International Conference on Biomedical Ontology 17

Call for papers

The 8th International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO) aims to bring together representatives of all major communities involved in the development and application of ontologies in the field of healthcare and life sciences ontologies. Together, they address issues pertaining to coordinated development of ontological resources, as well as their optimal use in applications. 


Submissions are invited for papers in all the relevant domains, including but not limited to:

  • Ontology engineering and reuse
  • Programmatic ontology engineering and application
  • Ontologies promoting data integration
  • Fluidity and reuse
  • Data visualisation
  • Pathway analysis
  • Knowledge discovery.


Author Instructions

Authors are invited to submit:

  • Posters and demos (extended abstracts) -- limit 2 pages.
  • Short papers – limit 4 pages.
  • Full papers – limit 6 pages. 

Paper submissions should use the following template, and must include a short meeting abstract:

Submissions should be made via the ICBO EasyChair site:


For more information, please contact, and include "[icbo2017] papers" in the subject line. 
Important dates: 
9th June 2017: Paper and Poster Deadline (extended from 2nd June)
23rd June 2017: Paper Acceptances
Sep 13, 2017: ICBO workshops and tutorials  
Sep 14-15, 2017: ICBO main conference 



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