Cancer Stem Cells: Advances in Biology and Clinical Translation (T2)

Scientific Organizers: Irene Oi Lin Ng, Xin Wei Wang and Dean G. Tang


October 13—17, 2019

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong


Organized in collaboration with the Croucher Foundation and The University of Hong Kong


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Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

Scientists, students and post-doctoral associates that reside in South East Asia
Click here for information about applying for a registration subsidy.

** Registration currently unavailable **



Discounted Abstract Deadline: July 9, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

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 August 14, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: July 9, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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: July 9, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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: August 14, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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 July 9, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 14, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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 some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo 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, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

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 any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.

Keystone Symposia has received funding from the Croucher Foundation and The University of Hong Kong 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 associates that reside in South East Asia.

This award 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: Email awards@keystonesymposia.org with the following information:
Name, Occupation, Current Degree, Institute Attending or Current Employment, 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 Thursday, August 22, 2019

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.

Services

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

For all medical emergencies call the front desk of your hotel or dial 999. These numbers are for your convenience and not in place of other medical services.
Pharmacy Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Several pharmacies are within a 3-5 minute walk of the Hotel Jen and/or the Lecture Centre. Please inquire with the hotel concierge or the visitor and information centre to locate one.
Emergency Room Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Queen Mary Hospital has an emergency room and is located 3.5 km away at 102 Pok Ful Lam Rd. High West, Hong Kong.
Hospital Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Queen Mary Hospital is located 3.5 km away at 102 Pok Ful Lam Rd. High West, Hong Kong.

For information on sharing childcare, visit our Childcare Bulletin Board.
Child Care Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Childcare can be arranged directly with the hotel staff and their enrolled and registered childcare professionals on an hourly basis. Please reach out to them via email dutymanager.hjhk@hoteljen.com or reservations.hjhk@hoteljen.com to inquire further.

Wireless Access Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Unlimited, free, high speed WiFI is available throughout the Hotel Jen and the Lecture Centre.
Business Center Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Both the Hotel Jen and the Lecture Centre (University of Hong Kong) have business facilities to use. Fees may apply.
Computer / Printer Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Printing Services: MBE Print Shop is located about 3 km from the Hotel Jen. Upload your poster file and print on location so you don't have to travel with your poster.
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.