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The Malaria Endgame: Innovation in Therapeutics, Vector Control and Public Health Tools (G1)

Scientific Organizers: Thierry Diagana, Philip Welkhoff and Flaminia Catteruccia


October 30—November 2, 2019

Hilton Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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


Abstract submission is now closed. Registered attendees may bring a poster onsite. Please contact our office at +1 800-253-0685; +1 970-262-1230 or email info@keystonesymposia.org if you are interested.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jun 11, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jul 9, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jul 9, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 30, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 29, 2019 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-G1 "The Malaria Endgame: Innovation in Therapeutics, Vector Control and Public Health Tools" conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
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Before and On July 9, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After July 9, 2019 until September 18, 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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July 9, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 29, 2019 795.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 29, 2019 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 29, 2019 570.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 29, 2019 770.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: July 9, 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 July 30, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: June 11, 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: July 9, 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.

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Abstract Deadline: July 30, 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 July 9, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 29, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 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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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Wednesday, October 30 with registration from 10:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 19:45. Conference events conclude on Saturday, November 2 with a closing plenary session from 13:30 to 18:15, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Sunday, November 3 in order to fully experience the meeting.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

10:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Ballroom Foyer
12:30—14:30
Welcome Mixer

Ballroom Foyer
16:00—18:00
Joint Keynote Session with Grand Challenges: Where We Go Next: African Leadership for African Innovation
Welcome Remarks
Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson, African Union Commission

Keynote Remarks
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
Keynote Remarks
Ethiopia Government Representative (TBC)
Keynote Remarks
Senegal Government Representative (TBC)
Keynote Remarks
Burkina Faso Government Representative (TBC)

Spotlight Talk
Segenet Kelemu, Director General & CEO, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology

Conversation and Q&A: Gene Drive for Malaria Elimination
Moderator: Philip Welkhoff, Director, Malaria, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Panelists:
Léonie Claudine Lougué, Minister of Health, Burkina Faso
Yaye Kène-Gassama Dia, Co-chair, African Union High Level Panel on Emerging Technologies
Jerome Singh, Head of Ethics and Law, CAPRISA, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Abdoulaye Diabaté, Research Lead, Target Malaria

Spotlight Talk
Faith Osier, Research Lead, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya

Closing Conversation
Moderator: Trevor Mundel, President, Global Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Panelists:
Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (Invited)
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science & Technology, India

Nelson Mandela Hall
18:00—19:45
Networking and Welcome Mixer with Grand Challenges and Keystone Symposia

Ballroom Foyer

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

08:00—09:00
Poster Setup

Ballroom I&II
09:00—17:30
Poster Viewing

Ballroom I&II
09:00—10:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Thierry T. Diagana, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, USA

* Philip Welkhoff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

* Flaminia Catteruccia, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

Stephanie L. James, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, USA
The Pathway for Development of a Genetic Biocontrol Tool to Prevent Malaria Transmission

10:00—12:00
Defeating Resistance I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Thierry T. Diagana, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, USA

Chanaki Amaratunga, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand
Triple Artemisinin Combination Therapies: A New Paradigm for the Treatment of Malaria?

Coffee Break

Wiweka Kaszubska, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Building a Global Portfolio of Drugs to Anticipate Malaria Drug Resistance

Elizabeth A. Winzeler, University of California, San Diego, USA
The Malaria Drug Accelerator and the Search for Next-Generation Medicines for Malaria

Geoffrey Ian McFadden, University of Melbourne, Australia
Short Talk: Can We Build a Genetic Trap for Drug Resistant Malaria Parasites?

12:00—13:30
Lunch

Rose Garden
13:30—15:30
Poster Session 1

Ballroom I&II
15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Foyer
16:00—18:00
Defeating Resistance II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Nancy O. Quashie, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana

Abdoulaye Djimde, University of Science, Techniques and Technologies, Mali
Is Artemisinin Resistance Coming to Sub-Saharan Africa?

Gordon A. Awandare, University of Ghana, Ghana
Keeping an Eye on the Non-Falciparum Plasmodium Species

Charles Wondji, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Molecular Genetics of Insecticide Resistance in Malaria Vectors

Lemu Golassa, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Short Talk: Conventional Malaria Diagnostic Tools Neglect a Substantial Number of Low Density Asymptomatic Infections: Is Malaria Elimination Feasible in the Absence of New Tools?


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

09:00—12:00
Leveraging Data Science to Defeat Malaria I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Asnakew Yeshiwondim, PATH Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, Ethiopia

Lucy C. Okell, Imperial College London, UK
Maximising the Impact of Antimalarial Treatment

Emilie Pothin, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Data-Driven Operational Stratification for National Malaria Control Programs

Coffee Break

Samson Kiware, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Mosquito Database Management System (MDbMS) Applicable to Diverse Entomological Studies

Hannah Slater, PATH, USA
Short Talk: Modelling the Impact of Transmission-Intensity Targeted Intervention Packages for Different Levels of Malaria Transmission in Senegal

Duncan Kobia Athinya, Vestergaard Frandsen Limited, Kenya
Short Talk: Leveraging Available Data for Decision Making in Malaria Vector Control

Maria Tusell, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Short Talk: MESA Track: Landscaping Research to Foreseen Emerging Evidence and Guide Decision-Making Processes

