Meeting: July 10-13

The general meeting portion of GCC2023 consist of a series of peer-reviewed talks, posters, demos, training, Birds-of-a-Feather meetups, and sponsor sessions.

The registration fee includes admission to the meeting events, morning/afternoon break, and lunch for each day.

Wednesday evening will be the official conference dinner, aiming to showcase cultural wealth of Brisbane and Australia. Note that you can purchase additional dinner tickets if you have travel companion(s) and would like them to attend as well.

Please note that all prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD); here is a convenient currency converter to see how these numbers compare.

If you are currently working in a low-income country, as defined by the World Bank, please email Jenn Vessio before registering and ask for a 50% discount code that you can apply during registration. The list of eligible countries is available in this document.

Early (< May 12)Full (<= June 16)Late (> June 16)
Academic / Non-Profit / GovernmentAU$450AU$550AU$750
Conference dinnerAU$65

Virtual meeting attendance

If you are not able to attend GCC2023 in person, there is an option to attend virtually. Please note that only the conference talks in the main room will be streamed, so no access to training, BoFs, or posters/demos will be available virtually. There will be a conference Slack channel where anyone will be able to post questions to the speakers and/or interact with others present in the channel.


CoFest: July 14-16

CoFest, or CollaborationFest, is an opportunity to meet the people working on Galaxy and spend some time with each other in person to plan, work, or learn about many Galaxy components.

The registration cost is used to cover the costs of lunch and drinks during the event.



There are a number of hotels in the vicinity of the conference venue. See the Travel page for more details, but you are free to reserve whatever accommodation suits you most.


There are fees and time invested into each registration so there are associated cancellation fees. See the table below for the specifics. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Jenn Vessio.

Cancelation dateCancelation fee
Before April 2825%
April 29 - June 950%
June 10 and later100%