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26th May 2021
10:00 to 10:05 Welcome and Introduction Jane Leeks (Newton Gateway to Mathematics)
Mike Cates (University of Cambridge)
Session 1: Overview and Key Note
10:05 to 10:15 Background and Overview Mark Birkin (University of Leeds)
10:15 to 11:00 Key Note Talk – Modelling to Support National Response to the Covid Pandemic Glenn Marion (Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland (BioSS)), (Scottish Covid-19 Response Consortium)
Session 2: Micro Modelling (Chair: Martine Barons (University of Warwick))
11:00 to 11:20 Dynamic Microsimulation for Epidemics – A Prototype Model Gavin Shaddick (University of Exeter)
11:20 to 11:40 Tea and Coffee Break
11:40 to 12:00 An Agent and Activity-based Model for London - EpiSim Gerry Casey (Arup)
Fred Shone (Arup)
12:00 to 12:20 JUNE: Open-Source Individual-Based Epidemiology Simulation Frank Kraus (Durham University)
12:20 to 12:40 Q&A Discussion
12:40 to 13:40 Lunch
Session 3: Spatial Epidemic Modelling (Chair: Will Taylor (The Alan Turing Institute))
13:40 to 13:50 Introduction and Overview Michael Batty (University College London)
13:50 to 14:10 Modelling COVID-19 Transmission in Supermarkets Using an Agent-Based Model Fabian Ying (G-Research)
14:10 to 14:30 Dynamic Microsimulation for Epidemics – Scaling for National Policy Analytics Fernando Benitez (The Alan Turing Institute)
Hadrien Salat (The Alan Turing Institute)
Anna Zanchetta (The Alan Turing Institute)
Man Luo (The Alan Turing Institute)
14:30 to 14:50 Estimating the Impact of Interventions Against COVID-19: From Lockdown to Vaccination James Thompson (The Alan Turing Institute)
14:50 to 15:15 Q&A Discussion
27th May 2021
09:50 to 10:00 Zoom Meeting Opens
Session 4: ‘Problem Owners’ Perspectives (Chair: Dani Arribas-Bel (University of Liverpool))
10:00 to 10:05 Introduction and Overview Mark Birkin (University of Leeds)
10:05 to 10:25 Local Data Spaces: Supporting Local Authority responses to COVID-19 Mark Green (University of Liverpool)
10:25 to 10:45 InfectioNet: Modelling the Pandemic in Hampshire Freja Hunt (Ordnance Survey)
10:45 to 11:05 FSEG COVID19 Mitigation Analysis using CFD and Agent Based Models Ed Galea (University of Greenwich)
11:05 to 11:25 CODiT: Agent-Based Methods; Focused Vaccination; B.1.617.2 Jeremy Large (University of Oxford)
11:25 to 11:40 Tea and Coffee Break
Session 5: Key Note and Break-out Groups (Chair: Mike Batty (University College London))
11:40 to 12:15 Keynote Talk – National Statistician Ian Diamond (Office for National Statistics)
12:15 to 13:00 Breakout Groups – Key Issues and Future Research Directions