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BIOCOMM is the annual meeting of the BioCommunications Associations. Held annually in North America, this international meeting includes a packed program of seminars, workshops, a juried media salon, and commercial exhibits to provide attendees with inspiration and the latest information on visual media in the life sciences.

Upcoming Meeting

BIOCOMM 2015 – Santa Fe, New Mexico
June 22-26, 2015

The 85th Annual Meeting of the BioCommunications Association will be June 22-26, 2015 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Click here to learn more!

Call for Abstracts

Call for AbstractsPlease consider giving a talk, participating in InfoShare or running a workshop. Download and fill out the Call for Abstracts PDF form to participate. Submissions will be reviewed by the BIOCOMM meeting committee.

Not sure you are comfortable giving a talk or leading a workshop, but have something of interest to share? Consider creating a poster for BIOCOMM’s first poster session.

BioImages Salon

It is not too soon to gather your best photography, graphics, and motion media work in the life sciences and medicine or create new works to submit. BioImages annual juried competition opens for submissions March 1, 2015. The judging panel is composed of highly experienced professionals in BioCommunication arts and life sciences, including, photographers, designers, multi media specialists.

Entries fees have changed for 2015, making it more cost effective to submit multiple works and thus more chances to win Best of Show, Award of Excellence, and Citation of Merit awards, along with five sponsored Merit Awards. This year’s Best of Show winner will receive a $500.00 cash reward and a one year free membership to BCA.

Submissions are limited to 6 entries with a single flat fee.

  • BCA Member flat fee $30
  • Nonmember flat fee $50
  • Student flat fee $20

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in one of the top international photography competitions in 2015. Winners to be announced in Santa Fe, New Mexico in conjunction with the 85th BCA annual meeting, June 22 – 26. All selected photographs, graphic design work and illustrations will be displayed at the meeting and published on our web site in the BioImages Gallery.

Read more about BioImages.

Past Annual Meetings

BIOCOMM 2014 – Rochester, MN
BIOCOMM 2013 – Asilomar Park, CA
BIOCOMM 2012 – Bar Harbor, ME
BIOCOMM 2011 – Phoenix, AZ
BIOCOMM 2010 – Boston, MA
BIOCOMM 2009 – Park City, UT
BIOCOMM 2008 – Rochester, NY
BIOCOMM 2007 – Tucson, AZ
BIOCOMM 2006 – Knoxville, TN
BIOCOMM 2005 – Portland, OR
BIOCOMM 2004 – Boston, MA


View a complete list of all past Annual Meetings since 1931.