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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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Cancer Vaccines (L2)

Scientific Organizers: Lélia Delamarre, Robert A. Seder and Nina Bhardwaj


January 20—24, 2019

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Organized in collaboration with Cancer Research UK

Sponsored by BioLegend, 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.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 2, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 2, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 24, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 27, 2018 [details]

Click here to view Cancellation Policy

Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-L2 "Cancer Vaccines" 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 2, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 2, 2018 until October 24, 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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October 2, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 27, 2018 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 27, 2018 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 27, 2018 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 27, 2018 920.00 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: October 2, 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 October 24, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*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: October 2, 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: October 24, 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 October 2, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 27, 2018

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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 some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo 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, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

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 any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 20 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, January 24 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, January 25 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Pacific Ballroom Foyer
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Pacific Ballroom Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30—10:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Session
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Glenn Dranoff, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA
Cancer Vaccines: Overview

Ira Mellman, Genentech, Inc., USA
The Cancer Immune Cycle: Overview

Coffee Break

10:20 AM—12:30 PM
Identification of Mutated Neoantigens
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Timothy A. Chan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Neoantigen Identification

Karin U. Jooss, Gritstone Oncology, USA
Driving CD8+ T Cell Responses to Mutational Neoantigens in Tumors - Harnessing Immunogenic Viral Vectors

Lélia Delamarre, Genentech, Inc., USA
Neoantigen Identification

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:30—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1: Cancer Antigens

Pacific Ballroom
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pacific Ballroom Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Other Cancer Antigens
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Stephen B. Baylin, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Immunogenicity of Transposable Elements in Cancer

Victor H. Engelhard, University of Virginia, USA
Post-Translationally Modified Cancer Neoantigens

Cornelia L. Trimble, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Targeting HPV Antigens by Vaccination

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30—11:30 AM
Priming T Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
The Developmental Program of Exhausted T Cells

Coffee Break

Pedro Romero, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Programming T Cell Memory for Immunotherapy of Cancer

David B. Masopust, University of Minnesota, USA
Repurposing Antiviral T Cells to Fight Tumors

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2: Vaccine Platforms and Immune Monitoring

Pacific Ballroom
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pacific Ballroom Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Antigen Presenting Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Karin Loré, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Early in vivo Events of Vaccine-Induced Immune Responses

Sebastian Amigorena, Institut Curie, France
Dendritic Cell Biology

Marc Y. Dalod, CNRS, France
Deciphering the Role of cDC1 in Anti-Tumor Immunity

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30—11:30 AM
Novel Cancer Vaccine Platforms I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
David B. Weiner, Wistar Institute, USA
DNA-Based Vaccines

John C. Bell, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada
Virus-Based Vaccines

Coffee Break

Ugur Sahin, TRON – Translationale Oncology, Germany
RNA-Based Vaccines

Robert A. Seder, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pacific Ballroom Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Novel Cancer Vaccine Platforms II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Catherine Ju-Ying Wu, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Building Better Personal Cancer Vaccines

Nina Bhardwaj, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, USA
DC-Targeting Vaccines

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30—11:30 AM
Tumor Microenvironment and Combination Therapies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Joshua D. Brody, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
In situ Vaccination for Cancer

Shannon J. Turley, Genentech, Inc., USA
TGFbeta in Cancer

Coffee Break

Thomas Gajewski, University of Chicago, USA
Regulation of Anti-Tumor Immunity

Miriam Merad, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 3: Combination Therapies

Pacific Ballroom
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pacific Ballroom Foyer
5:00—6:45 PM
Immune Monitoring of T Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
Garry P. Nolan, Stanford University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Alexandra Snyder, Adaptive Biotechnologies, USA
T Cell Profiling

Evan W. Newell, Singapore Immunology Network, SigN, Singapore
Asking T Cells About What They See in Cancer

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/20/2018

Pacific Ballroom
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

BioLegend, Inc. Organized in collaboration with Cancer Research UK

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Genentech, Inc.


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


Click here to view more of these organizations


Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


Click here to view more of these organizations


If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

Click here for more information on Industry Support and Recognition Opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Yvonne Psaila, Director, Marketing and Communications, Email: yvonnep@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2676