GEOMED 2019 is the XI international, interdisciplinary conference on spatial statistics, geographical epidemiology and geographical aspects of public health. The conference aims to bring together statisticians, geographers, epidemiologists, computer scientists, and public health professionals to discuss methods of spatial analysis, as well as present and debate the results of such analyses.

GEOMED 2019 will be in Glasgow, Scotland on 27th – 29th August 2019. Registration for the conference is now open, and you can submit an abstract for an oral / poster presentation via the conference website The deadline for the abstract submission is 8th March 2019. The conference highlights include:

Plenary speakers

Prof Peter Diggle
Prof Bob Haining
Prof Ana Diez Roux

Pre-conference workshops

Prof Roger Bivand – R and GIS, or R as GIS: handling and analyzing spatial data.
Prof Marta Blangiardo and Dr Michela Cameletti – Spatial and Spatio-temporal Bayesian Models with R-INLA

Scientific programme

A full scientific programme with invited and contributed talks and posters.

Social programme

A whisky tasting event and a conference dinner and Ceilidh (Scottish dancing).

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