[Biopython-dev] 2014 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2014), Baltimore, June 30-July 2

Dave Clements clements at galaxyproject.org
Sat Feb 22 23:21:33 UTC 2014

*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 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
 of Johns Hopkins University <http://jhu.edu/>, in Baltimore,
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

*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


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