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The annual gathering of the Galaxy Community with opportunities to hear latest developments, get training, and meet everyone involved.

2023 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2023)

July 10-16, 2023

Galaxy Australia

Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


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GCC conference series

The Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) is an annual conference focused on the use and development of the Galaxy platform for data-intensive biomedical research. The conference brings together scientists, software developers, and trainers of Galaxy from a variety of disciplines to share their experiences, knowledge, and skills.

The conference includes talks, posters, and workshops on a wide range of topics related to Galaxy, including genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, and more. The GCC also provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest developments in the Galaxy platform and to connect with other members of the Galaxy community.

Key Dates
Call for participation

Abstract submission is open for posters and demos.

Registration is open, including a 50% discount for researchers working in a low-income country.

BoF submission is open.

Check the Key Dates page for a most up-to-date list of deadlines and the program page for the planned program.

Topics of interest include methods, tools, pipelines, trainings, or software that push the field of data science with Galaxy forward.

Keynotes abstract
Keynote speakers

GCC2023 will have three keynote speakers, by inspiring and prominent speakers that actively use and rely on Galaxy to make key research discoveries.

The speakers will cover topics on biodiversity and structural biology and their use of the Galaxy platform.

Check out their full biographies on the program page.

Student fellowships
Fellowships (still) available!

GCC2023 is happy to announce that fellowships are available for students to participate in GCC2023! Apply to build your professional network and learn.

The deadline for in-person fellowships has passed but you can still apply for attending virtually. Check out the Fellowships page for details and application deadlines.

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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane is the capital city of the state of Queensland, Australia. It is known for its subtropical climate, outdoor lifestyle, and plentiful cultural attractions. The city is home to the Brisbane River, which winds its way through the city center and is lined with parks, gardens, and restaurants. Some popular attractions include the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, the Gallery of Modern Art, and South Bank, a large inner-city beach and entertainment precinct. Come check it out for yourself.

Galaxy Australia
Galaxy Australia

Galaxy Australia is one of the BIG THREE managed usegalaxy services and its members have been key contributors to the Galaxy project for over a decade. Galaxy AU is hosted by the BioCommons consortium, which aims to support the development of open and collaborative approaches to biomedical research in Australia. Galaxy AU is thrilled to bring the entire Galaxy community together in 2023 and showcase its home base.


Brisbane (airport code BNE) is very well connected within Australia as well as the rest of the world with many direct flights. The conference will be held at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with several nearby lodging options. See the Travel page for details.


COVID-19 remains a ongoing global concern, particularly when attending meetings where people have traveled from all over the world. Take a look at the COVID-19 page for the GCC2023 conference policy.

GCC2023 Sponsors

GCC2023 sponsors