Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in West Africa
A rapid response workshop
January 22-23, 2015
Venue: Historic Academy of Medicine @ Georgia Tech
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has spurred an international response. The scope of this response has been strongly influenced by epidemiological models that predicted a devastating rise in cases without large-scale changes in behavior and intervention. There is increasing agreement that epidemic models have an important role to play in controlling Ebola. But models must also be examined carefully in light of uncertainties and constraints. This meeting will highlight concepts, challenges, and results arising from the use of models to predict the spread and facilitate the control of Ebola in W. Africa with a focus on the following central themes:
UPDATE: We have reached capacity on-site and are no longer accepting new registrations.
Participants who wish to present a poster must register and include a poster abstract before January 8, 2015. Expedited decisions on poster presentations will be made by January 12, 2015.