Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips (D1)

Scientific Organizers: Christopher P. Austin, Danilo Tagle, Christine L. Mummery and Brian R. Berridge


April 8—12, 2018

Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, USA


Sponsored by AstraZeneca


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.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 6, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 6, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-D1 "Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On December 6, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 6, 2017 until January 9, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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December 6, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 6, 2018 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 6, 2018 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 6, 2018 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 6, 2018 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 6, 2017


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 January 9, 2018)

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: December 6, 2017


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: January 9, 2018


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 December 6, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 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 Big Sky Resort

Big Sky Resort
Big Sky Resort
50 Big Sky Resort Road
PO Box 160001
Big Sky, Montana 59716
USA
Phone: 800-548-4486 or 406-995-5000
Fax: 406-995-5001
reservations@bigskyresort.com
www.bigskyresort.com
Elevation: 7500 ' (2286m)   About the altitude...


Big Sky Resort lies nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in the shadow of majestic Lone Peak. The lodges at Big Sky Resort are warm and welcoming... perfect for socializing with other scientists. Big Sky Resort is a ski-in /ski-out facility with access to some truly exceptional snow. Other recreational activities include cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding. The Lodge at Big Sky Resort features a fitness center, spa, swimming pool and hot tub.


Click here for a map of Big Sky Resort

Click here for Floorplan of the Conference Area

Big Sky Resort





Click here for an Event Calendar

Click here for Web Cam

Shuttle Information:

Skyline Bus is a free skier shuttle that circles through the Meadow, Mountain and Canyon areas approximately every 30 minutes. For a schedule and more details, visit Skyline Bus. To explore the surrounding area and West Yellowstone National Park, a rental car in recommended. Taxi service is not available at Big Sky Resort.


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.


Click here for weather from The Weather Channel


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.

Big Sky is high in the Rocky Mountains and has a weather pattern that varies by the hour and with the time of day. Wear clothing that can be easily changed to suit the temperature and bring protective clothing for potentially wet and windy conditions.

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.