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


Organized in collaboration with Volkswagen Foundation
Sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


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.

** Meeting has ended **

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 27, 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 27, 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.

Things to Do

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

Suggestion: To find other attendees who may want to join you in activities, use the message board located near the Registration Desk. Post your contact information and activity of interest, and be sure to check the message board during the meeting for posts by fellow attendees.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For the most comprehensive online guide to everything to see and do in Hannover, visit the Hannover Tourism Office .
Biking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Go on an animal safari around the world with exotic landscapes, over 2000 animals and amazing shows at the one and only Hannover Adventure Zoo.
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Explore all of Hannover's gardens, parks, and green spaces. For more information, Hannover Parks
Sightseeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Hannover Card offers all those who purchase it an efficient and inexpensive way to see all the major attractions in the city. Not only does it include discounted or free admission to museums, parks, gardens, and castles but it is your ticket for unlimited use of the extensive transportation network in the region. Click here to purchase a card and get more information or click here to see a detailed brochure of all that is included with the pass.

Zoo Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Go on an animal safari around the world with exotic landscapes, over 2000 animals and amazing shows at the one and only Hannover Adventure Zoo.
Fitness Center Walking distance As we are using several hotels for this conference, amenities at each differ. Please inquire with the front desk or concierge upon arrival for the availability of a fitness area or pool.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Shopping in Hannover

Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Galleries, Artists and Art in Hannover.
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Delve into the history and culture of the vibrant city of Hannover by visiting one of it's many museums Hannover Museums.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Opera and Theater in Hannover.

Dining Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For a snapshot at some of Hannover's best restaurants, visit this dining guide.
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Less than a few blocks from each of our partner hotels there are several options for supermarkets, natural food shops, convenience stores, and gourmet grocery boutiques. Inquire with the front desk or concierge for directions.
Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Bars, clubs, and lounges in Hannover cater to ever type of personality and party goer. For a great guide, click here.
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.