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RSG with DREAM 2018 | December 8-10, 2018 | New York, USA |DREAM Submissions


Call for DREAM Challenges

The DREAM Challenges are crowdsourcing challenges examining questions in biology and medicine.

The DREAM Challenges are an open science effort of crowdsourcing challenges to examine questions in biology and medicine. We are a non-profit, collaborative community effort with contributors from across the research spectrum including universities; technology companies like IBM Research; not for profits, like Sage Bionetworks; and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Since the beginning of the DREAM Challenges in 2006, we have been an innovator and leader in open science and crowdsourcing. The DREAM Challenge participants and organizers have numerous publications in top journals such as Science and Nature. Since the dawn of the DREAM Challenges, commercial crowdsourcing efforts have sprung up which utilize techniques that we pioneered.

Call for Papers for DREAM Conference Session and Poster

This year we are inviting posters and oral presentations about past DREAM Challenges. We encourage participants to submit abstracts about their published or unpublished work on past Challenges, such as the SMC Challenges, ENCODE challenge, the AZ synergy Challenge, etc. Abstracts may be either original unpublished work related to past DREAM challenges or work that was published or accepted for publication in a journal previously.

Key Dates:
Abstract Submission for Oral Presentation & Poster deadline: Monday, September 24, 2018

- Author notifications will occur on or around Monday, October 15, 2018
Late Breaking Poster deadline: Monday, October 15, 2018

- Author notifications will occur on or around Monday October 29, 2018


Abstracts received before the due date will be considered for oral presentations and/or poster presentations.

Any abstracts submitted after the deadline will be included only at the discretion of the conference chairs, and will be eligible for poster presentations only.  Please also note that we can only allow one abstract per presenting author.

Authors reserve the right to publish their work elsewhere.

Poster Display Size:
When preparing accepted posters please note that your poster should not exceed the following dimensions: 36 inches wide by 48 inches high. There will be 2 posters per side on the each poster board.

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