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    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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HIV and Co-Infections: Pathogenesis, Inflammation and Persistence (X8)

joint with the meeting on Tuberculosis: Translating Scientific Findings for Clinical and Public Health Impact (X7)

Scientific Organizers: Irini Sereti, Nicolas Chomont and Michaela Müller-Trutwin


April 15—19, 2018

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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

DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Nov 14, 2017 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 13, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 13, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 11, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-X8 "HIV and Co-Infections: Pathogenesis, Inflammation and Persistence" 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 December 13, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 13, 2017 until January 11, 2018 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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December 13, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 15, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 15, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 15, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 15, 2018 895.00 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 13, 2017


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 11, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: November 14, 2017


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: December 13, 2017


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 11, 2018


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 December 13, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 15, 2018


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 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, April 15 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 19 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Macdonald Foyer

MONDAY, APRIL 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Frontenac
08:00—09:30
Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald Ballroom
Bruce D. Walker, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
New Insights into HIV Pathogenesis: Implications for New Therapeutic Strategies

Gavin J. Churchyard, Aurum Institute NPC, South Africa
Translating TB Science to Impact the Epidemic

Coffee Break

09:50—11:45
Off to a Strong Start: Lessons from Acute HIV Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Thumbi Ndung'u, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Acute HIV Infection, the South Africa Experience

Lydie Trautmann, US Military HIV Research Program, USA
T Cell Responses in Acutely Infected Young Men in Thailand

John Frater, University of Oxford, UK
Predictors of Outcome in Acute HIV Infection

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:50—11:45
Prospects for Epidemic Control and the Scientific Insights Required
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Richard E. Chaisson, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Treatment of Latent TB for Epidemic Control

Carole D. Mitnick, Harvard Medical School, USA
Taking New Drugs to the Clinic - Designing MDR Clinical Trials

Mark Hatherill, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Translating Transcriptomic Insights into Clinical Tools

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Frontenac
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Frontenac
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: HIV and Metabolism

Macdonald DEF
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: TB Vaccines

Macdonald ABC
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Macdonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
New and Old Players in Mucosal Immunity and their Role in HIV/SIV Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Johan K. Sandberg, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Role of MAIT Cells in HIV Immunopathogenesis

Petronela Ancuta, Centre de Recherche de l'Universite de Montreal, Canada
HIV Persistence in Th17 Cells, Finding New Ways to Cure

Jason M. Brenchley, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Mechanisms Underlying Loss of ILCs in Progressive SIV Infection

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Host Evasion
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Sabine Ehrt, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
MTB Resistance to Host Stress Mechanisms

Jennifer Philips, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Hijacking the Host – Molecular Interactions between Host and Pathogen

Speaker to be Announced

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.

Frontenac
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Frontenac

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Frontenac
08:00—11:00
Innate Responses in HIV and SIV Infection: The Good, the Bad and the Splendid
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Marcus Altfeld, Heinrich-Pette-Institute, Germany
The Gender Gap Persists, at Least in Innate Responses

Michaela Müller-Trutwin, Institut Pasteur, France
Innate Responses in Non-Pathogenic Infection, There Is More

Coffee Break

Teunis B.H. Geijtenbeek, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Innate Responses by Dendritic Cells in HIV Infection -A Role in Pathogenesis

Rafick-Pierre Sékaly, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Interferon in HIV Pathogenesis and Viral Persistence

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Drug Tolerance and Resistance
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Eric J. Rubin, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Chemical Genetic Interactions to Define Drug Activity

Bree B. Aldridge, Tufts University, USA
Live Cell Imaging to Investigate Drug Tolerance

Coffee Break

Luiz Pedro Carvalho, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Metabolomics Approaches to Decipher Mechanisms of Antibiotic Tolerance

Hesper Rego, Yale Medical School, USA
Exploring the Molecular Basis of Pathogen Heterogeneity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Frontenac
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Frontenac
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: HIV, TB and other Co-Infections (Joint)

