Tuberculosis: Immunity and Immune Evasion (A2)

Scientific Organizers: Joel Ernst, Jennifer Philips and Daniel L. Barber


January 16—20, 2020

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, NM, USA


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: Aug 13, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 16, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 19, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-A2 "Tuberculosis: Immunity and Immune Evasion" 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 September 24, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 24, 2019 until December 5, 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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September 24, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 19, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 19, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 19, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 19, 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: September 24, 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 October 16, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 13, 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: September 24, 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: October 16, 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 September 24, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 19, 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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Travel and Transportation



***URGENT TRAVEL INFORMATION***

***ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorization***


Are you visiting the United States from a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country and currently do not possess a visitor’s visa? If so, you will need to complete an official ESTA application by clicking here. You can apply for this for just yourself, or a group of travelers. (To figure out if you are from a VWP county, click here.) In order to complete the application, you will need a valid passport from a VWP country, a valid credit card or PayPal to pay the application fee of $14, and your most recent employment information.

The application generally takes about 15-20 minutes to fill out and you can check the status of the application by visiting the same site you applied at. Please complete the application at least 2 weeks-72 hours before your scheduled arrival date into the United States. ESTAs are normally valid for 2 years unless you receive a new passport or other important information changes.


Due to the constantly changing nature of travel, we urge people to research their own travel requirements. This includes Passport and Visa requirements, documentation for re-entry into country of residence and any other identification needed. Please allow sufficient time in advance of the meeting for processing of all necessary documentation.

Be sure to confirm air and hotel arrangements at least 24 hours in advance of departure. As a reminder, never leave your wallet and passport unattended while traveling, and have photocopies of all identification and credit cards in case of theft or loss.

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Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) is the recommended airport for this conference. For specific airport information, visit Albuquerque Sunport.

You may also fly into Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF); however, this is a smaller airport with fewer flights and is usually more expensive as a result. Santa Fe Municipal Airport

***URGENT TRAVEL INFORMATION***

***ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorization***


Are you visiting the United States from a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country and currently do not possess a visitor’s visa? If so, you will need to complete an official ESTA application by clicking here. You can apply for this for just yourself, or a group of travelers. (To figure out if you are from a VWP country, click here.) In order to complete the application, you will need a valid passport from a VWP country, a valid credit card or PayPal to pay the application fee of $14, and your most recent employment information.

The application generally takes about 15-20 minutes to fill out and you can check the status of the application by visiting the same site you applied at. Please complete the application at least 2 weeks-72 hours before your scheduled arrival date into the United States. ESTAs are normally valid for 2 years unless you receive a new passport or other important information changes.


If you have a late arriving flight or an early take off flight, there may not be transportation to the Eldorado. Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel is located next to the Albuquerque Airport.



For those attendees arriving into Albuquerque Sunport (ABQ) or Santa Fe Airport (SAF), RoadRunneR Shuttle and Charter provides excellent rates and convenient pick up/drop off times to Keystone Symposia attendees. They offer one way transfers to/from Albuquerque Sunport for $36.75 per person 8AM to 8PM and $42.00/person 8PM to 8AM, each way and to/from the Santa Fe Airport for $21 per person 8AM to 8PM and $25.75 8PM to 8AM (with the discount code). Shuttle service requires being able to group at least (4) passengers based on arrival and departure times. Private ride service is available 24 hours daily and Keystone attendees receive a 5% discount. For more information, visit the RoadRunneR Website

To book with discount, start by clicking here.

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express now runs all the way to Santa Fe from the Albuquerque airport and offers day pass rates for $10. Click on the link to purchase tickets online.

Avis provides car rental discounts to Keystone Symposia attendees. To book by phone at the discounted rate, call 800-331-1600 and provide the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number: T487899. Or, book Avis online, and all available vehicles and their discounted rates will display, so you can make your reservation selection easily.


From Albuquerque International Airport

  • From Sunport Blvd., get on Interstate 25 northbound
  • From I-25, take Exit 282A-282B for US-84 N/St. Francis Drive toward US-285 N/Santa Fe Plaza
  • Continue on US-285 N/US-84 W/S St. Francis Drive
  • Turn right onto Cerrillos Road and continue onto Sandoval Street
  • From Sandoval, turn left onto W. San Francisco Street and take the first right into the entrance for Eldorado Hotel & Spa
  • Distance is approximately 65 miles
  • The drive takes approximately 1 hour, depending upon road and traffic conditions

View Map from Albuquerque International Sunport to Eldorado Hotel & Spa

From Santa Fe Municipal Airport
  • Head east toward Aviation Dr
  • Slight left onto Aviation Dr
  • Turn right onto Paseo Real
  • Turn left onto NM-599 N
  • Take the US-84/US-285 S exit toward Santa Fe
  • Slight right onto US-285 S/US-84 E/N St Francis Dr
  • Use the left lane to take the exit toward Museum
  • Continue onto N Guadalupe St
  • Turn left onto W San Francisco St and take the first left into the entrance for Eldorado Hotel & Spa
  • Distance is approximately 13.5 miles
  • The drive takes approximately 18 minutes, depending upon road and traffic conditions

View Map from Santa Fe Municipal Airport to Eldorado Hotel & Spa




Due to the constantly changing nature of travel, we urge people to research their own travel requirements. This includes Passport and Visa requirements, documentation for re-entry into country of residence and any other identification needed. Please allow sufficient time in advance of the meeting for processing of all necessary documentation.

Be sure to confirm air and hotel arrangements at least 24 hours in advance of departure. As a reminder, never leave your wallet and passport unattended while traveling, and have photocopies of all identification and credit cards in case of theft or loss.

When traveling to the United States, be sure to contact your Embassy for current Entry Requirements.

For U.S. Visa information, click here.

To locate an Embassy near you, click here.

***URGENT TRAVEL INFORMATION***

***ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorization***


Are you visiting the United States from a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country and currently do not possess a visitor’s visa? If so, you will need to complete an official ESTA application by clicking here. You can apply for this for just yourself, or a group of travelers. (To figure out if you are from a VWP county, click here.) In order to complete the application, you will need a valid passport from a VWP country, a valid credit card or PayPal to pay the application fee of $14, and your most recent employment information.

The application generally takes about 15-20 minutes to fill out and you can check the status of the application by visiting the same site you applied at. Please complete the application at least 2 weeks-72 hours before your scheduled arrival date into the United States. ESTAs are normally valid for 2 years unless you receive a new passport or other important information changes.