Deadline November 1, 2002: ISMB 2004 and 2005
The ISCB Conference Committee will be responsible for reviewing
submissions from potential Organizing Committees to host the ISMB
conference. The general qualifications and considerations for selecting
an Organizing Committee to host the Annual ISMB conference are listed
Committee Chair or Co-chairs must be senior in the bioinformatics
Committee Chair or Co-chairs must have experience with chairing
or participating on an organizing committee for a scientific conference.
- At least
two Organizing Committee Members must have participated in past
- All Organizing
Committee Members must be members of the ISCB.
Committee must consist of members who have scientific credibility
in the bioinformatics field and include international and gender
Committee should have adequate support from the Local Organizing
Committee to successfully organize the arrangements for the conference
either through their own staff, student volunteers or by hiring
an outside professional meeting planning company.
conference location must have adequate conference facilities to
meet the requirements of the conference. Facility must have high-speed
Internet to be considered and a meeting room to accommodate up
to 1800 people for lectures.
- Several Organizing
Committee Members must be located in the same region as the conference
location to manage the Local Organizing Committee arrangements.
will be based on the best proposal with consideration for geographical
distribution of the conference. For additional submission specifics
and historical data, see: www.iscb.org/word-docs/RFP2004_2005.doc.