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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

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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 a 90-minute drive 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 a variety of exciting and relaxing experiences for attendees and their families and guests, including over 3,000 acres for skiing and snowboarding, a tubing hill, a Nordic Center for snowshoeing, cross country and skate skiing, and a 5-acre lake for ice skating. Keystone Lodge has a beautifully renovated spa with ten treatment rooms, a relaxation room, and two spa locker rooms. Relax in an indoor or outdoor hot tub, or take a vigorous swim in one of the heated swimming pools. For casual or fine dining, choose from over 25 restaurants located within walking distance of most lodging. A complimentary resort shuttle provides access to all attraction, activity and dining options located on-site.
  • Tip #1:

    For helpful tips on what to expect during your season of travel, check out First Time Guests to Keystone Resort.

  • Tip #2:

    Keystone Resort accommodations are located at various distances from the Conference Center. A complimentary shuttle is available for transportation to and from the Conference Center and everywhere within the resort property. Some lodging locations require use of the resort shuttle, while others are within walking distance. Distances between the lodging locations and the Conference Center are:

    --- Conference Village - .25 miles
    --- Evergreen - .50 miles
    --- Forest - .75 miles
    --- Gateway Mountain Lodge - 1.75 miles
    --- Inn at Keystone - 1.25 miles
    --- Keystone Lodge - .25 miles
    --- Slopeside Studios - 2.0 miles
    --- Soda Springs - .75 miles

  • Tip #3:

    If you want to head into any of the surrounding towns, use the FREE Summit Stage bus system Summit Stage. Also, before heading out on the roads, especially I-70, make sure to check out the traffic.

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Keystone Resort Floorplan

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The food included will be:
  • a buffet breakfast each day of the meeting except departure day
  • coffee breaks
  • Social Hour with light snacks during poster sessions
The food offered varies by site. Menus of the daily food offered, as well as menus for area restaurants, when available, will be posted on-site. Social Hour is provided in order to give attendees an opportunity to socialize, enjoy a light snack and participate in the poster session. Limited seating is available.

If you have dietary restrictions, please click on the "Attendees With Special Needs" tab above for more information.

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Clothing Note:

The meetings are "resort casual" in dress (khakis, jeans, casual shirts, sweaters). Even if you are not participating in outdoor activities, we suggest you bring clothes appropriate for local weather temperatures. Clothes that can be layered, for use both indoors and outdoors, will work best.

Special Needs


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, such as:

  • Free registration to assistants or companions needed for note-taking or personal care.
  • Preferred lodging options for persons with limited mobility.
  • Assistance locating the most optimal handicapped-accessible lodging.

In some cases, accommodations for individuals with disabilities are limited so attendees are encouraged to make arrangements well in advance of the meeting.

Dietary Restrictions

If you have special dietary restrictions (i.e., kosher, gluten-free, etc.) please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email at

If possible, please try to contact us at least two weeks before the meeting starts so we may make arrangements with the resort or conference center.

NOTE: Vegetarian options are available at Keystone Symposia meal functions, so you do not need to contact us.

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Please be aware that this conference will take place at an elevation well above sea level!

High elevation, low humidity and stronger ultraviolet rays from the sun combine to create a situation that requires special attention to your health! For recommendations on how to prevent and alleviate high altitude sickness, please see High Country Health Care High Altitude Health Tips.