ESRI Health GIS Conference, 14-16 Oct 2013, Cambridge, MA

Event Date(s): October 14-16, 2013

Short description of News or Event Announcement (150 Words): “Come to the Esri Health GIS Conference in Cambridge, Mass. October 14-16 and be at the absolute cutting edge of geomedicine, community health, and human services. You will learn the latest applications and tips in GIS from seasoned Esri experts as well as share your insights, technical skills and enthusiasm with health and human services peers from across the nation and the world.”

This conference will also include paper presentations about the use of GIS in the following categories:

  • Health Policy
  • Health Delivery
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Environmental Health Tracking
  • Leveraging your GIS as a collaborative platform
  • GIS for Facilities Management
  • Managing Population Health
  • Use of GIS in Relief and Development Projects
  • Healthcare Facilities

Submissions for presentation will be accepted until July 19th, 2013.

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New journal Spatial Demography is launched

Website Link: Visit to learn more about the journal.

Start Date: 04/24/2013

End Date:  09/04/2013

Short Project Description (150 words):

A new journal Spatial Demography was launched in April 2013. This online journal focuses “on the spatial analysis of demographic processes based on modern demographic data visualization, enhanced geo-referenced data availability, and spatial statistics. The journal features full color graphics, motion video tools, and a quick time-to-publication. It publishes research articles, essays, research reports, data sources, computing software, teaching notes, and book reviews on a wide range of topics of interest to the social demographer.”

The editors of Spatial Demography are Frank M. Howell (Mississippi State University) and Jeremy R. Porter (City University of New York).