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Bayesian Inference of Epidemics

Levi (Finland), 12-14 Mar 2023

The workshop in Bayesian Inference of Epidemic is a satellite event of Bayescomp 2023. Link opens in a new window

Scope

The workshop aims at collecting recent advances in the field of Bayesian methods applied in the epidemic settings and it will include, among others, key topics such as:

  • DA-MCMC for epidemics
  • Sequential learning of infectious disease dynamics
  • Spatial models for epidemics
  • Evidence synthesis and conflicts when analysing epidemic data
  • Integration of genetic information and case-data

Programme

The workshop comprises a series of Keynote, Invited and Contributed talk. It alsos include a tutorial, a poster session and roundtables/discussions.

The event is set to start on the evning of Sun 12th of Mar (6PM) and finish on the evening of Tue 14th of March, just before the beginning of the main Bayescomp event on Wed 15th of Mar.

Keynote speakers
Tutorial

We are very happy to annouce that a tutorial talk will be delivered by TJ McKinleyLink opens in a new window on Mon 13th.

Introductory talk

There will be an evening talk by Simon SpencerLink opens in a new window on Sun 12th (6PM to 8PM). This talk will provide a gentle introduction to the field and outline the main challenges of this context.

List of invited speakers

Paul Birrell

Nianqiao Ju

Jere Koskela

Theodore Kypraios

Pekka Marttinen

Chris Pooley

Lorenzo Rimella

Joshua Ross

Alicia Gill

Abstract Submission

We welcome submissions to contributed talks and posters. Use the form at this link Link opens in a new windowto submit your abstract by the 14th of October.

You are warmly encouraged to submit an abstract also to the main Bayescomp 2023 Link opens in a new windowconference. This can be the same abstract (hence you could present your poster twice) or a differernt abstract. Please note that acceptance to the satellite event does not imply acceptance to the main Bayescomp conference.

Organising committee

Alice Corbella, Simon SpencerLink opens in a new window and Gareth RobertsLink opens in a new window.

Contacts

Should you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us at