Follow up to the work of the Action Team 6 on Public Health: the use of space technology to improve public health the University of Koblenz-Landau in cooperation with UN-OOSA is organizing a meeting on "Improving Public Health through Space Technology Applications: An Open Community Approach (OCA)" from 30 July – 1 August 2012 in Bonn. M-Eco consortium was invited to present its project results. More information are available here: http://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de/landau/fb7/un-campus-bonn/agenda
A second workshop on web science and information exchange in the medical web is organized bt Peter Dolog and Kerstin Denecke, to be held in conjunction with the CIKM conference. http://www.meco-project.eu/medex2011
The workshop "From indicator-based to event-based surveillance" is organized in conjunction with the Annual meeting of medical informatics and epidemiolgy. Invited talks will be given by Anette Hulth and Jas Mantero. http://www.meco.project.eu/surveillance2011
M-Eco will present its work on the XXIII International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE 2011).
The first M-Eco prototype will be presented at CeBIT 2011 by the project team in Hannover.
A first overview on the project ideas will be presented at the World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics(MedInfo) in September 2010. The Medical Ecosystem – Personalised Event-based surveillance paper summarizes the main issues relevant to the project. M-Eco will emphasize adaptively and personalised filtering so that relevant signals can be detected for targeting the needs of public health officials who have to synthesize facts, assess risks and react to public health threats.