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[Bio-software] 2014 Galaxy Community Conference June 6 Registration Deadline (this Friday)

Dave Clements via bio-soft%40net.bio.net (by clements from galaxyproject.org)
Wed Jun 4 12:11:39 EST 2014

Hello all,

Regular registration for the 2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014,
https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014) closes this Friday, June 6.
 After that late registration is still open, but registration rates *go up

GCC2014 is all about high-throughput biology.  It's in Baltimore, from June
30 through July 2.  The full program is posted, and includes

   - Training Day
   <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> - 15
   sessions on 12 topics in 5 parallel tracks with topics ranging from
   NGS data *to* Galaxy installation and administration*
   - 26 talks
   a keynote by Steven Salzberg, and 25 other talks by researchers and
   industry leaders
   - 25 Posters
   <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Abstracts#Poster_Abstracts> -
   and counting - we still have space for a few more
   - Lightning Talks - Present your rsesarch in two fast paced sessions.
   - Birds-of-a-Feather <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/BoFs> -
   Gather with other researchers with common interests and challenges
(and propose
   your own area of interest)
   - The first ever GCC Hackathon

Please do let us know if you have any questions.  We would love to see you
in Baltimore.


Dave Clements

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Dave Clements <clements from galaxyproject.org>

> *2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014)
> <http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014>*
>     http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014
>     June 30 - July 2, 2014
>     Homewood Campus
> <http://webapps.jhu.edu/jhuniverse/information_about_hopkins/campuses/homewood_campus/>
>     Johns Hopkins University <http://jhu.edu/>
>     Baltimore, Maryland <http://visitors.baltimorecity.gov/>, United
> States
> ------
> The *2014 Galaxy Community Conference *(*GCC2014*,
> http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014) features two full days of
> presentations, discussions, poster sessions, lightning talks and
> birds-of-a-feather, *all about data-intensive biology and the tools that
> support it*.  GCC2014 also includes a Training Day
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> with five
> concurrent tracks and in-depth coverage of thirteen different topics.
> GCC2014 <http://galaxyproject.org/GCC2014> will be held at the Homewood
> Campus
> <http://webapps.jhu.edu/jhuniverse/information_about_hopkins/campuses/homewood_campus/>
>  of Johns Hopkins University <http://jhu.edu/>, in Baltimore, Maryland
> <http://visitors.baltimorecity.gov/>, United States, from June 30 through
> July 2, 2014.
> Galaxy <http://galaxyproject.org> is an easily extensible data
> integration and analysis platform for life sciences research that supports
> hundreds of bioinformatics analysis tools. Galaxy is open-source and can be
> locally installed or run on the cloud.  There are hundreds of local
> installs, and over 50 publicly accessible servers
> <http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/PublicGalaxyServers> around the world.
> *Early registration
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Register>* is now open.
> Early combined registration (Training Day
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/TrainingDay> + main
> meeting) starts at $140 for post-docs and students. Registration is capped
> this year at 250 participants, *and we expect to hit that limit*.
> Registering early assures you a place at the conference and also a spot in
> the Training Day workshops you want to attend.
> You can also book affordable conference housing at the same time you
> register. See the conference Logistics page
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Logistics> for details on
> this and other housing options.
> *Abstract submission
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Abstracts>* for both oral
> presentations and posters is also open.  Abstract submission for oral
> presentations closes April 4, and poster submission closes April 25.  The *GigaScience
> <http://www.gigasciencejournal.com/>* "Galaxy: Data Intensive and
> Reproducible Research <http://www.gigasciencejournal.com/series/Galaxy>"
> series (announced for GCC2013) *is continuing to take submissions for
> this year's meeting and beyond. * BGI is also continuing to cover the
> article processing charges until the end of the year, and for more
> information see their latest update
> <http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/gigablog/2014/02/06/rewarding-reproducibility-first-papers-in-our-galaxy-series-utilizing-our-gigagalaxy-platform/>
> .
> Thanks, and hope to see you in Baltimore!
> The GCC2014 Organizing Committee
> <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Events/GCC2014/Organizers>
> --
> http://galaxyproject.org/
> http://getgalaxy.org/
> http://usegalaxy.org/
> http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/


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