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September 10-12, 2015 – Florence – Italy

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GEOMED 2015 is the IX international, interdisciplinary conference on spatial statistics, geographical epidemiology and geographical aspects of public health. The conference aims to bring together statisticians, geographers, epidemiologists, computer scientists, and public health professionals to discuss methods of spatial analysis, as well as present and debate the results of such analyses.
The first GEOMED conference was held in Rostock (Germany) in 1997 and since then it has been held in Paris (France) in 1999 and 2001, Baltimore (USA) in 2003, Cambridge (UK) in 2005, Charleston (USA) in 2009, Victoria (Canada) in 2011 and Sheffield (UK) in 2013.
This meeting will be held on September 10-12, 2015 in Florence, Italy.


Important deadlines

  • April 30, 2015 – Deadline for submission of abstracts (invited/contributed talk and poster)
  • June 1, 2015 – Notification of acceptance of contributed talk and poster
  • June 30, 2015 – Deadline for early registration
  • July 31, 2015 – Deadline for registration


Scientific Committee

  • Annibale Biggeri – Università di Firenze, Italy
  • Charmaine Dean – Western University, Canada
  • Emanuela Dreassi – Università di Firenze, Italy
  • Robert Haining – University of Cambridge, UK
  • Andrew Lawson – Medical University of South Carolina, USA
  • Ying C MacNab – University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Ravindra Maheswaran – University of Sheffield, UK
  • Maria de Fátima Pina – INEB‐Instituto de Engenharia Biomédica, Portugal, and FIOCRUZ‐Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Toshiro Tango – Center for Medical Statistics, Japan
  • Maria Dolores Ugarte – Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain


Organizing Committee

Annibale Biggeri and Emanuela Dreassi
Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni (DiSIA) "Giuseppe Parenti" – Università di Firenze


Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place at
Università di Firenze ‐ Firenze ‐ Italia

  • September, 10-11: Via Gino Capponi, 9
  • September, 12: Via Laura, 48


Special issues

Two special issues have been reserved for refereed papers from this meeting:

  • Statistical Methods in Medical Research (SMMR)
  • Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology (SSTE)

Supported by

Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni "Giuseppe Parenti" - UniFi

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