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

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


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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KStumor

Tumor Metabolism: Mechanisms and Targets (X3)

joint with the meeting on Adaptations to Hypoxia in Physiology and Disease (X4)

Scientific Organizers: Brendan D. Manning, Kathryn E. Wellen and Reuben J. Shaw


March 5—9, 2017

Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Sponsored by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Cell Research and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited


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

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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: Nov 8, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 8, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 8, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-X3 "Tumor Metabolism: Mechanisms and Targets" 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 8, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 8, 2016 until December 8, 2016 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 8, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 12, 2017 845.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 12, 2017 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 12, 2017 620.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 12, 2017 770.00 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 8, 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 December 8, 2016)

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: November 8, 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: December 8, 2016


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 8, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 12, 2017


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 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.

During your stay in Whistler, enjoy one of the many special discounts on transportation, activities and dining offered by Tourism Whistler! For more information and to book, visit "www.whistler.com/activities/winter"

Not a skier? Whistler Resort offers a variety of activities for enjoyment during your stay. The Village offers shops, galleries, spas, fitness centers and many excellent restaurants.
Skiing Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Skiing
  More Ski Information: Discount Lift Tickets:  

Whistler Blackcomb is pleased to offer you great savings on lift tickets, lessons, and equipment rentals again in 2017!

Adult full day: $TBD
Adult 3/5 day pass: $TBD
Adult Afternoon: $TBD
PEAK 2 PEAK sightseeing pass: $TBD
Half day Lesson (Starts at 1pm): $TBD
Full day Lesson (Starts at 9am): $TBD
Half day Lift Ticket & Equipment Rental: $TBD
Beginner Half day lift/lesson/rental: $TBD
All rentals TBD% off walk up rates
Half Day Rental $TBD
Full Day Rental $TBD

Mobile Ticket Units will be available in the conference Registration area for each conference, as noted below, so that attendees can purchase discounted lift tickets on-site. After Registration, attendees can take advantage of the discounts offered by obtaining a VOUCHER from the Registration Desk and taking it to the ticket sales window at Whistler Blackcomb.

Mobile Ticket Unit schedule:
March 20, 2016 4-8 PM, March 21, 2016 8 AM-12 PM
IF YOU WISH TO SKI PRIOR TO THE CONFERENCE DATES, in order to receive the discounted rate you must take a copy of your Keystone Symposia INVITATION LETTER (login to your KS account and print your Invitation Letter) to Guest Services in any of these three locations:
• Whistler Village next to the Gondola, under the Garibaldi Lift Co. restaurant;
• Blackcomb Day Lodge, next to the Wizard chair;
• Creekside, next to the Creekside Gondola.

For those who don't want to ski, but do want to take in the spectacular views available on the mountaintops, the PEAK to PEAK Sightseeing Pass is a great option! The Pass includes one ride up the mountain and one ride down the mountain, with as many rides across the mountain as you want to take in a day!

Equipment rentals:  (Please see Discount Lift Tickets, above, for rental package pricing.)

Ski Area Website: www.whistlerblackcomb.com
Other FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Adventure Group, TAG, will have a desk at the conference to help book their unique adventure activities in Whistler. The following booking code can be used for a 15% discount off any activity. For snowshoe and zipline tours this will work when booking online, but guests will need to call the TAG office toll free at 1-855-824-9955 to receive the discount on snowmobile tours.

Booking code: CONFERENCE15H

Superfly Ziplines combines the exhilarating feeling of soaring through the air with the breathtaking beauty of Cougar Mountain. Our unique system allows two guests to ride side-by-side, each on their own cable during this incredibly scenic experience. Superfly Zipline

Enjoy the thrill of a Snowmobile Tour through the pristine backcountry on freshly groomed trails. A range of terrain allow for beginner, intermediate and advanced tour that are catered to varying ability levels. Snowmobile Tours

Our Whistler Snowshoeing Tours range from serene walks through old growth forests on Whistler Mountain, to vigorous treks on our backcountry trails. You don’t need to be a skier to enjoy all our mountains have to offer! Snowshoe Tours

Combo Flyer

Snowmobile Option 1 Flyer

Snowmobile Option 2 Flyer

Snowshoe Flyer

Superfly Zipline Flyer
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Several trails are easily accessible during the winter months with snow shoes. Rental stores are located throughout the village. The Whistler Village has an outdoor mall which is maintained for pedestrians all winter long.
Snowboarding Walking distance Whistler Blackcomb does allow snowboarding, with pricing the same as that for skiing. Equipment rental is available throughout the resort.
Snowshoeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Whistler is a great spot for snowshoeing. Equipment rentals and packages are available throughout the Village. For trails, rates and more information, go to Whistler Snowshoeing
X-country Skiing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Cross country (nordic) skiing is one of Whistler's best kept - and most affordable! - secrets. No chairlift line ups here; just pure physical and mental fulfillment through majestic winter wonderland. Trail maps and rental equipment are available in sports shops throughout the village.
Cross Country Connection, 604-905-0071

Fitness Center Walking distance Whistler Core Fitness Centre, 604-905-7625
Library Walking distance Whistler Public Library, 604-935-8433
Movie Theaters Walking distance Village 8 Cinemas

Galleries Walking distance Whistler Resort has many options for browsing galleries.Tourism Whistler - Arts and Culture in Whistler
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation have coexisted respectfully as neighbors since time immemorial. Having thrived on the bounty of the ocean, the rivers, and the land, the Nations live in close relationship with the natural world. Their cultures are grounded in rich, ancient traditions, and continue to grow and evolve in a modern world. The Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation built the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) to preserve their cultures and share those cultures with others. For more information, visit: SLCC

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center is open Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30-5:00pm. One hour guided tours start at 10 am and run every hour on the hour.

Keystone Symposia attendees have been extended a TBD% discount on all admission rates when they present their conference badge.

Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Nesters Market & Pharmacy is located at 7019 Nesters Road, RR 7, and is a great full service market. Stock up on goodies for your room or condo! Nesters Market
Amounts are in Canadian dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.