Vector-borne and Water-related Disease Workshop Agenda

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8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 9:30

Introduction and Overview

Greetings and Workshop Purpose

Anne Bowser

Anne Bowser

The Wilson Center

Introduction to NASA Applications

Introduction to GPM and Data Products

9:30 – 10:00

Keynote Speaker #1

10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15

Panel #1- New and Emerging Research

Introduction to Panel

Panelists

Antar Juntla

Antar Jutla 

 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University

Mike Wimberly

Mike Wimberly

Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence; and Professor, Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University

Ben Zaitchik

Ben Zaitchik

The Johns Hopkins Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

11:15 – 11:50

Keynote Speaker # 2

Rita Colwell

University of Maryland College Park

11:50 – 1:00

Lunch

On Your Own - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Food Court as well as many popular local lunch spots!

1:00 – 2:00

Panel #2- Health, Data, and Complexity

Introduction to Panel

Alex Long

Alex Long

The Wilson Center

Panelists

Bernadette Dunham

Bernadette Dunham

Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Helena Chapman

Helena Chapman

NASA Applied Sciences Program

 

Nicole Wayant

Nicole Wayant

Army Corp Geospatial Research Laboratory

John Balbus

John Balbus

National Institute of Environmental Health Science, Senior Advisor for Public Health

Christina Schneider

Cristina Schneider

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Health Emergency Department

2:00 – 3:00

Panel #3 – Citizen Science

Introduction to Panel

Anne Bowser

Anne Bowser

The Wilson Center

Panelists

John Palmer

John Palmer

Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University

Julia Heslin

NASA DEVELOP

Rusty Low

Rusty Low

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Global Mosquito Alert partner, GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper (MHM)

3:00 – 4:00

Coffee and Break out Sessions to facilitate discussion and input from different groups

New/Emerging Research

Public Health, Data, and Complexity

Citizen Science/Outreach

4:00 – 4:45

Keynote Speaker #3

Madeleine Thomson

Madeleine Thomson

World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Early Warning Systems for Malaria

4:45 – 5:00

Discussion, Feedback, and Wrap-up: Action, future workshops

5:30 – 7:30

Cocktail Reception

 

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