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Registration Desk Hours at ICC Berlin - Entrance Lobby


Thursday, July 18                  3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, July 19                        7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 20                   7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 21                     7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 22                     7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23                   7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Opening Receipt with Exhibitors - Saturday July 20, 5:30 - 7:00 - ICC Berlin Main Lobby


Join conference delegates and conference exhibitors for this reception in the main lobby to start the main conference. The reception is included as part of the conference registration fee.


Getting to the ICC Berlin:


Neue Kantstraße / Ecke Messedamm

D-14057 Berlin

The following stations are within walking distance to the ICC:

a) S-Bahn Station Messe Nord / ICC (S-Bahn circle line 41 and 42 / brown line): approximately a 4 min walk

b) S5 or S7 to “Charlottenburg” and then take the bus M49 to S Messe Nord /ICC. This station is located directly in front of the ICC.

c) U-Bahn Station Kaiserdamm (U 2 / red line): approximately a 6 min walk



ISMB/ECCB 2013 will be held at the ICC Berlin July 19 - 23
Main entrance:

Neue Kantstraße / Ecke Messedamm
D-14057 Berlin
The mailing address is:
Messe Berlin GmbH
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin


Registration will open April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013 Registration Opens
June 7, 2013 Early Registration Discount Cut-off date (rate ends 11:00 p.m. Pacific)
July 5, 2013 Online Registration Closes  (rate ends 5:00 p.m. Pacific)
July 18, 2013 Late Registration available onsite
Berlin ICC (3p.m. - 6p.m.)

ISMB/ECCB 2013 Submission Deadlines

(Schedule Subject to Change) As of: March 13, 2013


Proceedings Track (Papers)- Will include two rounds of review ** NEW EARLIER DATES **
September 17, 2012
Call for Proceedings Submissions Opens   
January 7, 2013
Proceedings Submission Deadline
February 4, 2013
Announcement of Submissions Selected for the Second Round
March 11, 2013 Revised Submission Deadline
April 5, 2013 * Conditional Acceptance Notification
April 12, 2013 Final Submission Deadline
April 17, 2013 Final Acceptance Notification

* The authors of submissions that will qualify for the second round but will not make it into the ISMB Proceedings will be granted the opportunity to be redirected to Bioinformatics, subjected to Editorial considerations there.

Special Sessions Track
August 27, 2012
Call for Special Sessions Opens
October 26, 2012
Special Sessions Proposal Submission Deadline
November 16 2012
Special Sessions Acceptance Notification
January 25, 2013
Special Sessions Final Program Deadline
February 1, 2013
Final Acceptance of Proposals
May 24, 2013
Special Sessions Complete Program on web


Special Interest Group Meetings (SIGs)
August 27, 2012
Call for SIGs Opens
October 12, 2012
SIG Submission Deadline
November 23, 2012
SIG Acceptance Notification
March 22, 2013
SIG Preliminary Program Due
April 26, 2013
SIG Program (preliminary) Available on web
May 24, 2013
SIG Complete Program on web


Highlight Papers Track
October 22, 2012
Call for Highlights Track Opens
March 1, 2013
Highlights Submission Deadline
April 1, 2013
Highlights Acceptance Notification


Art and Science Exhibition
September 17, 2012
Call for Art and Science Exhibition Opens
May 24, 2013
Artwork Submission Deadline
May 27, 2013
Art and Science Exhibition Acceptance Notification


Technology Track
October 15, 2012
Call for Technology Track Opens
April 26, 2013
Submission Deadline
May 17, 2013
Technology Track Acceptance Notification


Workshops Track
November 5, 2012
Call for Workshops Opens
February 8, 2013
Workshops Submission Deadline
March 8, 2013
Workshop Acceptance Notification
April 26, 2013
Detailed Schedule with Speakers
May 24, 2013
Complete Workshop Program Due


November 19, 2012
Call for Posters Opens
March 22, 2013
Poster Submission Deadline
April 12, 2013
Poster Acceptance Notification


Late Breaking Research (LBR) Track
January 14, 2013
LBR Call for Proposal Opens
March 15, 2013
LBR Submission Deadline
April 5, 2013
LBR Acceptance Notification


Student Council Symposium
February 15, 2013
Symposium Submission Opens
April 22, 2013
Symposium Submission Closes
May 14, 2013
Symposium Submission Acceptance Notifications
May 24, 2013
Late Symposium Submission Closes
May 24, 2013
Student Council Travel Fellowship Deadline
June 2, 2013
Late Symposium Submission Acceptance Notifications
July 19, 2013
Student Council Symposium


Late posters
March 25, 2013
Call for Late Posters Opens
April 19, 2013
Late Poster Submission Deadline
May 10, 2013
Late Poster Acceptance Notification


Travel Fellowships
Dates Vary (2013)
Travel Fellowship Application Invitations Sent (dates based on presentation acceptances)
April 26, 2013
Travel Fellowship Application Deadline
May 31, 2013
Travel Fellowship Acceptance Notification


ISMB Conference
July 18, 2013
Conference registration opens on-site
July 19, 2013
Special Interest Group Meetings (SIGs)/Student Council Symposium
July 20, 2013
Special Interest Group Meetings (SIGs)/Tutorials
July 21 ­– July 23, 2013
Conference Program


April 1, 2013
Registration Opens
June 7, 2013
Early Registration Discount Cut-off date
July 5, 2013
Online Registration Closes
July 18, 2013
Late Registration available onsite Berlin ICC (3p.m. - 6p.m.)

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