Technology Track

Technology Track submissions should be submitted via the online submission system here prior to April 20, 2009.
Technology Track Chair: Rodrigo Lopez, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK

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

Submission Schedule
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Call for Technology Track Opens
Monday, April 20, 2009
Technology Track Submission Deadline
Thursday, April 30, 2009 Technology Track Acceptance Notification

Technology Track

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/ECCB 2009 is:

  • For profit organization: US$2000.00
  • Not for profit organization: US$400.00
Organizations receive:
  • 50 minute presentation time allotted to for profit organizations or 25 minute presentation time allotted to non profit organizations (time and date scheduled by ISMB/ECCB 2009)
  • 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**
Technology track presentations will be scheduled in either 25 or 50 minute time slots. Presenters must finish on time to allow for the set-up for the following presentation.

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/Flash-drives 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 April 30, 2009. Technology Track presenters will be contacted by ISMB/ECCB 2009 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/ECCB 2009 Technology Track ***