NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
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: #KSmalaria

Malaria: From Innovation to Eradication (B5)

Scientific Organizers: Marcel Tanner, Sarah K. Volkman, Marcus V.G. Lacerda and Salim Abdulla


February 19—23, 2017

Speke Resort & Conference Centre, Kampala, Uganda


Organized in collaboration with MESA — Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance. 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.

Scientists, Postdocs and Students Conducting Research in Uganda...
Click here for information about applying for a registration subsidy.

DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Sep 20, 2016 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 19, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 19, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 20, 2016 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-B5 "Malaria: From Innovation to Eradication" conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 19, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 19, 2016 until January 5, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 19, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 20, 2016 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 20, 2016 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 20, 2016 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 20, 2016 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 19, 2016


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 November 29, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: September 20, 2016


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: October 19, 2016


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: November 29, 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 October 19, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20, 2016


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.

Keystone Symposia has received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to subsidize a limited number of registration fees for local scientists, students and post-doctoral associates to attend and participate in this Keystone Symposia conference.

Who can Apply: Scientists, students and post-doctoral fellows from the local region. This money is intended to enable individuals with financial need to attend the meeting who would not otherwise be able to participate. This support is for registration fees only. The awardee must arrange for their own transportation, accommodation and food expenses.

How to Apply: Send an email to awards@keystonesymposia.org with the following information: Name, Occupation, Degree, Institute, Area of Research or study, and a short statement explaining why attending this meeting would benefit your research, training, or career goals.

Deadline: Midnight US Mountain Time (MST) on November 17, 2016

We look forward to receiving your application. All applications will receive email confirmation of receipt. Awardees will be assisted in the registration process. Declined applications will receive notice in advance of the discounted registration deadline.

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:

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Keystone Symposia Travel - FAQs



Entebbe International Airport (EBB) is the recommended airport for this conference. For specific airport information, visit Entebbe Airport.



To reserve ground transportation between the Entebbe Airport and Speke Resort, please email your arrival and departure date, time and airline to Flavia at reservations@spekeresort.com. (You may also email to: Spekeresort@spekeresort.com)

The cost is $50.00 per trip for up to 4 people, including VAT. Remember to mention Keystone Symposia in order to receive the discounted rate—the regular rate is $53/person person/per trip.

The trip takes approximately one hour.

After clearing customs, attendees will be met by staff holding a sign that says SPEKE RESORT MUNYONYO.



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.

Please note that this conference location poses certain important travel considerations! To access information regarding Uganda travel requirements and suggestions, visit: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/uganda.htm
A certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccine is required to travel to Uganda. For a complete list of the recommended and required vaccinations, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at:
CDC Health Information for Travelers to Uganda and
CDC Traveler Information Center

VISA NOTE: Uganda Visa fees for both visitors and business travelers are as follows:

  • Short stay up to three months - USD50.00
  • Six Month Visa - USD100.00
  • Twelve Month Visa - USD200.00
Passengers can still obtain visas on arrival at Entebbe.

HEALTH NOTE:
Visitors should take Malaria precautions. It is advisable to drink bottled water - available in all areas of the country - rather than tap water.

Additional information can be found at Project Visa.

To locate an Embassy near you, click here.