Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center Floorplan

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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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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSmetabolism

Gastrointestinal Control of Metabolism (Z6)

joint with the meeting on Neuronal Control of Appetite, Metabolism and Weight (Z5)

Scientific Organizers: Randy J. Seeley, Matthias H. Tschöp and Fiona M. Gribble


May 9—13, 2017

Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center, Copenhagen, Denmark


Lead Sponsor: Novo Nordisk A/S. Sponsored by MedImmune


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Feb 9, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Mar 9, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-Z6 "Gastrointestinal Control of Metabolism" 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 January 12, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After January 12, 2017 until March 31, 2017 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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January 12, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On March 9, 2017 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After March 9, 2017 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On March 9, 2017 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After March 9, 2017 770.00 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: January 12, 2017


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 February 9, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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: January 12, 2017


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: February 9, 2017


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 January 12, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: March 9, 2017


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 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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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Tuesday, May 9 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Saturday, May 13 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Sunday, May 14 in order to fully experience the meeting.

TUESDAY, MAY 9

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Foyer

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—10:00
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen/Carstensen
Stephen O'Rahilly, University of Cambridge, UK
Metabolic Disease; Lessons from Natural Human Variation

Klaus H. Kaestner, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
The Intestinal Stem Cell Niche - At the Base of it All

Coffee Break

10:20—12:15
Nutrient Sensing and Gut Signaling (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen/Carstensen
Ronald M. Evans, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Salk Institute, USA
Gut Feelings: Systemic Reach of Intestinal FXR

Kristina Schoonjans, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL, Switzerland
Bile Acid Signaling in Metabolic Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:15—14:30
On Own for Lunch

12:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Carstensen
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Disorders and Diseases Associated with Weight Loss
Anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, PTSD, cancer cachexia and others

Vandsalen
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Gut Bacteria as Cause and Treatment of Metabolic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017
Gut bacteria as cause and treatment of metabolic diseases.

Carstensen
Fredrik Bäckhed, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Microbial Signaling from the Gut and Resulting Effects on Host Metabolism

Martin J. Blaser, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Effects of the Early Life Microbiota on the Development of Metabolic Illnesses

Nathalie Delzenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Modulation of the Gut mMcrobiome by Prebiotics for the Treatment of Cardio-Metabolic Disorders: Discovery of Novel Targets

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Interactions between Ingestive Signals and Reward Circuits
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
Michael A. Cowley, Monash University, Australia
Leptin Receptor Expressing Neurons of the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus Play a Limited Role in Regulating Food Intake but a Critical Role in Regulating Metabolism

Suzanne Lee Dickson, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Brain Ghrelin Signaling and Food Reward Behavior

Christian Lüscher, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Neural Mediators of Food Reinforcement and Addiction

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen

THURSDAY, MAY 11

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
Stem Cells, Gut–Pancreas Development I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Carstensen
Fiona M. Gribble, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, UK
The Biology of Enteroendocrine Cells

Heiko Lickert, Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration, Germany
Dissecting Intestinal Stem Cell Lineage Decisions

Coffee Break

James M. Wells, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, USA
Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Gastrointestinal Organoids as New Models to Study Metabolic and Digestive Diseases

Lori Sussel, University of Colorado, USA
Loss of Beta Cell Identity Related to Diabetes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
Emerging Energy Homeostasis Neurocircuitry
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
Sabrina Diano, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Mitochondrial Control of the Melanocortin System

Martin G. Myers, Jr., University of Michigan, USA
LepRb Signaling and the Regulation of Transcription

Coffee Break

Joseph T. Bass, Northwestern University, USA
Identification of an SCN-AgRP Circadian Neurocircuit Regulating Obesity and Systemic Metabolism

Lori M. Zeltser, Columbia University, USA
Gene X Environment Interactions that Promote Anorexia-Like Behavior

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Signaling from Periphery to Brain to Modulate Energy Balance (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen/Carstensen
Jeffrey M. Friedman, Rockefeller University, USA
Neural Control of Food Intake, Locomotion and Glucose Metabolism

Randy J. Seeley, University of Michigan, USA
How the Gut Regulates Metabolic Status

Ivan de Araujo, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
What Does Sugary Food do to the Brain?

