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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.

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  • Scholarship 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.


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.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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Scientists, Postdocs and Students Conducting Research in Uganda...
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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 13, 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.

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, February 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:15, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Calabash Lounge

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
09:00—09:15
Opening Remarks

Jimmy Opigo†, National Malaria Control Programme Manager, Uganda

09:15—10:00
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Pedro L. Alonso, World Health Organization, Switzerland
The Science Needed to Reach our Goals for Malaria Elimination

10:00—12:15
Identifying, Characterizing the Reservoir and Measuring Transmission
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Salim Abdulla, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Towards Tackling Asymptomatics in Africa

Coffee Break

Chris Drakeley, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Malaria Transmission: Characterizing and Emptying the Reservoir

Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri, Mahidol University, Thailand
Transmission Stages in Human Malaria

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

12:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Victoria Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Victoria Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Victoria Ballroom
17:00—19:00
Modeling and Mobility
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Abdisalan Mohamed Noor, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Malaria Surveillance as Intervention along the Pathway to Elimination

Hannah Slater, Imperial College, UK
Modelling Malaria Elimination Strategies in Zambia

Stephan Karl, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Ability of Different Markers of Exposure to Detect Residual 'Pockets' of Transmission

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.

Victoria Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Victoria Ballroom

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
09:00—12:00
Combining and Tailoring Intervention Packages for Elimination Settings
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Kamini Mendis†, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Talk Title to be Announced

Caterina Guinovart, Barcelona Institute for Global Health/PATH Collaboration, Spain
Different Drug Administration Strategies and Reactive Case Investigation in Sub Saharan Africa

Coffee Break

Melissa Penny, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Optimising New Malaria Interventions and Intervention Mixes for Different Settings

Lisa J. White, Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Thailand
Putting Programmers into Programs: Modelling and Capacity Building in Malaria Control programs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Victoria Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Victoria Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Victoria Ballroom
17:00—19:00
Biological Systems and Health Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Marcus V.G. Lacerda, Tropical Medicine Foundation Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado, Brazil
Antimalarial Drugs Challenges for Malaria Eradication

Irene Misuka Masanja, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Understanding Access and Delivery - Responding to Efficacy Decay

Kathryn W. Roberts, Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco, Namibia
Surveillance as an Intervention: Geo-Spatial Approaches to Identify and Target Malaria Transmission

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

Victoria Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Victoria Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
09:00—12:00
Tools for Elimination
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Kelly Chibale, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Targeting the Plasmodia at Multiple Lifecycle stages: A Chemotherapy Approach towards Malaria Eradication

John Lucas, Sumitomo Chemical Company, UK
Meeting the Challenge of Insecticide Resistance

Coffee Break

Stephen L. Hoffman, Sanaria, USA
Rationale and Plans for Using a PfSPZ-Based Vaccine in Malaria Parasite Elimination Campaigns

Louis Schofield, James Cook University, Australia
Vaccines to Interrupt Transmission

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Victoria Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Victoria Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Victoria Ballroom
17:00—19:15
Tackling the Mosquito Vector
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Charles Wondji, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Complex Genomic Evolution of Insecticide Resistance in Malaria Vectors: A Challenge for Vector Control

Krijn Paaijmans, ISGlobal, Spain
On Mosquitoes and Headless Chickens: Entomological Intelligence on the Road to Malaria Elimination

Rhoel R. Dinglasan, University of Florida, USA
From Discovery to Implementation: Interventions that Block Malaria Parasite Transmission at the Bite

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:15—20:15
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Victoria Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Victoria Ballroom

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

08:00—09:00
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
09:00—12:00
Understanding Parasite Interactions with Human and Mosquito Hosts
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Sarah K. Volkman, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Leveraging Genomics to Advance the Malaria Elimination Agenda

Abdoulaye Djimdé, University of Science, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako, Mali
Significant Different Levels of Artemisinin Monotherapy Efficacy on P. Falciparum in Mali

Coffee Break

Didier Menard, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Cambodia
Artemisinin and Drug Partner Resistance: From Phenotype to Genotype

Alfred Cortes Closas, ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Epigenetic Variation in Malaria Parasites: Sex, Drugs, and ... Adaptation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Victoria Ballroom
17:00—18:15
Surveillance Strategies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Moses R. Kamya, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Impact of Malaria Control Interventions in Uganda

Valentina Buj, UNICEF, Kenya
Innovations in Malaria Service Delivery to Accelerate Progress towards Malaria Elimination

18:15—19:00
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
Marcel Tanner, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Global Travel, Migration, Impact and Risks of Malaria Re-Introduction

19:00—19:15
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2017

Victoria Ballroom
19:15—20:15
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Victoria Ballroom
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.

Victoria Ballroom

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation MESA — Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance

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 in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Sanaria Inc.


Sumitomo Chemical Company


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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If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Assistant Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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Phone:+1 970-262-2676