Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 13th January, 2017 !!!
This annual meeting offers an informal and inviting atmosphere to exchange ideas on the use of mathematical techniques in the field of genetics. For the 2017 meeting we welcome you in Tartu, the old, but modern university town in southern Estonia. The meeting is hosted by the Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu and the Estonian Biocentre in the new Omicum building in central Tartu, with several accommodation and dining options in the short walking distance.
Confirmed invited speakers: Matti Pirinen (Finland), Daniel Lawson (UK), Flora Jay (France)
Tuesday, 4 April, 2017
10:00-18:00 Pre-conference course: „An Intuitive Approach to Machine Learning: Boosting, Nearest Neighbors, Random Forests and Support Vector Machines“. Course instructors: Andreas Ziegler and Marvin Wright
Wednesday, 5 April, 2017
10:00 -18:00 Scientific sessions (keynote lecture, contributed talks and a poster session)
18:15 Excursion to the Estonian Genome Center
19:00 Welcome reception
Thursday, 6 April, 2017
9:00-18:00 Scientific sessions (contributed talks and a poster session)
20:00 Dinner at the Estonian National Museum (see https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jan/01/estonia-national-museum-review-touching-and-revealing-dgt-dorell)
Friday, 7 April 2017
Theme of the day: methodology in population genetics
9:00 -14:00 Scientific sessions
Early registration fee 180EUR until 10th February 2017 (220EUR afterwards), the pre-conference course fee is 60EUR
The registration form is available from the conference website and also here
Deadline: Friday 13th of January 2017
Please follow the instructions and use the template from the webpage and send the abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not hesitate to contact with the organizers, if you have any additional questions:
Annely Allik email@example.com
Krista Fischer firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristi Läll email@example.com (questions regarding the abstracts)
Looking forward to welcome you in Tartu!