Novel Aspects of Bone Biology (E3)

Scientific Organizers: Gerard Karsenty and David T. Scadden


June 13—16, 2018

Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, Utah, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 27, 2018

*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 March 27, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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Scholarship Deadline: February 27, 2018

*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.

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Abstract Deadline: March 27, 2018

*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 February 27, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 12, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 545.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 970.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 745.00 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

Park City, Utah "Cool Deals" offers a vast array of discounts and deals on dining, lodging, travel, sports and recreation. For more information, visit: Cool Deals

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 Click here for information on summer activities in Snowbird!

Other Walking distance Treat yourself to one of the many exhilarating spa treatments available at Cliff Spa, located on-site at Snowbird Resort! Offerings include Mountain Healing Treatments, Energy Work Treatments, Body Scrubs & Wraps, Skin Care Services and more. The Spa is accessible for a 50% discounted fee, which is completely waived with the purchase of a treatment. For additional information, and to book your reservation, click here
Fitness Center Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Cliff Lodge and the Lodge at Snowbird both have complimentary fitness rooms for hotel guests.
Spa Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Cliff Spa offers a world-class spa with an expansive fitness facility, yoga room, roof-top pool and hot tub. See the Snowbird Resort website for details. Call ahead for reservations to their yoga classes and spa treatments. The Spa is accessible for a 50% discounted fee, which is completely waived with the purchase of a treatment.
Swimming Walking distance A complimentary heated outdoor pool and hot tubs are available for all paid hotel guests in all lodges.

Galleries Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required While in Salt Lake City during one of our bus trips or while exploring on your own, consider visiting the Hope Gallery of Fine Art in downtown SLC. It has the largest collection of original Scandinavian works in the US and is housed in a historic building from 1916. Private tours of 45 minutes are available for groups of 5 or more at only $5 per person or smaller groups of attendees are welcome to visit the galley for free during opening hours at their leisure. To book a tour, please email Camila Fowler at camillaedsberg@gmail.com. For more information and to get a preview of the works at the gallery, click here.
Museums Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Salt Lake City is a short drive from Snowbird and has several museums. For a full list click here.
Other Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Salt Lake City is a short drive from Snowbird and has cultural attractions. For a full list click here.

Snowbird Resort is surrounded by beautiful mountains but Salt Lake is 20 minutes away by car and only about 40 minutes to downtown. Food options are concentrated within walking distance. A good suggestion is to purchase some snacks to keep in your room during your stay. Most rooms have a mini fridge and coffee maker. The Cliff Lodge offers 2 breakfast restaurants, 1 for lunch and 2 for dinner. The Snowbird Center offers additional options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Snowbird Center can be accessed by either a free shuttle or a short walk across a groomed snowfield. Check General Gritts' Market and Deli for additional options and other resort eateries. It also offers a liquor store for bottles of wine and spirits.
Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required El Chanate will offer TBD% off your entire meal (not including alcohol or already reduced-price specials) for all Keystone attendees who present their Keystone Symposia ID Badge or their hotel reservation card.
For a full list of all the dining options Snowbird has to offer, click here.
Bars/Pubs Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available At Snowbird the action doesn’t stop after the sun goes down. From award winning tequila selections to live music to quiet conversation, there’s something for everyone.
Coffee Shops Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available The Cliff Atrium serves wonderful coffee in a casual atmosphere with great views of the mountains. As well as the Baked and Brewed located in the Snowbird Center
Market/Grocery Walking distance General Gritts Grocery and Deli in the Snowbird Center is a great place to purchase snacks for your room to help save money. Cheese, crackers, fruit and drinks keep well in the room. Most rooms have mini refrigerators and coffee makers. General Gritts also includes a liquor store. General Gritts.
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.