Helminths: New Insights from Immunity to Global Health (T4)

Scientific Organizers: De' Broski Herbert, P'ng Loke, Nicola L. Harris and Frank Brombacher


December 8—12, 2019

Southern Sun Cape Sun, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


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


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jul 9, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Aug 8, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Aug 8, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Oct 10, 2019 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-T4 "Helminths: New Insights from Immunity to Global Health" 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 August 8, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After August 8, 2019 until October 27, 2019 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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August 8, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On October 10, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After October 10, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On October 10, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After October 10, 2019 820.00 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: August 8, 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 September 24, 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: August 8, 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: September 24, 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 August 8, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: October 10, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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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Things to Do

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

African Eagle Day Tours is the leading provider of day tours in South Africa and is offering Keystone Symposia delegates amazing excursions that will truly enhance their meeting experience. From exploring historic landmarks like Robben Island and Table Mountain to cultural visits to traditional townships to marine wildlife encounters with dolphins and penguins, Africa Eagle has tours that fits everyone's schedule, budget and interests. Attendees can book half day and full day outings online that are uniquely arranged and timed by visiting our specially designed page here. If you have any questions about the tours, please email Keenan Mally at: daytours@aecpt.co.za

If you are extending your trip on either side of the conference, check out their full list of offerings. You can book tours on their website.
Not a skier? Suggestion: Ask your Concierge to recommend the best in local activities, entertainment and dining.
Wine Country Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required The Western Cape Region (where Cape Town is located) is one of the most fruitful areas for wine production in the entire world. This area includes the majority of vineyards in South Africa and many tours departing from Cape Town explore these areas. For more information on a tour option, click here.
Boating Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required To fully explore the beautiful peninsula on which Cape town sits and the breathtaking scenery, islands, and wildlife, consider joining a cruise or chartering a boat. For more information, click here to check out popular cruises and boat charter options.
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Cape Towns amazing scenery can best be appreciated on one of their several well maintained hiking and walking trails. For a partial list of recommended trails, click here.
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For the most comprehensive guide to all things to do, see, and experience in Cape Town, click here.
Sightseeing Shuttle/Bus required African Eagle Day Tours is offering Keystone Symposia delegates amazing excursions that will truly enhance their meeting experience. From exploring historic landmarks like Robben Island and Table Mountain to cultural visits to traditional townships to marine wildlife encounters with dolphins and penguins, Africa Eagle has tours that fits everyone's schedule, budget and interests. Attendees can book half day and full day outings online that are uniquely arranged and timed by visiting our specially designed page here. If you have any questions about the tours, please email Keenan Mally at: daytours@aecpt.co.za

If you are extending your trip on either side of the conference, check out their full list of offerings. You can book this full and expanded compliment of tours on their website.

Fitness Center Walking distance Guests at the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel have complimentary use of their well-equipped gym. For more information, click here
Swimming Walking distance The Southern Sun Cape Sun pool is the perfect place to refresh and relax during your stay in Cape Town. For more information, click here
Spa Walking distance The Camelot Spa at Southern Sun Cape Sun brings a sense of tranquility to the hecticness of city life in Cape Town. The spa offers a variety of treatments and takes reservations. For more information and to book a treatment, click here
Aquarium Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Experience the incredible biodiversity of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at one of Cape Town's top tourist attractions, the Two Oceans Aquarium. For more information, click here

Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required From indigenous, folk pieces to modern artwork, South Africa is a proud contributor to the art world. For more information, click here
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Museums in Cape Town range drastically from those that remind visitors of its racially, divided past like Robben Island to beautiful art museums to those that celebrate it's rich cultural heritage like the District Six Museum and the collection of Iziko Houses, Centres, and Museums.
Iziko - Museums of South Africa
Robben Island Museum
More Museums in Cape Town
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required From freshly cut flowers sold in street markets to high end fashion and diamonds, Cape Town has great shopping for all budgets. To check out shopping hot spots, click here.

Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required If you are interested in beer instead of wine, check out A Beer-Lovers Guide to Cape Town that points out all the interesting pubs, breweries, and other tap rooms.
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Food, craft, and clothing markets are plentiful throughout each neighborhood in Cape Town. For example, the famous Greenmarket Square is located just 250 m from the Southern Sun hotel. For more information go to click here.
Dining Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For the most comprehensive guide to the best restaurants in Cape Town, click here.
Coffee Shops Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required For a list of the best coffee shops in Cape Town, click here.
Amounts are in US dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.