I hope this email finds you well in these difficult times.
We will not be having a Galaxy Africa event this year due to the global
pandemic but the good news is that Galaxy's annual Galaxy Community
Conference has (1) combined with the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
(BOSC) this year and (2) is online. It will be organised in 2 sessions - an
East and a West one - to cover people across the globel's timezones. That
means that each session will be repeated twice. The conference website is
I would like to organise a Galaxy Africa session during the conference -
perhaps in the form of a Birds of A Feather discussion about organising
Galaxy on the African continent. I would appreciate it if some people could
volunteer to help organise this - I am on the BCC2020 organising committee
and chair the scientific committee for the GCC track, so I am already
pretty busy with other conference related activities.
Please email me if you could help organise and publicise an event for this