. The hotel is located 25 minutes from the Atlanta International Airport and there is a MARTA rail stop located right next to the hotel.

For more information, visit the hotel website at: Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

For more information on local activities in Atlanta, please click here: atlanta.net.

Additional Hotels:

There are no additional contracted hotels at this time. If you are unable to secure a room at the Hyatt, please contact Christine Bevins by email at: cbevins@childrensoncologygroup.org.

Travel Information:

Delta Airline Discount:We have secured a 2-5% discount off the lowest fare and a 10% discount off full price fares from any city into Atlanta for the COG Fall Group Meeting. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com. Select “Flight” from under “Book A Trip” and enter the requested information, including the meeting event code NMPX9 in the box provided. Under the air rates, it will indicate, “event discount applied,” if applicable. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 1-800-328-1111, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. CDT. Please note there is a direct ticketing fee for booking by phone.

Ground Transportation:Taxis, Uber or Lyft services can be taken from the airport to the hotel.

If you prefer to take public transportation, take MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit System) - $2.50 per trip plus card purchase of $1.00. MARTA departs from the airport and has a stop right next to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. For more information, visit www.itsmarta.com.

**Please note that costs incurred traveling to the PBMTC meeting are not reimbursable by COG.**

See you in Atlanta!

CANCELLED - Fall 2017 Nursing Discipline Conference

This meeting has been cancelled due to hurricane Irma
September 11, 2017
: Atlanta, Georgia

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** The PBMTC Fall 2017 has been CANCELLED due to Irma **

Annual Nursing Workshop
Supportive Care for the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Patient
September 11, 2017
1:30PM- 8:30PM

Atlanta, GA
Hotel Information Coming Soon

Course Faculty:

  • Mitchell Cairo MD
  • Carrie Kitko MD
  • Laura Vasquez BSN RN CPON
  • Teresa Rushing Pharm D
  • Saro Armenian Do MPH
  • Rita Secola PhD RN CPON FAAN
  • Caroline Costello MBA BSN RN CPON BMTCN
  • Laura Flesch MSN RN CFNP

Registration Information:


  • Early Bird: $35 until 7/18/2017
  • Regular: $50.00 by 9/7/2016
  • Selected Poster Presenter: $25.00 by 9/7/2016
  • On Site Registration will be available for $50.

Registration can be completed online at: 2017 Nursing Workshop online registration

By Email:

Please send complete registration form to: lhancock@chla.usc.edu

For additional course information please contact

Laura Hancock; lhancock@chla.usc.edu

Course Fee: Includes workshop handouts, snacks, reception and Continuing Education Credits.

Target Audience: This course content is appropriate for nurses and healthcare providers who care for children and adolescents undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Additionally, this workshop provides continuing education credit for FACT certification requirements and may assist in preparation for BMT nursing certification (BMTCN).

Continuing Education Credit: It is estimated that 6.0 contact hours will be awarded. We urge you to be aware of the continuing education requirements of your own state board of nursing, especially for those states in which CE is mandatory.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

  1. Full Refund: You must cancel your pre-paid registration 5 business days prior to the class to receive a full refund
  2. Partial Refund: For cancelations made less than 5 business days prior to the date of the course, a 50% refund will be given
  3. No Refund: If a registered participant does not show up for class

Poster Submissions Option: Please submit previously presented poster via PowerPoint slide by 8/15/16 for a chance of selected poster reception presentation.

Travel Scholarship Awards: $500.00 Travel Awards will be given to SIX selected poster reception presentations.