We are pleased to announce that early registration
<https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/registration> and abstract submission
<https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/submit> for the 2017 Galaxy
Community Conference (GCC2017) <https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/> are now
GCC2017 will be in Montpellier, France, 26-30 June and will feature two
days of presentations, discussions, poster sessions, lightning talks,
computer demos, keynotes, and birds-of-a-feather meetups, all about
data-intensive biology and the tools that support it. GCC2017 also includes
data and coding hackathons <https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/hackathon>,
and two days of training <https://gcc2017.sched.com/overview/type/Training>
covering 16 different topics.
GCC2017 will be held at Le Corum Conference Centre
<http://www.montpellier-events.com/en/The-Corum/Presentation> in the heart
of Montpellier <https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/location>, just 10km
from the Mediterranean. This event will gather several hundred researchers
addressing diverse questions and facing common challenges in data intensive
life science research. GCC participants work across the tree of life, come
from around the world, and work at universities, research organizations,
industry, medical schools and research hospitals.
If you work in or support data intensive life science research then GCC2017
is an ideal opportunity to present your work. Abstract submission
<https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/submit> is now open. The deadline
for oral presentations is Apr 15 (23:59 Paris local time), and posters and
computer demonstration submission closes on May 27 (23:59 Paris local time).
The Lightning talk submission deadline is June 23 (23:59 Paris time).
Early registration <https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/registration> is
also open and starts at less than 55€ / day for post-docs and students.
You can also book low cost conference housing
<https://gcc2017.sciencesconf.org/page/lodging> when you register. (Travel
fellowships will be offered by the Galaxy Community Fund and will be
Galaxy <https://galaxyproject.org/> is an open, web-based platform for
data-intensive biomedical analysis used by tens of thousands of researchers
around the world. It supports ad hoc exploration and analysis through
scalable and repeatable data analysis pipelines for large research studies.
Galaxy is available in over 90 free and publicly accessible web servers, on
commercial and national cloud infrastructures, and is locally installed at
hundreds, if not thousands, of research organisations around the world.
We hope to see you this summer in Montpellier!
The GCC2017 Organising Committee
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