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ISMB 2020 Virtual Conference Registration is now open at:
https://www.iscb.org/cms_addon/registration_conference/ismb2020virtual 

Registration Benefits

Registration for ISMB 2020 Virtual conference is for the full conference only.  Registration includes the following conference benefits:

  • Live and on demand sessions to benefit attendees from all time zones
  • More than 500 expected talks broadcast over the conference days
  • Exclusive access to the ISMB 2020 on-demand repository of talks and poster presentations for viewing at your leisure after conference
  • Live question and answer feature to engage with the speaker during sessions
  • Live chat feature to engage with other participants within your session room
  • A networking café for video meet ups with colleagues, friends, or future collaborators
  • Opportunity to explore the virtual exhibit hall to chat & meet with exhibitors
  • Opportunity to explore the virtual poster hall (yes, all of those great poster presentations in one place!)
  • A virtual Career Fair

When you register please ensure that you select your preferred program options from the list of Communities of Special Interest (COSI) or Other program options.

Registration fees are in United States dollars. Registration includes access to all live presentations, poster sessions and the option to return to listen to talks at a later date. Certificates of participation will be available on-line for registered delegates following the conference.

Registration at this site is available until Thursday, July 9, 5:00 pm Eastern Time Zone (EDT). Registered delegates will receive email instructions and log in fees to access the conference no later than Friday, July 10, 5:00 pm EDT.

Group / Lab Rate - registration is for 8 individuals from the same lab and the lead registrant must be an ISCB member.

The lead registrant will register the additional 7 members of the group at the time of registration. The group will not receive confirmations but will receive instructions in early July on how to participate in the conference virtually.

You can check which country income rate will be used at: https://www.iscb.org/membership-dues-calculator

REGISTRATION FEES

ISCB MEMBER FEES - Virtual Conference
All four days
High Income Countries Middle-Low Income Countries Low Income Countries
Student $100.00 $50.00 $25.00
Post Doc $150.00 $50.00 $25.00
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate $225.00 $75.00 $50.00
Group/Lab Rate (group of 8) $825.00 $425.00 $225.00

Not an ISCB member? We welcome your registration to ISMB which will include a complimentary 1-year membership to the Society. Click here to learn more.

ISCB NON-MEMBER FEES - Virtual Conference
All four days
High Income Countries Middle-Low Income Countries Low Income Countries
Student $185.00 $75.00 $40.00
Post Doc $280.00 $75.00 $40.00
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate $425.00 $120.00 $75.00



ISCB MEMBERSHIP (ISCB Membership Fee Chart available here)

ISCB MEMBERS: If you are a current member of ISCB, you must use the email address registered with your ISCB membership record in order to register at the discounted member rates through the online system. If you do not know the email address you used to register with ISCB, please use the help function at: http://www.iscb.org/iscb-forgot-your-password

NON-MEMBERS OF ISCB: Save money by becoming a member of ISCB during registration.

ISCB MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: If your ISCB membership is not current or will expire on or before July 16, 2020, you will be offered an opportunity to renew your membership as part of your registration fees through the online system.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

ISMB 2020 conference fees are charged in United States dollars. The following credit cards are accepted for registration: American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.

WIRE TRANSFER
To arrange a wire transfer please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request wire transfer instructions. PLEASE note a $25.00 wire administration fee must be added during your registration for those choosing to pay by wire transfer. If you will be paying by ACH rather than an electronic wire transfer, please specify that as the detailed instructions are different. Please note that any bank fees must be paid by the participant. Should funds arrive with bank fees deducted, payment of the difference will be charged to the participant at on-site registration.

For further information write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The ISCB Code of Conduct for ISCB Conferences is available here.

STUDENT COUNCIL SYMPOSIUM

Will be held as a separate virtual event on Friday July 10 and Saturday July 11 (10am - 2:00 pm).
Register at the ISMB reg site at: https://www.iscb.org/cms_addon/registration_conference/ismb2020virtual 

The 16th ISCB Student Council Symposium (SCS16) is a student-organized event featuring keynote lectures, oral presentations and a poster session. The Symposium is tailored mainly to undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-docs in computational biology and related disciplines.

The Student Council Symposium is a forum for students and young researchers in the fields of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work to an international audience, build a network within the computational biology community and develop important soft skills in an environment that fosters exchange of ideas and knowledge.

SCS Registration fees:

  • Free for ISMB 2020 registrants while registering with the conference
  • 10 USD for ISCB members
  • 20 USD for non-members

TUTORIALS

Tutorials will be held as separate virtual events - watch for details on virtual program and registration.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Conference proceedings will be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics. Conference proceedings will be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics after July 5, 2020.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Request for registration cancellation must be made in writing and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior to July 9. Registration will be fully refunded until the start of the conference for users who have not accessed the platform.

CONTROLLED ACCESS TO MEETING CONTENT

Only registered participants will have online access to the conference. Presenters concerned about unpublished data can request that specific slides not be shown. In exceptional cases, the presenter can request that none of their slides be provided online.

For questions about registration contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.