16th Annual
International Conference
Intelligent Systems
for Molecular Biology

Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Toronto, Canada





Effective Implementation of Software Sharing

Tuesday, July 22 Room: 801

1:00pm - 1:05pm David States, ISCB Public Affairs & Policies Committee Chair
Announcement and summary of process in developing ISCB's new Software Sharing Statement.

1:05pm - 1:10pm David States introduction of 3 panelists

1:10pm - 1:20pm Hilmar Lapp, Open Bioinformatics Foundation
Software sharing mission of OBF and BioPerl as an example of a collaborative open source project.

1:20 - 1:30pm Allan Kuchinsky, Agilent Technologies
The Cytoscape Consortium and experience in software and data sharing from the industry perspective.

1:30pm - 1:40pm Phil Bourne, Editor-in-Chief, PLoS Computational Biology
Perspective on post-publication software and web server availability.

1:40pm - 1:45pm David States
Summary of how speakers' presentations correlate to the spirit of ISCB's new Software Sharing Statement.

1:45pm - 2:05pm
Floor microphone open for audience questions and comments

2:05pm - 2:10pm David States
Conclusion and suggestion of next steps