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Meeting Highlights

Revolutionary Ideas
Boston, MA
June 2 – 5, 2010

BIOCOMM 2010 promised revolutionary ideas and content – it succeeded! The joint meeting with HeSCA and ACBD brought together a diverse culture with a common interest of embracing change and progress in the field of visual communications and best practices in medical and scientific communities.

At BIOCOMM we explored new methods and new techniques. We explored social media utilization and in the content of our conference, social media translated to social networking and sharing knowledge and content with like-minded people in real time. By combining our resources we shared several visual media experts in photography and video and three keynote speakers. Domenic Screnci, Boston University, Allison Rimm, Massachusetts General Hospital and Felice C. Frankel, Harvard University and MIT. Program content included and crossed over in all visual media fields. Experts provided workshops from Adobe, Nikon and the National Center for Accessible Media. To top it off, we had a singing doctor, Machelle Seibel, MD the founder of HealthRock, jump-started the last day of the conference!

We want to commend and congratulate all of this year's winners in BioImages and all those who entered their work. Best of Show for BioImages 2010 was awarded to Frederick W. Dubs, RBP, Johns Hopkins University, and Baltimore. The title of his work is Ascaris Lumbricodes. View all winning entries here on our website.

We also want to congratulate and commend our members who were selected for this year's prestigious honors. Peter Medcalf, RPB, FBPA and Herb Smith joined those who have been honored with Emeritus Membership. James Koepfler was honored with the distinction of Fellow. James M. Fosse, RBP, FBCA received the Ralph Creer Service Award. Professor Andrew Davidhazy was presented the single highest honor in the BCA, the Louis Schmidt Award.

Sponsors were key to the success of our annual conference. A special note of appreciation goes to our Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsors: Adobe, AVI SPL, HB Communications, Inc., Nikon, Communications Design Association, Videolink, Boston University's Metropolitan College, Vesalius Trust, Revolabs, and 3dMD.

Keep checking our web site for photographs and updates from Revolutionary Ideas in BioCommunications, BIOCOMM 2010.

With great expectations we are moving forward with plans for another joint meeting with HeSCA and ABCD. Looking forward to our next success. Save the date, June 1–4, 2011, Phoenix, AZ. Our host location will be The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, with hotel accommodations at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. A post-meeting photographic workshop to Northern Arizona will follow the meeting. Details will be posted when available.

Corporate Sponsors

CDA Consultants


HB Communications, Inc.


Boston University




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Meeting Program

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BIOCOMM 2010 Slideshow

View the BIOCOMM 2010 slideshow.
Photos by Sue Brogna

BioImages 2010 Salon

View the winning images from the BioImages Salon at BIOCOMM 2010.

Award Winners

See the award recipients from BIOCOMM 2010.

BIOCOMM 2010 Group Photo
Photo by Sue Loomis

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Past Annual Meetings

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About the BCA

The BioCommunications Association, or BCA, is an international association of media professionals who create and use quality images in visual communications for teaching, documentation and presentations in the life sciences and medicine. If you are interested in an organization dedicated to supporting the production of visual communications for the life sciences then welcome to the BCA. Membership Information