Health GIS is calling for paper submissions

It is organized by the Geography of Health research group, with the O’Brien Institute for Public Health (OIPH). It will take place online through University of Calgary O’Brien Institute of Public Health on November 18th, 2020 (12-4 pm).

Health GIS is calling for paper submissions
Health GIS is calling for paper submissions

Health GIS is calling for paper submissions

Health GIS: STAR (Spatial Thinking in Applied Research)” is a GIS Day event, that will promote and showcase GIS research in Health and other applications. It is organized by the Geography of Health research group, with the O’Brien Institute for Public Health (OIPH). It will take place online through the University of Calgary O’Brien Institute of Public Health on November 18th, 2020 (12-4 pm).

Abstract submissions are invited for poster or oral presentation at “Health GIS: STAR”. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the organizing committee members. Accepted abstracts will be published electronically as Proceedings of 2020 “Health GIS: STAR”.

Abstract format & length

Submitted abstract should be maximum 250 words and should be structured, i.e., contain an Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion (or Work in progress) section. It is advised not to include figures, tables, or reference lists. Authors are expected to indicate their preference for a poster or a lightning talk (10-minute presentation).

Abstract should be submitted by October 2nd to Rizwan Shahid with the subject heading Health GIS (rizwan.shahid@ahs.ca). Authors will be notified by the organizing committee by October 15th. Further instructions for poster format and oral presentation will be provided.