NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KShivvax

HIV Vaccines (C9)

Scientific Organizers: Andrew B. Ward, Penny L. Moore and Robin Shattock


March 26—30, 2017

Sheraton Steamboat Resort, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA


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.

DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Oct 25, 2016 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 29, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 10, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 24, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C9 "HIV Vaccines" 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 November 29, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 29, 2016 until January 10, 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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November 29, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 24, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 24, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 24, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 24, 2017 720.00 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: November 29, 2016


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 January 10, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: October 25, 2016


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 29, 2016


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: January 10, 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 November 29, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 24, 2017


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 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.

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

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? The Village of Steamboat has shops, galleries, restaurants, and coffee shops to browse or relax in. There is also a free shuttle to town to further explore the area.
Hiking Walking distance The mountain area around Steamboat has potential for many vigorous walks. Winter weather clothes will be necessary.
Night Skiing Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Steamboat added night skiing recently and all information including dates, times, prices, and discounts can be found here. This includes discounted skiing with advance purchase as well as free night skiing the evening of your arrival.
Skiing Walking distance Sheraton Steamboat Resort is a ski in/ski out resort. There is ski storage in the ski rental store in the lower level of the hotel.
  More Ski Information: Discount Lift Tickets:  

Steamboat Resort offers discounted lift tickets for Keystone Symposia attendees and family.

Click here to view the 2016-2017 lift ticket rates for conference attendees as well as information and requirements to receive the discount.

If you plan to purchase discounted lift tickets before the conference begins, bring your photo ID to the Main Ticket Office and mention that you will attend the Keystone Symposia conference. Tickets may be purchased with credit card or cash during special ticketing sessions to be held at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort on Sunday, March 26th from 4-8pm and on Monday, March 27th from 7:30- noon only. After that time, simply visit the Main Ticket Office in order to make your purchase. For all discounted purchases once the conference begins, you must show your Keystone Symposia ID Badge and valid photo ID in order to receive the discount.

Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable whether used or not, and ticket prices are subject to change.

Ski storage/lockers: Sheraton Steamboat Resort offers on-site ski and snowboard storage.

Equipment rentals: 

Steamboat Resort offers discounted rentals for Keystone Symposia attendees and family. For more information and a full list of rates, click here

Keystone Symposia attendees and family receive a 30% discount at any Steamboat Ski & Sport outlet. If you pre-purchase online more than 7 days in advance, you can receive a 35% discount. When you reserve, please use the discount code: SHKEY2017 and reserve at least one week prior to the first day of the conference. Reserve online at: Steamboat Equipment Rentals

If you purchase rentals on-site during the conference, please present your valid KS ID Badge in order to receive the discount.

Free overnight equipment storage is included in the rental price.

Steamboat will offer a 15% discount on any Adult Ski and Snowboard School daily program (except private lessons, lift/lesson packages, and specially discounted programs.) These discounts will be available during each ticketing session as well as at the Main Ticket Office with a Keystone Symposia ID.
School Office Phone: 800-299-5017 [toll-free]
Visit the Steamboat Snowsports School web page for more information. Steamboat Snowsports School

Ski Area Website: www.steamboat.com
Snowboarding Walking distance Sheraton Steamboat Resort is a ski in/ski out resort. There is ski and snow board storage in the ski rental store in the lower level of the hotel.
Snowshoeing Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Miles of trails are available at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. For more information click here.
X-country Skiing Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Miles of trails are available at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. For more information click here.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs is located approximately 10 miles from Steamboat Springs. For more information, click here.

Book a dinner sleigh ride with Saddleback Ranch. Enjoy a sleigh ride to the Lodge, then dinner service, and return to the ranch by sleigh. A complimentary shuttle will drop you off at your condo. For more details, visit Saddleback Ranch.

Visit Steamboat Chamber of Commerce to get information about more fun things to do while in Steamboat Springs this season!

Movie Theaters Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Wildhorse 6 Stadium Cinemas
Fitness Center Walking distance There is fitness facility in the lower level of the Steamboat Sheraton. Free of charge to hotel guests.
Spa Walking distance The Sheraton Steamboat has the Rocky Mountain Day Spa on its main level. Call the resort for reservations or ask at the concierge desk for information. Rocky Mountain Day Spa
Swimming Walking distance The Steamboat Sheraton has an outdoor heated pool open year round as well as a whirlpool.

Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Village around the resort has many galleries for the casual browser. The downtown area of Steamboat also has many options for exploring local artists. For more information on local galleries visit Art Galleries
Museums Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For information on local museums and the history of Steamboat Springs, click here

Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required As the resort is surrounded by a small mountain village there are many options for dining. Please visit Steamboat Dining Guide for dining options.
Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Village around the resort has many relaxing bars and coffee shops for conferees wishing to relax and talk. The downtown area of Steamboat also has many options for sitting back and taking in the views.
Coffee Shops Walking distance As the resort is surrounded by a small mountain village, there are many options for coffee and light bites.
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available There is a Safeway grocery store that is a little over a mile away. Grocery stores or markets are a great place to purchase snacks for your room to help save money. Cheese, crackers, fruit and drinks keep well in the room. Some rooms may have mini refrigerators.
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.