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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Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases: Discovery and Models of Precision Therapy (C2)

Scientific Organizers: William A. Gahl and Christoph Klein


March 5—8, 2017

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Sponsored by Moderna Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 2, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 2, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 10, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C2 "Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases: Discovery and Models of Precision Therapy" 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 2, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 2, 2016 until February 1, 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 2, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 10, 2017 745.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 10, 2017 895.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 10, 2017 520.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 10, 2017 670.00 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 2, 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 6, 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 2, 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 6, 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 2, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 10, 2017


Registration Fee: 745.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 520.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 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.

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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.
Sightseeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required City of Boston - Things to Do
Biking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Fairmont Copley Plaza offers complimentary BMW Bikes available exclusively to Fairmont President's Club members staying at the hotel for up to two hours. Boston by Bike

Boston also offers Hubway, a bike sharing system providing more than 1,500 bikes throughout Boston. There is a Hubway location conveniently located across from the hotel at The Boston Public Library, click here for more information.
Boating Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Boating in Boston
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Boston has an elaborate and comprehensive system of historic and scenic walks and hikes like the Freedom Trail and Emerald Necklace

Aquarium Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The New England Aquarium, 617-973-5200
Fitness Center Walking distance Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston offers complimentary on-site workout facilities in a brand new, 3,000 square-foot, downtown rooftop health club. The club is open 24 hours a day and even has an outdoor deck. For more information, click here.
Movie Theaters Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required AMC Loews Boston Common 19
Swimming Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Should you desire to swim, the Fairmont Copley Plaza team is pleased to arrange options for either recreational or fitness with their nearby partners. Please speak to an associate for more information.
Library Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Boston Public Library is located across the street from the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
Spa Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Exhale Spa - Boston Back Bay, 617 532 7000
Zoo Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Franklin Park Zoo
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Across the street from the Fairmont Copley Plaza is the Copley Plaza, an airy mall with luxury retailers such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry, and Coach. Copley Plaza

Shopping in Boston

Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Newbury Street Art Galleries
Live Music Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Time Out Boston - Music & Nightlife
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Museums of Boston
Smart Destinations - Top 10 Boston Museums
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Located at the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets (about a 10-15 minute walk from the Fairmont Copley Plaza), Boston's Theater District is world renowned for its Broadway shows and repertory company productions.

Dining Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required OAK Long Bar + Kitchen is the fine dining bar, lounge, and restaurant located within the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

Dining in Boston
Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required OAK Long Bar + Kitchen is the fine dining bar, lounge, and restaurant located within the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

Boston Bars and Pubs
Coffee Shops Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required There are several quaint cafes and coffee shops in the area surrounding the Fairmont Copley Plaza. For some recommendations, talk to the concierge or front desk.
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.