Next week, I’ll be onboarding the selection committee. I’ll also be hosting the first of two informational webinars with potential applicants to answer questions about the event fund.
A conversation with Chelsea Bodamer and Adam Lorio, Western Washington University BackgroundChelsea is the event coordinator at Western Washington University, where she works with the Salish Sea Institute to hold a biennial conference.
We’re in the process of confirming our selection committee members. I’ll be meeting with them in mid-July to review our workflow for reviewing applications. I’ve put together a draft rubric
We will be holding two informational webinars for individuals interested in applying for funding. They will be held over Zoom on July 13th at 10AM Pacific Time and July 21st at 1PM Pacific
A conversation with Dave Clements, Galaxy project This summer’s Bioinformatics Community Conference will be the second joint conference between Galaxy and the Open Bioinformatics Foundation and the first held online. FormatThis year's
Event organizers have had to quickly pivot their traditional in-person meetings to virtual formats. This transition can be daunting to organizers who have to suddenly make decisions about format, platforms, accessibility, and how
Big thanks to Kari and Tracy for working with me to choose our finalists for the selection committee! Invitations have been sent out and I’ll provide an update next week about who
My proposal for a breakout session at [email protected] focused on challenges and opportunities in transitioning meetings online has been accepted! This week was spent finalizing the RFP and application questions. I’ll
The website is live! Please share in your communities! This week, I submitted a breakout session proposal for [email protected] focused on transitioning meetings online. I also had a meeting with Erin Becker
Joe and I are wrapping up aesthetic changes to the website. Kris read through the RFP and application questions and provided some feedback, which I incorporated. We’ll finalize our plans for wrapping
This week, I spoke at an eLife webinar focused on reforming academic conferences. I wrote up my talking points in a blog post. After our committee meeting, I followed up with Danielle to
On May 27th, I had the opportunity to speak at a webinar hosted by eLife focused on reforming academic conferences. Here are my talking points.