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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: #KSconnect

Connectomics (X2)

joint with the meeting on Synapses and Circuits: Formation, Function and Dysfunction (X1)

Scientific Organizers: Olaf Sporns, Danielle Bassett and Jeremy Freeman


March 5—8, 2017

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited


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

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 3, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 3, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 18, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-X2 "Connectomics" 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 3, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 3, 2016 until December 18, 2016 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 3, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2017 745.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2017 895.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2017 520.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2017 670.00 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 3, 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 December 18, 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: November 3, 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: December 18, 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 November 3, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 11, 2017


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.
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 5 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, March 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, March 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Eldorado Lounge

MONDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado Grand Ballroom
Hollis T. Cline, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Wiring Circuits in the Visual System

Hongkui Zeng, Allen Institute for Brain Science, USA
Cell Type-Based Brain-Wide Connectomics

Coffee Break

09:50—11:00
Building Connectomes at Micro, Meso and Macroscales
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Moritz Helmstaedter, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Germany
Cellular-Resolution Connectomics

Alard Roebroeck, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Imaging Human Connectome Networks at the Mesoscale

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:50—11:45
Cell Types of the Nervous System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
Paola Arlotta, Harvard University, USA
Cell Fate Determination and Maintenance in Mammalian Cortex

Arnold R. Kriegstein, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Developmental Lineages Contributing to Neuronal Diversity in the Human Cortex

Jens Hjerling Leffler, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Single Cell Analysis of the Juvenile Brain

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—17:45
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

David D. Ginty, HHMI/Harvard Medical School, USA
The Development and Functional Organization of Touch Circuitry

17:00—19:00
Network Structure and Variability
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Thomas Mrsic-Flogel, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
Principles of Connectivity in Mouse Visual Cortex

Martijn van den Heuvel, UMC Utrecht Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, Netherlands
Hub and Rich Club Organization of the Connectome

Danielle Bassett, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Structural and Functional Network Drivers of Individual Differences in Cognition

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:45—19:00
Cellular Morphogenesis in the Nervous System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
John G. Flanagan, Harvard Medical School, USA
Local Translation in Axon Guidance

Yimin Zou, University of California, San Diego, USA
Signaling Pathways in Growth Cone Guidance and Synapse Formation

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.

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

Anasazi Ballroom

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Patterns of Brain Dynamics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington, USA
Biophysics of Network Computation

Matteo Carandini, University College London, UK
The Effect of Intracortical Connectivity

Coffee Break

Sridevi V. Sarma, Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, USA
Fragility in Epileptic Networks: the Epileptogenic Zone

Michael Breakspear, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Brain Waves: Mechanisms of Metastable Cortical Dynamics

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Synapse Development and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
Jessica A. Cardin, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Michael E. Greenberg, Harvard Medical School, USA
Activity Dependent Plasticity

Coffee Break

Elly Nedivi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Visualizing Synapse Structural Dynamics in vivo

Bernardo L. Sabatini, Harvard Medical School, USA
Activity Dependent Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Behavior and Cognitive Architectures
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Sophie Aimon, University of California San Diego, USA
Probing Large-scale Network Dynamics at High Speed in the Brain of Behaving Flies

Randy McIntosh, University of Toronto, Baycrest Centre, Canada
Moving from Mental States to Mental Processes via Connectome-Based Brain Simulation

Damien Fair, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Typical and Atypical Development of Human Brain Networks

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Support Cells and ECM
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
Cagla Eroglu, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Control of Synaptic Connectivity by Astrocytes

Yi Zuo, University of California of Santa Cruz, USA
Astrocytic Contributions to Synaptic and Learning Abnormalities in a Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome

Tony Koleske, Yale University, USA
Intersection of Adhesion- and Activity-Based Mechanisms in the Control of Synapse Maturation and Stability

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.

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

Anasazi Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—08:45
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Edward T. Bullmore, University of Cambridge, UK
Economical Brain Networks in Health and Disease

08:45—11:15
Big Data Challenges and Integration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Randal Burns, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Data Intensive Applications: The OpenConnectome Project

Coffee Break

Ed Lein, Allen Institute for Brain Science, USA
Linking Transcriptomics and Connectomics: From Gene Expression to Functional Circuits

Paul Thompson, Keck School of Medicine of USC, USA
Mapping Brain Variability and Heritability in Human Populations

Jeremy Freeman, Janelia Farms, USA
Computational Platforms for Large-Scale Neuroscience

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Neural Circuit Development and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
Liqun Luo, Stanford University, USA
Wiring Specificity in Neural Circuit Assembly

Sreekanth Chalasani, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Neuromodulatory Control of Chemosensory Processing in C. elegans

Coffee Break

Kristin Scott, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Feeding decisions in Drosophila

Zhigang He, Children's Hospital, Boston, USA
Rebuilding Functional Circuits after Injury

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—18:45
Computational Models and Theory
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
Petra VĂ©rtes, Cambridge University, UK
Bridging the Gap: From Macro-Scale Connectomics to Micro-Scale Biological Mechanisms

Thomas Dean, Google, USA
Learning Mesoscale Models of Neural Computation

Olaf Sporns, Indiana University, USA
From Connectomics to Network Neuroscience

17:00—18:45
Neuronal Dysfunction Function in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado A
Ricardo E. Dolmetsch, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA
iPSC Models for Drug Discovery for Neurodevelopmental, Psychiatric and Degenerative Disorders

Guo-li Ming, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Modeling 15q11.2 Genetic Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

A. Kimberley McAllister, University of California, Davis, USA
Immune Signaling in Neurons in Schizophrenia and Autism

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Eldorado B
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

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

Anasazi 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.

Anasazi Ballroom

THURSDAY, MARCH 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

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:

CEDARLANE

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



Google Foundation


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

NeuroscientistNews

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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