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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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Progress and Pathways Toward an Effective HIV Vaccine (J6)

joint with the meeting on Emerging Technologies in Vaccine Discovery and Development (J5)

Scientific Organizers: M. Juliana McElrath, Pamela J. Bjorkman and Beatrice H. Hahn


January 28—February 1, 2018

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Sponsored by Pfizer Inc.
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: Aug 29, 2017 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 4, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 4, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 2, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 6, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-J6 "Progress and Pathways Toward an Effective HIV Vaccine" 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 4, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 4, 2017 until November 2, 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 4, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 6, 2017 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 6, 2017 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 6, 2017 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 6, 2017 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: October 4, 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 November 2, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 29, 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: October 4, 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: November 2, 2017


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 4, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 6, 2017


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, January 28 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Van Horne Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Michel C. Nussenzweig, HHMI/Rockefeller University, USA
The HIV Vaccine Problem

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Penny M. Heaton, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

09:00—11:15
Laying the Foundation for an HIV Vaccine
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Dennis R. Burton, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
HIV-1 Envelope and B Cell Interactions

Coffee Break

Barton F. Haynes, Duke University Medical Center, USA
B Cell Lineage Pathways to Broad Neutralization

M. Juliana McElrath, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Early Concepts to Advanced Stage HIV Clinical Studies

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:00—11:15
New Tools in Antigen/Vaccine Discovery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Ali Salanti, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Demonstration of Next Generation VLP Platforms to Enable Induction of High Titered and Long Lived Functional Antibody Responses against Complex Antigens

Coffee Break

Nicholas Jackson, Sanofi Pasteur, France
Novel Antigen Design and Functional Immune Assessments

Rafick-Pierre Sékaly, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Systems Biology and Vaccine Discovery

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Assessing Immunogenicity in Animal to Predict Outcomes in Humans

Van Horne A/B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Structural Immunology Guiding Vaccine Development (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Pamela J. Bjorkman, California Institute of Technology, USA
Engineering Antibodies against HIV-1

Jason S. McLellan, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, USA
Structural and Molecular Basis for Virus Neutralization by Protective Human Antibodies

Andrew B. Ward, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Rational Vaccine Design: Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Antibody-Mediated Protection

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mezzanine 2

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Germinal Centers, B/T Cell Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Shane Crotty, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Assessing the Engines of Affinity Maturation: Germinal Centers and Tfh Cells

Gabriel D. Victora, Rockefeller University, USA
Antibody Affinity Maturation in Germinal Centers

Coffee Break

Facundo D. Batista, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
B Cell Activation and Antibody Production

Garnett H. Kelsoe, Duke University and Medical Center, USA
Clonal Selection and B Cell Maturation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
New Platforms for Active Immunization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Klaus Früh, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
CMV Vectored Vaccines for Eliciting Cellular Immunity

Kathrin U. Jansen, Pfizer, USA
Manufacturing Bacterial Vaccines

Coffee Break

Richard Malley, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Generating Broad B- and T-Cell Immunity via the Multiple Antigen Presenting System (MAPS)

Anton P. Middelberg, University of Queensland, Australia
Bio-Engineering Virus-Like Particles as Vaccines

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Lessons Learned from Efficacy Studies

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

Van Horne A/B
David Kaslow, PATH, USA
Just-in-Time and Just-in-Case Vaccines Approaches to Epidemic Preparedness

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Model Systems for HIV Vaccine Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
George M. Shaw, University of Pennsylvania, USA
New SHIV Models of NAb Elicitation and Virus-Antibody Coevolution

Pia Dosenovic, Rockefeller University, USA
Mouse Models to Screen Neutralizing Antibody Induction

Andres Finzi, CRCHUM / Université de Montréal, Canada
Impact of Env Conformation on ADCC Responses

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
New Platforms for Passive Immunizations
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
JoAnn A. Suzich, MedImmune, USA
Multi-Mechanistic Monoclonal-Antibody-Based Approaches for Passive Prophylaxis

Alejandro Balazs, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Vectored Antibody Gene Delivery for the Prevention or Treatment of Infectious Diseases

Davide Corti†, Humabs BioMed SA, Switzerland
Broad-Spectrum, High Potency Fully Human Monoclonal Antibodies for Passive Immunization

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mezzanine 2

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
New Tools in Interrogating Human Immune Responses (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Bette Tina Marie Korber, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Computational Tools for Antigen Selection

William H. Robinson, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Sequencing the Functional Antibody and T Cell Repertoires

Coffee Break

Louis J. Picker, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Immune Programming with CMV Vectors

Anna P. Durbin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Characterizing the Cellular and Humoral Response of Human Volunteers Challenged with Live Attenuated Viruses

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Young Investigators, Vaccine Evaluation

Van Horne C
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
New Insights into HIV Transmission and Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Beatrice H. Hahn, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Determinants of HIV-1 Transmission Fitness

Stuart J. Neil, King's College London, UK
Resistance of Transmitted Founder HIV-1 to IFITM-Mediated Restriction

Lynn Morris, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa
Vaccine-Induced Protection Against Clade C HIV-1 Variants Prospects for an HIV-1 Vaccine

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
New Approaches in Vaccine Clinical Trial Design
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Thomas Evans, TomegaVax, USA
Mathematical Modeling Human Immune Responses to Design more Efficient Vaccine Clinical Development

Ashley J. Birkett, PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Fractional Vaccine Dose Regimens to Improve Efficacy

Ira M. Longini, Jr.†, University of Floridia, USA
Clinical Trial Designs for Use during Public Health Emergencies of International Concern

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.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mezzanine 2

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Induction of Broad Neutralizing Antibodies by Vaccination
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Leonidas Stamatatos, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Inducing Germline Precursor B Cells for CD4-Binding Site Antibodies

John R. Mascola, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Immunization Strategies to Elicit HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies

Coffee Break

William Schief, IAVI and The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Toward Elicitation of Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies by Germline-Targeted Priming and Structure-Guided Boosting

Rogier W. Sanders, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
Trimeric HIV-1 Envelope Immunogens

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
New Tools in Vaccine Manufacturing and Product Analytics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Sangeetha L. Sagar, Sanofi Pasteur, USA
Advances and Challenges in Vaccine Development and Manufacture

Mads Laustsen†, Symphogen A/S, Denmark
Developing and Manufacturing High Quality Monoclonal Antibody Mixtures

Coffee Break

James N. Thomas, Just Biotherapeutics, USA
Low-Cost Manufacturing and more Stable Immunobiologics for Use in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Ann L. Lee, Genentech, Inc., USA
Smart Bioprocessing Strategies for Immunobiologics

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: How Best to Meet the Increasing Challenges Faced in Vaccine Development

Van Horne A/B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—18:45
Antibodies as Immunoprophylaxis and Treatment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
Marina F. Caskey, Rockefeller University, USA
Effects of Potent Broad Neutralizing Antibody Combinations in Humans

Julie Ledgerwood, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Clinical Effects of VRC01 vs VRC01LS mAbs

David Ho, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, USA
Engineering HIV-Neutralizing Bispecific Antibodies

17:00—18:45
New Tools in Vaccine Formulation and Delivery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne A/B
Nathalie Garçon, Bioaster, France
Adjuvants: From 1920 to 2018 and Beyond

Speaker to be Announced

Mark C. Poznansky, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Accelerated T Cell Vaccine Development for Q Fever

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

Van Horne C
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/28/2017

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

Mezzanine 2
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.

Mezzanine 2

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pfizer Inc.

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