2013 Clinic Schedule

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The MMED 2013 program includes a number of parallel sessions for participants with different backgrounds. Track A is designed for those with a mathematical background, particularly those who have extensive training and/or experience with differential equation models of infectious disease dynamics. Track B is designed for those with a background in epidemiology and/or statistics, particularly those who are involved in data collection for infectious disease systems.

The schedule below contains links to many different elements of the program, which are available through this page. Note that some links are only accessible to workshop participants.

Contents

First week

Monday, 3 June

Tuesday, 4 June

Wednesday, 5 June

Thursday, 6 June

Friday, 7 June

Saturday, 8 June

  • 9:00 – 10:30 Exercise: Description of proposed model and assumptions (Welte)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:30 Reading Session (all groups): The Granich Paper (Williams)
  • 12:30 – 14:00 Social Activity: Group lunch at Kalky's
  • 14:00 – Free/working afternoon

Sunday, 9 June

  • Free day – optional group trip to Cape Point
  • Reminder: All participants should sign up for a group project by 9am on Monday.

Second week

Monday, 10 June

  • 9:00 – 9:45 Lecture: Doing Science (Williams)
  • 9:45 – 10:00 Organizational Session: Schedule and goals for the second week (Pulliam)
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Work Session: Project groups meet for the first time (All instructors)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:00 Work Session: Groups continue discussion of project ideas (All instructors)
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Computer Session: Wiki, wiki, wiki! for group projects (All instructors)
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Lecture: Likelihood fitting and dynamic models II (Dushoff)
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Tea
  • 16:00 – 17:30 Work Session & Mentoring Session (All instructors)
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Dinner
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Real-world example (optional lecture): Faculty Research Lecture #2 (Hargrove)

Tuesday, 11 June

Wednesday, 12 June

Thursday, 13 June

Friday, 14 June

  • 9:00 – 10:30 Work Session & Mentoring Session (All instructors)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 13:00 Work Session & Mentoring Session (All instructors)
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:45 Final presentations
  • 15:45 – 16:00 Tea
  • 16:05 – 17:05 Final Feedback Session (Moderator: Hitchcock)
  • 17:15 – 17:45 Closing session
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Dinner
  • 19:30 – 21:00 Social Activity: AIMS end-of-term party. All MMED participants are invited!

Saturday, 15 June

  • Clinic officially ends on Friday, but there will be an optional group trip on Saturday.

Links

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