• Start Date: 10/20/2011
  • End Date: 10/22/2011

University of Victoria


GEOMED 2011 is the 7th international, interdisciplinary conference on
spatial statistics and geomedical systems.  GEOMED brings together
statisticians, geographers, epidemiologists, computer scientists, and
public health professionals to discuss methods of spatial analysis
related to issues arising in public health.

On behalf of the
organizing committee, we welcome GEOMED to Canada. The meeting will be
held in Victoria, British Columbia, a beautiful Canadian destination.



***Abstract submission for contributed posters is now open***





Conference Dates



October 20th - October 22nd, 2011 ~ Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


Detailed information is available at:




Contributed Poster Session




The contributed poster session will be held on Thursday October, 20th, 2011.


2011 is now accepting abstract submissions on a host of topics relating
to spatial statistics, geography and public health, including:



.     Pattern Detection and Public Health Surveillance


.     GIS and Public Health


.     Disease Mapping


.     Spatial Statistics for Neuroimaging


.     Spatial Statistics for Environmental Epidemiology


.     Spatial Point Processes and Applications


.     Health Geography and Spatial Data


Abstracts may be submitted at:


A current list of confirmed speakers is available at:




Conference Proceedings




special issues of Statistical Methods in Medical Research (SMMR) have
been reserved for refereed papers from this meeting. The first issue
will focus on general disease mapping, and the second issue will focus
on spatial statistics for neuroimaging.  In addition, an issue of the
new Elsevier journal Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology (SSTE)
will be set aside for refereed papers with a more epidemiological focus.