BOSC 2007/ISMB Attendees/BOSC Overview

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(Fairly Maleable) Structure of a BOSC Conference

Keynote Speakers

  • 2000 Tim O'Reilly
  • 2002 Michael Eisen PloS
  • 2004 Wolfgang Huber Bioconductor
  • 2005 Jason Stajich, Hilmar Lapp
  • 2006 Amos Bairoch of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
  • 2006 Alberto M.R. Davila of the DBBM, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • 2007 Carole Goble

Full Talks

  • BOSC Organizing Committee Invites Submission of Abstract Proposals, selects the Best for Presentation to the Conference Community
  • 15 Minutes + questions

Lightning Talks/Demos

  • Very short, Fast
  • Almost anyone can present
  • Submissions accepted up to the end of the conference

Birds of a Feather/Wifi Workshops

  • Parallel meetings of small groups of attendees with shared interests
  • Creates a nice setting to discuss new ideas, address problems, and interact with other developers and users