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Aging, Inflammation and Immunity (X2)

joint with the meeting on Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive and Beyond (X1)

Scientific Organizers: Bonnie B. Blomberg and Graham Pawelec


February 25—March 1, 2018

Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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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: Oct 26, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-X2 "Aging, Inflammation and Immunity" 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 26, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 26, 2017 until November 29, 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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October 26, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 21, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 21, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 21, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 21, 2017 795.00 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: October 26, 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 November 29, 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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 26, 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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 29, 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 October 26, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 21, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 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 Sunday, February 25 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 1 with a closing plenary session and keynote address from 17:00 to 19:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Zilker North Lobby

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
08:30—10:00
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3-4
Rino Rappuoli, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Italy
World Protection

Vishwa Deep Dixit, Yale University, USA
Immunometabolic Regulation of Healthspan

Coffee Break

10:30—12:30
Lifestyle, Epigenetics, Interventions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Nir Barzilai, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Genetics, Lifestyle and Longevity

Manel Esteller, Belvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Spain
Cancer Epigenetics: From Knowlegde to Applications

Valter D. Longo, University of Southern California, USA
Dietary Interventions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

10:30—12:30
Initial Reactions: Forming Innate Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Lewis L. Lanier, University of California, San Francisco, USA
NK Cells Remember

Joseph C. Sun, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Immunological Memory in Innate Lymphocytes

Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Homeostatic Immunity to the Microbiota

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
17:00—19:00
Longitudinal Studies on Aging and Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany
Immune Parameters Associated with Mortality in the Elderly are Context-Dependent: Lessons from Sweden, Holland and Belgium

Luigi Ferrucci, National Institute on Aging IRP, USA
Blood Inflammatory Mediators and Aging: Causes and Consequences

Allison E. Aiello, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
The Longitudinal Detroit Neighborhood Study

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
CD8 T Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Ananda W. Goldrath, University of California, San Diego, USA
Transcriptional and Epigenetic Regulation of T Cell Memory

Dirk Hans Busch, Technical University Munich, Germany
Lineage Tracing of Memory CD8 T Cell Development

Steven L. Reiner, Columbia University, USA
Asymmetric Division and T Cell Memory

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

Zilker 1-2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Zilker 1-2

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
08:30—11:30
Mechanisms of Inflammaging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Cellular Senescence and Inflammaging

Paul W. O'Toole, University College Cork, Ireland
Diet-Gut Microbiota Interactions and Healthy Aging

Coffee Break

Daniela Frasca, University of Miami, USA
Adipose Tissue, Inflammation and Aging

Michael P. Cancro, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Mechanisms that Regulate Age-Associated B Cell Formation and Survival

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
CD4 T Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
T Follicular Helper (Tfh) CD4 T Cells, Germinal Centers, and the Generation of Memory

Marc K. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
Differentiation of CD4+ T Effector and Memory Cells during Bacterial Infection

Coffee Break

Alexander Y. Rudensky, HHMI/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Regulatory T Cell Memory

Amy Weinmann, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Transcriptional Control of CD4 T Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
17:00—19:00
New Ways to Generate B Cell Memory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Mark J. Shlomchik, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Origins and Functions of Memory B Cell Subsets

David M. Tarlinton, Monash University, Australia
Molecular Regulation of Germinal Center Responses and B Cell Memory

Scott D. Boyd, Stanford University, USA
B Cell Memory Repertoires in Vaccination and Infection

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Frailty, Morbidity, Mortality/Survival
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham, UK
Exercise, Frailty, Inflammation and Aging

Janet E. McElhaney, Health Sciences North Research Institute, Canada
Frailty, Inflammation and Immunosenescence

Arnold Mitnitski, Dalhousie University, Canada
Age-Related Frailty and its Association with Biological Markers of Aging

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.

Zilker 1-2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Zilker 1-2

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
08:30—11:30
Immunosenescence and Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Jorg J. Goronzy, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
MicroRNA Regulation of T Cell Aging

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
Is Immune Responsiveness and Protection Affected by Latent Herpesviral Infections during Aging?

Coffee Break

Laura Haynes, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
The Impact of Aging on Response to Influenza Infection

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
Immunoregulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Erika L. Pearce, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Mitochondrial Priming By CD28

Ronald N. Germain, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Anatomical Regulation of Memory T Cell Development and Function

Coffee Break

Ellen A. Robey, University of California, Berkeley, USA
What Makes a Protective Anti-Toxoplasma T Cell Response?

Susan M. Kaech, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Metabolic Control of Memory T Cell Lifespan

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Zilker 1-2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Zilker 1-2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
17:00—19:00
Inflammation, Biomarkers of the Aging Immune System and Possible Treatments
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Bonnie B. Blomberg, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA
B Cells, Inflammation and Aging in Vaccine Response

Susan L. Swain, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Optimum Ag Presentation Can Counteract Age-Related Defects in CD4 T Cell Immunity and Lead to Better CD4 T and B Cell Effector and Memory Responses

Beatrix Grubeck-Loebenstein, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Adaptive Immunity in the Bone Marrow in Old Age

Brian K. Kennedy, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Geroprotectors and Translation to Clinic

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Imprinting Memory in Tissues
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
David Masopust, University of Minnesota, USA
Functions of Trm Cells

Donna L. Farber, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Localization and Maintenance of Tissue Resident Memory CD4 T Cells

Marion Pepper, University of Washington, USA
Airway-Resident Memory CD4 T Cells and Asthma

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.

Zilker 1-2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Zilker 1-2

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Zilker 1-2
08:30—11:30
Therapeutic Approaches to Vaccines and Aging (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3-4
Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland
Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies and a New Mechanism of Diversification

Bali Pulendran, Emory University, USA
Lessons from Successful Human Vaccines

Coffee Break

Tyler J. Curiel, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Challenges in Successful Immunotherapy of Cancer in Aged Individuals

Arne N. Akbar, University College London, UK
Targeting MAP Kinase Signaling To Enhance Immunity during Aging

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Zilker North Lobby
17:00—18:30
Genetic, Epigenetic, Transcriptomic Regulation of Aging and Age-Related Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Xiao-Li Tian, Peking University, China
Novel Pathways Significantly Associated with Longevity

Albert C. Shaw, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Consequences of Aging on Signatures of Influenza Vaccine Response

17:00—18:00
The Wear and Tear on T Cells in Chronic Infection and Tumors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
E. John Wherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
T Cell Exhaustion

Nicholas P. Restifo, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Enhancing Anti-Tumor Immunity via Manipulation of T Cell Differentiation and Metabolism

18:30—19:15
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Claudio Franceschi, University of Bologna, Italy
Aging, Inflammation and Immunity

18:00—18:45
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
Federica Sallusto, Università della Svizzera Italiana & ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Human Memory T Cell Subsets: from Phenotype to Function

19:15—19:30
Discussion of Meeting, Summary, Conclusion and Mouse-Human Connections
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 3
Bonnie B. Blomberg, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA

Graham Pawelec, University of Tübingen, Germany
Immunosenescence

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Zilker 4
19:30—20:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Zilker 1-2
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.

Zilker 1-2

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1 R13 AG058412-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 AG058412-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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