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22 July, 2020

Prof. Mei-Po Kwan gave a plenary talk on July 21, 2020, at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, July 21-23, 2020. The title of her talk is: "The Neighborhood Effect Averaging Problem".

 


28 April, 2020

Professor Kwan will be speaking at the Virtual Forum below:

Harvard CGA Virtual Forum: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic with Geospatial Research and Applications
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves rapidly around the globe, Harvard's Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) will hold a virtual forum on time-sensitive geospatial research and applications for COVID-19, on May 1, 2020, from 10:00am to 1:00pm EDT.


5 April,2020

Prof. Mei-Po Kwan, director of ISEIS will be speaking at the second panel.

Panel Announcement: Geographers Respond to COVID-19

Panel 1: Socio-economic Burdens and Policy Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 6th - 12:30 PM / 2:00 PM (MDT) - vimeo.com/live-chat/404110758
Description: Reactive policies to manage the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has had wide-ranging impacts on the social and economic burdens faced by populations worldwide. This panel will discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on economic and public health outcomes.

Participants:
Dr. Irene Casas (Lousiana Tech University)
Dr. Joseph Oppong (University of North Texas)
Dr. Jessica Finlay (University of Michigan)
Dr. Jung Won Sonn (University College London)
Dr. Eric Carter (Macalester College)
Dr. Michael Emch (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Dr. Michael Widener (University of Toronto)

Moderator: Dr. Chetan Tiwari (University of North Texas)

Panel 2: Data & Methodological Challenges for the Geospatial Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 10th - 8:00 AM / 9:30 AM (MDT) - Join Virtual Session
Description: Geographers and spatial scientists can play a vital role in understanding COVID-19. However, current research is likely to be data driven due to the fluidity of the pandemic. This panel will discuss the data and methodological challenges that we currently face in spatially-explicitly studies of COVID-19. MORE

Participants:
Dr. Mei-Po Kwan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Michael Desjardins (Johns Hopkins University)
Dr. Xun Shi (Dartmouth College)
Dr. Meifang Li (Dartmouth College)
Dr. Eric Delmelle (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Dr. Tzai-Hung Wen (National Taiwan University)

Moderator: Dr. Chetan Tiwari (University of North Texas)


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