Genome Engineering: From Mechanisms to Therapies (B4)

Scientific Organizers: Andrew May, Rodolphe Barrangou and Knut Woltjen


February 19—23, 2019

Fairmont Empress Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


Sponsored by BlueRock Therapeutics, Editas Medicine and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 20, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 19, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-B4 "Genome Engineering: From Mechanisms to Therapies" 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 23, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 23, 2018 until January 8, 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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October 23, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2018 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2018 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2018 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2018 920.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 23, 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 November 20, 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.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 23, 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.

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Abstract Deadline: November 20, 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 23, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 19, 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.

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Services

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

Hospital Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Victoria General Hospital is currently the most modern hospital in the Capital Health Region.

Located in Victoria next to historic Oak Bay, the Royal Jubilee Hospital has acted as a teaching hospital since the turn of the century. Currently, this general hospital acts as the regional center for Psychiatry, Nephrology, and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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Fairmont Empress Victoria: Hospital


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

Royal Jubilee Hospital
  Phone: (250) 370-8000
  Address: 1900 Fort Street
Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required


Victoria General Hospital
  Phone: (250) 727-4212
  Address: 1 Hospital Way
Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required

Emergency Room Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required It's location on Helmcken Road just off the Trans-Canada Highway places the Victoria General Hospital Emergency Department ideally for receiving trauma as well as medical/surgical referrals from the southern half of Vancouver Island.

Dial 911 for emergency assistance.

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Fairmont Empress Victoria: Emergency Room


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

Victoria General Hospital
  Phone: (250) 727-4212
  Address: 1 Hospital Way
Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required


For information on sharing childcare, visit our Childcare Bulletin Board.
Child Care Walking distance The hotel has a list of reputable and certified babysitting services available while staying at The Fairmont Empress. Please note these services are provided by a third party company. For information and reservations, please contact Royal Service at 250 384 8111 or email theempress@fairmont.com ;

Wireless Access Walking distance The Fairmont Empress is pleased to provide high-speed internet access (HSIA) and WiFi in all our guest rooms, public spaces and meeting rooms.
The charge for guest room internet service is CAD $14.65 including taxes. Le Club AccorHotels members receive complimentary internet service
Wireless Access Walking distance The Fairmont Empress is pleased to provide high-speed internet access (HSIA) and WiFi in all our guest rooms, public spaces and meeting rooms.
The charge for guest room internet service is CAD $14.65 including taxes. Le Club AccorHotels members receive complimentary internet service
Fax Walking distance Fax services are available in the business center for a fee.

Incoming faxes can be received at the Front Desk.
Computer / Printer Walking distance Available in the business center for a fee.
Business Center Walking distance The Fairmont Empress Business Center is accessible with your guest room key from 6am until midnight daily.

After hours, registered hotel guests are able to use the facilities by registering with the Front Desk.
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.