Draft scientific programme

The draft scientific programme  and abstract book is available at the links below, but at a glance is summarised below.

GEOMED 2019 programme

GEOMED 2019 abstract book

GEOMED programme amendments



Plenary speakers

Prof Peter Diggle

Prof Robert Haining

Prof Ana Diez Roux


Pre-conference workshops

Prof Roger Bivand - R and GIS, or R as GIS: handling and analyzing spatial data

Prof Marta Blangiardo and Dr Michela Cameletti - Spatial and Spatio-temporal models with R-INLA


Topics of invited sessions - (with session(s) organisers)

Aggregated spatial epidemiology and surveys - (Veronica Berrocal)

Digital data and spatial statistics - (Renato Assuncao)

Disease mapping - (Maria Dolores Ugarte)

Disease surveillance - (Andrew Lawson)

Environmental epidemiology - (Marta Blangiardo, Theresa Smith)

Geospatial technologies in health geography - (Sue Grady)

Geostatistical methods for global health - (Emanuele Giorgi and Annibale Biggeri)

GIS and public health - (Ravi Maheswaran)

Health inequalities - (Glasgow local organising team)

Infectious disease modelling  - (Andrew Lawson)

Lifecourse epidemiology - (Jamie Pearce)

Public health spatial epidemiology - (Chris Robertson)

Small-area deprivation and health - (Alastair Leyland)

Spatial mobility and simulation - (Richard Mitchell)

Urban Health - (Maria de Fatima de Pina)

Zoonotic vectors for public health - (Jude Eze)



Preconference workshops run from 9am - 12:50 on Tuesday 27th August

Conference registration (and lunch) opens at 12:50 on Tuesday 27th August

Conference opens at 13:50 on Tuesday 27th August

Conference finishes at 18:00 on Thursday 29th August