November 8, 2022 November 9, 2022
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SciLifeLab Umeå
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Carl Kempe-salen
KBC Building, Umeå University
Umeå, Sweden
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November 8 @ 08:00 November 9 @ 17:00 CET

We cordially invite you to join us for the Celebration of the 15th anniversary of KBC on 8 November and to attend the KBC DAYS 2022 conference with the main theme “Big data” on 8-9 November!

When: Tuesday, 8 November – Wednesday, 9 November 2022

Where: Carl Kempe salen (KB.E3.03) (MAP) and other locations at KBC

We invite you to participate in the KBC DAYS, an annual interdisciplinary conference, which will be back to a physical format this year after two years of digital events! Our aim is to foster collaborations between different departments and research centres affiliated with the Chemical Biological Centre, KBC, including departments from two faculties from Umeå University as well as from the Faculty of Forest Sciences from SLU.

A scientific focus this year will be on “Big Data“. We welcome you to listen to the plenary lectures and other presentations discussing different aspects, advantages and challenges of analysing, interpreting and handling big data.

Update yourself about the research infrastructures available in Umeå, get to know more about their services and join the guided tours to their facilities!

Come and listen to exciting scientific talks from new faculty members of the KBC environment, awardees and researchers that received major grants in the last year, presentations by PhD students and selected talks by young researchers from the Umeå Postdoc Society (UPS)!

We invite postdoctoral researchers from Umeå University and SLU Umeå to give a scientific talk during this year’s KBC DAYS. We especially encourage submissions from research related to this year’s topic, Big Data. We have a total of four 15-minutes slots (12 minutes talk + 3 minutes Q&A). Interested in presenting your work? Fill in the form and hit submit (before 20 October): https://forms.office.com/r/YFHYHXDuyF

This year, two special events will be dedicated to celebrating the 15th anniversary of KBC! Join for the panel discussion with those who contributed to the establishment and development of KBC to reminisce about how it all started, highlight what has been achieved, and discuss future visions for research and collaboration at KBC! The celebration gala dinner will be held on the evening of 8 November (more details and the program will be announced later).

In the frame of the celebration activities, we open a photo contest, “KBC is…” and invite you to express in 1-3 photos and share your vision of what KBC is for you.

Check your photo archives or shoot new ones and submit your photo(s) already now but no later than Monday, 7 November (23:59h) following this link: https://pollunit.com/polls/kbc_photo_contest_2022. You will also find detailed rules of the contest on this webpage.

The voting will take place, and the winner will be announced during the KBC DAYS, 8-9 November.

The contest is open to the participants of the KBC DAYS and everyone else related to the KBC environment!

If you have more photos related to the KBC history and past events in your archives, we will be more than happy to use these photos in a slide show during the KBC anniversary celebration! Please send these photos to info.kbc@umu.se!

KBC Building, Umeå University
Umeå, Sweden
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Last updated: 2022-10-19

Content Responsible: David Gotthold(david.gotthold@scilifelab.se)