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Epidemics 8: Eighth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics

This conference regularly attracts over 500 scientists, with representatives from many of the major research groups in this area worldwide. 

Abstracts are due by 4 June, 2021. Visit the event website for more details and to register (opening soon). 

The Conference chair committee includes MIDAS members Katia Koelle, Steven Riley, and Cecile Viboud

Topics

Clearly, research on SARS-CoV-2 will play a major role at the next (and future) Epidemics meeting(s). The following is a list of potential session topics, as usual open to all infectious diseases of humans and animals.

  • Dynamics of infectious diseases of humans
  • Dynamics of infectious diseases of animals
  • Within-host dynamics and immuno-epidemiology
  • Ecology of infectious diseases
  • Evolution and phylodynamics in infectious diseases
  • Dynamics and consequences of antimicrobial resistance
  • Global, economic and policy aspects of control and prevention
  • Statistical methods for infectious disease data
  • Social, spatial and network aspects of interaction
  • Problems related to the “end game” of eradication
  • Zoonoses and other cross-species events
  • Pandemic preparedness and response
  • Non-pharmaceutical mitigation measures and exit strategies
  • Tools to balance epidemiological, societal and economic impact of pandemic mitigation measures
  • Vector-borne diseases
  • Host behaviour and infectious diseases
  • Multi-host and multi-pathogen/parasite systems
  • Problems in vaccine-preventable infections & vaccination strategy
  • Problems in neglected tropical macroparasitic diseases