NOTES:
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: #KSdiabetes

New Therapeutics for Diabetes and Obesity (G1)

Scientific Organizers: Richard D. DiMarchi, Matthias H. Tschöp and Nancy A. Thornberry


April 17—20, 2016

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla, California, USA


Sponsored by Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Janssen R&D: Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Inc., Novo Nordisk A/S and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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.

** Registration currently unavailable **



Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 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 January 19, 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 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: January 19, 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 16, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 16, 2016


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.

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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San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the recommended airport for this conference. For specific airport information, visit San Diego International Airport.

San Diego International Airport is about 30 minutes by car from Estancia La Jolla.



SHARED RIDE SHUTTLES:
Super Shuttle offers shared rides from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Estancia La Jolla at $17 per person, one way or $34 for a round trip. Shared ride services can make multiple stops before arriving at the hotel. To book please visit Super Shuttle or call 1-800-Blue-Van and use code 9BYZZ to receive our prearranged group discount. Reservations are required to receive the group rate.

TAXI:
For reference, taxi fare from the airport to the hotel is generally around $50-$55. If your party contains 3 people it is probably more economical to take a taxi than a shuttle.

PRIVATE CHARTERED SERVICES:
Super Shuttle also offers a variety of private chartered services in vans, SUVs, and sedans with direct non-stop transfers from the airport to the hotel with rates starting as low $64 one way. To book please visit Super Shuttle or call 1-800-Blue-Van and use code 9BYZZ to receive our prearranged group discount. Reservations are required to receive the group rate.

The Estancia La Jolla works closely with a town car/limousine service called Torrey Pines Limousine to provide a discounted flat rate of $55 to/from the airport. To arrange a pick up time, please contact them at 858-997-6866.

Avis provides car rental discounts to Keystone Symposia attendees. To book by phone at the discounted rate, call 800-331-1600 and provide your Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number: T487899. Click on this link to book Avis online.


From the city of San Diego or San Diego International Airport

  • Drive north on Interstate 5 and take exit 29 (Genesee Ave)
  • Turn left onto Genesee, which passes over Interstate 5 and follow for about 1 mile.
  • Turn Left onto North Torrey Pines Rd. and continue for .7 mile.
  • Turn right into the Estancia La Jolla parking and valet area.



  • 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.

    When traveling to the United States, be sure to contact your Embassy for current Entry Requirements.

    For U.S. Visa information, click here.

    To locate an Embassy near you, click here.