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Workshop in Brief - Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in W. Africa

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posted on 05.02.2015, 13:24 by Ebola Modeling Workshop At Georgia Tech


A workshop-in-brief summarizing panels, talks and discussions that took place on January 22-23, 2015 as part of the workshop: "Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in W. Africa".  

Release date of report: February 5, 2015

Workshop title: Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in W. Africa

Organizers: Prof. Joshua Weitz (Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology), Prof. Rustom Antia (Emory University), Prof. John M. Drake (University of Georgia-Athens), Prof. Jonathan Dushoff (McMaster), Dr. John Glasser (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Prof. Pinar Keskinocak (Georgia Institute of Technology), Prof. Lauren Meyers (University of Texas-Austin), Prof. Fredrik Vannberg (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Website: bit.ly/ebm_gt

Mission: A two day-workshop to: report on and discuss the use of dynamical models to support, interpret and enhance public-health practices to stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

Location: Historic Academy of Medicine at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Dates: January 22-23, 2015