[Bionews] 2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014) Early
registration closes May 23
(by clements from galaxyproject.org)
Tue May 20 15:32:47 EST 2014
This is a reminder that the *early registration deadline* for the 2014
Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014) *is May 23, this Friday*.
Registering early assures you a seat and saves up to 70% on registration
costs. See http://bit.ly/gcc2014reg for details.
The program has also been published and features 20 accepted talks, a
keynote by Steven Salzberg, two poster sessions, lightning talks, and
Birds-of-a-Feather breakouts. See http://bit.ly/gcc2014program.
Thanks, and we do hope you'll join us in Baltimore!
Dave C, on behalf of the GCC2014 Organizing Committee
On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Dave Clements
<clements from galaxyproject.org>wrote:
> *2014 Galaxy Community Conference (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
> 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
> 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>
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