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The 2019 Active Living Conference theme will address the Intended and Unintended Outcomes of Building Active and Healthy Communities. Examples of such outcomes include challenges, solutions, and lessons learned related to gentrification, pollution mitigation, shifting rural landscapes, economic development, sun exposure, injury prevention, health equity, social inclusion, and community engagement and empowerment. February 17-20, 2019 | Charleston, SC.
The Colloquium will showcase the groundbreaking work of organizations that are leading health transformation with 3 days of interactive discussions and networking. Philadelphia, PA on March 18-20, 2019. Early bird registration is January 25, 2019.
2019 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and SimulationChristine Bachrach
SBP-BRiMS is an interdisciplinary computational social science conference focused on both modeling complex socio-technical systems and using computational techniques to reason about and study complex socio-technical systems. July 9-12, 2019 in Lehman Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington DC, US. Regular paper submissions due February 22, 2019.
Submissions invited for a workshop on “Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe – and Beyond”, to be held Wednesday, 4th September – Friday, 6th September 2019, at the Medical Sociology Unit, Hanover Medical School in Germany. Organized by the European Association for Population Studies Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality. Researchers interested in presenting their work are invited to contact Jon Anson at firstname.lastname@example.org with an abstract or preliminary conceptualisation by 15th March 2019.
With the goal of translating research into action to improve urban population health, the “Health And…” Conference series brings together leading investigators, policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders who work at the intersection of health and its many determinants. The 2019 Conference, to be held on May 13th, will focus on Childhood and Opportunity. Stay tuned for more details. Link leads to information on past conferences.
OBSSR and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee held the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival: Connecting People to Advance Health on the NIH campus on November 27, 2018. This 1-day festival brought together behavioral and social scientists within the NIH extramural and intramural communities to network and collaborate with one another and share scientific ideas, highlight recent advances in NIH-supported behavioral and social sciences research in fiscal year (FY) 2018, and explore ways to advance behavioral and social sciences research. Festival photos and the archived recording are now available.
The 2019 conference will be held at the University of Michigan on April 6-7, 2019. The theme for the 2019 conference will be “Thought Diversity in Medicine: Beyond Disciplinary Divides.” Registration and call for abstracts are now open. Abstracts due January 9, 2019.
On November 27, 2018, the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research will host the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. The festival highlights exciting research results, emerging areas, and innovations in health-related behavioral social science research.
Join the NAM for a one hour webinar where field leaders will explore the meanings of both social determinants of health and health equity and what it means to apply these terms to enact change in the real world. November 29, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm ET. Registration required.