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Submit an Abstract for Presentation at the 2013 ISDS Conference
The theme for this year's conference— Translating Research and Surveillance into Action— will focus on strategies for incorporating the latest in biosurveillance approaches, methodologies, and results into evidence-based public health practices, programs, and policies. Submissions that address the conference theme, i.e. the effective transfer of evidence to inform public health, and/or international surveillance and collaboration are especially encouraged. The abstract submission deadline is September 9th at 11:59pm ET. More information.
Preliminary 2013 Pre-Conference Workshop Information Available
The 2013 ISDS Pre-Conference Workshops are shaping up to be an exciting learning experience. Preliminary track descriptions and agenda outline have been posted. View now.
2013 ISDS Conference Exibitor Prospectus
The 2013 ISDS Conference, Translating Research and Surveillance into Action, will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleas, LA on December 11-13, 2013. If you are interested in sponsoring the 2013 Conference or being an exhibitor, please view the 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus.
2012 ISDS Conference Proceedings Published in Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI)
The 2012 ISDS Conference Proceedings are now available as a Special Supplement of OJPHI (Volume 5, Number 1).
The proceedings are also available here to view and download (pdf).
PHIN Messaging Guide, Release 1.9, Now Available
Revisions of the PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance are now complete. Release 1.9 provides specifications for implementing syndromic surveillance from emergency department, urgent care and inpatient settings to public health authorities (PHAs). For more information on Release 1.9 please visit the project homepage.