Inflammation-Driven Cancer: Mechanisms to Therapy (J7)

joint with the meeting on Microbiome in Health and Disease (J8)

Scientific Organizers: Fiona M. Powrie, Michael Karin and Alberto Mantovani


February 5—9, 2017

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Incyte Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc. and Roche. 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.

** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 6, 2016

*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 November 3, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: September 6, 2016

*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: October 6, 2016

*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: November 3, 2016

*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 October 6, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7, 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

Keystone Resort is a mecca for summer outdoor adventure! Keystone offers 2 award-winning golf courses, miles of mountain bike trails, hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing, and whitewater rafting near by.

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.
Sightseeing Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available NOT A SKIER? You can still enjoy breathtaking mountain views at nearly 13,000 feet in elevation! For only $25, Arapahoe Basin's "Lift and Lunch" deal includes a lift ride to and from Black Mountain Lodge, plus a $20 voucher toward any lunch menu item(s). Check out select Black Mountain Lodge menu samplings at: Arapahoe Basin Lift and Lunch. Catch a ride up to A-Basin via the free Summit Stage bus that leaves from the River Run stop every hour.
Ice Skating Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Keystone is offering a discounted ice skate rentals at the 5 acre lake in the Lakeside Village. The lake is the largest outdoor Zamboni-maintained skating rink in North America. Ice Skating is available only at certain times of the year; please check the Keystone Resort web site for details.
Click here for special offer.
Night Skiing Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Night skiing is available at certain times of the year; please check Keystone Resort web site for details..
Snowboarding Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Getting to the lifts may require a car or free shuttle, depending on where you are staying at Keystone Resort.
Keystone Resort
Snowshoeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available MOUNTAIN TOUR: There is no better way to experience the winter beauty of the Rocky Mountains than with a pair of snowshoes strapped to your feet. Mountain-top Snowshoe Trek takes you up to over 11,000 feet via enclosed gondola and then you begin your trek through spectacular wooded scenery. This is a moderate/difficult trek and the tour lasts 4 hours which includes the gondola travel time.

ECO TOUR on snowshoes - a great way to learn about the area, nature, history, mining times and life in the mountains. Also a good workout in a non-threatening way. Novices welcome. (minimum age is 7 years old). Tour is about 2.5 miles over level terrain and very educational. Tour takes approximately 2.5 hours. Add hot soup lunch buffet to this package for an additional charge.

Click here for special pricing.

**At meetings where snowshoeing tours are available, sign up sheets will be located on the message board at the meeting.
X-country Skiing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Keystone's Nordic Center offers more than 9 miles (16 km) of groomed trails and provides access to more than 35 miles (57 kilometers) of nearby packed trails through the White River National Forest (these trails require a 3-5 mile drive to reach the trail heads). Please call the Keystone Nordic Center at 970-496-4275. Click here for special pricing.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required For a comprehensive list of summer activities, including golf, mountain biking, hiking, summer snow tubing, wagon rides, horseback riding and more, all located at Keystone Resort, click here.

Keystone is near some of Colorado's best Whitewater Rafting. Kodi Rafting has an office in, nearby Frisco, and offers a variety of rafting and paddleboard adventures for all ability levels.

Fitness Center Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Not all lodges at Keystone Resort have fitness centers; inquire as to the location of fitness centers available at Keystone Resort when reserving lodging.
Movie Theaters Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required An 8 theater stadium seating movie complex is located approximately six miles northwest of Keystone Resort. You can access it via the free Summit Stage bus system. Skyline 8 Cinema
Spa Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Spa at Keystone Lodge is within walking distance of the Keystone Conference Center

POOL & FITNESS CENTER:
Guests staying in either of the Keystone Resort hotels receive complimentary access to the Spa pool and fitness center areas. For guests staying in condos along the west side of Keystone Lake, complimentary access is also provided.

For more information, and to make reservations, visit The Spa at Keystone Lodge or call (970) 496-4118.

Swimming Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Several of the lodges at Keystone Resort have pools; please ask for details when you make your room reservation.

Live Music Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Lake Dillon Theatre Company
Breckenridge Backstage Theatre
Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available There are many shops at both the Lakeside Village and in River Run. For a wider selection, the local Summit Stage buses can take you to Breckenridge, Frisco, or Dillon.
Art on a Whim, 970-547-8399
Arts Alive Gallery, 970-453-0450
Blue River Fine Art Gallery, 970-453-4111
Breckenridge Gallery, 970-453-2592
Other Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Outlets at Silverthorne provides a discount shopping experience and is just a 45 min free bus ride from Keystone Resort. Outlets at Silverthorne

Keystone Resort is spread out over five miles. There are restaurants in the villages and on the mountains; however, few restaurants are within walking distance of the Conference Center. **2019 Update: there is a small cafe now open inside the Conference Center.** We suggest that attendees purchase snacks and beverages for their rooms at one of the small groceries in the resort. For a comprehensive list of dining options in Keystone Resort, click here.
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required There are two grocery stores in Keystone that have the necessities for your stay at the resort. One is across from the Hyatt Place and the other is within 5 minutes walking of the Keystone Lodge at the traffic light (Highway 6's intersection with Tennis Club Road).
Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Visit Keystone Resort Restaurant Guide for information on all types and priced dining options.
Bars/Pubs Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Visit Keystone Night Life for information on all types of bars and pub food.
Coffee Shops Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Visit Inxpot Keystone Coffeehouse for location and more information
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.