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Call for Tutorials

The 8th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB) is the flagship conference of the ACM SIGBio. ACM-BCB 2017 is the conference's eigth year, building upon the success of the first seven meetings in Niagara Falls, Chicago, Orlando, Washington DC, Newport Beach, Atlanta, and Seattle. ACM-BCB 2017 will be held in Boston, MA, August 20-23, 2017.

ACM-BCB 2017 invites tutorials that address the interests of its varied audience of individuals interested in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (BCB) including graduate students, researchers and educators from academia, and researchers and practitioners from industry and government.

We especially welcome proposals for tutorials that:

The tutorials will be held on August 20. We envision tutorials to be 1 to 4 units where each unit is 50 minutes. We encourage tutorials with multiple units to have more than one presenter, preferably from different institutions, bringing different perspectives.

Tutorial proposals should not exceed 3 pages (excluding the speaker biographies), using an 11 point font for the text, and should include:

Each proposal will be and ranked based on the significance of the proposed tutorial topic, overall quality of the proposal, the qualifications and experience of the presenters, the tutorial's fit to the conference theme, and the number of tutorial slots and the space available.

Submission Link:
(Please choose the "Tutorials" track for the submission)

To ensure full consideration, tutorial proposals must be received no later than March 6, 2017. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 20, 2017.

Tutorial Chairs

Filip Jagodzinski,
Dario Ghersi,
Giuseppe Tradigo,

Important Dates:

Tutorial submission deadline: March 6, 2017 Extended to March 17, 2017
Notification of acceptance: March 20, 2017

Important Dates
Call for Submission Deadline Notification of Acceptance
Papers April 24 June 7
Workshops March 17 March 20
Tutorials March 17 March 20
Highlights May 8 June 7
Posters June 11 June 19


ACM-BCB 2017 papers now available through ACM DL

August 17, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 tutorials are now posted

August 11, 2017

Preliminary program booklet posted

June 22, 2017

Poster submission deadline extended to June 11

May 25, 2017

Registration is open

May 17, 2017

Paper submission deadline extended to April 24

April 8, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Posters dates updated

April 8, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Highlights is now posted

March 13, 2017

Workshop proposal deadline extended to March 17

March 10, 2017

Venue information is available

January 18, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Papers is now posted

January 5, 2017