Call for Workshop Proposals

The 11th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB) is the flagship conference of the ACM SIGBio. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference and all its associated events will be held virtually.

We invite submissions of workshop proposals on a broad range of topics of interest to the ACM SigBio research community. Examples of relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analytical Tools for Phenomics, and High Throughput Phenotyping
  • Big Data and Predictive Analytics in Health Care
  • Brain map and computational neuroscience
  • Clinical and Health Decision Support Systems
  • Computational Systems Biology and Biological Network Modeling
  • Epigenomics, Gene Regulation and Transcription
  • Epidemiology and infectious disease modeling
  • Genome and Sequence Analysis
  • Healthcare Data Quality Control, Privacy, and Security
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) and Parallel methods for Computational Biology
  • Microbiomics, Metagenomics and Metaproteomics
  • Mobile Health and Sensor Networks
  • Population, Evolution, and Comparative Genomics
  • Protein and RNA - Structure and Function
  • Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Text Mining of Biomedical Literature and Clinical Notes
  • Tools and Methods for Precision Agriculture
  • Tools and Methods for Precision Medicine
  • Translational Bioinformatics
  • Visualization and Visual Analytics of Biological and Health Data

Each workshop proposal can be up to 6 pages to include the following information:

For the continuing workshops (i.e., the workshops have been held at BCB 2019), a shorter proposal is expected and include the following information:

The proposers are requested to implement the proposed plan only after hearing about the final acceptance notification of the proposed workshop.

Submission procedure:

Each workshop proposal can be up to 6 pages (11pt Times New Roman, single line spacing, 1” page margins on all sides, PDF format). The proposers are requested to address all the details listed above in their proposal.

Submissions are handled via EasyChair(select the track for workshop proposals). Please refer to the conference webpage https://acm-bcb.org/ for further updates on the submission information.

Important Dates:

Workshop proposal deadline: March 27, 2020
Notification of acceptance: April 03, 2020
Workshops will be held on August 30 (Sunday), 2020

Workshop Co-Chairs:

Xia Ning, Ohio State University, USA
Wei Zhang, University of Central Florida, USA

Important Dates
Call for Submission Deadline Notification of Acceptance
Papers June 12 July 15
Workshops March 27 April 3
Tutorials April 15 April 22
Highlights July 19 July 29
Posters July 22 July 29
Late-break poster August 15 August 17
Camera-ready: July 29