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Autophagy (S6)

Scientific Organizers: Patricia Boya, Felix Randow and Masaaki Komatsu


October 4—8, 2020

INEC Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*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.


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Scholarship Deadline:

*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:

*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 )

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 6, 2020

*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.

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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, October 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Eric H. Baehrecke, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Autophagy and Cell Death

09:00—11:15
New Insights in Molecular Regulation of Autophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Noboru Mizushima, University of Tokyo, Japan
Molecular Regulation of Autophagosome Formation

Coffee Break

David C. Rubinsztein, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, UK
Platforms for Autophagosome Assembly

Phyllis I. Hanson, University of Michigan, USA
Endolysosomal Damage

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Non-Canonical Forms of Autophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Tassula Proikas-Cezanne, University of Tuebingen, Germany
WIPI Proteins

Jennifer Martinez, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Non-Canonical Autophagy Mediates Immunotolerant Mechanisms

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Selective Forms of Autophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Ana Maria Cuervo, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Chaperone Mediated Autophagy

Ivan Dikic, Goethe University Medical School, Germany
ER-Phagy

Coffee Break

Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Mitophagy

Anne Simonsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Regulation of Autophagy by Lipid-Binding Proteins

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Targeting Autophagy to Treat Human Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Leon O. Murphy, Casma Therapeutics, USA
New Drugs Modulating Autophagy

Martin McMahon, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
Combined Targeting of RAS Signaling Plus Autophagy as a Future Treatment Strategy for Cancer

Herbert (Skip) W. Virgin, Vir Biotechnology, USA
New Therapies for Infectious Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
From Model Systems to Translation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Speaker to be Announced

Alicia Melendez, Queens College - CUNY, USA
Autophagy in Development and Aging

Coffee Break

Ann Belien, Rejuvenate Biomed, Belgium
Strategies to Delay Age-Related Functional Decline

Patricia Boya, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, CSIC, Spain
Autophagy in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Autophagosomes and Lysosomes: From Biogenesis to Degradation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Rosa Puertollano, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, USA
Mechanisms of Lysosomal Response to Stress

Fulvio Reggiori, University Medical Centre Groningen, Netherlands
Molecular Regulation of Autophagosome Formation

Claudine Kraft, University of Freiburg, Germany
Molecular Mechanisms of Autophagosome Formation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Autophagy and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Felix Randow, Medical Research Council, UK
Autophagy and Bacterial Infection

Beth Levine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Autophagy and Inflammation

Coffee Break

Guido Kroemer, Cordeliers Research Center, France
Autophagy and Obesity

Masaaki Komatsu, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan
Autophagy in Liver Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Autophagy and Aging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

Katja Simon, University of Oxford, UK
Autophagy in Immune Differentiation and Senescence

Hong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Autophagy Regulation in C elegans

Martin Graef, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging, Germany
Autophagy and Cellular Aging

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/04/2020

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

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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