25-29 June 2024 - 14th IDRC & WMDA Meetings - ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 07March


The 14th International Donor Registry Conference will convene for the second time in South Africa. The event, which includes the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) Working Group Meetings, brings together representatives of stem cell donor registries and umbilical cord blood banks from around the world.

The South African Bone Marrow Registry is proud to be hosting the 14th International Donor Registry Conference and WMDA Working Group meetings in 2024, only the second ever in South Africa. Century City, Cape Town, the Mother City, will be rolling out the red carpet to its local and international guests on the 25th to the 29th of June 2024.

All stem-cell courier companies, Donor Registries, HLA Testing Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, Professionals within the Oncology and Stem-cell transplantation fields are encouraged to make use of the marketing opportunities available.

The International Donor Registry Conference and WMDA Working Group meetings is renowned to bringing international experts from across the globe together to share their expertise in the field of optimisation of search and matching, supporting global development, promoting donor care and ensuring quality.


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The International Scientific Programme Committee invites you to contribute to the programme by submitting an abstract for possible inclusion in the 14th International Donor Registry Conference and WMDA Meetings in 2024.


Please follow the abstract guidelines below, to help you through the submission process.

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Abstracts should be submitted under one of the following theme areas:


    - Clinical Transplant Aspects and Cellular Therapy
    - Role of AI and other similar technologies in Registries and Transplant
    - Navigating Today’s Landscape: The Challenges and solutions in our registries!
    - Donor Recruitment & Selection