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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
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: #KSfibrosis

Injury, Inflammation and Fibrosis (C8)

Scientific Organizers: Tatiana Kisseleva, Michael Karin and Andrew M. Tager


March 26—30, 2017

Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, Utah, USA


Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Theravance Biopharma


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 28, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 9, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 23, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C8 "Injury, Inflammation and Fibrosis" 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 28, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 28, 2016 until January 9, 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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November 28, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 23, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 23, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 23, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 23, 2017 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: November 28, 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 January 9, 2017)

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: November 28, 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: January 9, 2017


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 28, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 23, 2017


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.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 26 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 30 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 31 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Ballroom Lobby
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom Lobby

MONDAY, MARCH 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Michael Karin, University of California, San Diego, USA
Inflammation in NASH

09:00—11:15
Predisposition to Fibrosis: Genetic and Epigenetic Contributions to Fibrosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Quentin Anstee, Newcastle University, UK
The Genetics of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Coffee Break

David A. Schwartz, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Genetic Disease that Involves Mucociliary Dysfunction of the Peripheral Airways

Katalin Susztak, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Integrative Analysis of Metabolic and Genetic Settings in Chronic Kidney Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
17:00—19:00
Getting Fibrosis Started: Epithelial Senescence and/or Injury
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Joseph V. Bonventre, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Maladaptive Proximal Tubule Repair: KIM-1 and Epithelial Cell Cycle Arrest and Senescence

Mary Armanios, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Telomere Dysfunction Causes Alveolar Stem Cell Failure

Pura Munoz Canoves, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Senescence of the Muscle Stem Cell Population in Injured Aged Muscles

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
08:00—11:00
Shaping Fibrotic Responses: The Role of Inflammation in Tissue Repair
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Thomas A. Wynn, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Potential Pitfalls of Anti-Fibrotic Therapy: Inflammation and Failed Regeneration

Frederic Geissmann, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Environment Regulates Pro-Inflammatory and Pro-Fibrogenic Macrophages.

Coffee Break

Shizuo Akira, Osaka University, Japan
Critical Role of Trib1 in Differentiation of Tissue-Resident M2-Like Macrophages

Gyongyi Szabo, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Inter-Relationship between TLR Signaling and Inflammasome Activation in NASH

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
17:00—19:00
Creating The Scar: Factors Regulating Systemic Responses to Fibrosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Natalie J. Torok, University of California, Davis, USA
NADPH Oxidases in Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Shannon J. Turley, Genentech, Inc., USA
Regulation of Leukocyte Function and Spatiality by Stromal Determinants

Rob Knight, University of California, San Diego, USA
Microbiome Regulates Inflammation and Fibrosis

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
08:00—11:00
Amplifying Fibrosis: Activation of Fibrogenic Myofibroblasts
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Dean Sheppard, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Molecular Signatures of Collagen Producing Cells in Multiple Models of Pathologic Tissue Fibrosis

Rebecca G. Wells, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Amplifying Fibrosis in the Extrahepatic Bile Ducts

Coffee Break

Tatiana Kisseleva, University of California, San Diego, USA
Origin of Myofibroblasts in Fibrotic Liver

Lester F. Lau, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
The Matricellular Protein CCN1 in Tissue Injury Repair

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
17:00—19:00
Tumor-Associated Stroma: Parallels with Fibrosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
Gian Paolo Dotto, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Mesenchymal Stroma: Primary Determinant and Therapeutic Target for Epithelial Cancer

Holger Willenbring, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Hepatic Reprogramming of Myofibroblasts as a Therapeutic Strategy for Liver Fibrosis

Andrew D. Rhim, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Pancreatic Cancer Stroma: A Loud, Crowded, and Complex Field

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
08:00—11:00
Halting Fibrosis: Inducing Regression of Fibrosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 1-3
David A. Brenner, University of California, San Diego Health Sciences, USA
Myofibroblast Reversion to an Inactive Phenotype during Regression of Liver Fibrosis

Andrew M. Tager, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Myofibroblast Bh3 Profiling and Resistance to Apoptosis

Coffee Break

Jörg H.W. Distler, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Targeting TGFbeta-Dependent Fibroblast Activation

Erwin F. Wagner, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Spain
Fra-2/AP-1 Mediates Fibroblast Activation and Fibrosis Development

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
17:00—18:45
New Directions in Patient Evaluation and Treatment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 2-3
Robert Lafyatis, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Biomarkers for Acceleration of Drug Discovery in Systemic Sclerosis

David Shapiro, Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Therapeutics Bile Acids - Longer Levers in Liver Disease?

Jeremy S. Duffield, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, USA
MicroRNAs as Potential Therapeutic Targets in Fibrotic Diseases

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Ballroom 2-3
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom 1-2
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Ballroom 1-2

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Theravance Biopharma
 

We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Charles River

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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