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The 2018 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2018) and Bioinformatics Open Source Conference 2018 (BOSC2018) are meeting together in Portland, Oregon, United States, June 25-30, 2018.  There will be two days of training, a two+ day meeting, and four days of intense collaboration.  The meeting features joint & parallel sessions, shared keynotes, poster & demo sessions, birds-of-a-feather, and social events.  GCCBOSC is organized by Oregon Health & Science University and will be at Reed College.

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Tuesday, June 26 • 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Introduction to Common Workflow Language

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Key:  -  | XB | IP | TD |  -  | CL

Common Workflow Language (http://commonwl.org) is a standard for writing portable scientific workflows that can execute on a variety of compute environments and workflow systems.
  • What is CWL, history
  • Status of CWL implementations (Arvados, Toil, Rabix, Galaxy, Cromwell, cwtool, ...)
  • Wrapping bioinformatics tools in CWL
  • Connecting tools together into workflows
  • Best practices for writing portable workflows
  • Hands on "bring your own pipeline" session
  • Q&A on advanced topics based on audience
  • Unix command line experience
  • Experience with Docker

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Michael R. Crusoe

Project Lead & Co-founder, Common Workflow Language project
Michael R. Crusoe is one of the co-founders of the CWL project and is the CWL Project Lead. His facilitation, technical contributions, and training on behalf of the project draw from his time as the former lead developer of C. Titus Brown's k-h-mer project, his previous career as... Read More →

Kenzo-Hugo Hillion

Center of Bioinformatics, Biostatistics and Integrative Biology (C3BI); Institut Pasteur de Paris
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Hervé Ménager

Research Engineer, Institut Pasteur
Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Hub of the C3BI, Institut Pasteur

Tuesday June 26, 2018 12:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
PAB 320 Performing Arts Building, Reed Campus