HIV Persistence: Pathogenesis and Eradication (X7)

joint with the meeting on HIV Vaccines (X8)

Scientific Organizers: David M. Margolis, Satya Dandekar and Susana T. Valente


March 20—24, 2016

Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, California, USA


Sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc. and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

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

** Registration currently unavailable **



Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 19, 2015

*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 December 17, 2015)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: October 20, 2015

*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: November 19, 2015

*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: December 17, 2015

*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 November 19, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 21, 2016

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


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 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: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 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 some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo 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, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

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 any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.

Things to Do

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

Do you love to ski and are attending more than one Keystone Symposia conference this year? If so, you might want to consider purchasing a VAIL RESORT'S EPIC PASS! Now that ski resorts in Colorado, Park City, Whistler, Tahoe, and some in the Midwest and East are included in the pass, the value of the pass is covered in sometimes as little as 5-6 days of skiing. For more information on the pass as well as prices, restrictions and packages, click here.

Suggestion: To find other attendees who may want to join you in activities, use the message board located near the Registration Desk. Post your contact information and activity of interest, and be sure to check the message board during the meeting for posts by fellow attendees.
Not a skier? There are many spa, fitness, dining and shopping options to explore during your stay in Olympic Valley. For more information, click here.
Climbing Walls Walking distance The Squaw Valley Adventure Center serves up fun and challenges for guests of all ages. The 30' indoor wall and the 45' outdoor wall (summer only) offer exciting fun for all ages. 25 different routes will test any climber from beginner to expert. Call 530-386-1044 or visit www.squawadventure.com for times and details.
Sightseeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required There are so many wonderful sights to see in Lake Tahoe. Visitors can sightsee by land, water and air. Sightsee summer, fall, winter and spring. The sightseeing combinations are endless, and each sight takes on a new flavor with a change in the season and the perspective. See for yourself at North Lake Tahoe!

Squaw Valley has several opportunities for sightseeing during the spring such as a Scenic Tram Ride to High Camp where there is the Umbrella Bar and High Camp Hot Tub and Pool. Click here for more information.
Snowshoeing Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Anywhere you can walk in the summer, you can snowshoe in the winter. Gear up at local rental and retail shops and get moving! For suggestions on where to go and when, check out Squaw Alpine Snowshoeing for an online listing, or ask a friendly local when you get here.
X-country Skiing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required North Lake Tahoe is home to miles upon miles of challenging and rewarding cross-country ski trails. The Resort at Squaw Creek also offers a complete Nordic Center, conveniently located at the trailhead of the Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe trails at the Resort.



Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.