APH Annual Meeting 2018

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Preliminary Program


08.30 – 09.00      Registration

09.00 – 09.10      Welcome by director Prof. Martine de Bruijne & host Geert Maarse

09.10 – 09.55      Communicating Risk and Understanding Uncertainties
                                  Prof. Sir David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk,
                                  and Professor of Biostatistics, at the University of Cambridge

09.55 – 10.40      Thoughtful data analysis: more difficult than ever, more important than ever
                                  Robert Grant, Data Sherpa and Founder of BayesCamp and Dataviz, Senior Lecturer in Health and Social                                   Care Statistics, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London
                                  Statistical analysis in public health faces contemporary challenges: making use of causal inference, working
                                  in complex systems, the crisis of replication, even fake news. There are also new resources to make your
                                  analyses stronger, such as Bayesian and agent-based models, and to make your analyses more impactful,
                                  such as interactive data visualisation. In essence, this amounts to stepping back from the computer, and
                                  spending more time talking and thinking about data and models for it. However, when we also have to deal
                                  with the imperative to use extant Big Data sources and "black box" predictive techniques from machine
                                  learning, this becomes much harder -- but also essential to maintain a good standard of work. There may be
                                  hard times ahead for public health researchers. Complex, subtle analysis will get you through, and
                                  paradoxically, simply thinking, visualising and talking will make it work.                                 

10.40 – 11.30       Coffee & Tea break + Poster Presentations 1st round - Submit your abstract here>>

11.30 – 12.15       E-COMPARED: European Comparative Effectiveness Research on Internet-based Treatment of Depression &
                                  Smartphone-based Ecological Momentary Assessment
                                  Prof. Heleen Riper, Professor in Mental Health, New Media and Innovation, Vrije Universiteit Department of
                                  Clinical Psychology, GGZ inGeest, Chair Triple-E

12.15 – 13.15       Walking Lunch

13:15 – 14:00       Poster Presentations 2nd round - Submit your abstract here>>

14.00 – 16.00       Program Sessions:
                                  - Health Behaviors & Chroic Diseases - Interdisciplinarity in health research
                                  - Mental Health
                                  - Societal Participation & Health
                                  - Global Health - RCTs for complex health interventions: The demise of a paradigm
                                  - Aging & Later Life - Verbinding in zorg
                                  - Quality of Care - Consult van de toekomst
                                  - Personalized Medicine
                                  - Methodology - The high of big data

16.00 – 16.30      Grab a Coffee or Tea - Poster Award Ceremony

16:30 - 17:15       EuroFIT - Promoting Active Lifestyles through Professional Football Clubs to Improve Public Health
                                  Dr. Femke van Nassau, Dr. Judith Jelsma, Dr. Hidde van der Ploeg, Amsterdam UMC, Department
                                  of Public & Occupational Health

17.15 – 18.30      Drinks & Appetizers