ELIXIR at the ECCB 2024

Mon 16 September 2024 to Fri 20 September 2024
Logomo, Junakatu 9, Turku, Finland

Logomo, Tartu

The 23rd European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB 2024) has the theme "Data and Algorithms for health and science". This year the conference is organised by the Finish ELIXIR Node, CSC, together with University of Turku. You can find details about the conference, including how to register, on the ECCB 2024 website.

ELIXIR will be a sponsor at this year's ECCB conference, with the ELIXIR Communities/poster track and two workshops. We invite submissions of abstracts to the ELIXIR Communities/poster Track at ECCB2024. These need to be submitted via the ECCB2024 Call for submissions page, where you will find the submission details, selection criteria and deadlines. A short summary is below:

The ELIXIR Communities/poster track

Track chairs: Katharina Heil and Peter Maccallum, ELIXIR Hub

A collection of four one hour sessions to showcase ELIXIR Community work and progress. 

Talks are expected to showcase Community activities, the benefits of being a member and of using ELIXIR resources. A close link to an application needs to be showcased (e.g. consider links to ELIXIR Recommended Interoperability Resources (RIRs), Core Data Resources (CDRs) or others). The selected highlight talks will be presented in person in the main conference venue, Logomo, on 18 -20 September 2024. The presentations will be approximately 15 minutes long.

Eligibility criteria

  • Talks must be submitted by Community co-leads (the presenter can vary) 
  • Each ELIXIR Community can submit up to two proposals (submitted by different co-leads)

ELIXIR poster track eligibility criteria

  • Talks must be submitted by ELIXIR members
  • Each ELIXIR member can submit up to one poster.

Evaluation criteria

  • The submission will discuss links to, and the benefits and the challenges of, working within ELIXIR.

The complete information is available on the ECCB2024 website.


For the ELIXIR Communities and poster track: katharina.heil [at] elixir-europe.org and peter.maccallum [at] elixir-europe.org.

For general questions about the conference: see the ECCB2024 website.