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News: BioC 2017: Where Software and Biology Connect, 26 / 27 - 28 July, Boston, MA
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5 months ago by
Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k
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Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k wrote:

Join us for our annual conference!

Dates: July 26 (Developer Day) - 28
Location: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
Registration: now open. Scholarships available.
More information: https://bioconductor.org/BioC2017

The main conference (27 - 28 July) consists of morning scientific talks, afternoon workshops, and poster and social activities. Optional Developer Day (26 July) provides a less formal setting for developers to network, learn about new developments, and hone skills through developer-oriented workshops.

Call for posters and Developer Day lightning talks are now open!

ADD COMMENTlink modified 5 weeks ago • written 5 months ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Hi Martin,

Do you have any additional information about poster abstract submission to the conference? 

Cheers,

JB

 

ADD REPLYlink written 3 months ago by gammyknee0

Workshops are now posted. Hotel discounts must be booked by July 4 (Inn at Longwood) or July 7 (Courtyard Marriott).

ADD REPLYlink modified 7 weeks ago • written 7 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Is registration still open? The link on the bioconductor site is not working.

(Sorry for the multiple posts, my boss said I can only go if I get the early bird pricing!)

ADD REPLYlink written 7 weeks ago by lauren.fitch0

Registration should still be open, unless there was a surge (not impossible!) in registrations taking us to the limit. I'll update shortly...

ADD REPLYlink written 7 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Registration was indeed at capacity. We've increased the number of slots slightly, so registration is now open again.

ADD REPLYlink written 7 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Registration is full; there is no waiting list.

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Developer Day Lightning Talk submissions now open!

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Poster applications close on July 15!

ADD REPLYlink written 5 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k
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3 months ago by
dberel20
dberel20 wrote:

I would also like to know if I can submit an abstract for either a poster, a community talk or a developer lightning talk.

The information currently on the Bioc2017 is only about F1000Research and overleaf, which are not clear to me.

Dror.

ADD COMMENTlink written 3 months ago by dberel20

The lightning talks do not require an abstract; they will be solicited on a more ad hoc basis closer to the conference. Poster submissions should be up by the end of today. Unfortunately, the community talks are 'by invitation', with speakers already chosen.

See you in Boston!

ADD REPLYlink written 3 months ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k
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Poster signup is open. Thank you for your patience.

ADD REPLYlink written 3 months ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Hi Martin,

Is there any confirmation email for presenting a poster?

ADD REPLYlink written 6 weeks ago by gammyknee0
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There will be communication after the deadline (July 15!). Your abstract has been received.

ADD REPLYlink written 6 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Hi Martin,

I am planning to attend the BioC2017 conference and am interested in presenting a lightning talk on a recent submission to Bioconductor. Will the lightning talk application be on the BioC2017 website and do you have any more information on when we could expect to see that?

Also, I applied for a scholarship but have not acquired housing yet because I was not sure what was meant when the scholarship said it would cover "shared" accommodation. I do not want to wait too long to get housing so I was wondering, do I need to get a certain type of housing for it to be covered by the scholarship if I am selected or would any housing be fine (even an individual room)?

Thanks,

John

ADD REPLYlink written 8 weeks ago by jtl2hk0
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Expect developer day lightning talk sign-up several weeks before the conference, on the conference web site.

Scholarship housing is usually arranged by us at one of the conference hotels; scholarship recipients should be informed by the end of this week.

ADD REPLYlink written 8 weeks ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k
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