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Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) 2019

GCC2019 will feature invited keynotes, accepted talks, posters, and demos, birds-of-a-feather gatherings, multiple days of collaborative work, and plenty of opportunities to network with your fellow data-intensive researchers and practitioners. If you are working in data-intensive life science, there is no better place to be.

When: July 01-06, 2019
Freiburg, Germany

Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)/European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019 is the largest and most high profile annual meeting of scientists working in computational biology and provides an intense multidisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest developments in computational tools for data driven biological research. The conference’s rigorous focus on computation and methodology coupled with outstanding biology is a must attend! Featuring the ISCB Communities of Special Interest, ISMB/ECCB 2019 will spike your curiosity, deliver the latest research in the field, and allow you to connect, collaborate and engage.

When: July 21-25, 2019
Where: Basel, Switzerland

Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2019

BOSC 2019 will take place July 24-25 as part of ISMB/ECCB in Basel. BOSC is organized by the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF), a non-profit group dedicated to promoting the practice and philosophy of open source software development and open science within the biological research community.

When: July 24-25, 2019
Where: Basel, Switzerland

International Conference on Biological Ontology (ICBO) 2019

The International Conference on Biological Ontologies aims to foster discussion, exchange, and innovation in research and development in the areas of biomedical ontology (including plants, agriculture, environment and biomes, as well as human health and disease).

When: July 29 – August 02, 2019
Where: Buffalo, NY, United States

The 8th International Workshop on Vaccines and Drug Ontology Studies (VDOS-2019)

In conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO), this workshop will provide a platform for discussing innovative solutions as well as the challenges in the development and application of biomedical ontologies to representing and analyzing drugs and vaccines, their administration, immune responses induced, adverse events, and similar topics.

When: July 29 – August 02, 2019
Where: Buffalo, NY, United States

FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI)

FSCI is a week-long program of intensive coursework, group activities and hands-on training around the latest trends in scholarly communication.

When: August 05-09, 2019
Where: Los Angeles, CA, United States

GOBLET Annual General Meeting

The Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education & Training (GOBLET) Annual General Meeting (AGM) is open to all working in bioinformatics training.

When: September 9-11, 2019
Where: Jakarta, Indonesia at the Universitas YARSI

[BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference

[BC]is one of the major bioinformatics and computational biology events in Europe. This year’s thematic focus is on “Big Data in Molecular Medicine”.

When: September 10-11, 2019
Where: Basel, Switzerland

Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO 2019)

The JOWO workshops address a wide spectrum of topics related to
ontology research, ranging from Cognitive Science to Knowledge
Representation, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence,
Logic, Philosophy, and Linguistics. JOWO is especially suitable for
interdisciplinary and innovative formats.
When: September 23-25, 2019
Where: Graz, Austria

4th Disease Maps Community Meeting (DMCM2019)

The event is held on yearly basis and presents advances in our knowledge on the molecular mechanisms of diseases, in mathematical modelling for understanding their progression and in developing software for supporting maps and carrying out different types of analyses. The meeting includes not only presentations and posters but also software demos and discussions on hot topics in systems medicine. Please see, for example, the outcome of the Luxembourg meeting discussions recently published in Briefings in Bioinformatics (

When: October 02-04, 2019
Where: Sevilla, Spain


The FORCE11 annual conference is a different kind of meeting, where stakeholders come together – or scrummage – for an open discussion, on an even playing field, to talk about changing the ways scholarly and scientific information is communicated, shared and used. Researchers, publishers, librarians, computer scientists, informaticians, funders, educators, citizens, and others attend the FORCE11 meeting with a view to supporting the realisation of promising new ideas and identifying new potential collaborators.

When: October 16-17, 2019
Where: Edinburgh, Scotland

18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019)

The International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) is the premier venue for presenting fundamental research, innovative technology, and applications concerning semantics, data, and the Web. It is the most important international venue to discuss and present latest advances and applications of the semantic Web, knowledge graphs, linked data, ontologies and artificial intelligence (AI) on the Web.

When: October 26-30, 2019
Where: Auckland, New Zealand


Topics include:

  • data integration and data fusion platforms, integrated bio-search
  • grid and clouds applications and platforms
  • data analysis in biomedicine
  • Structural bioinformatics and computational biochemistry
  • Omics and Inter-Omics data integration

When: November 11-13, 2019
Where: Fisciano Campus, University of Salerno, Italy

Curating Clinical Genome

Curating the Clinical Genome conference will be of interest to a wide group of medical genomics researchers, clinicians practicing genomic medicine, companies developing solutions for clinical genomics and researchers interested in genomic data sharing.

When: May 20-22, 2020
Where: Wellcome Genome campus, Hinxton, UK

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