HIV Vaccines (X7)

joint with the meeting on Functional Cures and the Eradication of HIV (X8)

Scientific Organizers: Nicole A. Doria-Rose, Thumbi Ndung'u and Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam


March 24—28, 2019

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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.

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 5, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 5, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 18, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 24, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-X7 "HIV 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 December 5, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 5, 2018 until December 18, 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 5, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 24, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 24, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 24, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 24, 2019 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.

Apply for a Scholarship



Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 5, 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 December 18, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: October 23, 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: December 5, 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: December 18, 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 December 5, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 24, 2019

*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.

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

PLEASE NOTE THAT 2019 DISCOUNTED SKI RATES WILL BE POSTED ONCE THEY ARE NEGOTIATED WITH THE RESORTS. CHECK BACK IN EARLY DECEMBER.

Do you love to ski and are attending more than one Keystone Symposia conference this year?
If so, you might want to consider purchasing a VAIL RESORT'S EPIC PASS! Now that ski resorts in Colorado, Park City, Whistler, Tahoe, and some in the Midwest and East are included in the pass, the value of the pass is covered in sometimes as little as 5-6 days of skiing. For more information on the pass as well as prices, restrictions and packages, click here.

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.

For the most comprehensive list of events, activities, and information, check out Tourism Whistler or Whistler Blackcomb
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Several trails are easily accessible during the winter months with snow shoes. Rental stores are located throughout the village. The Whistler Village has an outdoor mall which is maintained for pedestrians all winter long.
Skiing Walking distance Fairmont Chateau Whistler is a ski-in/ski-out hotel.
  More Ski Information:

Equipment rentals:  (Please see Discount Lift Tickets, above, for rental package pricing.)

Ski Area Notes: 

Ski Area Website: http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com
Snowboarding Walking distance Whistler Blackcomb allows snowboarding and prices are the same as those for skiing. Equipment rental is available throughout the resort.
Snowshoeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Whistler is a great spot for snowshoeing. Equipment rentals and packages are available throughout the Village. For trails, rates and more information, go to Whistler Snowshoeing
X-country Skiing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Cross country (nordic) skiing is one of Whistler's best kept - and most affordable! - secrets. No chairlift line ups here; just pure physical and mental fulfillment through majestic winter wonderland. Trail maps and rental equipment are available in sports shops throughout the village.

Cross Country Connection, 604-905-0071

Other Walking distance Whistler Tasting Tours is a progressive dining experience that takes a group of guests with a local tour guide to 5 restaurants in Whistler Village where they enjoy a course of a meal at each. The guide plays a trivia poker game and provides interesting facts and information along the way that includes prizes. There are two dining tours that depart at 5pm, a lunch tour that departs at 12:30pm or a dessert tour that departs at 8:30pm. They are also able to create custom tours if there are specific budgets, time restrictions, or special requests that need to be met. You can find out more information about each of their tours here or on these flat sheets. Keystone Symposia attendees can use the promo code: Keystone2019 when booking to apply a 15% tour discount on all tours, not including wine pairings for dinner tours.
Fitness Center Walking distance Fairmont Chateau Whistler Fitness Centre has state of the art equipment, as well as, complimentary yoga classes daily.
Library Walking distance Whistler Public Library, 604-935-8433
Movie Theaters Walking distance Village 8 Cinemas
Spa Walking distance Vida Spa is the onsite spa at the Fairmont which emphasizes on healing and health.
Swimming Walking distance Fairmont Chateau Whistler - Spa / Health Club


Bars/Pubs Walking distance The Chalet - Evening alpine cuisine and fondue dining mid December through March, located on-site at The Clubhouse.
The Clubhouse - Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the summer golf season, May through September.

Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Whistler Restaurants are recommended by the Fairmont. List includes onsite and locations in the surrounding village area. Whistler family friendly restaurant locations - children's menus and kid friendly Whistler dining locations at The Fairmont
Whistler Dining provides an extensive list of restaurants in the village at Whistler.
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Nesters Market & Pharmacy is located at 7019 Nesters Road, RR 7, and is a great full service market. Stock up on goodies for your room or condo! Nesters Market and Wellness Centre Whistler, 604-932-3545
Amounts are in Canadian dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.