Atherosclerosis: Lessons Learned and Concepts Challenged (B2)

Scientific Organizers: Laura F. Michael, Gerard Pasterkamp and Sekar Kathiresan


February 4—8, 2018

Sagebrush Inn & Suites, Taos, New Mexico, USA


Sponsored by MedImmune and Novo Nordisk A/S


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 7, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-B2 "Atherosclerosis: Lessons Learned and Concepts Challenged" 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 October 5, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 5, 2017 until November 7, 2017 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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October 5, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 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: October 5, 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 November 7, 2017)

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: October 5, 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: November 7, 2017


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 October 5, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7, 2017


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 Sagebrush Inn & Suites

Sagebrush Inn & Suites
Sagebrush Inn & Suites
1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, New Mexico 87571-6526
USA
Phone: 800-428-3626 or 575-758-2254
Fax: 575-758-5077
sagebrush@newmex.com
http://www.sagebrushinn.com/
Elevation: 7000 ' (2134m)   About the altitude...


Sagebrush Inn & Suites is located in Taos, New Mexico. In the small, relaxed community of Taos reside individuals whose ancestors have been living in the area for over 1000 years. Located between the headwaters of the Rio Grande River and the base of the Sangre de Cristo range of the southern Rocky Mountains, Taos is internationally famous for its local art scene, interesting shops, museums and galleries. Restaurants in the area are known for their creative interpretations of the traditional local flavor. Downhill skiing is available at Taos Ski Valley, just 20 miles away, and complimentary transportation from the Sagebrush Inn to Taos Ski Valley will be provided. If you have your own transportation, plan a visit to Red River Ski Area or Angel Fire Ski area, and enjoy snowboarding or cross-country skiing.
  • Tip #1:

    For helpful tips on what to expect during your season of travel, check out Taos New Mexico.

  • Tip #2:

    Sagebrush Inn Conference Center is separate from the guest rooms, so a short walk outside will be necessary. For guests not staying at Sagebrush Inn, accommodations are spread out over five miles (8km). Arrival and departures times for in-town shuttles are subject to change at any time and rental cars are recommended.



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Sagebrush Inn & Suites





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Shuttle Information:

A shuttle line runs from Sagebrush Inn & Suites to downtown historic Taos. Shuttle times and pick up locations will be available at the meeting. A complimentary shuttle to and from Taos Ski Valley will be available daily during the conference. A rental car is suggested for trips outside of town.


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.


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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.

January and February temperatures in Taos typically range between 25-45 degrees Fahrenheit, with frequent heavy snowfall.

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.