Macdonald Ballroom
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: HIV, TB and Other Co-Infections (Joint)

Macdonald Ballroom
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Macdonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
New Insights in Pathogenesis: Tissue is the Issue
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Michael R. Betts, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Lymphocyte Trafficking in HIV infection

Melissa J. Churchill, Burnet Institute for Medical Research, Australia
HIV Infection and the CNS: Impact on Cure

Daniel C. Douek, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
HIV Reservoirs in Lymph Nodes

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Immune-Pathogen Interaction: Containment or Progression?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Bryan D. Bryson, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Mechanisms of Bacterial Killing at the Level of the Single Macrophage

Christina L. Stallings, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
How MTB Determines the Immune Response and Pathogenesis

David M. Lewinsohn, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
MAIT Cell Responses to the TB Metabolome and Implications for Vaccine Development

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.

Frontenac
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Frontenac

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Frontenac
08:00—11:00
HIV and TB: Double Trouble (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald Ballroom
Graeme Meintjes, University of Cape Town, South Africa
TB-IRIS Pathogenesis

Gregory Bisson, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Pathogenesis of Lung Injury in HIV/TB

Coffee Break

Irini Sereti, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Role of Co-Infections in HIV Inflammation and Persistence

Henry Charles Mwandumba, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
HIV and TB Co-Infection: A View from the Lungs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Frontenac
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Frontenac
14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: (HIV) Immune Therapies for HIV/SIV Control and Eradication

Macdonald DEF
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: MTB Growth and Death

Macdonald ABC
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Macdonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
HIV and Co-infections: Dangerous Liaison
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Andrea Lynn Cox, Johns Hopkins University, USA
HIV and HCV

Victor Appay, INSERM U1135, France
Immune Aging and Co-Infections in HIV

Elena Martinelli, Population Council, USA
Role of Herpes Simplex in HIV Transmission

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
The Cellular, Anatomical and Pathological Niches of TB Infection and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
JoAnne L. Flynn, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Lesion Dynamics in Macaques

Guy Edward Thwaites, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam
Tuberculosis in the Central Nervous System

Veronique Anne Dartois, Public Health Research Institute, USA
Lesion-Centric Pharmacology to Design New Drug Regimens for Tuberculosis

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.

Frontenac
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Frontenac

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Frontenac
08:00—11:00
HIV Persistence and Latency: The Enemy Within
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
B. Matija Peterlin, University of California, San Francisco, USA
HIV Latency and Reactivation

Nicolas Chomont, Université de Montréal, Canada
HIV Persistence and Aging

Coffee Break

Ya-Chi Ho, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
HIV-1 Viral and Proviral Landscape

James I. Mullins, University of Washington, USA
Maintenance of the HIV Reservoir through Proliferation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
The Genetic Mutability of MTB and its Implications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Sarah M. Fortune, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Genetic Variation in Clinical Isolates

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Stefan Niemann, Research Center Borstel, Germany
Evolution and Transmission of MDR M. tuberculosis Strains

David Alland, Rutgers University - NJMS, USA
Implications of Mutability for Genotypic Drug Resistance Testing

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 4: The Immune Response to TB

Macdonald ABC
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Macdonald Foyer
17:00—18:45
Strategies for HIV Remission and Cure
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
Asier Sáez-Cirión, Institut Pasteur, France
Metabolism and Control of Infection

Romas Geleziunas, Gilead Sciences, Inc., USA
HIV Latency Reversal Agents

Paula M. Cannon, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA
Genetic Strategies for HIV Cure

17:00—18:45
New Frontiers in TB Diagnostics and Treatment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald ABC
Speakers to be Announced

Jane Hill, Dartmouth College, USA
Exhaled Breath: A Diagnostic Fluid that also Generates Insight into Pathogenesis

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Macdonald DEF
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

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

Frontenac
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.

Frontenac

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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