Important Dates
Accepted Papers
Papers Submission

08:00-09:00 Breakfast

09:00-09:15 Opening Remarks - Foreword

09:15-10:30 Session 1: Healthcare spatial-related services

Health-Optimal Routing In Pedestrian Navigation Services
Monir Sharker, Hassan Karimi and Janice Zgibor

The Role of Location for Family Reunification during Disasters
Glenn Pearson, Michael Gill, Sameer Antani, Leif Neve, Gregory Miernicki, Krittach Phichaphop, Ajay Kanduru, Stefan Jaeger, and George Thoma

Addressing Colorectal Cancer Disparities: The Identification of Geographic Targets for Screening Interventions in Miami-Dade County Florida
Recinda Sherman, Kevin Henry and David Lee

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session 2: Tracking and mapping diseases

Evolution of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Over Space and Time in Rural Filipino Children
Elisabeth Root, James Gaensbauer, Hanna Nohynek, Marilla Lucero, Antti Tanskanen, Leilani Nillos, Veronica Tallo and Eric Simoes

Studying Neonatal TSH distribution by using GIS
Giuseppe Tradigo, Pierangelo Veltri, Onorina Marasco, Giovanna Scozzafava, Giuseppe Parlato and Sergio Greco

Using routine geo-coded data to identify geographical heterogeneity to reduce disparities: case studies in UK (position paper)
Alan Poots, Stuart Green, Ruth Barnes and Derek Bell

Accelerating investigation of food-borne disease outbreaks using pro-active geospatial modeling of food supply chains (position paper)
Daniel Doerr, Kun Hu, Sondra Renly, Stefan Edlund, Matthew Davis, Justin Lessler, Matthias Filter, Annemarie Käsbohrer, Bernd Appel and James Kaufman

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Session 3: Simulation and risk assessment

Risk Analysis based on Spatio-Temporal Characterization – a case study of Disease Risk Mapping
Vipul Raheja and Krishnan Rajan

Integrated Epidemiologic Simulation for Person to Person Contagion through Urban Mobility within GIS
Hedi Haddad, Bernard Moulin, Marius Theriault and Daniel Navarro-Velazquez

Health risk assessment of zoonotic infections agents through plant products in areas with high livestock pressure (position paper)
Giuseppe Tradigo, Pietro Hiram Guzzi, Pierangelo Veltri, Mario Cannataro, Francesco Casalinuovo, Federico Capuano, Mariella Pavia and Paolo Sarnelli

The Picture of Health: Map-Based Collaborative Spatio-Temporal Disease Tracking
Rongjian Lan, Michael Lieberman and Hanan Samet

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:15 Session 4: Case studies and panel

Does Location Matter: Effects of Distance and Practice Size on Consumer Preferences for Seeking Primary Healthcare (case-study paper)
Lindsay Aspen, Tayyab Shah, Kathi Wilson and Scott Bell

Outside the Continental United States International Travel and Contagion Impact Quick Look Tool (case-study paper)
Courtney Corley, Mary Lancaster, Robert Brigantic, Brenda Kunkel, George Muller and Taylor McKenzie

Panel: How to utilize GIS tools for improving health services.

5:20-5:30 Concluding Remarks