Bioinformatics Community Conference 2020

July 18-21, 2020

Galaxy Bioinformatics

BCC2020 brings together the Galaxy Community Conference and Bioinformatics Open Source Conference to meet jointly online.


BCC2020 is packed full of joint & parallel sessions, keynotes, poster & demo sessions, birds-of-a-feather, and social events. The meeting encompasses a week of activities, including an optional pre-conference training day, a three-day main meeting, and four post-meeting collaboration days. You can choose some or all of it to attend.

BCC2020 will be held virtually. Please read our News post for more information


One dedicated day of training and plenty of other training opportunities during the main meeting.


The main conference. Interact and share research results and ideas in open source bioinformatics and Galaxy.


A two to four day unstructured session to collaboratively work on code, documentation, training materials, and challenging analysis problems and use cases.

Important Information

Key Dates

March 31 2020
Abstract submission opens
March 31 2020
Registration opens
April 30 2020
Abstract submission deadline
May 26 2020
Acceptance notifications sent to authors
June 2 2020
Early registration ends
July 10 2020
Advance registration ends
(July 12-16 2020
ISMB 2020 in Montreal)
July 18 2020
Optional training day
July 19-21 2020
BCC main meeting (talks and tutorials)
July 22-23 2020
CoFest: Core
July 24-25 2020
CoFest: EnCore



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