Sunday, July 17, 2011

2011 Esri Health GIS Conference

The Esri Health GIS Conference is still accepting abstracts for the Setember 7-9, 2011 meeting in Washington D.C. - LAST DAY TODAY, JULY 17th

Today (July 17th, 2011) is the last day to submit an abstract for this year's Esri Health GIS Conference. Map Gallery Submissions will be accepted until July 29th!

Abstracts must be 150 words or less and presentations are typically 30 minutes or less. Abstracts must answer the following questions:
  1. What problem did you solve with GIS? What advantage did GIS give you?
  2. What types of geospatial analysis did you use? Explain how and why.
  3. What are your findings or results
  4. How can this project be useful for the audience?
Possible Tracks and Topics:
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Influencing Health Policy
  • Improving Population Health
  • Hospitals & Health Care Delivery
  • Environmental Health
  • Defense Health
  • Disease Surveillance & Control
  • Workforce Development
  • Managed Health Care
  • Human (Social) Services
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Clinical Trials
All proceedings are published on the event website:

Keynote and Plenary speakers include:
  • Tood Park, Chief Technology Officer (US Dept. of Health & Human Services)
  • Bob Wiseman, Vice President for Facilities Management @ University of Kentucky
  • Seth Foldy, Director of the Public Health Informatics & Technology Program Office - CDC
  • Ellen K. Cromley, Assistant Prof. @ University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Although the website does not announce it, a special student price for the Conference Registration Fee is indeed available! Contact: Jessica Benton -

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