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Call For Technology Track Submissions - ISMB 2018

Chair: Dominic Clark, EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, United Kingdom
Co-chair: Jean-Francois Tomb, University of Delaware, United States

Prior to submitting please review the ISCB Exhibitor and Technology Track guidelines for presentations available here.

Closed Thursday, May 10, 2018  ** Please note there still may be opportunities for a late Technology Track - if interest email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for details

**Technology Track Submissions

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

Submission Schedule
Monday, January 8, 2018 Call for Technology Track Opens
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Submission Deadline
Thursday, May 31, 2018 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) of the talk and a one (1) page Technology Track presentation overview (PDF) which will provide the delegate with additional details about the technology being presented. The presenter of the Technology Track must be a registered and paid delegate of the conference.

The cost to present a Technology Track is:

For profit organization: US$2000.00
Not for profit organization: US$600.00

• Please note payment is due within 10 days of acceptance to ensure talk is included in the conference program schedule).
• Presentation fees do not include conference registration.

Technology Track Details:

• For Profit: 45 minute with ~ 10 minutes for Q&A (within a 60 minute block) presentation time for profit organizations ($2000)
• Not For Profit: 15 minute presentation with ~ 3 minute Q&A (with in a 20 minute time block)($600)
 (The Technology Track schedule is set by the organizers with sponsors given scheduling preference for presentation time slots);
• Each presentation is listed on conference web site and includes abstract and full page PDF overview;
• Technology Track presentation room, set theatre style, includes internet connection and audio-visual equipment (data projector, screen, microphone (all additional equipment required will be charged at cost to the presenting organization).


Presentations occur as part of the parallel track system. All individual time slots are on a 20 minutes schedule (3 talks per hour).

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 audio visual team at least 24 hours before you are due to give your presentation.

If you intend to use a Windows computer provided by the conference for your Technology Track presentation, please bring a CD/Flash-drive 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 consider providing handouts for attendees.

Acceptance and Confirmation

All submissions will be reviewed by the Technology Track selection committee and notification of acceptance will be forwarded no later than May 31, 2018. Technology Track presenters will be contacted by the conference organizers regarding presentation acceptance, Technology Track schedule, logistics and payment. Payment should not be made until organizations receive notification of acceptance.

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*** Click here to sign-up to complete your submission for the Technology Track ***