What makes Keystone Symposia conferences different?
Keystone Symposia convenes dynamic, open, peer-reviewed conferences on the exciting new frontiers of life science. Whether you are a geneticist, an immunologist or virtually any other type of life science investigator, and whether you are from academia, industry or the government/nonprofit sector, we think you will find the experience of attending a Keystone Symposia meeting valuable and memorable.
There are many distinguishing features of Keystone Symposia conferences.
Interactions easily occur due to the relatively small size of the meetings and the relaxed venues where they are held.
High-quality, late-breaking science is presented in a non-commercial atmosphere.
New, often cross-disciplinary collaborations are forged during social hours and free time.
Recreational experiences in beautiful settings refresh the mind and inspire creative, new thinking and direction.
Newer investigators receive mentoring, gain feedback and exposure during poster sessions, and can be selected to give short talks.
For the 2011 meeting season,92%of participants rated the Keystone Symposia meeting quality “Excellent” or “Very Good” in a survey completed by approximately 33% of all attendees.
77%of survey respondents agreed that they had made a useful contact, 66% that their participation resulted in saving research time or money or accelerated reaching a research objective,85%that the meeting facilitated interactions between junior and senior investigators, and94%that they learned a usable idea or new technique.
Please note that registration is open without invitation. While not required, submitting an abstract and presenting a poster are encouraged as great ways to participate most fully in a Keystone Symposia meeting. Please review our upcoming season meeting portfolio and contact us if we can answer any questions you may have. We look forward to welcoming you soon at one of our conferences.
Here are some comments recent participants have made about Keystone Symposia conferences: