PRISM International Conference 20th-24th August 2018, Palm Cove Queensland

 

PRISM International Conference

20th-24th August 2018
Alamanda Palm Cove Boutique Hotel
1 Veivers Road
Palm Cove QLD 4879

                     

Summary

This conference will bring together experts from various disciplines and backgrounds under the 4 PRISM themes: Immunisation, Respiratory Viruses, Emerging Infectious Diseases and New Methods for Simulation and Modelling. More information on our consortium, our staff and focus can be found on our website.

The aim of our conference is to strengthen local and regional networks and provide a platform to share strengths and capabilities as well as explore new avenues to pursue in the context of Methods and Applied Mathematics.

The Conference will take place over 4 days.  An initial policy workshop (Tuesday 21st August) will be oriented towards policy advisors, public health professionals, epidemiologists and clinicians who make use of modelling outputs. Conference day 1 (Wednesday 22nd August) will focus on modelling applications for policy and practice and may further be of interest to the group attending the initial Policy workshop. Conference day 2 (Thursday 23rd August) will be more methodologically oriented, running into technical workshops for individuals with existing modelling expertise on Friday 24th August.

More information on the Confirmed Invited Speakers can be found in the draft program linked here.

How to register

Registrations and abstract submissions are now open and will close on the 15th of May.
Two forms of registration are available, with arrivals from Monday 20th August:
Two day package* – Policy workshop and modelling applications focus (Tuesday, Wednesday);
Three day package – Conference and technical workshops focus (Wednesday-Friday)
You can register for the Main conference ,Three day Package, by going to the page linked below:

https://www.humanitix.com/event/prism-international-conference-palm-cove-august-2018/

 

Contributed talks

There will be scope for contributed talks and you can submit your abstract when registering your attendance. For further information or if you have any questions, please send your query to our central contact address:  prism-contact@unimelb.edu.au.