Final deadline for camera-ready proceedings versions of accepted papers:
September 4th


 11th International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO)

 10th Workshop on Ontologies and Data in Life Sciences (ODLS)

 held jointly as part of the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge (BOSK 2020)

Virtual event September 17, 2020


== Coronavirus Update ==

ICBO 2020 will be held as a light-weight virtual event in September 2020, with a face-to-face meeting postponed to September 2021.

Proceedings will be published as usual, and the Journal of Biomedical Semantics will invite authors of accepted papers to submit expanded versions to the journal.

== Call for Contributions == 

All tracks calls for contributions have now closed.

== Important Dates [all dates in 2020] ==

Main research paper track:
* Submission deadline (extended)May 25 (Mon) [passed]
* Notification  June 22 (Mon) [passed]
* Camera-ready versionsJuly 31 (Fri) [passed]
All other tracks
(i.e. Tools and Applications, Early Career Contributions, Poster Abstracts):
* Submission deadlineJuly 07 (Tue) [passed]
* NotificationDELAYED – August 25 (Tues)
* Camera-ready versionsSeptember 4 (Fri)
Conference dates:
* Workshops taking placeAugust 31st to October 7th
* Virtual ICBO conference eventSeptember 17 (Thursday)
* Face-to-face eventpostponed/merged with ICBO 2021, Sep 2021

All submission deadlines refer to 23:59:59 anywhere on earth (UTC-12).

== Proceedings ==

Camera-ready updated contributions will need to be submitted via EasyChair at:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icbo2020.

Contributions must be delivered as a single PDF file. They must be formatted using the IOS Press template (one-column format, available for Microsoft Word and LaTeX) according to the guidelines for book authors. The same template is required for submissions to FOIS as well as to ICBO and other workshops held in the context of BOSK.

A Best Paper Award, Best Poster Award, Best Tool and Application Award, and Best Early Career Contribution Award will be awarded at the virtual conference.

All accepted papers and abstracts will be published open access in an issue of the IAOA series of CEUR-WS. Moreover, accepted papers will be invited to submit an expanded version to a special issue collection in the Journal of Biomedical Semantics (JBMS).

== Contact ==

For more information please email us at icbo2020@unibz.it.