ANNOUNCE: Conference on Visualisation for Bioinformatics and the Biosciences

Alan Robinson alan at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Jul 28 19:41:37 EST 1997



    Frontiers in Visualisation and Human-Computer Interaction '97
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                               at 

             The European Bioinformatics Institute,
        The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK. 

                 10th and 11th December, 1997.

                  http://www.ebi.ac.uk/fiv97/


Introduction:
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 
synergies. 

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
Resource Centre. 

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) 

and 

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 
show. 


Registration Fee:
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:

               http://www.ebi.ac.uk/fiv97/


Yours sincerely,
Alan J. Robinson.


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European Bioinformatics Institute     Email:  alan at ebi.ac.uk
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
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