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The 5th SBML Hackathon

University of Newcastle
June 7–8, 2007

The fifth SBML Hackathon was held at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, and co-hosted by the following NCL groups and projects: Systems Biology Resource Centre (SBRC), the Statistical Bioinformatics group, the BASIS group, and the Centre for Integrated Systems Biology of Ageing and Nutrition (CISBAN).


List of attendees


Organizing Committee


Announcement page


Support for the 5th SBML Hackathon was provided by:

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NIH/NIGMS

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Caltech
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Newcastle University

Agenda

Arrival to Newcastle (Wednesday, June 6, 2007)

Time Activity
18:00 Guided walking tour (leaving from the Hotel) of Newcastle.
19:30 Group dinner (self funded) at Zizzi's.


Day 1 (Thursday, June 7, 2007)

Time Activity
08:15–08:30 Darren Wilkinson will meet participants at the hotel and bring them to the venue.
08:30–09:00 Introductions
09:00–09:30 Review of changes in L2v3
09:30–10:00 Tutorial on libSBML
10:00–12:30 Hacking with breaks as needed
12:30–14:00 Lunch (provided)
14:00–18:00 Hacking with breaks as needed
18:00 Conor Lawless will take you back to the hotel
19:00– ? Group dinner at Blackfriars (provided) — leave from the hotel at 18:45


Day 2 (Friday, June 8, 2007)

Time Activity
08:15–08:30 Darren Wilkinson will meet participants at the hotel and bring them to the venue.
08:35–09:30 Questions & answers
09:30–12:30 Hacking with breaks as needed
12:30–14:00 Lunch (provided)
14:00–17:00 Hacking with breaks as needed
17:00–18:00 Summary and discussions
18:00 Conor Lawless will take you back to the hotel
19:00 Dinner (self-funded) — leave from the hotel at 18:45

Location


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The SBML Hackathon took place in the Clairemont Tower at Newcastle University. The central University campus is located on a 50-acre site near the center of Newcastle. The location of Clairemont Tower is indicated on this map.

Accommodation

Participants stayed at the County Hotel. The hotel is in Newcastle city centre, opposite Newcastle Central station and about a 15 minute walk from the Hackathon Venue. This Google map has further details.

Transportation

This Google map contains links to the accommodation, airport, train station and venue.

By Air

Newcastle is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and Europe

  • A busy international airport on the northern edge of the city provides links to most European capital cities.
  • Budget airlines flying to Newcastle Airport

From the airport, attendees were able to either get a taxi to their accommodation, or get the Metro to Central train station.

By Train

The Newcastle Train station was opposite the accommodation, and there are fast rail connections to London (2 hours 45 minutes), Edinburgh (1 hour 20 minutes) and most other UK cities.

By Coach

There is a busy coach station in Newcastle, and delegates were able to either get a taxi to their accommodation, or walk (~5 minutes).

Newcastle Metro System

The City Centre, the Central Train Station and the Airport are all connected by the Metro, Newcastle's light rail rapid transport system. The nearest stations to the University and the Accommodation were Haymarket and Central train station respectively.

  • Detailed maps and links to timetables of services.

Visas

Some attendees needed a visa to enter the UK. Further information on visa requirements can be found at the UK government visa website.

Further Travel Information

Further information on travel to Newcastle can be found at the University's main travel page.

UK Power

UK electrical current is 50 Hz, 240 V. Travelers from areas with different standards needed to bring adapters to connect some equipment to the standard UK power outlets.

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