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New Keynote Speaker: Prashanth N Suravajhala

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The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference is pleased to welcome a new keynote speaker to our excellent lineup. Dr. Suravajhala will be our live keynote for our East program. Prashanth N Suravajhala Senior Scientist, Birla Institute of Scientific Research Prashanth N Suravajhala is a senior scientist at Birla Institute of Scientific Res... continue reading

BCC2020 Registration is Open

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We are pleased to announce that registration is open for BCC2020. Since the 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference will be online this allows us to greatly lower our registration rates to a fraction of their original cost, and to also include a discount for students and researchers from the developing world. Registration starts at US$  ... continue reading

BCC2020 Goes Global

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Converting the 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference from in-person to online presents many challenges, but also some opportunities. BCC2020 had decided to embrace those opportunities. We are pleased to announce that BCC2020 events will be held twice: once in their original Toronto time zone (BCC West), and again 12 hours later in the E... continue reading

Keynote Speakers: Lincoln Stein and Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

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The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference is pleased to announce two exceptional keynote speakers for BCC2020: Abigail Cabunoc Mayes Practice Lead, Working Open, at the Mozilla Foundation Abigail Cabunoc Mayes is the Working Open Practice Lead at the Mozilla Foundation. Abby mobilizes leaders in the Internet health movement through men... continue reading

Abstract Submission is Open

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Abstract submission is now open for the (online) Bioinformatics Community Conference (BOSC + Galaxy)! We welcome abstracts on all aspects of open source and open science in biomedicine from researchers all over the world. The abstract deadline for oral presentations, lightning talks, posters and demos is April 30th. The full call and guideline... continue reading

BCC2020 meeting will be held online

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The Organizing Committee of the 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference (BCC2020) has come to the difficult decision to hold the conference online. We are making this decision after much consideration of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, striving to take the most socially responsible action while maintaining a forum in which our community can sha... continue reading

BCC2020 registration postponed due to COVID-19 uncertainty

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We are postponing opening registration for the 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference (BCC2020). We are considering several options for BCC2020 Open registration at a later date when the situation is clearer (and assuming things look better). If we do this, it will be no later than two months in advance of the conference (May 18... continue reading

Vote on BCC2020 Training Topics by February 21.

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Vote for the Training Topics you want! Voting is now open on what training topics will be offered at BCC2020. Your vote will determine the topics that are offered, which topics should be offered more than once, and which ones should not be scheduled at the same time. Your vote matters. Topic voting closes February 21. The Training schedule, i... continue reading

Training Topics Nomination Extended to January 25

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The Training Topic nomination deadline has been extended from January 17 to January 25. Nominate your topics now! The Bioinformatics Community Conference, BCC2020, will bring together the Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) and the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) in Toronto, Canada in July 2020. Please take a few minutes to conside... continue reading

Nominate Training Topics by January 17

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The tutorials offered at BCC2020 are determined by you! The Bioinformatics Community Conference, BCC2020, will bring together the Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) and the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) in Toronto, Canada in July 2020. Please take a few minutes to consider which training topics you would like to see offered at BC... continue reading

We need your input!

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We need your help! We are finalizing the event schedules and we would like your input on several options we are considering for the schedule. The next gathering of the BOSC and Galaxy communities will be the Bioinformatics Community Conference 2020 (BCC2020), being held in Toronto, just after ISMB 2020 in Montréal. BCC2020 brings these commun... continue reading

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