[Arrays] Registration and Abstract Submission now open for MGED 11 Meeting, Trentino, Italy

Gavin Sherlock via arrays%40net.bio.net (by sherlock from genome.stanford.edu)
Fri May 9 18:06:22 EST 2008


Dear Colleagues,

Apologies if you receive this more than once.

	It is the pleasure of the Microarray Gene Expression and Data (MGED)  
society to announce that registration and abstract submission is now  
open for the MGED11 meeting in Trentino, Italy, Monday September 1st - 
 > Wednesday September 3rd, 2008.  In addition, there will be a day of  
optional tutorials and workshops following the meeting on September 4th.

Further information is available at http://www.mgedmeeting.org/ and  
key dates are:

Deadline for Abstract submission for consideration as an oral  
presentation : June 10th
Notice of acceptance: June 25th
Early registration ends:  June 30th
Abstract submission closes: August 5th

	The scientific focus of the meeting will be high throughput  
technologies - in particular microarrays and ultra high throughput  
sequencing - and associated data handling issues and analysis  
techniques.  We have lined up some outstanding speakers who will be  
giving talks on these topics.

This year we will again be selecting half of the plenary speakers from  
submitted abstracts, to encourage greater participation in the MGED  
community.  Continuing from last year, we will again be running a  
poster competition, with prizes for the best posters presented by  
graduate and postdoctoral students.  Finally, we will be awarding up  
to seven $1500 travel grants to graduate or postdoctoral students who  
are US citizens traveling from the US.

We look forward to seeing you all in Trentino,

Sincerely,

The Microarray and Gene Expression Data (MGED) Society

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MGED 11 Program

Sunday 31st Aug.

15:00 - Registration and Exhibit Area are open

Monday 1st  Sept.

07:30-            Registration opens
08:30- 09:00 Welcome, Introduction and organization details: Chris  
Stoeckert Catherine Ball, Cesare Furlanello

ENCODE Session
09:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture: Ewan Birney
10:00-10:45 Plenary Lecture: Barbara Wold
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 Plenary Lecture: Shirley Liu
12:00-12:30 Talks from Submitted abstracts (1)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Wine Genomics Session
14:00-14:45 Plenary Talk: Claudio Moser
14:45-15:30 Talks from Submitted abstracts (2)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:45 Plenary Talk: Duccio Cavalieri
16:45-17:45 Keynote Talk: Grant Cramer

18:00-20:00 Welcome cocktail
21.00 Public Science Conference I

Tuesday 2nd Sept.

Human Disease Session
09:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture: Joe Gray
10:00-10:45 Plenary Lecture: Mike Bittner
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Plenary Lecture: Nigel Carter
11:45-12:30 Talks from Submitted abstracts (3)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Quality and Standards in Action
14:00-14:15 Introduction and update on MGED Standards: Chris Stoeckert
14:15-14:30 MAGE-TAB Tools: Helen Parkinson/Tim Rayner
14:30-14:45 ISA-TAB and integrative standards: Susanna-Assunta Sansone
14:45-15:30 Title TBA (Semantic Web and Gene Expression): Alan  
Ruttenberg
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-18:00 Poster Session I

19:00-21:00 Conference Dinner

Wednesday 3rd Sept.

Learning from Microarray Data
09:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture: Naama Barkai
09:45-10:30 Plenary Talk: Rainer Spang
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Plenary Talk: Atul Butte
11:45-12:30 Talks from Submitted Abstracts (3)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Functional Genomics and Systems Biology
14:00-15:00 Keynote Lecture : Stephen Oliver
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:15 Talks from Submitted Abstracts (3)
16:15-17:00 Plenary Lecture TBA
17:00-19:00 Poster Session II
Close of Meeting, Final Announcements, Award of Poster Prizes

20.15 Public Science Conference 2

Thursday 4th Sept.

Workshops
8:30 - 11:30 Morning Parallel Sessions
	• Data Analysis Tutorial: John Quackenbush and Roger Bumgarner
	• Tutorial on using Bioconductor for Array Quality Assessment: Audrey  
Kauffmann and Wolfgang Huber
11:30 - 14:30 Gene Pattern tutorial: Ted Liefeld
14:30 - 17:30 Afternoon Parallel Sessions
	• Using ArrayExpress Tutorial: Gabriella Rustici andMisha Kapushesky
	• EMERALD Workshop on Array Quality Assessment Methods: Marc Salit  
and Wolfgang Huber



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