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BCC2020 is online, global, and affordable. The meeting and training are now done, and the CoFest is under way.

The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference brings together the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) and the Galaxy Community Conference into a single event featuring training, a meeting, and a CollaborationFest. Events run from July 17 through July 25, and is held in both the eastern and western hemispheres.

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Saturday, July 18 • 09:01 - 11:30
Train the Galaxy Trainer

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Slides, Tutorial, Video

This workshop will introduce:
  • using Galaxy as a training tool
  • Determining aim and audience
    • e.g. single topic; string of related topics;
    • e.g. response to specific request for training; or general upskilling people in Galaxy bioinformatics
  • setting up appropriate infrastructure
    • usegalaxy.* resources
    • TIaaS
    • Your own
  • The available materials 
    • GTN tutorials
    • and/or write your own; including how to contribute it to GTN
    • Customising materials for your needs (Slides, language etc.)
  • Distributed workshops 
    • In practice
    • Local facilitators vs lead trainers
    • Using Zoom / Skype / other video conferencing software
  •  Practise setting up your own workshop?
    • eg. choose a topic from GTN
    • check that it runs on Galaxy server of choice
    • time it // modify if need be (e.g. cut down data set more?)
    • create schedule, eg google doc → publish → tinyurl
  • Getting good feedback!

  • An interest in bioinformatics training and Galaxy

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Saskia Hiltemann

Erasmus MC
Metagenomics, Training materials, board games, CTF & security
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Delphine Lariviere

Penn State University
Post-doc in the Galaxy Team (Nekrutenko Lab). Works on bacterial genomics, assembly, RNA Seq, TnSeq. Also interested in evolution, metagenomics, epigenetics and visualisation.

Saturday July 18, 2020 09:01 - 11:30 EDT
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