Future of Epidemiology

The present - the future - methods 

Program (streaming link)

Thursday Dec. 02 -  Venue: Hotel the Edge - Conference and dinner 
 0900-0915 Welcome - Torkjel Sandanger (Leader of EPINOR)  and Elisabete Weiderpass (IARC Director) 
  Morning session topic: Covid-19 - 
The Covid 19 pandemic and the role of epidemiology and epidemiologists
0915- 1000 Norway
Camilla Stoltenberg, Director of The Norwegian Institute of Public Health - on screen
1000-1020

As covid continues its tour of Europe - is there public health evidence to support covid passes and vaccine mandates?

Allyson Pollock, Newcastle University - on screen

1020-1040 Denmark 
Elsebeth Lynge, University of Copenhagen & Henrik Toft Sørensen, University of Aarhus

1040-1050 Break
1050-1110 UK
David Leon, LSHTM - on screen

1110-1130

Italy
Paolo Vineis, Imperial College London - on screen
 1130-1230  Lunch
1230-1315 The Pandemic - lessons learned
Fiona Godlee, Chief Editor BMJ - on screen
 1315-1325  Break
  Climate change and epidemiology
1325-1330 Introduction
Torkjel Sandanger
1330-1415

Lancet countdown 2021 report on climate and health

Joacim Rocklöv, Umeå University - on screen

1415-1430 Break
1430-1450 Adressing climate change
Paolo Vineis, Imperial College London - on screen 
1450-1510 Nutrition and sustainability
Helle Margrete Meltzer, National Institute of Public Health - on screen
1510-1540

Questions and summary 

1700 Reception
1730

The future of epidemiology and epidemiologists in health care and beyond

Panel Debate - Opening by Dag Thelle - panel members EPINOR International Advisory Board  
Led by Magne Nylenna, National Insitute of Public Health, Norway

2000 Dinner

 

Friday Dec. 03 - Venue: Hotel the Edge 
  Epidemiology and big data – the way forward?
0900-0915 Introduction
Magne Thoresen, University of Oslo
 0915-1000 Epidemiology in a time of coronavirus and beyond: Data and decision making
Miguel Hernan (Harvard University)
 1000-1015 Break 
 1015-1035
Big data and cancer research

Giske Ursin, Director of the Norwegian Cancer Registry
 1035-1055 Big data on development of health disparities in Denmark
Elsebeth Lynge, University of Copenhagen
 1055-1115 The use of AI in cardiovascular disease – and in particular the issue of whether
ECGs can provide a unique biomarker of biological age
David Leon, LSHTM - on screen
1115-1130  Break
 1130-1215

Digital contact tracing apps for preventing COVID transmission: inception, model-informed design, evaluation using observational big data, and a look ahead
Christophe Fraser, Oxford Big Data Insitute 

1215-1240 Summary - Big Data 
12.40 - 13.00  Concluding remarks - Lunch at 13.00

 

Speakers

On Screen: 
Professor Elisabete Weiderpass
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
 
Professor Miguel Hernan
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
 
Professor Elsebeth Lynge
University of Copenhagen
 
Professor David Leon
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
 
Professor Marie Reilly
Karolinska Institutet
 
Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen
University of Aarhus
 
On Screen:
Professor Paolo Vineis
Imperial College, London
 
Professor Anne Tjønneland
University of Copenhagen
 
Professor Camilla Stoltenberg
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
 
Professor Magne Nylenna
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
 
Fiona Godlee
BMJ
 
Christophe Fraser
Oxford
 
Giske Ursin
Norwegian Cancer Registry
 
Dag Thelle
UiO
 
Helle Margrete Meltzer
National Institute of Public Health