One Million Genomes: From Discovery to Health  (G1)

Scientific Organizers: Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Teri Manolio and Patrick Boon Ooi Tan


June 4—8, 2018

Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany


In cooperation with Volkswagen Foundation
Sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 21, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 21, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 7, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 11, 2018 [details]


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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-G1 "One Million Genomes: From Discovery to Health " 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 February 21, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 21, 2018 until March 7, 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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February 21, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 11, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 11, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 11, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 11, 2018 895.00 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 21, 2018

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

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 March 7, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: January 9, 2018

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


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: February 21, 2018

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


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: March 7, 2018

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


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 February 21, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 11, 2018

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


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 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 Herrenhausen Palace

Herrenhausen Palace
Herrenhausen Palace
Herrenhäuser Straße 4
Hannover, 30419
Germany
Elevation: 0 ' (0m)


Herrenhausen Palace is used as a museum and venue for scientific conferences. It is the centerpiece of the Herrenhausen Gardens, one of the most important baroque gardens in Europe. Herrenhausen Palace is located about 10 minutes outside the city center of Hannover and accessed by a fast and efficient public transportation system from the Kropcke station. Recommended hotels are all within 15-20 minutes of travel time from the conference location and only 5 minutes walking from the main train and Kropcke light rail station. The Hannover airport is 11 km from the city center. Hannover is a city in a countryside setting, featuring the Eilenriede City Forest ranging across 650 hectares – twice as large as Central Park in New York. It’s a richly varied city with a historic city center, numerous museums, the Hannover Adventure Zoo and the Loccum Monastery.


The food included will be:
  • 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.


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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