October 29, 2001

First O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference to Reveal "Practical Tools for Innovation"

"I'm convinced that if I were making an investment or a career decision today, it would be to go into bioinformatics and other areas of applied science."--Tim O'Reilly

Sebastopol, CA--O'Reilly & Associates announced today that registration is now open for the first O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference, to be held January 28-31, 2002 at the La Paloma Resort in Tucson, AZ.

The O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference brings together bioinformatics pioneers--programmers, researchers, and scientists--to discuss the milestones, bring clarity to the issues, and chart the future of this exploding field. Participants include: Ewan Birney, Damian Conway, Terry Gaasterland, Georges Grinstein, Gene Myers, Annalee Newitz, James Ostell, Lincoln D. Stein, and Nathan Torkington. See a complete list of speakers here.

More Than Just Sessions

The exchange of ideas and useful information is the hallmark of O'Reilly conferences, and the O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference is no exception. Forums for exploring more deeply this collision of science and technology (and having a little fun) include:

Bone Up On Bioinformatics:

To order review copies of our books, contact Kathryn Barrett at (707) 827-7094 or kathrynb@oreilly.com.

O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference
Early Bird Registration through December 7, 2001

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