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Alzheimer’s Disease – From Fundamental Insights to Light at the End of the Translational Tunnel (Q8)

joint with the meeting on Parkinson’s Disease: Genetics, Mechanisms and Therapeutics (Q7)

Scientific Organizers: John Q. Trojanowski, Charles F. Albright and Hui Zheng

March 2—7, 2014

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA

Sponsored by AstraZeneca, Genentech, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Roche and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

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About Keystone Resort

Keystone Resort
Keystone Resort
21996 US Highway 6
PO Box 38
Keystone, Colorado 80435-0038
Phone: 800-532-5132 (In US & Canada) or 970-496-4242
Fax: 970-496-4343
Elevation: 9280 ' (2829m)   About the altitude...

Keystone Resort, only 90 minutes from Denver International Airport, is a year round comprehensive resort spanning seven miles along the Snake River and nestled in the White River National Forest. Keystone offers extensive experiences for conferees and their families and guests, including over 3,000 acres for skiing and riding, tubing hill, Nordic Center for snow shoeing, cross country and skate skiing, a 5 acre lake for ice skating, and horse drawn sleigh rides. Keystone Lodge has a renovated spa with ten treatment rooms, relaxation room, men's and ladies spa locker rooms. There are numerous heated swimming pools and hot tubs for relaxing. Choose from over twenty five restaurants for casual and fine dining; and two of the fine dining restaurants are AAA Four Diamond and Zagat rated. A complimentary intra-resort shuttle provides access to all attractions and activities.

Click Here for a map of Keystone.
  • Tip #1: Be aware that this is a high altitude resort. Visit click here for recommendations on how to alleviate high altitude sickness.
  • Tip #2: Keystone Resort accommodations are located various distances from the conference center. Some locations require use of the free resort shuttle, while others are within walking distance. Outdoor clothing is highly suggested. Distances lodging areas to the convention center are:

    Keystone Lodge - .25 miles
    Inn at Keystone - 1.25 miles
    Slopeside Studios - 2 miles
    Gateway Mountain Lodge - 1.75 miles
    Conference Village - .25 miles
    Forest - .75 miles
    Evergreen - .5 miles
    Soda Springs - .75 miles
  • Tip #3: Spouses are able to receive full day discount lift tickets by purchasing lift tickets with the attending participant.
  • Tip #4: When traveling to the United States be sure to contact your Embassy for current Entry Requirements. To locate an Embassy near you visit For USA Visa information visit
  • Tip #5: Helpful tips on what to expect... Keystone Resort Tips

Getting Around the Conference Area:

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    Keystone Resort Floorplan

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  • Conference Center Notes: The Conference Center is separate from the guest rooms at Keystone Resort. Use of the free resort shuttle or walking outside will be necessary, so please be sure to wear clothes and shoes appropriate to winter conditions.

  • Shuttle Information: Keystone Resort has a complimentary shuttle for transportation in and around the resort.

    Colorado Mountain Express provides shared shuttles to and from Denver International Airport, with special rates for Keystone Symposia attendees.

    For more information, visit

Food/Dining Notes: The food included will be: buffet breakfast (each day of the meeting except departure day) coffee breaks, and social hour with light snacks during poster sessions. However the food offered varies site by site. Menus for daily food offered will be posted as well as menus for the area. Social Hour is provided to give conferees an opportunity to socialize, have a light snack and participate in the poster session. Limited seating is available.


Even if you are NOT participating in outdoor activities we suggest you bring clothes appropriate for local weather temperatures.

The meetings are "resort casual" in dress (khakis, jeans, casual shirts, sweaters). Clothes that can be layered for outdoor/indoor environment will work best.

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Scientists with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to participate in Keystone Symposia meetings.

Please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email at for accessibility information and additional information regarding special services and reasonable accommodations. We provide free registration to assistants or companions needed for note-taking or personal care. We also seek to provide assistance in locating preferred lodging options for persons with limited mobility and the most otherwise handicapped accessible lodging.

In some cases, especially in locations outside the U.S., accommodations for individuals with disabilities are limited, so attendees are asked to advise us of special needs and to make requests and arrangements for reasonable accommodations well in advance of the meeting.