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Subject: Invitation to GCC2024: Join Us for the Galaxy Community Conference!
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Hello, Galaxy Community!


We are thrilled to invite you to the 2024 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2024)! Join us in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic, from June 24th to 29th, 2024, for an unforgettable experience of learning, collaboration, and networking.


We encourage you to take advantage of our early bird registration discounted rates, which ends today March 1st at midnight. For more information and to register or submit an abstract, please see the GCC2024 website.


Why Attend GCC2024?


  • Engaging Sessions: Dive into a diverse range of sessions covering cutting-edge research, innovative tools and workflows, and best practices in data analysis.
  • Inspiring Keynotes: Be inspired by keynote speakers who are at the forefront of their fields, sharing their insights and vision for the future of Galaxy and open science.
  • Interactive Workshops: Enhance your skills and knowledge through hands-on workshops and training sessions led by experts in the field.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow Galaxy users, developers, and contributors from around the world, forging new collaborations and sharing experiences.
  • Social Events: Unwind and have fun at our networking and social events, where you can relax, mingle, and enjoy the company of your peers in a casual setting.


Scholarship Opportunities:

We are thrilled to announce the JXTX + GCC2024 Scholarship, a collaboration between the JXTX Foundation and the Galaxy Project. This scholarship will support six outstanding graduate students in genomics and data sciences and offers a unique opportunity for students to attend the 2024 Galaxy Community Conference in Brno, Czech Republic, furthering their knowledge and networking within the field!


The scholarship will be awarded in two tiers:

      The first tier will be awarded to three individuals and will cover conference registration plus transportation to and from the conference (up to 1,000).

      The second tier will be awarded to three individuals and will cover conference registration only.

Key Dates:

      Deadline for application: March 31, 2024

      Winners announced: April 10, 2024

Applicants should plan to present their work at the conference as a talk or a poster. This scholarship presents an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their research and engage with a diverse community of professionals and researchers.


For more information on how to apply, please visit the JXTC + GCC2024 Scholarship page. We encourage all eligible students to apply and look forward to receiving your applications and abstracts!


Training and Workshop Opportunities:


This year's conference will feature a comprehensive array of over 30 training sessions catering to various interests and expertise levels:


  • Trainings for Newcomers: Designed to provide an introduction to Galaxy and help new users navigate the platform with ease.
  • Trainings for Domain Scientists: Explore specialized sessions tailored to the needs of domain scientists, enhancing their capabilities and understanding.
  • Trainings for Educators: Learn effective strategies for incorporating Galaxy into educational settings, fostering a collaborative and interactive learning environment.
  • Trainings for Tool Developers: Dive deep into sessions focused on tool development, enabling developers to create and optimize tools within the Galaxy framework.
  • Trainings for Systems Administrators and Software Engineers: Gain insights into system administration and software engineering specific to Galaxy, ensuring a robust and efficient implementation.


To view the complete list of training sessions, please visit the GCC2024 website.



Don't miss out on this opportunity to join a diverse community of researchers, developers, and Galaxy users from around the world!



Thank you for using Galaxy; see you in Brno!



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