According to the ALPACA Grant Agreement, this event will take place in November 2023 for two days at NWO-I in the Netherlands. The proposed program is as followed:

Three half-days will be dedicated to scientific courses, one half-day to the soft-skills course. Other activities will include business meeting (afternoon of day 1), hackathon (afternoon of day 3), and problem sessions (evenings). The preliminary topics of the courses:

(i) Pan-genome data structure based AI/Machine Learning. (A.Schönhuth UNIBI, 1 ECTS); (ii) Distributed processing of large genomic data (K.Heljanko UHEL, 0.5 ECTS); (iii) Soft-skills: Communication techniques for research dissemination (L.Stougie NWO-I, 0.5 ECTS).

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