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Important dates:

November 15, 2013: Opening of the Call for Abstracts
December 20, 2013: Deadline for Abstract submission for oral communications and posters
January 20, 2014: Abstract acceptance notification (Oral communications and posters)
January 24, 2014: Deadline for early registration to the conference (required for authors of accepted abstracts)
February 26–28, 2014: BITS2013 meeting