SIMID Workshop 2015

Tuesday APRIL 28, 2015

Under the links are (the parts of) the presentations the presenters were willing to share on our website.

Topic I: Serology
Yann Le Strat Population-based HSV-1 and HSV-2 seroprevalence and force of infection in France, 1999-2009
Heidi Theeten Serosurveillance of vaccine preventable diseases
Elke Leuridan & Kirsten Maertens Kinetics of maternal antibodies against vaccine preventable diseases in mother and child
Topic II: The Dynamics of Ebola
Philippe Lambert Bayesian inference in an extension of the SEIR model for the number of ebola cases in Sierra Leone
Vittoria Colizza Assessing the impact of summer 2014 travel restrictions on international spread of the 2014 West African Ebola epidemic
Eva Santermans Spatiotemporal evolution of Ebola virus disease at sub-national level during the 2014 West Africa epidemic *
Lunch + Poster Session
Topic III: Vector-borne Diseases
Bobby Reiner Estimating the force of infection and modelling the transmission dynamics for dengue
Chellafe Ensoy & Christel Faes A dynamic spatio-temporal model for detection of animal disease outbreak
Stefano Rivas Morales Economics of vector-borne disease prevention: the case of Tiger mosquitoes in Italy and its challenge for Europe.
Topic IV: Infectious Disease Dynamics
Tamer Oraby Influence of social norms and bounded rationality on vaccine acceptance and dynamics of infectious diseases
Steven Abrams Estimating heterogeneity in susceptibility, infectivity and activity levels using serological data
Giancarlo De Luca Holidays in age structured spatial models for influenza spread: a realistic model for Belgium
Dinner (Registration Mandatory)

Wednesday APRIL 29, 2015

Topic V: Health Economics
Adriaan Blommaert Determining factors of the cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination programs in the elderly
Marie-José Mangen The cost-utility of adult pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV13) in the Netherlands
Brecht DeVleesschauwer Dealing with uncertainties in Disability-Adjusted Life Year calculations: a systematic review of burden of disease studies
Topic VI: Agent-based models and phylogeny
Lander Willem Agent-based models: powerful or power struggle?
Philippe Lemey The seasonal spread of human influenza: a comparative phylodynamics approach
Annemieke Van Damme HIV transmission chain investigation: a multidisciplinary approach
Close Followed by Lunch

(* slides available on request)