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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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


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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSmyeloid

Myeloid Cells (D3)

Scientific Organizers: Arturo Zychlinsky, Judith E. Allen, Eicke Latz and Kate A. Fitzgerald


April 10—14, 2016

INEC-Ireland's National Events Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


Local Co-Organizer: Andrew G. Bowie of Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. Organized in Collaboration with Science Foundation Ireland. Sponsored by Biogen


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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 10, 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 January 11, 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: December 10, 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: January 11, 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 December 10, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 10, 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.

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.

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For transportation from Shannon, Kerry and Cork Airports to the conference site, please contact Megan Daly-Tyrrell at +353 64 71544 or email:megan.dalytyrrell@killarneyconventioncentre.ie . Transportation reservations must be made in advance and a credit card is required to book.Please identify yourself as a Keystone Symposia delegate.

For advice regarding travel from other surrounding airports like Dublin, please also contact Megan as she can assist but will not actually make reservations on your behalf.




The following are the driving directions from Shannon International Airport SNN to INEC:
(approx.: 2 hours (84 miles/135 km))

As you leave Shannon Airport, follow signs for Limerick, the N18 or N19.

When you meet a junction with the N18, turn right onto the N18, signposted Limerick.

You then meet a junction with the N19, go forward, signposted for Limerick, past Bunratty Castle.

You will then follow the Ring road around Limerick City to the N20 to Cork, that joins the N21 following signs for Killarney. You will pass through Patrickswell and then meet a junction with the N21, keep right onto the N21 and stay on it as you pass through Adare, Rathkeale and Newcastle West.

Then follow signs for Tralee and the N21 on through Abbeyfeale and into Castleisland.

When you arrive into Castleisland, you meet a junction, turn right onto the Main Street. Then bear left onto the N23, follow signs for Killarney travelling along the N23 to Farranfore leading directly to Killarney.

After passing Farranfore Airport on the N22, you will then meet a junction, turn left for Killarney and Cork.

As you come into Killarney, follow all the signs for the N71 for Kenmare in order to bypass the town of Killarney. Following the N71, the INEC is approx. 1.5 km from the town centre on the left-hand side beside The Gleneagle Hotel.


The following are the driving directions from Kerry Airport to INEC:
(approx.20 mins (11 miles/19 km))

As you leave Kerry Airport, turn left onto the N22, after approximately 2 miles you will meet a junction, turn left for Killarney and Cork.

As you come into Killarney, follow all the signs for the N71 for Kenmare in order to bypass the town of Killarney. Following the N71, the INEC is approx. 1.5 km from the town centre on the left-hand side beside The Gleneagle Hotel.


The following are the driving directions from Dublin Airport to INEC:
(approx. 4.5 hours (189 miles/305km))

As you leave Dublin Airport, follow signs for Way Out, as you meet junctions, take signs for N1 or M1.

Once on the M1, stay on motorway until you see signs for Exit 9 to the M50 and follow signs for Cork or The South.

Take the exit off the motorway for Cork (50 miles approx. from the Airport).

At Mitchelstown take the N73 to Mallow and then the N72 through Rathmore. At the junction with the N22, turn right and, continuing on the N22, follow the signs to Killarney.

As you come into Killarney, follow all the signs for the N71 for Kenmare in order to bypass the town of Killarney. Following the N71, the INEC is approx. 1.5 km from the town centre on the left-hand side beside The Gleneagle Hotel.