Sunday, July 13th

09:30 - 10:15

 Welcome ADEIT

10:15 - 11:45

 Invited Session. Chair: David Conesa (University of Valencia, Spain).


 • Miguel Ángel Martínez-Beneito (FISABIO, Spain), A spatio-temporal modeling proposal for disease mapping with smoothed-ANOVA


 • Marc Sáez (Research Group on Statistics, Econometrics and Health, University of Girona, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain), A review of the methods to correct the spatial misalignment problem

11:45 - 12:15

 Coffee break

12:15 - 13:30

 Contributed Session. Chair: Marc Saez (GRECS and CIBERSP, Spain).


 • S.K. Appiah (Edith Cowan University, Australia), Use of geostatistical space-time analysis to characterise malaria morbidity incidence in Ghana, West Africa


 • Matthias Eckardt (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany), Spatio-temporal analysis of fox rabies incidences in Germany 2005-2006


 • Rubén Amorós (FISABIO, Spain), A Spatio-temporal Autoregressive Markovian Model for the Detection of Influenza Outbreaks

13:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 18:00

 Poster session - Coffee and ortxata break

18:00 - 18:50

 Contributed Session. Chair: Miguel Ángel Martínez-Beneito (FISABIO, Spain).


 • Adina Iftimi (University of Valencia, Spain), Spatio-temporal airborne disease mapping


 • M.G. Pennino (IRD, France), Does the spatial pattern of species’ probability of presence inform abundance?


• M. Kulldorff (Harvard Medical School, USA), Space-time scan statestics for disease outbreak detection

Monday, July 14th

09:00 - 10:30

 Invited Session. Chair: David Conesa (University of Valencia, Spain).


 • Sujit Sahu (University of Southampton, UK), A rigorous statistical framework for estimating the long-term health effects of air pollution


 • Raquel Menezes (University of Minho, Portugal ), Spatio-temporal modelling of NO2 data in mainland Portugal and open preferential sampling issues

10:30 - 11:00

 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

 Invited Session. Chair: Jorge Mateu (University Jaime I, Castellon, Spain).


 • Lola Ugarte (Public University of Navarre, Spain), Approximate Bayes inference in Space-Time Disease Mapping


 • Renato Assunção (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Dealing with missing spatial locations in social networks for epidemiological purposes

12:40 - 13:30

 Contributed Session. Chair: Adina Iftimi (University of Valencia, Spain).


 • G. E. Kelly (University College Dublin, Irland), Simulating and Modeling Spatial Binary Processes


 • Samuel D. Oman (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel), The latent scale covariogram: a tool for exploring the spatial dependence sructure of non-normal responses

13:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:30

 Invited Session. Chair: Raquel Menezes (University of Minho, Portugal).


 • Janine Illian (University of St Andrews, Scotland), Robust prior choice in spatial models- Implications for practical modelling and preferential sampling


 • Annibale Biggeri (University of Florence, Italia), The use of prior knowledge when profiling units in disease mapping

17:30 - 18:00

 Coffee and orxata break

18:00 - 18:50

 Contributed Session. Chair: Lola Ugarte (Public University of Navarre, Spain).


 • Stan Yip (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China), Bayesian spatial factorial analysis of multiple sexually transmitted diseases in England, 2009 - 2012


 • Caroline Bayr (Joanneum Research, Austria), Satellite Based Forest Monitoring: Spatial and Temporal Forecast of Vegetation Index with Functional Data Analysis




    * Invited talks will 45 minutes long and contributed talks will 25 minutes long


Tuesday, July 15th

Course Workshop

Topic: Introduction to Bayesian Modelling of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data

Sujit K. Sahu, University of Southampton, UK


09:00 - 10:30

 Introduction to Bayesian Modelling and MCMC

10:30 - 11:00


11:00 - 13:00

 Bayesian Modelling and Prediction of Point Referenced Spatial Data using spBayes

13:00 - 15:30

 Lunch Break

15:30 - 17:00

 Bayesian Modelling of Spatio-temporal Data using spTimer

17:00 - 17:30


17:30 - 19:00

 Bayesian Modelling of Areal Unit Data using WinBugs


* The exact schedule may vary slightly from the above


Organizers, sponsors, collaborators


ADEIT Fundació Universitat Empresa

Plaza Virgen de la Paz, 3 · E-46001 Valencia
Phone: +34 963 262 600 · Fax: +34 963 262 700