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Meetings/Events 2011

This is a list of important dates for this 2011


The 12th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2011) will be held immediately before the 19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB 2011) at the Austria Center in Vienna, Austria. The dates of BOSC 2011 are July 15-16; the main ISMB Conference runs July 17-19, 2011. Participants are also invited to Codefest 2011, July 13-14.

  • February 28, 2011: Call for abstracts opens
  • April 18, 2011: Deadline for submitting abstracts
  • May 9, 2011: Notifications for accepted abstracts e-mailed to corresponding authors
  • May 16, 2011: Deadline for presenters to confirm acceptance of invitation to speak and for authors offered conditional acceptance to come into compliance with requested changes.
  • July 13-14, 2011: Codefest 2011 programming session
  • July 15-16, 2011: BOSC 2011



Poster Chair: Yana Bromberg, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

The organizers of ISMB/ECCB 2011 invite all interested participants and conference attendees to consider presenting a poster.


  • Call for Posters Submission Site Opens November 29, 2010
  • Monday, November 29, 2010 Call for Posters Opens
  • Friday, March 18, 2011 Poster Submission Deadline
  • Monday, April 11, 2011 Poster Acceptance Notification


  • January 24: Program announced.
  • February 28: 19:00 UTC Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google.
  • March 11: 23:00 UTC Mentoring organization application deadline.
  • March 14-17: Google program administrators review organization applications.
  • March 18:19:00 UTC List of accepted mentoring organizations published on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site.
  • March 18-27:Would-be student participants discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations.
  • March 28:19:00 UTC Student application period opens.
  • April 8:19:00 UTC Student application deadline.
  • Interim Period:Mentoring organizations review and rank student proposals; where necessary, mentoring organizations may request further proposal detail from the student applicant.
  • April 22: All mentors must be signed up and all student proposals matched with a mentor - 07:00 UTC
  • Student ranking/scoring deadline. Please do not add private comments with a nonzero score or mark students as ineligible (unless doing so as part of resolving duplicate accepted students) after this deadline - 17:00 UTC IRC meeting to resolve any outstanding duplicate accepted students - 19:00 UTC
  • April 25: 19:00 UTC Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site.
  • Community Bonding Period: Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
  • May 23: Students begin coding for their Google Summer of Code projects;
  • Google begins issuing initial student payments provided tax forms are on file and students are in good standing with their communities.
  • Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.
  • July 11: 19:00 UTC Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations.
  • July 15:19:00 UTC Mid-term evaluations deadline;
  • Google begins issuing mid-term student payments provided passing student survey is on file.
  • Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.
  • August 15: Suggested 'pencils down' date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.
  • August 22: 19:00 UTC Firm 'pencils down' date. Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.
  • August 26: 19:00 UTC Final evaluation deadline
  • Google begins issuing student and mentoring organization payments provided forms and evaluations are on file.
  • August 29:Final results of Google Summer of Code 2011 announced
  • August 30:Students can begin submitting required code samples to Google
  • October 22 - 23:Mentor Summit at Google: Representatives from each successfully participating organization are invited to Google to greet, collaborate and code. Our mission for the weekend: make the program even better, have fun and make new friends.
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