ACM-BCB 2015 Industry Track Call for Sponsors, Panels and Special Sessions
The ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB) is the flagship conference of the ACM SIGBio 2015 is the conference's sixth year, building upon the success of the first five meetings in Niagara Falls, Chicago, Orlando, Washington DC, and Newport Beach. Since 2013, we have incorporated the new area of Health Informatics in BCB and we look forward to its continual growth.
ACM BCB 2015 will be held in Atlanta GA during September 9–12, 2015. The Industry Track invites submission of proposals of panels and special sessions and nominations of keynote speakers/presentations, which are focused on industrial research, application and implementation in the areas of interests of the conference.
Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities
There are many opportunities for companies and organizations to participate as presenters, exhibitors and sponsors, including:
Several levels of contributions are available with different participation activities provided at each level:
|Platinum - $10,000||
|Gold - $5,000||
The deadlines for commitment and payment for these levels of contributions are August 1, 2015.
Call for Panels and Special Sessions Submissions
We invite submissions of proposals for panels and special sessions which are related to the themes of the conferences and with focus on applications/implementations and commercialization or prospects of such. Each panel or special session should cover 60-90 minutes, with at least 20-30 minutes for discussions.
The complete panel proposal should not exceed 6 pages, and should include:
Submissions from both academic and industry are welcome; collaborations between the two are extremely encouraged.
The complete special session proposal should not exceed 4 pages, and should include:
Submissions from both academic and industry are welcome; collaborations between the two are extremely encouraged. The special session will require at least 4 presentations, or they will be combined with other special sessions. No full paper is required for presentations in the special sessions of industry track. If you plan to submit a full paper, please follow conference regular paper submission procedures, and let the program committee know that you prefer to present your paper with industry track.
Examples of relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
We also solicit nominations of invited speakers/presentations. The nomination should include speaker’s name, affiliation, and short bio, abstract of the presentation, etc. Preference will be given to industrial leaders, and/or industrial research, applications and implementations. Please submit your nomination to industry track co-chairs at IT.ACMBCB@gmail.com by June 28th.
We also solicit abstract submissions to contributed sessions of industry tracks. Please submit your abstract to industry track co-chairs at IT.ACMBCB@gmail.com by June 28th.
Panel and special session proposals due: May 31st, (Sunday)
Panel and special session proposal acceptance notification date: June 14th, (Sunday)
Panel and special session proposals Final Version due: July 24th, (Friday)
Nomination of invited presentations due: June 28th, (Sunday)
Nomination of invited presentations decision notification due: July 20th, (Monday)
Abstract submission to contributed sessions due: June 28th, (Sunday)
Abstract submission to contributed sessions notification due: July 20th, (Monday)
For questions on industry track sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, and questions and submissions of panel and special session proposals or nomination of invited speakers, please contact industry track co-chairs: Dr. Xin Deng (email@example.com) and Dr. Donghui Wu (IT.ACMBCB@gmail.com).