📅 November 20 — 24, 2023
📍 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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The 3rd Annual Workshop of ALPACA — jointly with the 3rd Annual Workshop of PANGAIA — will be held at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam from 20–24 November.

Invited Speakers

  • Jasmijn Baaijens, TU Delft, the Netherlands
  • Tobias Marschall, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Giulio Ermanno Pibiri, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Teresa Przytycka, NCBI, USA

Registration

Registration is [closed]. Due to limited space, attendance is possible by invitation only.

Schedule

The programme of the workshop is as follows:

Large-scale pan-genomics

All timings shown are Central Europe Summer Time (CEST)
Monday, November 20
9:00Registration & Welcome (with coffee and tea)
10:00Jasmijn Baaijens
Invited lecture: Pangenome selection in metagenomics (Part A)

Chair: Leen Stougie
11:00Coffee break
11:30Jasmijn Baaijens
Invited lecture: Pangenome selection in metagenomics (Part B)
12:30Lunch at CWI
14:00ESR Presentations
- Nicola Rizzo
- Pengfei Wang
- Francesco Andreace
- Khodor Hannoush

Chair: Veli Mäkinen
16:00Coffee break
16:30ESR Presentations
- Luca Parmigiani
- Raghuram Dandinasivara Rangaram
- Konstantinn Bonnet

Chair: Gabriel Valiente
18:00Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
18:30Welcome reception
19:30Dinner at Polder (pay yourself)
Tuesday, November 21
9:00Coffee and tea
10:00Tobias Marschall
Invited lecture: (Part A)

Chair: Nadia Pisanti
11:00Coffee break
11:30Tobias Marschall
Invited lecture: (Part B)
12:30Lunch at CWI
14:00ESR Presentations
- Jorge Avila
- Njagi Mwaniki
- Estéban Gabory
- Tomáš Sládeček

Chair: Marcel Kucharík
16:00Coffee break
16:30ALPACA Supervisory Board Meeting by Alexander Shoenhuth
Closed meeting (Room: L0 16)
17:30PANGAIA future by Paola Bonizzoni
Closed meeting (Room: L0 16)
18:30Start heading to the social dinner venue (IJ-kantine)
19:30Social Dinner at IJ-kantine
Wednesday, November 22
9:00Coffee and tea
9:30PANGAIA results (3 talks)
11:00Coffee break
11:30Teresa Przytycka
PANGAIA invited talk
12:30Lunch at CWI
14:00PANGAIA results (4 talks)
16:00Coffee break
16:30Giulio Pibiri
PANGAIA invited talk: Indexing and compressing pangenomes with meta-colored compacted de Bruijn graphs
17:30ALPACA/PANGAIA poster session with cheese & wine
19:00End of day
Thursday, November 23
9:00Coffee and tea
10:00Luca Denti and Simone Ciccolella
Hackathon
11:00Coffee break
11:30Luca Denti and Simone Ciccolella
Hackathon
12:30Lunch at Poesiat & Kater
14:30Michelle Sweering, Solon Pissis, and Leen Stougie
ALPACA soft-skills
16:00Coffee break
16:30ESR Presentations
- Alessia Petescia
- Pío Sierra
- Daria Frolova

Chair: Giulio Pibiri
17:30Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
18:30Open problems session with cheese & wine
Newton room
19:30End of day
Friday, November 24
9:00Coffee and tea
10:00Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
11:00Coffee break (cake!)
11:30Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
12:30Lunch at CWI
14:00Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
16:00Coffee break
16:30Tomas Vinar and Brona Brejova
LodElo meeting
17:30Goodbye drinks

Venue

The events will be held at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands, which will also organize the events. CWI is located at the Amsterdam Science Park on the east side of Amsterdam.


All sessions will be hosted at the Euler room of the Amsterdam Science Park Congress center.

Annual Workshop 3: “Large-scale pan-genomics”