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen

FRIDAY, MAY 12

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
Controversies in Obesity/Diabetes Treatment. Surgery vs. Devices vs. Medicines. What Does the Future Hold?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Carstensen
Speaker to be Announced

Karine Clément, ICAN, France
Can the Microbiome be a Treatment for Metabolic Diseases?

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

David E. Cummings, University of Washington, USA
Metabolic Surgery: Mechanisms and Use of “Bariatric” Operations to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
Hypothalamic Signals Modulating Hunger and Complex Behavior
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
Scott M. Sternson, HHMI/Janelia Research Campus, USA
Motivational Mechanisms Controlling Hunger

Garret D. Stuber, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, USA
Lateral Hypothalamic Circuits for Feeding and Reward

Coffee Break

Tamas L. Horvath, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Appetite Circuits in the Regulation of Complex Behavior

Roger D. Cone, University of Michigan, USA
Melanocortins: From Pharmacology to Pharmacotherapy

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Carstensen
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Stem Cells, Gut-Pancreas Development II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Carstensen
Andrew B. Leiter, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
The Origins of Different Cell Types in the Gut

Praveen Sethupathy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Microbiota, MicroRNAs, and Intestinal Stem Cell Function

Susumu Seino, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Beta-Cell Glutamate Signaling is Critical for Incretin-Induced Insulin Secretion

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Cutting Edge Approaches in Obesity Research
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School, USA
Molecular and Genetic Analysis of the Vagus Nerve

Andres Lozano, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Obesity or Anorexia

Kevin L. Grove, Novo Nordisk and Oregon National Primate Research Center, USA
Obesity Related Genes in the Rhesus Macaque

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen

SATURDAY, MAY 13

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
Pharmacotherapies for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen/Carstensen
Daniel J. Drucker, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
Molecular Mechanisms for Gut Hormone Action

Matthias H. Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technische Universität München, Germany
Gut Peptide Combination Therapy to Treat Obesity

Lora K. Heisler, University of Aberdeen, UK
Modifying CNS 5-HT Circuits to Reverse Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee Break

Ruth E. Gimeno, Eli Lilly & Company, USA
Current and Emerging Targets for Obesity Treatment

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: CNS Regulation of Adipose Tissue
CNS regulation of white and brown fat and browning of white fat

Vandsalen
Barbara Cannon, Stockholm University, Sweden
Peripheral and central regulation of UCP1-dependent thermogenesis

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—18:45
Novel Aspects of Gut Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Carstensen
Thue W. Schwartz, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Nutrient and Gut Microbiota Metabolite Sensing through GPCR’s in the GI Tract

Gilles Mithieux, INSERM, France
Central Regulation of Metabolism Initiated by Intestinal Gluconeogenesis

Tony K.T. Lam, Toronto General Research Institute, Canada
Gut Nutrient Sensing

17:00—18:45
Programming Obesity: Early Environmental Influences
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
Elinor L. Sullivan, Oregon National Primate Research Center/OHSU, USA
Maternal Metabolic and Dietary Environmental Influences on Offspring Metabolic Health and Behavior

John Speakman, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China
Does Dietary Protein Content Leverage Total Food Intake and Hence Drive Obesity?

Jens C. Brüning, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany
Effect of Insulin on Brain Development and Metabolic Programming

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Carstensen
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/09/2017

Vandsalen
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen
20:00—23:00
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. Novo Nordisk A/S funding is not being used for this function.

Ballonsalen/Blomstersalen

SUNDAY, MAY 14

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Lead Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Novo Nordisk A/S
 

Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

MedImmune

We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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