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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSvax

Translational Vaccinology for Global Health (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Christopher L. Karp, Gagandeep Kang and Rino Rappuoli


October 25—29, 2016

Park Plaza Riverbank London, London, United Kingdom


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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 27, 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 July 26, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: May 24, 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: June 27, 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: July 26, 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 June 27, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: September 8, 2016


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

Used by more than 3 million visitors, The London Pass is a sightseeing city card helping visitors make the most of their trip, saving them both time and money. Simply purchase the card online or at one of the authorized locations, show the pass for free entry to 60+ attractions, and at selected places get faster entry. For more information, 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.
Sightseeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required London's history, culture and people are so rich, diverse, and special that no visit is complete without exploring the city's main attractions like Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, London Bridge, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London. For the most popular tours, London Sightseeing Tours
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For a complete list of activities, attractions, and sites near the conference location and hotel, click here

The Park Plaza Riverbank London is located on London's amazing South Bank that is full of great attractions, shops, restaurants, and more. Click here for the most comprehensive guide to the area.
Site Provided Discounts Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Used by more than 3 million visitors, The London Pass is a sightseeing city card helping visitors make the most of their trip, saving them both time and money. Simply purchase the card online or at one of the authorized locations, show the pass for free entry to 60+ attractions, and at selected places get faster entry. For more information, click here

Aquarium Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Just a short 15 minute walk from the Park Plaza Riverbank is the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. With over 500 species, 14 themed zones and more than 2 million litres of water, SEA LIFE London Aquarium is home to one of Europe’s largest collections of global marine life. SEA LIFE London Aquarium
Fitness Center Walking distance Located on the fifth floor of the Park Plaza Riverbank London, the Fitness Suite is free of charge for all hotel guests. This workout facility has a selection of cardiovascular equipment as well as weight equipment. For more information,click here
Zoo Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required A few tube stops away from the Park Plaza Riverbank is the ZSL London Zoo. It has been educating and inspiring visitors since opening to the public in 1847. With over 750 incredible species, exciting and innovative exhibits it’s a perfect place for great day out in the capital for all ages. ZSL London Zoo
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required From luxury shops such as Herrods to quicky and bargain outlets like Dover Street Market, London shopping centres have a place for everyone's budget and taste. Shopping in London

Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required A little less than 2 miles from the Park Plaza Riverbank is the heart of London's incredible West End Theatre District. With incredible and poignant plays to popular and entertaining musicals, options abound for a night out at the theater just minutes from the hotel. London Theatre
Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required From contemporary art shows and quaint galleries to famous art mainstays like the Tate Modern and The National Gallery, London's art community is vibrant and diverse. Art and Exhibitions in London
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required A trip to London isn't complete with a visit to one of the multitude of museums that explore the history, culture, science, art, and technology of the people and area. For a complete list, click here.

The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.