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  • 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.

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Uncovering Mechanisms from Immune-Based Therapy in Cancer and Autoimmunity (B3)

Scientific Organizers: Daniel J. Cua, E. John Wherry and Carla V. Rothlin


February 18—22, 2019

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA


Held in honor of cancer immunotherapy research pioneers Dr. Alan Korman and Dr. Nils Lonberg, thanks to generous support from an anonymous donor.

Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 17, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 17, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 18, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-B3 "Uncovering Mechanisms from Immune-Based Therapy in Cancer and Autoimmunity" 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 17, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 17, 2018 until November 15, 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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October 17, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 18, 2018 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 18, 2018 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 18, 2018 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 18, 2018 820.00 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 17, 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 15, 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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 17, 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: November 15, 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 17, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 18, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 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: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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.
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 Monday, February 18 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Friday, February 22 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Saturday, February 23 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Arlene H. Sharpe, Harvard Medical School, USA
Checkpoint Blockade for Cancer Immunotherapy

09:00—11:15
Checkpoint Blockade Predisposes Patients to Autoimmunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Jeffrey A. Bluestone, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Autoimmune AE in Cancer Immunotherapy

Coffee Break

Jennifer Ann Wargo, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Immune Mechanisms Influencing Checkpoint Therapy

Dario A. A. Vignali, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of Autoimmunity and Cancer by PD-1 and LAG3

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Genetics of Autoimmunity and Cancer: What are the Common Denominators?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Alex Marson, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Decoding T Cell Circuitry

Stuart G. Tangye, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Common Genetic Hits in Cancer and Autoimmunity

Wenjun Ouyang, Amgen, Inc., USA
Lessons from Human Genetics for Autoimmunity and Cancer Therapy

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.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Cellular Reprogramming: Regulatory vs. Functional Fate
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Alexander Y. Rudensky, HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Treg Stability in Disease

Mark S. Anderson, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Modulating Self-Tolerance in Autoimmunity and Cancer

Coffee Break

Maria Grazia Roncarolo, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
T Regulatory Cell-Based Therapy in Cancer and Autoimmunity

Speaker to be Announced
Lessons from “Case Studies” of Cancer Immunotherapy Promoting Autoimmunity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Immune Monitoring of Checkpoint Blockade Therapies

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Cellular Reprogramming: CD8 T Cell Exhaustion and CD4 T Cell Lineages
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
T Cell Exhaustion and Fate Decisions – Implications for Immunotherapy

Andrea Schietinger, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Epigenetics of Tumor Immunity

W. Nicholas Haining, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Epigenetic Engineering of Tumor Immunity

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.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Macrophage Biology, Tissue Repair, Autoimmunity and Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Mikael J. Pittet, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Myeloid Cells in Cancer Therapies

Carla V. Rothlin, Yale University, USA
Coincidence Detectors in Tissue Repair

Coffee Break

Ming O. Li, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Differentiation and Function of Tumor-associated Macrophages

Fiona M. Powrie, University of Oxford, UK
Inflammation Driven Cancer: Host and Microbial Pathways

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Neutrophils and MDSCs in Host Defense and Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Matthew F. Krummel, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Myeloid Cells as Arbiters of Self

Catherine Hedrick, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Susan M. Kaech, The Salk Institute, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, Wistar Institute, USA
MDSCs in Cancer

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.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Finding the Cure for Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Drew M. Pardoll, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Checkpoint Inhibition

Alan J. Korman, Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA
Immune Checkpoint Blockade and Adverse Events in Mice, Cynos and Man

Coffee Break

Emmett V. Schmidt, Merck Research Labs, USA
Drivers in the Clinical Development of Cancer Combination Therapy – Pembrolizumab Combination Therapies, Emerging Results

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Integrated Themes across Preclinical and Clinical Treatment of Cancer and Autoimmunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

Mark J. Smyth, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
What we can Learn from Combination Immunotherapy

Hergen Spits, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Harnessing the Power of the Immune System for Therapy:Past Present and Future

Daniel J. Cua, Merck Research Laboratories, USA
Autoimmunity

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/18/2019

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

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.


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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