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Second Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health

When: August 24-30, 2013


The International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Working Group on Health of Commission VIII (ISPRS WG VIII/2) is organizing its 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health. This event is being organized in collaboration with the 5th International Conference on Medical Geology - MEDGEO 2013 scheduled for August 24-30, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia.

The symposium topics will include applications of remote sensing and geospatial technologies in the areas of:

  • Air Pollution Modeling for Health Impact Studies
  • Air-borne, Soil-borne and Water-borne Diseases
  • Big-Data Analysis in Public Health Research
  • Environmental Public Health Surveillance
  • Infectious and Vector-borne Diseases
  • Climate Variability and Health
  • Tele-Epidemiology
  • Healthcare

Abstract submission deadline: June 302013

There will be a number of workshops and short courses for young researchers in these fields. 

For more information on this symposium, visit the website.