Skirting Mendel: Non-Classical Mechanisms of Phenotypic Variation, Inheritance and Disease (X4)

joint with the meeting on Higher-Order Chromatin Architecture in Time and Space (X3)

Scientific Organizers: J. Andrew Pospisilik, Anne C. Ferguson-Smith and Ben Lehner


March 15—19, 2020

Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 12, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 12, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 11, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 15, 2020 [details]

If you have missed a deadline due to the US government shutdown, please contact our office.

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-X4 "Skirting Mendel: Non-Classical Mechanisms of Phenotypic Variation, Inheritance and Disease" 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 November 12, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 12, 2019 until December 11, 2019 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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November 12, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 15, 2020 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 15, 2020 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 15, 2020 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 15, 2020 920.00 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.

Apply for a Scholarship



Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 12, 2019

*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 December 11, 2019)

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: November 12, 2019

*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: December 11, 2019

*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 November 12, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 15, 2020

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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 some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo 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, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

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.

Lodging and Hotels


Lodging Notes: Whistler Conference Centre is within walking distance of the accommodations recommended. Attendees should be prepared for cold weather which calls for warm coats, gloves, hats and shoes suitable for walking in snow.

Click here to see a map of the Whistler Village (with various hotels and Conference Centre noted).

Whistler Conference Centre
Whistler, British Columbia Canada


4050 Whistler Way
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
Canada
Phone: 800.515.4050 ask for IN HOUSE reservations or 604.932.1982
Fax: 604.966.5093
reservations@hiltonwhistler.com
Hotel Website


Click here to book your lodging at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

**ALL RESERVATIONS REQUIRE A CREDIT CARD AT THE TIME OF BOOKING AND ONLY RESERVATIONS CANCELLED MORE THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL WILL BE REFUNDED. AFTER THAT TIME THE FULL STAY WILL BE CHARGED TO THE CREDIT CARD ON FILE.**

PLEASE NOTE: Conference lodging for our attendees is only held until January 24, 2020 at which time the hotel rooms are released to the general public. Once released to the public we cannot guarantee availability or the discounted rate! HOWEVER, DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THIS DATE TO BOOK YOUR LODGING! Please book as soon as possible as our conference lodging MAY still sell out before this date!

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference and use group code X3X420 to receive the discounted rate!
Rates are in Canadian dollars.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hilton Hotel Room, single or double $255 CAD per night
Premier Studio, single of double $255 CAD per night
Additional Room Types CALL
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



4308 Main Street
Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4
Canada
Phone: 1-800-268-1133 (In US & Canada) or 604-905-3987
Fax: 604-938-6335
dwv.reservations.sm@deltahotels.com
Hotel Website


Click here to book your lodging at Delta Whistler Village Suites.

PLEASE NOTE: Conference lodging for our attendees is only held until January 31, 2020 at which time the hotel rooms are released to the general public. Once released to the public we cannot guarantee availability or the discounted rate! HOWEVER, DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THIS DATE TO BOOK YOUR LODGING! Please book as soon as possible as our conference lodging MAY still sell out before this date!

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call or email the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending the KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA CONFERENCE to receive the discounted rate!
Complimentary wireless internet is included in the guest room rate.
Rates are in Canadian dollars.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Studio, single of double $243 CAD per night
One Bedroom Condo, single or double $285 CAD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Rates will not decrease for late arrivals or early departures.
Deposit requirements vary from site to site; please confirm directly
with the hotel at the time of booking.