Pattern Recognition Signaling: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease (X5)

joint with the meeting on Type I Interferon: Friend and Foe Alike (X6)

Scientific Organizers: Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Vishva M. Dixit and Mohamed Lamkanfi


March 19—23, 2017

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Sponsored by AbbVie Inc., Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 17, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 20, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: November 17, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 17, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 19, 2017


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.

About Fairmont Banff Springs

Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue
PO Box 960
Banff, Alberta T1L 1J4
Canada
Phone: 800-441-1414 or 403-762-6866
Fax: 403-760-6052
bsh.reservations@fairmont.com
http://www.fairmont.com/banffsprings/
Elevation: 4537 ' (1383m)


The Fairmont Banff Springs was designed and built in 1888 with a style reminiscent of a stately 19th century Scottish baronial castle. Set in the heart of the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Springs has easy access to Johnston Canyon, Banff Upper Hot Springs and many other natural wonders. Services and amenities available at the hotel include health club/European-style Spa (charges apply), two pools, whirlpool, bowling center, shops and boutiques, grocery store, multilingual staff, Special Needs accommodations (limited), and childcare (with advanced booking - charges apply). Complimentary shuttles to the ski areas are provided with full-day lift ticket purchase. There is easy access to winter hiking, as well as to great international restaurants and shopping.
  • Tip #1:

    For helpful tips on what to expect during your season of travel, check out Town of Banff.

  • Tip #2:

    There is a per person vehicle fee charge for entrance into Banff National Park.



Click here for a map of Banff

Click here for Floorplan of the Conference Area

Fairmont Banff Springs





Click here for an Event Calendar

Click here for Web Cam

Parking Information:

Self-parking at Fairmont Banff Springs is available for $25.00 per day; valet parking is available for $39.00 per day.

Rates are subject to change. Shuttle Information:

For travel between Fairmont Banff Springs and downtown, several options are available. Taxis are readily available at the hotel. Also, there is the city ROAM bus. For bus schedule information please click here. You may walk from the hotel to the downtown area, on either the sidewalk or the nature trail, in approximately 15-20 minutes. For more information, inquire with the Concierge.


The food included will be:
  • a buffet breakfast each day of the meeting except departure day
  • coffee breaks
  • Social Hour with light snacks during poster sessions
The food offered varies by site. Menus of the daily food offered, as well as menus for area restaurants, when available, will be posted on-site. Social Hour is provided in order to give attendees an opportunity to socialize, enjoy a light snack and participate in the poster session. Limited seating is available.

If you have dietary restrictions, please click on the "Attendees With Special Needs" tab above for more information.





Clothing Note:

The meetings are "resort casual" in dress (khakis, jeans, casual shirts, sweaters). Even if you are not participating in outdoor activities, we suggest you bring clothes appropriate for local weather temperatures. Clothes that can be layered, for use both indoors and outdoors, will work best.

February and March temperatures in Banff typically range between 35-45 degrees Fahrenheit.

Special Needs

Disabilities

Scientists with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to participate in Keystone Symposia meetings.

Please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email at info@keystonesymposia.org for accessibility information and additional information regarding special services, such as:

  • Free registration to assistants or companions needed for note-taking or personal care.
  • Preferred lodging options for persons with limited mobility.
  • Assistance locating the most optimal handicapped-accessible lodging.

In some cases, accommodations for individuals with disabilities are limited so attendees are encouraged to make arrangements well in advance of the meeting.

Dietary Restrictions

If you have special dietary restrictions (i.e., kosher, gluten-free, etc.) please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email at info@keystonesymposia.org.

If possible, please try to contact us at least two weeks before the meeting starts so we may make arrangements with the resort or conference center.

NOTE: Vegetarian options are available at Keystone Symposia meal functions, so you do not need to contact us.

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Please be aware that this conference will take place at an elevation well above sea level!

High elevation, low humidity and stronger ultraviolet rays from the sun combine to create a situation that requires special attention to your health! For recommendations on how to prevent and alleviate high altitude sickness, please see High Country Health Care High Altitude Health Tips.