ACM-BCB 2015 Call for Workshop Proposals
19 February 2015
ACM-BCB 2015 Call for Workshop Proposals
Atlanta, GA, September 9, 2015 (Wednesday)

ACM-BCBí2015 is the flagship conference of the ACM SIGBio. We invite
submissions of workshop proposals on any topic of interest to the large
ACM and Biomedical research community. Examples of relevant topics
include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Healthcare Data Quality Control, Privacy, and Security
* Text Mining of Biomedical Literature and Clinical Notes
* Mobile Health and Sensor Networks
* Big Data and Predictive Analytics in Healthcare
* Clinical and Health Decision Support Systems
* Biological and Health Data Visualization
* Translational Bioinformatics
* Genome and Sequence Analysis
* Protein and RNA Structure and Function
* Epigenomics, Gene Regulation and Transcription
* Microbiomics and Metagenomics
* Population, Evolution, and Comparative Genomics
* Proteomics and Metabolomics
* Computational Systems Biology and Biological Network Modeling
* Behavioral, Environmental, and Public Health Informatics

Each workshop proposal can be up to 6 pages to include the following
* Motivation and rationale of the workshop
* Proposed workshop length: one-half day or a full-day with a lunchtime break
* Names and affiliations of main organizers
* A description of the workshop format, i.e. extended research
presentations, panels, in-depth tutorials, invited talks, demonstrations:
* For extended research presentations, a short research abstract and
reference papers should be provided;
* For panels, a short biography and concise position statement from each
participant should be provided;
* For teaching workshops, a draft syllabus should be provided;
* For demonstration workshops, a general outline of the planned activities
and prerequisite materials needed should be described.
* Approximate workshop schedule; how much time will be allocated to each
workshop activity.
* An important goal of the workshops is to engage participants via
interactions and/or community building. Each proposal is expected to
describe its plans to achieve this goal.
* Any other relevant information to your proposal workshop (e.g. has the
proposed workshop be done in the past and in other venues? If so, when and

Important Workshop Dates:
Workshop submissions due: May 15th, 2015 (Friday)
Notifications of acceptance: June 19th, 2015 (Friday)
Workshop materials due: July 17th, 2015 (Friday)