NOTES:
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSnutrition

Human Nutrition, Environment and Health (T1)

Scientific Organizers: Martin Kussmann, Hannelore Daniel and Jacqueline Pontes Monteiro


October 14—18, 2015

China World Hotel, Beijing, China


Organized in collaboration with BGI. Sponsored by Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences. 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.

** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 16, 2015


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 14, 2015)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: May 12, 2015


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 16, 2015


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 14, 2015


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 16, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: September 10, 2015


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 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.

Travel and Transportation



Due to the constantly changing nature of travel, we urge people to research their own travel requirements. This includes Passport and Visa requirements, documentation for re-entry into country of residence and any other identification needed. Please allow sufficient time in advance of the meeting for processing of all necessary documentation.

Be sure to confirm air and hotel arrangements at least 24 hours in advance of departure. As a reminder, never leave your wallet and passport unattended while traveling, and have photocopies of all identification and credit cards in case of theft or loss.

For more information, visit:

U.S. Department of State Traveler's Checklist


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Keystone Symposia Travel Tips & Links

Keystone Symposia Travel - FAQs



Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is the recommended airport for this conference. For specific airport information, visit Beijing Capital Airport.

Beijing Capital International Airport is about 45 minutes by taxi from the China World Hotel.



China World Hotel, Beijing, is about 45 minutes to an hour from Beijing Capital International Airport via the airport expressway and Third Ring Road.

There are numerous options to reach Shangri-La's China World Hotel, Beijing. Guests can choose between hotel limousine pick-up, taxi, and shuttle bus.

Hotel Limousine
You can arrange for an airport pick-up by providing your flight details and estimated time of arrival when booking online.

Alternatively, you may contacting the hotel directly by calling (86 10) 6505 8885 or emailing reservations.cwh@shangri-la.com

Please make your booking at least two days in advance.

Complimentary airport butler service is provided whenever a guest books the hotel limousine service. A hotel representative will greet you at the gate and escort you to the waiting car.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the limousine.

Rates vary depending on the size and type of vehicle that you desire and start at around $115 one way.

Taxi

Many metered taxis are available at Beijing Capital International Airport.

The fare between the airport and China World Hotel, Beijing, generally costs around $30 USD each way and takes between 45 minutes to an hour. This is inclusive of toll fees.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

When using a taxi, please show the information here to the driver as it gives the name, address, and phone number of the hotel in Chinese.

Airport Shuttle Bus

More information coming later so please check back.



Due to the constantly changing nature of travel, we urge people to research their own travel requirements. This includes Passport and Visa requirements, documentation for re-entry into country of residence and any other identification needed. Please allow sufficient time in advance of the meeting for processing of all necessary documentation.

Be sure to confirm air and hotel arrangements at least 24 hours in advance of departure. As a reminder, never leave your wallet and passport unattended while traveling, and have photocopies of all identification and credit cards in case of theft or loss.



For U.S. Visa information, click here.

To locate an Embassy near you, click here.