In case you missed it, the call for training topic nominations is now open. See below for details. I would particularly like to encourage people on this list to consider nominating topics.
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Dave Clements firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 2:40 PM Subject: Please nominate training topics for GCC2019 by Dec 31 To: Galaxy Dev List email@example.com Cc: Bérénice Batut firstname.lastname@example.org
The *2019 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2019)* https://galaxyproject.org/events/gcc2019/ will be held in be held in *Freiburg, Germany, 1-6 July*. Like previous Galaxy Community Conferences https://galaxyproject.org/gcc/, GCC2019 will feature invited keynotes, accepted talks, posters, demos, birds-of-a-feather gatherings and *training*. The format of GCC2019 will be a bit different than the previous years: it starts with 1 day of training and then 3 days with more specialized training sessions aligned with talks. *You can read more about the new format on the conference FAQ https://galaxyproject.org/events/gcc2019/faq/#what-will-be-the-format-for-gcc-in-2019.*
*The training topics that are offered are determined by the community so BY YOU! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fBPjEmw7Td52rhBnC0SvflnQCD7Ue5IMJ9RkM0SjnYg/*
Please give some thought to what topics you would like to see offered, or that you would like to offer, and then submit them as topic nominations https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fBPjEmw7Td52rhBnC0SvflnQCD7Ue5IMJ9RkM0SjnYg/ .
Nominated topics can cover a wide range. For example:
- Introduction to Using Galaxy - Scientific topic oriented trainings - Community specific trainings - Development and administration around Galaxy - Train the trainers
This list only shows some examples. *Any topic of interest to the Galaxy Community can be nominated and you are encouraged to nominate more than one topic.* If you are looking for ideas, see the topic nominated in: 2016 https://galaxyproject.org/news/2018-12-galaxy-update/bit.ly/gcc2016noms, 2015 https://galaxyproject.org/news/2018-12-galaxy-update/bit.ly/gcc2015vote, 2014 https://galaxyproject.org/news/2018-12-galaxy-update/bit.ly/1s6NtMN, 2013 https://galaxyproject.org/news/2018-12-galaxy-update/bit.ly/1i2j1gN and the Galaxy Events page https://galaxyproject.org/news/2018-12-galaxy-update/galaxyproject.org/events/ .
Training nomination is open from *December, 1st* to *December, 31*. Topics will be compiled into a uniform list by the GCC2019 Organizing Committee, and topics will be voted on by the Galaxy Community from *January, 15th* to *January, 31st*.