Michelle Hsiang, University of Texas Southwestern, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: The Effectiveness of Malaria Reactive Focal Mass Drug Administration (rfMDA) and Reactive Vector Control (RAVC), a Cluster-Randomised Controlled Two-by-Two Factorial Design Trial from the Low-Endemic Setting of Namibia

12:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

12:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Ballroom I&II
13:00—21:30
Poster Viewing

Ballroom I&II
14:30—16:30
Workshop

Ballroom I&II
* Maria M. Mota, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal

* Gordon A. Awandare, University of Ghana, Ghana

Maya Fraser, PATH, USA
Evaluating the Impact of Programmatic Mass Drug Administration in Zambia Using Routine Incidence Data

Laurent Dembele, Universite des Sciences Techniques et Technologiques de Bamako, Mali
Toward Novel Antimalarial Discovery against Plasmodium Relapsing Species P. Vivax and P. Ovale, Which Challenge Global Malaria Control and Elimination

Lauren Beth Arendse, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Establishing a Plasmodium Kinase Platform for Target-Based Malaria Drug Discovery

Monica Golumbeanu, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Quantifying the Effect of Vector Bionomics on the Impact of Vector Control Interventions against Malaria Transmitted by Anopheles Mosquitoes

Damaris Kwamboka Matoke-Muhia, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya
The Population Genetic Structure of Anopheles Gambiae S.S in Western Kenya after Long-Term Use of Insecticide Treated Nets

Steven Gowelo, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Effect of Exposure to Sublethal Doses of Bacillus Thuringiensis Israelensis during Larval Development on Size, Oviposition and Survival of Anopheles Coluzzii

Manu Prakash, Stanford University, USA
Octopi: Open Configurable High-Throughput Imaging Platform for Malaria Diagnosis in the Field

Kitty F. Cardwell, Oklahoma State University, USA
Online Metagenome-Based Plasmodium Detection Tool - MiFi®

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Foyer
17:00—19:00
Leveraging Data Science to Defeat Malaria II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Philip Welkhoff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Michael White, Institut Pasteur, France
Quantitative Approaches to Understanding P. vivax Epidemiology and Biology

Melissa Penny, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Models and Machine Learning to Inform Target Product Profiles of New Tools

Daniel Neafsey, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Using Parasite and Vector Genetic Relatedness to Inform Malaria Control and Elimination

Mphatso Phiri, Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Malawi
Short Talk: The Duration of Protection from Azithromycin against Malaria When Given alongside Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention: Secondary Analysis of Data from a Clinical Trial in Hounde, Burkina Faso and Bougouni, Mali

Donnie Mategula, Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust, Malawi
Short Talk: Geostatistical Analysis of Malawi’s Changing Malaria Transmission from 2010 to 2017

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Rose Garden
19:30—21:30
Poster Session 2

Ballroom I&II

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

09:00—12:00
Innovating to Enable Malaria Elimination I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Janice A. Culpepper, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Thierry T. Diagana, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, USA
The Quest Towards Next Generation Antimalarials: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities

Lluis Ballell, GlaxoSmithKline, Spain
Nurturing Novel Drug Discovery Technologies to Address the Malaria Endgame

Coffee Break

Maria M. Mota, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal
The Complexity and the Simplicity of Host-Plasmodium Interactions

Alejandro Llanos Cuentas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
Clinical Development and Implementation of Tafenoquine for Vivax Malaria

Aissata Barry, CNRFP, Burkina Faso
Short Talk: Assessing Skin Sequestration in Gametocyte Donors in Balonghin; Burkina Faso

Ashenafi Assefa, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia
Short Talk: Short Course Primaquine for the Radical Cure of Plasmodium Vivax Malaria: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Multicenter Trial

12:00—13:30
On Own for Lunch

13:30—15:30
Innovating to Enable Malaria Elimination II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Helen V. Jamet, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Flaminia Catteruccia, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Harnessing Mosquitoes to Kill Malaria Parasites

Nicholas M. Hamon, IVCC, UK
Innovation in Vector Control: Partnering for Impact and ‘ZERO by 40’

Austin Burt, Imperial College London, UK
Gene Drive: From the Bench to the Field

Lilian Mbaisi Ang'ang'o, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya
Short Talk: A Novel Microsporidian Blocks Plasmodium falciparum Transmission in Anopheles arabiensis Mosquitoes

Tibebu Habtewold, Imperial College London, UK
Short Talk: Biological and Methodological Considerations for an Accurate Evaluation of Genetically Engineered Mosquito Carrying Malaria Transmission Blocking Traits for Their Accelerated Rollout

15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Foyer
16:00—17:45
Innovating to Enable Malaria Elimination III
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
* Flaminia Catteruccia, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

Helen V. Jamet, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Innovative Vector Control Approaches

Fitsum G. Tadesse, Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Ethiopia
The Contribution of Asymptomatic Infections to Transmission

Philip Welkhoff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Innovation in Prevention of Transmission, Improved Case Management, and Enhanced Surveillance for Malaria Burden Reduction and Elimination

Kristine Werling, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA
Short Talk: Plasmodium Development in the Anopheles Mosquito: An Adaptable Relationship That Shapes Malaria Transmission and Control

17:45—18:15
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/30/2019

Ballroom I&II
18:15—19:15
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Rose Garden
19:00—22:00
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.

Rose Garden

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3

08:00
Departure


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