Public symposium of the BioHackathon 2013 will be held at Tokyo Skytree Space 634 on June 23 (Sun).

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12:30 Registration opens

13:00 Welcome coffee

13:30 Opening remarks

 13:30-13:35  Welcome address
   Michio Oishi National Bioscience Database Center, Japan
 13:35-13:45  Introduction to the NBDC/DBCLS BioHackathon 2013
   Toshiaki Katayama Database Center for Life Science, Japan
 13:45-14:00  Integration of Microbial Data Resources with Semantic Web Technologies
   Shuichi Kawashima Database Center for Life Science, Japan

14:00 Invited talks

 14:00-14:30  Tripling Bioinformatics Productivity
   Jerven Bolleman Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
 14:30-14:50  Semantic Web Technologies in Proteomics. An EBI overview
   Antonio Fabregat European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
 14:50-15:10  Data integration in Tohoku Medical Megabank project
   Soichi Ogishima Tohoku University, Japan
 15:10-15:30      --- Coffee break ---
 15:30-15:50  Linking Text Mining Efforts to Semantic Web
   Jin-Dong Kim Database Center for Life Science, Japan
 15:50-16:10  Towards Standardization of Annotation Representation for Text and Other Web Resources
   Karin Verspoor National Information and Communications Technology, Australia
 16:10-16:30  The FANTOM5 project: Identifying the complete set of promoters used to define cellularity
   Hideya Kawaji RIKEN, Japan
 16:30-16:50  Opportunities and Challenges in Nanopublishing
   Mark Thompson Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
 16:50-17:10 Practical Integration Tool for Heterogeneous Datasets
   Nick Juty European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
 17:10-17:30  BioDBCore: Current Status and Next Developments
   Pascale Gaudet Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland

17:30 Group photo

18:00 Skytree tour