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Sponsoring ECCB'08

Sponsoring ECCB'08  printable version

The ECCB is the major European Conference in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics ad we expect between 600 and 800 delegates. We offer the opportunity of sponsoring the conference at various levels of commitment and exclusivity.
At this time, we only need a letter / email from you confirming your interest and the type of sponsorship you are interested in. Further details will come in due time.

There are several options described in more detail below among which we hope you can find the most suitable to you. They are:

Type of sponsorship        Contribution        Exclusivity
Platinum sponsor commercial        Euro 15,000        2 opportunities
Platinum sponsor non-profit Euro 10,000 2 opportunities
Gold sponsor commercial Euro 10,000 3 opportunities
Gold sponsor non-profit Euro 7,000 3 opportunities
Silver sponsor commercial Euro 5,000 5 opportunities
Silver sponsor non-profit Euro 3,000 5 opportunities
Exhibit booths Euro 2,500
Delegate bags Euro 10,000 Exclusive
Delegate t-shirts Euro 6,000 Exclusive
Keynote speakers Euro 5,000 6 opportunities
Workshops and tutorials Euro 3,000 Exclusive
Best papers and posters Euro 3,000 4 opportunities
Name badge lanyards Euro 2,000 Exclusive
Demonstration one-hour slot Euro 900
Demonstration two-hour slot Euro 1,600
Brochure in delegate bags Euro 1,500
Student travel fellowships Euro 1,500
Industry poster Euro 600

For further details contact:
info@eccb08.org
silviacampagna@kassiopeagroup.com (Organizing Secretariat)

Description of the event

Location: Cagliari

Dates: September 22nd - September 26th, 2008

Expected attendance: 600-800

Type of audience: Computational Biologists, Bioinformaticians, Pharmaceutical companies

The conference covers computational methods for molecular biology that arise in the context of genomics and proteomics technologies in the fields of molecular biology, molecular medicine and pharmaceutics. Biological areas of interest include molecular sequence analysis, phylogenetics and evolution, molecular structure, molecular docking and drug design, metabolic and regulatory networks, gene expression and regulation, gene and protein function, modeling of cellular processes, and analysis of genetic variations. Computational methods covered in the conference include machine learning, pattern recognition, knowledge representation, databases, combinatorial optimization, stochastic modeling, string and graph algorithms, computer linguistics, robotics, constraint satisfaction and parallel computation. 


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Sponsorhip opportunities


Platinum sponsor commercial

Euro 15,000 Sponsorship: 2 opportunities

Sponsor of one session
Name and logo on slide at start of opening session
1 exhibit booth
2 one-hour or 1 two-hour demonstration times (scheduled by conference)
1 full-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
Sponsor’s logo appears on the conference homepage, with a link to the sponsor’s website
Sponsor’s brochure included in delegate bags (brochures provided by sponsor)
4 full conference registrations and tickets to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to VAT

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Platinum sponsor non-profit

Euro 10,000 Sponsorship: 2 opportunities

Sponsor of one session
Name and logo on slide at start of opening session
1 exhibit booth
2 one-hour or 1 two-hour demonstration times (scheduled by conference)
1 full-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
Sponsor’s logo appears on the conference homepage, with a link to the sponsor’s website
Sponsor’s brochure included in delegate bags (brochures provided by sponsor)
4 full conference registrations and tickets to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to VAT

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Gold sponsor commercial

Euro 10,000 - 3 opportunities


Sponsor of opening session or gala dinner
1 exhibit booth (see exhibit booth description for details)
1 one-hour demonstration time (scheduled by conference)
1 half-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
2 full conference registrations and tickets to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments paid might be subject to VAT

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Gold sponsor non-profit

Euro 7,000 - 3 opportunities


Sponsor of opening session or gala dinner
1 exhibit booth (see exhibit booth description for details)
1 one-hour demonstration time (scheduled by conference)
1 half-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
2 full conference registrations and tickets to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments paid might be subject to VAT

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Silver sponsor commercial

Euro 5,000 - 5 opportunities


Sponsor of one lunch

1 one-hour demonstration time (scheduled by conference)
1 half-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
1 full conference registration and ticket to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to  VAT

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Silver sponsor non-profit

Euro 3,000 - 5 opportunities


Sponsor of one lunch
1 one-hour demonstration time (scheduled by conference)
1 half-page, black & white advertisement in the Program Book
1 full conference registration and ticket to the gala dinner
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to VAT

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Exhibit booths

Euro 2,500


Exhibit space will be 3 meters wide by 2 meters deep.
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to VAT


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Other Sponsorship Opportunities

For all sponsors:
Name and logo listed in conference's Program Book that is distributed to all delegates
Name and logo appears on conference Website, with link to sponsor's homepage

Note: Sponsorship payments might be subject to  VAT.


Delegate bags

Euro 10,000 - Exclusive


Sponsor’s name and logo printed on delegate bags, along with conference name and logo (one color)
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Delegate t-shirts

Euro 6,000 - Exclusive

Sponsor’s name and logo appear on one side of delegate t-shirts; conference name and logo appear on the other side (one color).

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Keynote speakers

Euro 5,000 - 6 opportunities - one for each keynote speaker

Organization’s name and logo on slide while keynote speaker is being introduced
Organization’s name and logo on sign on podium during keynote presentation

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Workshops and tutorials

Euro 3,000 - Exclusive

Organization’s name and logo on signs at entrances to workshop and tutorial rooms

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Best papers and posters

Euro 3,000 - 4 opportunities

Best Paper, Best Student Paper, Best Poster, Best Student Poster

Three prizes will be awarded in each category: Euro 1,500 for first place, Euro 1,000 for second place, and Euro 500 for third place. Awards will only be given in sponsored categories.
Organization’s name and logo on slide while prizes are being presented
Organization’s representative may present prizes


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Name badge lanyards

Euro 2,000 - Exclusive

Sponsor’s name and logo appear on lanyards, along with name and logo of conference (one color)

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Demonstration

Euro 900 for a one-hour slot
Euro 1,600 for a two-hour slot

Private room provided for demonstrating software and/or hardware
Listing in conference program with brief description of software and demonstration time
Windows-based PC, LCD projector, screen, and microphone will be provided. Additional equipment available at cost.

Demonstration times will be scheduled by the conference

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Brochure in delegate bags

Euro 1,500

Sponsor's brochure included in delegate bags (brochures provided by sponsor)

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Student travel fellowships

Euro 1,500

Supports student travel and expenses to attend conference

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Industry poster

Euro 600

Poster board provided to mount poster
Company name posted at top of poster board (one color)
This is a “posters only” area; tables, chairs, or areas to display brochures will not be provided.

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