Hotel & Travel

AUTM Annual Meeting

Where It's All Happening

Important Notice
Interest in the 2020 Annual Meeting is through the roof! As a result, the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel has sold out. Those interested in accommodations at the host hotel are strongly encouraged to check periodically for availability, as there may be cancellations. To help you find nearby accommodations, we've created a handy list of properties that you'll be happy to stroll to and from—it's San Diego after all! 
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The AUTM 2020 Annual Meeting host hotel is the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel, where AUTM has negotiated discounted, per night rates based on occupancy:
  • Single/Double $279           
  • Triple $280           
  • Quad $339
Rooms and rates are based on availability and are subject to state and local fees/taxes. Be sure to make reservations by February 7, 2020 to receive the discounted rate. Rooms rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability. Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. and checkout time is noon.
To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the toll-free reservations number at +1-800-233-1234 and identify yourself as an AUTM Annual Meeting attendee, or use our convenient online reservation portals: 
Attendee Reservations        Government Employee Reservations
All reservations require a first night deposit with a major credit card. Credit cards will not be charged before arrival. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled arrival date to avoid a cancellation charge.

AUTM is committed to providing meeting attendees with needed assistance. Indicate your accessibility related needs during the registration process to help us meet your requirements. 
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Host Hotel

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego 
1 Market Place
San Diego, California 92101
Reservations: +1-800-233-1234
Guests: +1-619-232-1234

Ground Transportation
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is three miles (10 minutes by car) from the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. Estimated taxi fare is $30. 

Shuttle Services 
Several airport shuttle companies are available at the San Diego airport. Rides to the host hotel are approximately $10 per person. 

  • Advanced Shuttle - 619-466-6885
  • Cloud 9 Shuttle/Super Shuttle - 800-974-8885 (reservation required)
  • EZ Ride - 800-777-0585
  • Sea Breeze Shuttle - 619-297-7463

Car Rental
Avis Rent-a-Car System Inc. is the official car rental service for the meeting. Advance reservation is highly recommended. Visit the AUTM 2020 Annual Meeting page on the Avis website, or call +1-800-331-1600 and use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number J867535 to receive special pricing. 

Valet parking for overnight guests is available for $49, or $8 per hour with a $55 daily maximum. Self-parking is $35 for overnight guests, or $8 per hour with a $45 daily maximum (prices are subject to change). For oversized vehicle parking, call ACE Parking at +1-619-237-0399 prior to arrival. For additional parking options call the hotel at +1-619-358-6658. 

Host Hotel Dining and Cocktail Options

On-the-go meals and snacks any time of day. Sandwiches, salads, pastries and Starbucks coffee. Open 24 hours, daily.

Seaview Breakfast Buffet
Made-to-order omelets, waffles, pastries and other breakfast favorites served on the patio overlooking the marina. Open daily 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Grand Lobby Bar
A full bar with live music and light fare in an open-air setting. The perfect spot for gathering with colleagues. Open daily 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 

Sally’s Fish House & Bar 
Breezy elegance on a waterfront boardwalk and San Diego Bay. Wood fired seafood dishes, sushi, California wines and craft cocktails. Open daily 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

BREW30 California Taps
Sample San Diego’s craft beer scene. Serving specialty burgers and gourmet salads for lunch or dinner. Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Top of the Hyatt
San Diego's premier sky lounge offers sweeping views of the city and bay from the 40th floor. Serving signature cocktails and small plates. Open daily, 3:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. 
Nearby Dining Options

Host Hotel Amenities

Complimentary basic wireless Internet is available in all guest rooms. 

Fitness Center
All guests receive complimentary access to StayFit Fitness Center's free weights, cycles, stair climbers treadmills and ellipticals. 

Relax and soak up the sun at one of the hotel's two rooftop pools. Both offer panoramic views of San Diego Bay, private poolside cabanas and whirlpools. Pack your swimsuit!

Other Useful Info

Sights and Sounds of San Diego
From arts and culture to fun and amusement, there are many attractions and activities in beautiful San Diego.
Explore San Diego
Foreign Visas
Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa. Click here to learn more. 

Attire and Weather
Attire for the AUTM 2020 Annual Meeting is business casual. Average daytime high temperature in San Diego in March is 68°F (20°C); the average low temperature is 53°F (12°C). Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate (read: brrr), AUTM recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket. 

If you have questions, email AUTM or phone +1-847-686-2244. 

See you in San Diego!

Annual Meeting Sponsors

Elanco Animal Health
Osage University Partners
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
Burford Capital
Parker Highlander PLLC
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Ventech Solutions Inc.
Pfizer Inc
Marshall Gerstein
Michael Best & Friedrich
Polsinelli PC
CSL Behring
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
Eli Lilly and Company
BCC Research
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Blank Rome LLP
Aird & McBurney LP
Baker Donelson
Casimir Jones, SC
Royalty Pharma
Smith, Gambrell & Russell
Pabst Patent Group LLP
CrossPond Law
University of New Hampshire
Quarles & Brady LLP
Hodgson Russ LLP
TreMonti Consulting LLC
Licensing Executives Society