Many anticipated excuses for possible duplications.
Combined CHARME - EMBnet and NETTAB 2016 Workshop
Reproducibility, standards and SOP in bioinformatics
October 25-26, 2016, National Research Council, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Rome, Italy
Next deadline: Submission of abstracts for oral communications: May 30, 2016
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR ORAL COMMUNICATIONS AND POSTERS
The Workshop 'Reproducibility, standards and SOP in bioinformatics' is co-organised by the COST European Action CHARME (CA15110), EMBnet (The Global Bioinformatics Network) and NETTAB (International Workshop Series on Network Tools and Applications for Biology). It is hosted by the ELIXIR-ITA Node and will be held at the Italian CNR (National Research Council) head quarter, in Rome.
The workshop will be preceded by a GOBLET/ELIXIR-ITA Tutorial and a ELIXIR Hacktahon on Monday 24th and followed by the EMBNet Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27th.
Keynote Speakers (confirmed only)
Jacques van Helden, Université d'Aix-Marseille (AMU), Marseille, France
Barend Mons, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, The Netherlands
Further Keynote speakers will be announced soon.
The topics of the joint event include, beside the usual NETTAB workshops topics, an additional special event topic.
Reproducibility, standards and SOPs in bioinformatics (Special Event Topic)
Bioinformatics methods, algorithms, tools, applications for reproducibility of computational experiments, including:
Trends in open science, Open access journals, Open source practices
Good programming practices for reproducibility
The role of cloud computing in reproducible research
Computational tools, such as Sweave, knitr, supporting automatic production of research papers
Tools, practices, and dissemination platforms for ensuring reproducibility
Role of workflow management systems and ontologies in reproducible research
Automatic tools for tracking the provenance of data, analyses, and results
Bioinformatics Education and Training (Special Session held in collaboration with GOBLET and ELIXIR-ITA)
NETTAB Workshop topics
Bioinformatics methods, standards, tools, applications and experiences deployed over Internet, including:
On-line databases, software tools, user interfaces
Data integration and data fusion platforms, integrated bio-search
Grid and clouds applications and platforms
APIs and Web Services, workflow management platforms
Semantic tools, biomedical ontologies
Semantic Web tools, Linked Open Data, SPARQL endpoints
Biological Wikis, social applications for life sciences
Tools for collaborative development of software, databases and documents
Mobile bioinformatics apps
Abstracts for oral communications: May 30, 2016
Abstracts for posters: September 19, 2016
Abstracts for software demo: September 19, 2016
Abstracts for late posters: October 8, 2016
Early registration: September 26, 2016
On-line registration: October 14, 2016 (only on-site registration will be available after this date)
Tutorial and Hackathon: October 24, 2016
Workshop: October 25-26, 2016
A post workshop Supplement publication is planned, see below.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
Submissions are welcome for oral communications, for posters and for software demos.
All abstracts must be submitted as PDF files through EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nettab2016 .
The maximum length is 4 pages for oral communication abstracts and 2 pages for poster abstracts.
Full instructions for authors are available at http://www.igst.it/nettab/2016/submissions/instructions-for-authors/ .
Authors of all abstracts presented at the event, oral communication and poster, will be invited to a Call for papers for a Special Issue in an International Journal with IF.
The Workshop and all satellite events will be held at the main site of the Italian National Research Council, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Rome.
Erik Bongcam-Rudloff & Domenica D'Elia & Paolo Romano (Workshop Chairs)
Teresa Attwood & Allegra Via (Education and Training Session Chairs)
Teresa Attwood & Pedro Fernandes & Allegra Via (Goblet/ELIXIR-ITA Tutorial)
Paolo Romano & Rafael Jimenez (ELIXIR Hackathon)
CA 15110: Harmonising standardisation strategies to increase efficiency and competitiveness of European life-science research (CHARME)
See www.cost-charme.eu/ for details.
IRCCS AOU San Martino IST
Email: paolo.romano from hsanmartino.it - paolo.dm.romano from gmail.com