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Immunity in Early Life: From the Maternal to the Microbial Environment (Z4)

joint with the meeting on Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

Scientific Organizers: Chris Wilson, Tobias Kollmann and Claire-Anne Siegrist


June 7—11, 2020

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jan 7, 2020 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 6, 2020 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 6, 2020 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 5, 2020 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 7, 2020 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-Z4 "Immunity in Early Life: From the Maternal to the Microbial Environment" 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 February 6, 2020 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 6, 2020 until March 5, 2020 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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February 6, 2020 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 7, 2020 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 7, 2020 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 7, 2020 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 7, 2020 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 6, 2020

*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 March 5, 2020)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: January 7, 2020

*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: February 6, 2020

*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: March 5, 2020

*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 February 6, 2020)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 7, 2020

*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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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, June 7 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, June 11 with a closing plenary session and keynote address from 17:00 to 19:45, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, June 12 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, JUNE 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Joseph (Mike) McCune, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Layered Immunity

09:00—11:15
Maternal-Fetal Immunological Detente (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Tippi MacKenzie, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Maternal-Fetal Tolerance in Healthy and Complicated Pregnancies

Coffee Break

Gil G. Mor, Yale University, USA
Remodeling and Inflammation at the Maternal-Fetal Interface

Adrian Erlebacher, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Epigenetics of Pregnancy and Parturition

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Primary Microbial Colonization and Offspring Development (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Florent Ginhoux, Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore
Learning from Fetal Immunity

Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, Rutgers University, USA
Postnatal Microbiome and Growth

Kjersti Marie Aagaard, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Our Earliest Friends

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.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Innate, Trained and Heterologous Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak
Dorothee Viemann, Hannover Medical School, Germany
Perinatal Innate Immune Programming

Tobias R. Kollmann, University of British Columbia, Canada
Innate Immune Ontogeny

Coffee Break

Mihai G. Netea, Radboud University, Netherlands
Molecular Mechanisms of Trained Immunity

Sabra L. Klein, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Heterologous Immunity and the Impact of Sex on Immune Development

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

08:00—11:00
Maternal Microbiota in Healthy Pregnancy and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
David A. Relman, Stanford University, USA
Microbiome Dynamics During and After Pregnancy

Frederic D. Bushman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
The Microbiome and Virome in Early Life

Coffee Break

Michal A. Elovitz, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Gardnerella Vagnialis Induced Cervical Inflammation

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Bio-Informatics
Big data integration, i.e. mics, including microbiome, use of tools & approaches.

Quandary Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Animal Pregnancy Models: Benefits and Drawbacks

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Ontogeny of Adaptive Immunity: Repertoire and Response
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak
Scott D. Boyd, Stanford University, USA
The Human Adaptive Immune Repertoire in Early Life

Deena L. Gibbons, King's College London, UK
T Cell Development and Function in the Human Neonate

Claire-Anne Siegrist, University of Geneva, Switzerland
B Cell Responses to Infection and Immunization

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

17:00—19:00
Pregnancy Timing, Is there a Parturition Clock?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Carole R. Mendelson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Fetal - Maternal Signaling in the Initiation of Labor

Brice Gaudilliere, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Immunological Clock during Pregnancy

Sarah K. England, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Clock Genes and Parturition Timing

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.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Immune Responses to Infection in Early Life
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak
Jody L. Baron, University of California, San Francisco, USA
HBV

Margaret Feeney, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Fetal Immune Response to Malaria

Coffee Break

Nigel Curtis, University of Melbourne, Australia
The Heterologous Effects of Neonatal BCG Vaccination

Purvesh Khatri, Stanford University, USA
Systems Approaches to Predict and Unravel the Immunobiology of Neonatal Sepsis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

08:00—11:00
The Placenta in Health and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Susan J. Fisher, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Normal and Abnormal Placental Development

Mana M. Parast, University of California, San Diego, USA
Trophoblast Differentiation in Placental Development and Disease

Coffee Break

Kent L. Thornburg, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Maternal Stresses Modify Placental Function and Fetal Growth

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
11:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Novel Platforms and Mechanisms of Inducing Protective Immunity to HIV in Early Life
The Workshop objective is to provide a scientific discussion forum to share emerging insights in the context of promising HIV vaccine candidates, active and passive immunization platforms and immune regulators with a potential to move into clinical trials for the elicitation of protective immunity to HIV in early life.

Quandary Peak
* Anjali Singh, National Institutes of Health, USA

* Kristina De Paris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

* Sallie R. Permar, Duke University Medical Center, USA

* Mary A. Marovich, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Shared Pathophysiology Underlying Common Pregnancy Complications (Stillbirth, Spontaneous Abortion, Prematurity, Preeclampsia)?

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Protecting the Infant through Maternal and Neonatal Immunization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak
Arnaud Marchant, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Maternal Immunization and the Developing Immune System

Ofer Levy, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Precision Vaccines: Age-Specific Adjuvantation Systems to Enhance Early Life Immunization

Rino Rappuoli, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Italy
Engineering Vaccines to Protect the Neonate and Young Infant


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

17:00—19:00
Immunity at the Maternal-Fetal Interface
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Kang Chen, Wayne State University and National Institutes of Health, USA
Harnessing the Function of B Cells to Prevent Preterm Labor

Vikki M. Abrahams, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Placental Innate Immunity

Elizabeth Bonney, University of Vermont, USA
Regulation of the Immune Response during Pregnancy

Nardhy Gomez-Lopez, Wayne State University, USA
Effector and Regulatory T Cells in the Pathophysiology of Preterm Labor

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.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
The Rising Tide of Allergy and Autoimmunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak
Susan Prescott, University of Western Australia, Australia
Diseases of Dysbiosis - The Importance of Ecological Solutions to the Modern Health Crisis

Peter Vuillermin, Deakin University, Australia
Ontogeny of the Immune System and Microbiome in Relation to Allergies

Mikael Knip, University of Helsinki, Finland
Early Origin of Autoimmunity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

08:00—11:00
Local and Systemic Maternal Changes in Normal Pregnancy and Pregnancy Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
Philippe Van de Perre, University Montpellier, France
Breastmilk Cell Trafficking and Neonatal Immune Maturation

Manuel Friese, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
T Cell Modulation During Pregnancy in Autoimmunity

Sing Sing Way, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA
Microchimeric Cells

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Congential Infections as a Probe for Maternal Fetal Cross Talk (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Carolyn B. Coyne, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Trophoblast Antimicrobial Immunity

Sallie R. Permar, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Selective Placental IgG Transfer and Protection Against Neonatal Pathogens

Philip J. Goulder, University of Oxford, UK
Congenital HIV

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:30
Closing Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Columbine Ballroom
Andrew J.S. Macpherson, University of Bern, Switzerland
Maternal Microbiota Influences on the Newborn and during Early Life

19:30—19:45
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Quandary Peak

Following Session is for Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk (Z3)

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/07/2020

Grays/Longs Peak
19:45—20:45
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
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.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

08:00
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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