Positive-Strand RNA Viruses (E2)

Scientific Organizers: Frank van Kuppeveld and Andrea Gamarnik


June 9—13, 2019

INEC, Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


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


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jan 8, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 7, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 7, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 6, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 9, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-E2 "Positive-Strand RNA Viruses" 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 7, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 7, 2019 until March 6, 2019 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 7, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 9, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 9, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 9, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 9, 2019 920.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 7, 2019

*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 6, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: January 8, 2019

*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.


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Scholarship Deadline: February 7, 2019

*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 6, 2019

*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 7, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 9, 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.

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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

Ireland has a mild, temperate climate with summer temperatures generally ranging from 60°F/15°C to 70°F/20°C. Temperatures in spring and fall are generally 50°F/10°C and in winter between 40°F/5°C and 46°F/8°C. Snow is rare but rain showers can occur at any time of the year.

For a short video that explains all this, click here.
Golfing Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The avid golfer will have access to 43 different Golf courses in and around Killarney. Every landscape and skill level available. Killarney Golf
Boating Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Explore the beautiful lakes and bays in this area. Enjoy a narrated boat tour telling stories of the history of Killarney and the surronding lakes, or rent a paddle boat. Killarney Boating
Biking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Killarney is a great place to explore on bicycle. Avoid the crowds by riding along the seashore, mountain biking through the hills or take a tour through the Killarney National Park. Rental bikes are available. Killarney Biking
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Killarney National Park has four trails: Mossy Woods Nature Trail 2.4km (1.5 miles), Old Boat House Nature Trail .8km (half a mile), Arthur Young's Walk (4.8km/3 miles), and Blue Pool Nature Trail (2.4km/1.5 miles). Trail maps are located at the visitor's center.

Killarney town also offers walking tours starting in the Spring. Killarney Hiking
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required All year round salmon and trout are swimming their way up Ireland's rivers and streams. Lough Sheelin in Co. Cavan is packed with pike, while Ireland's 3000 miles of rugged coastline are perfect for mackerel fishing.

Zoo Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Experience some animal magic within minutes of O'Connell Street, Dublin, at the Phoenix Park Zoo, one of the oldest in the world. Belfast Zoo's dramatic setting at the foot of Cave Hill overlooking Belfast Lough makes it a superb day out. In contrast Fota Wildlife Park in Co. Cork allows you to ovserve the animals in a free-range environment.

Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Killarney Entertainment
Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required There are a number of large and small art galleries including modern art galleries and photo galleries. Killarney Art Galleries and Crafts
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Irish history is rich and deep especially in Killarney and the surrounding area. Killarney Museums and Attractions
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INEC, Killarney Convention Centre: Museums


Listed below are some of the businesses that you may want to contact for this activity.

Muckross
  Phone: 064 31440
  Fax: 064 31560
  Address: National Park, Killarney, Co Kerry
  Website: www.muckross-house.ie
  Notes: Victorian Mansion in the middle of Killarney National Park located 6 km from the town of Killarney. The Muckross Traditional Farms represents farming in Kerry during the 1930's.
Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required


National Gallery of Ireland
  Phone: +353-1-661 5133
  Address: Merrion Square West & Clare Street, Dublin 2
  Website: www.nationalgallery.ie
  Notes: The National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of Irish and European fine art. International works and the most important gathering of Irish art in the world.
Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required


National Museum
  Phone: +353 1 6777444
  Address: Kildare St, Dublin
  Website: www.museum.ie
  Notes: Ireland’s premier cultural institution and home to the greatest collections of Irish material heritage, culture and natural history in the world. Our purpose is to:
-Collect, preserve, promote and exhibit all examples of Ireland’s portable material heritage and natural history
-Interpret and promote the collections and make them accessible to audiences at home and abroad
-Be the authoritative voice on the relevant aspects of Irish heritage, culture and natural history
-Maintain the lead role in education, research and scholarship pertaining to the collections and their contexts
Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required

Live Music Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Reels, jigs and hornpipes are everywhere in the Irish air - sit back and listen, join in on an impromptu basis, or learn the basics of uilleann piping, harping, fiddling or whichever instrument takes your fancy.

Traditional soda bread and potato farls, salmon straight from the river, Dublin Bay Prawns, Lough Neagh Eels, Kerry Blue Beef, and Cooley Lamb - from these fresh, local products a new genre of contemporary Irish cuisine has been fashioned.
Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required For the best and most complete list of restaurants in Killarney, Killarney Restaurants
Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The social hub of Irish life is the pub, and Killarney is no different. Some of the more popular pubs with tourist are Mustang Sallys, McSorleys, Scruffys and Charlie Foleys at the Grand Hotel. Pub opening hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 10.30am until 11.30pm: on Fridays & Saturdays until 12.30am, and on Sundays from 12.30pm until 11pm. No smoking in pubs/restaurants or any other enclosed public space. For other options Killarney Bars or Killarney Pubs
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.