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Mathematics and Informatics
for Public Health

May 7-12, 2014 Tianjin, China


The 2014 Mathematics and Informatics for Public Health conference will be held at Chern Institute of Mathematics in Tianjin, China, from Wednesday May 7 through Monday May 12, 2014.

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The goal of the conference

The conference is expected to bring together international active researchers and public health experts and decision makers, along with Canada-China collaborative teams and Chinese participants to take a systematic look at the use of mathematical models and bioinformatics tools to inform public health decisions. The conference hopes to foster collaboration among participants and to provide an opportunity for participating Chinese students and junior researchers to see the frontier in the interface of mathematical sciences and public health policy and research.

The scope of the conference

The conference will cover a wide range of topics in the theory and applications of effective and cutting-edge mathematical technologies and bioinformatics tools for the prevention and control of infectious diseases, with special focus on those of current interest to the Canada-China collaboration and to the international community.

The scholar committee

  • Jianghong Wu, York University
  • Yiming Shao, Chinese Center For Disease Control And Prevention
  • Fred Brauer, University of British Columbia
  • Michale Li, University of Alberta
  • Jishou Ruan, Nankai University

The Schedule

A detailed schedule in PDF last updated on May 6, 2014
  • May 7, 2014, Check in( Jiayuan Hotel)
  • May 8, 2014, Opening ceremony, key notes
  • May 9, 2014(morning), Session presentation( epidemiology, biomedicine, etc.)
  • May 9, 2014(afternoon), Tour( visit Tianjin)
  • May 10, 2014, Session Presentation
  • May 11, 2014(morning), Move to China CDC at Changping District Beijing.
  • May 11, 2014(afternoon), Discussion, closing of this conference.
  • May 12, 2014, Departure

Hotel Accommodation

Jiayuan Hotel( Guest House of Chern Institute) is located in the campus of Nankai University, it's only 200 meters from Chern Institute.

Jiayuan Hotel(Guest House of Chern Institute)
Nankai Unversity
Weijin Road, Tianjin
Jiayuan Hotel Tel.: +86 22 2350 8089(in Chinese only)

Contact for enquiries

Enquiries on matters related to the conference should be addressed: Jishou Ruan

For questions or comments relating to the operation of this web site please contact: Zhonghua Wu