Fall 2022

Epidemics and Information Diffusion

Oct 24, 2022 to Oct 28, 2022 

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Malwina Luczak (University of Melbourne; chair), Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford University), Abba Gumel (Arizona State University), Amin Saberi (Stanford University), Alessandro Vespignani (Northeastern University)

The focus of this workshop is the rigorous analysis of processes which model the spread of infections in a social network, with the goal of developing predictive models as well as policies and algorithmic solutions for their control and mitigation. This also includes epidemic models used for modeling the spread of new ideas, technologies, information, and misinformation. The workshop will bring together researchers from computer science, mathematics, economics, epidemiology, and global health, to discuss challenges and give the broader community access to some of the mathematical and algorithmic problems in the field.

Registration is required to attend this workshop. Space may be limited, and you are advised to register early. The link to the registration form will appear on this page approximately 10 weeks before the workshop. To submit your name for consideration, please register and await confirmation of your acceptance before booking your travel.

Further details about this workshop will be posted in due course. To contact the organizers about this workshop, please complete this form.

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Invited Participants: 

Hamsa Bastani (Upenn), Vittoria Colizza (Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health), Sara del Valle (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Ilan Lobel (NYU Stern), Suraj Malladi (Cornell), Bryony Reich (Northwestern University), Grzegorz Rempala (Ohio State University)