ANNOUNCE: Conference on Visualisation for Bioinformatics and the Biosciences
alan at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Jul 28 19:41:37 EST 1997
Frontiers in Visualisation and Human-Computer Interaction '97
The European Bioinformatics Institute,
The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK.
10th and 11th December, 1997.
This two day conference will provide an outstanding opportunity to hear
some of the world's leading speakers in the related areas of human-
computer interaction and visualisation. It will also provide an arena
for professionals in the biosciences and pharmacology to meet with the
leading graphics and interaction experts and to develop new ideas and
The meeting will take place in the newly completed conference facilities
at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus in the grounds of Hinxton Hall,
Cambridge, UK. The campus is the site of The European Bioinformatics
Institute, The Sanger Centre and the UK MRC Human Genome Mapping Project
The two keynote speakers are:
Professor Andries van Dam, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., University Professor
of Technology and Education and Professor of Computer Science, Brown
University, Providence, RI (http://www.cs.brown.edu/people/avd/home.html)
Prof. Dr. José Luis Encarnação, Professor Technical University of
Darmstadt and Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics
in Darmstadt (http://www.crcg.edu/Staff/enc.html).
Both have been visionary pioneers in establishing the discipline of
computer graphics, Van Dam being a co-founder of SIGGRAPH and
Encarnação being the driving force behind the founding of EUROGRAPHICS.
The conference program will cover:
Frontiers in 3D Human Interactions
Applications of Virtual Reality
Distributed Computer-Supported Collaborative Working, CSCW-VR
Visualisation in the Biosciences
There will also be an opportunity for poster submissions and a trade
Before November 10th, the registration fee for the conference is
150 GBP -- Standard Rate
100 GBP -- EBI Industry Affiliates
75 GBP -- EBI BioStandards Partners
75 GBP -- Full-time employees of government, universities,
and university-affiliated hospitals
The cost of lunches is included in the registration fee. The conference
banquet is an additional 35 GBP and will be in The Great Hall of King's
College in Cambridge.
The closing date for early registration and submission of abstracts is
10th November, 1997.
Further information on speakers, hotel accommodation and registration
may be found at:
Alan J. Robinson.
Alan J. Robinson Tel:+44-(0)1223 494625
EMBL Outstation Fax:+44-(0)1223 494468
European Bioinformatics Institute Email: alan at ebi.ac.uk
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
CB10 1RQ, UK http://industry.ebi.ac.uk/~alan/
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