16th Annual
International Conference
Intelligent Systems
for Molecular Biology

Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Toronto, Canada


Technology Track
(formerly known as Demonstrations)

The Technology Track allow organizations to showcase their software and/or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics / molecular biology community.

*** Click here to sign-up for an ISMB 2008 Technology Track ***

Technology Track (formerly known as Demonstrations) Submission Schedule
Monday, November 5, 2007 Call for Technology Track Opens
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Submission Deadline
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Demo Acceptance Notification

Technology Tracks
To conduct a Technology Track presentation, organizations must complete the on-line sign-up form including a brief description (50 words maximum) and a one (1) page Technology Track presentation overview (PDF).
The cost to present a Technology Track at ISMB 2008 is:
  • For profit organization: US$2000.00
  • Not for profit organization: US$400.00
Organizations receive:
  • 50 minute demo session allotted to for profit organizations or 25 minute demo session allotted to non profit organizations (time and date scheduled by ISMB 2008)
  • Listing in the conference program, including presentation time in the main schedule and a 50 word summary in the conference program book
  • Listing on conference web site for overview of organizations Technology Track presentation
  • Private Technology Track presentation room
  • Audio-Visual equipment provided includes internet connection, data projector, screen, microphone (all additional equipment required will be charged at cost to the presenting organization)
  • **Does not include conference registration**
Demos will be scheduled in either 25 or 50 minute time slots. Presenters must finish on time to allow for the set-up of the following demo presentations.

Demo presenters will be provided with a Windows-based desktop computer and Internet access. If a different operating system is required presenters should bring their own computer and contact the audiovisual team at least 24 hours before you are due to give your demo.

If you intend to use a Windows computer provided by the conference for your Technology Track presentation, please bring a CD containing any software and presentation material that needs to be loaded, or make your software and other material downloadable via the internet.

Within your time slot, you are at liberty to demonstrate your software in any way that you see fit: for example, you can combine one or more structured talks with live demos and question-and-answer sessions. Authors should provide handouts for attendees.

Major sponsors will be given precedence for Technology Track time slots.

Acceptance and Confirmation
All submissions will reviewed by the Technology Track selection committee and notification of acceptance will be forwarded no later than May 21, 2008. Technology Track presenters will be contacted by ISMB 2008 regarding presentation acceptance, Technology Track schedule, logistics and payment. Payment should not be made until organizations receive notification of acceptance.

For information on Technology Tracks contact

*** Click here to sign-up for an ISMB 2008 Technology Track ***