[Corpora-List] BioCreative VII, Final Call for Participation

Weissenbacher, Davy dweissen at pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Fri Oct 8 17:38:47 CEST 2021

[Apologies for cross-posting]

BioCreative VII Challenge and Workshop<http://www.biocreative.org/>

Final Call for Participation

We invite the larger community to submit posters on topics related to the BioCreative VII Challenge tasks. Accepted posters will be presented as short, pre-recorded videos in a YouTube channel, with selected posters also presented as flash talks at the workshop.

The submission deadline is October 10 (if you need additional time, let us know).

* Poster abstract submissions: Accept abstracts describing works related to BioCreative VII track's topics (chemical name entity recognition, relation extraction involving chemicals, COVID-19 related text mining, datasets and standards related to these) Specification: Length up to 500 words (excluding title and authors info), font Times New Roman, size 11. In addition, you can include up to two figures and 5 references (using numbers in parentheses in text). Submission deadline: October 10, 2021 Acceptance message: October 15, 2021

To submit your work go to Easychair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bc7, and select the option 'poster'. Format for all submissions is PDF. More information can be found on the BioCreative VII Workshop Information<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/events/biocreative-vii/biocreative-vii-workshop/#submissions> page.

The BioCreative VII workshop will be held online November 8-10, 2021.

Program highlights:

* Keynote: Dr. Joshua Denny<https://allofus.nih.gov/about/who-we-are/nih-all-us-research-program-staff/joshua-denny>, Chief Executive Officer of the All of Us Research Program at NIH

* Presentations from participants in the BioCreative VII Challenge tracks:

* NLM-Chem Track: Full-text Chemical Identification and Indexing in PubMed articles<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/tasks/biocreative-vii/track-2/>

* Automatic extraction of medication names in tweets<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/tasks/biocreative-vii/track-3/>

* DrugProt: Text mining drug/chemical-protein interactions<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/tasks/biocreative-vii/track-1/>

* LitCovid track Multi-label topic classification for COVID-19 literature annotation<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/tasks/biocreative-vii/track-5/>

* COVID-19 text mining tool interactive demo<https://biocreative.bioinformatics.udel.edu/tasks/biocreative-vii/track-4/>

* Panel: Mining adverse drug reactions

* Poster session, with selected posters presented as flash talks.

The workshop will be held over Zoom from 2:30 pm to 6:15 pm UTC each day (9:30 am - 1:15 pm EST; change time zone<https://dateful.com/eventlink/2055614310>). Registration is free and will remain open until November 5, or until capacity is reached.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!

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