2024 Global Bioinformatics Education Summit

We are thrilled to announce that applications for the 6th Annual Global Bioinformatics Education Summit are now open! This year, the summit will be held on May 20-22, 2024, with the option to attend in person at the New York Genome Centre or virtually. 

The Bioinformatics Education Summit is a working meeting where each attendee commits to being part of an ongoing working group to develop resources. Some of the sessions on this year’s agenda include:

  • Train-the-trainer programs in bioinformatics

  • Addressing the Grand Challenges in bioinformatics education and training

  • Competencies frameworks for data scientists and core facilities

  • FAIR-CARE checklists for training and training resources

  • How to use AI in training

  • How to make training accessible

  • Implementing the Bicycle Principles

We are additionally offering two special sessions: a professional development workshop on program evaluation and learner assessment and a Funders, Policymakers, and Industry Forum.

To apply, please complete the application form. Applications are evaluated on a biweekly rolling basis; applicants who require visas will be evaluated immediately. Applications close on April 31, 2024 and spots are limited.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’re looking forward to seeing you in 2024!