Diabetes: New Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies (T2)

Scientific Organizers: Takashi Kadowaki, Juleen R. Zierath, Nobuya Inagaki and Barbara B. Kahn


October 25—29, 2015

Westin Miyako Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan


Lead Sponsor: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. Other Sponsors: Astellas Pharma Inc., Journal of Molecular Cell Biology (JMCB), Novo Nordisk A/S and Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH


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** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 25, 2015

*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 July 23, 2015)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*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.


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Scholarship Deadline: June 25, 2015

*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: July 23, 2015

*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 June 25, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 25, 2015

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


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.

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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.

Services

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

For all medical emergencies, call 119. The medical services and centers below are the closest in proximity to the conference location.
Hospital Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Kyoto University Hospital (54 Shogoin Kawaharacho Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8507) is about 2 km from the hotel and less than a 5 minute drive.
Emergency Room Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For all emergencies please dial 119 or the front desk.
Medical Center Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Medical Services are available at the Westin Miyako. Kyoto University Hospital (54 Shogoin Kawaharacho Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8507) is about 2 km from the hotel and less than a 5 minute drive.

For information on sharing childcare, visit our Childcare Bulletin Board.
Child Care Walking distance Child care is available either at the hotel or locally.
Baby Sitter Services
Let the kids play while you attend a party or have dinner out The Westin offers a babysitting service in guest rooms, banquet room waiting areas, or the Miyabikun children's playroom. Please make an advance reservation with their concierge.
OPEN HOURS: 24 hours a day
TEL: +81-075-771-7111 (Hotel reception)
FEE: Please contact them for specific fees.
Kid Friendly Amenities
Children's playroom with a slide The Miyabikun children's playroom is intended for small children. Children are free to use play equipment and toys including a slide, blocks, and toy bricks. The children's room also has a small annex for breast-feeding and changing diapers.
*Please note that all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in accordance with local ordinances.
*The hotel will not be liable for any accidents arising from any use of the Miyabikun children's playroom.
OPEN HOURS: 24 hours a day
CONTACT: Reception desk

Wireless Access Walking distance Wireless access is complimentary in all guest rooms and the lobby.
Post Office Walking distance For all of your mail needs, please contact the concierge.
Federal Express (FedEx) Walking distance For all of your incoming and outgoing package needs, please contact the concierge.
Fax Walking distance The fax number for the Westin is Fax: (81)(75) 751 2490 but please notify the front desk or the concierge when receiving or sending.
Computer / Printer Walking distance The business center will have equipment you can use for a fee. Also, a computer will be available from the Keystone Symposia registration desk and email station.
Internet Cafe Walking distance High speed internet access in available at the Business Center for a fee.
Business Center Walking distance There is a Business Center located in the Westin Miyako. Find out more here
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.