April 30, 2015
Thank you to all teams who registered, and those who joined the wait list. We had 25 teams sign up over 2 weeks before the registration deadline, and another 16 teams join the wait list: 41 teams total!
All registration and wait list forms are now closed. We have created a brief survey to determine preferences for teams on the wait list.
The survey URL is http://goo.gl/forms/OSZnTMZJDY
The deadline to respond to this survey is Friday May 8th.
April 16, 2015
Dear BIOMOD community: we have received an overwhelming response this year, and just reached the physical space limit in the auditorium over 2 weeks before our registration deadline.
We understand that many teams have been planning to register between now and the April 30th deadline. Unfortunately we cannot promise a spot at this time, but now must direct all unregistered teams to the wait list form. We will work to confirm payments and team sizes of those that already requested to register, and then try to open up additional spots. If we can open up additional spots, we will require payment only by credit card.
Please keep in mind that somtimes the growth of a community temporarily outpaces the logistical resources of early organizers. For example, this year the Cryo-EM Gordon Research Conference faced the largest oversubscription in its history, with nearly 300 attempting to register for 178 spots over 3 months before its deadline.
Thanks for your understanding and patience while we try to sort through possible options. If you have any concerns, questions, suggestions, or offers to help out, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 01, 2015
This year we are continuing our policy of collecting a TEAM registration fee ($250 USD)
In addition, when it comes time to register for the Jamboree, we will be collecting an INDIVIDUAL registration fee ($ amount TBA). We are in the process of negotiating the best possible rates for all of the expenses to run BIOMOD (venue, A/V, catering, etc), and attempting to raise sponsorship funds. The per-person individual fee will be set as low as possible to break even on the event - rest assured that we are not making any money, just covering expenses. Please plan for roughly $200 per person, plus lodging expenses.
November 02, 2014
Congratulations to Team echiDNA from Australia for earning the 2014 Grand Prize! Visit our winners page to see all final standings.
October 23, 2014
Make sure that your project website & video is in place by the Oct 25th deadline! The project website should embed or clearly link to the video.
Option 1: Register for an OpenWetWare account and link to your team page from http://openwetware.org/wiki/Biomod/2014
Option 2: If you have any trouble with Option 1, just email your project URL to Shawn Douglas.