Wednesday, September 27 will be a half day, starting at approximately 3 pm, for POETIC site Principal Investigators (PI) and other select invited members participating in the PI and Board of Directors meeting. The full meeting for all invitees will start on Thursday, September 28.
For travel purposes, the meeting is expected to end around 1 pm on Friday, September 29.
We have secured a group rate at the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park, which is two miles from Huntsman Cancer Institute. We will be offering shuttle service to and from the hotel and meeting site. Reserve your room online or call 1-800-228-9290 and reference the U of U Pediatric Hematology/Oncology room block.
You will be flying into Salt Lake City International Airport which is approximately 11 miles from the hotel and the university (about a 20-minute drive). We suggest using Uber, Lyft, or a taxi for airport transportation. Salt Lake also has a light rails system called TRAX you can use to navigate the city during your stay.
Things to Do
Below is a list of things to do in, and around, Salt Lake City with suggested local food and drink options. We will provide breakfast and lunch each day, and dinner on the 27th (on-site) and 28th (at a local restaurant). The Salt Lake City Marriot University Park Hotel offers buffet breakfast for $17.
Please note: Salt Lake City’s altitude is 4,200 feet, and it’s even higher at the University of Utah. Stay hydrated throughout your trip to avoid altitude sickness. Learn more about altitude sickness.