General Conditions

Registration Fee Table
Conference registration covers the workshop costs.
Registration Type By June 25, 2018 After June 25, 2018
ACM/SIGBio Member 680 USD 780 USD
Non-ACM/SIGBio Member 780 USD 880 USD
Student ACM/SIGBio Member 400 USD 500 USD
Student Non-ACM/SIGBio Member 500 USD 600 USD
Wednesday only for ACM/SIGBio Members 310 USD 350 USD
Wednesday only for ACM/SIGBio Student 200 USD 250 USD


ACM-BCB 2018 will be held at:

ACM-BCB Room Rate
Reservation cutoff date is Friday, August 10th, 2018, rates will go up after this date. The following room rate is valid for August 26, through September 4, 2018:
Room Type Price
Single/double occupancy $209.00
Triple occupancy $219.00
Quad occupancy $219.00

Reservations can be made with JW Marriott Washington DC at this link.

Student Hotel Roommate Finder
If you are looking for a roommate while at the ACM-BCB conference in Washington, D.C., register on this Roommate Finder service and let others know.
Note: Only ACM-BCB 2018 attendees are permitted to use this service. It is your responsibility to contact prospective roommates, conduct appropriate inquiries or screening and make final hotel arrangements. ACM-BCB and its organizers assume no responsibility for your arrangements.
To ensure the safety of the individuals using this service, you may be asked to furnish identification documents and proof of conference registration.
Messages that are unrelated to ACM-BCB 2018 or roommate search, will be deleted by the forum administrator.


We would be happy to send you a visa support letter if you need one to attend ACM-BCB 2018.
These letters must come from ACM, and you can find the information to request your support letter at https://www.acm.org/special-interest-groups/volunteer-resources/conference-manual/visa-support-letters.
From the aforementioned link:

The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attend ACM sponsored conferences. We can however issue a visa support letter.
  • ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.
  • For visa support letters, refer all requests to supportletters@acm.org.ACM suggests posting this address on the conference web-site. Those requesting a letter should allow 7-10 business days to receive it. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with the request.
For Visa support letters, please send all requests to the Office of SIG Services supportletters@acm.org
  • Name (as it appears on attendee’s passport) and mailing address
  • The name of the conference attendees is registering for
  • Attendee’s registration confirmation number (if available) OR
  • Authors may indicate their paper title. Speakers can provide the title of their talk.
  • Include a fax number or email address of where letter can be sent

ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment. ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.

Important Dates
Call for Submission Deadline Notification of Acceptance
Papers May 20 June 11
Workshops March 31 April 7
Tutorials March 31 April 7
Highlights June 1 June 11
Posters June 13 June 20
Hotel Reservation cutoff date August 10


ACM-BCB room rate at JW Marriot is available till August 10th

August 6, 2018

Accepted Posters list

July 27, 2018

Full schedule posted

June 24, 2018

Day 1 schedule posted

June 8, 2018

Updated Camera Ready Deadline- June 30

June 8, 2018

Program Committee listed

June 4, 2018

Accepted Workshops' links added

May 22, 2018

Registration Open

May 21, 2018

Revised Highlights deadline- June 1

May 11, 2018

Accepted Workshops are listed

April 29, 2018

Accepted Tutorials are listed

April 29, 2018

Updated Paper submission deadline- May 20

April 22, 2018

Sponsorship Benefits information available

April 18, 2018

Revised Workshop proposal deadline- March 31

March 22, 2018

Revised Tutorial submission deadline- March 31

March 22, 2018

Venue information is available

February 18, 2018

Call for Papers, Workshops, Posters, Tutorials, Highlights

February 12, 2018