Swiss Meeting for Infectious Disease Dynamics 2024

We are excited to announce that this year’s SMIDDY meeting is taking place on Friday 30th August at the beautiful new premise of Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Allschwil.

We look forward to welcoming you to this one-day, in-person meeting with ample opportunities of networking and collaboration!

We are also honored and delighted to announce our first keynote speaker:

Prof. Kayoko Shioda, PhD, DVM, MPH

Dr. Shioda is an infectious disease epidemiologist and veterinarian at the Boston University School of Public Health. Her research aims to advance human and animal health by identifying evidence-based interventions for the control of infectious diseases. Her work centers on two main areas: 1) vaccine epidemiology and 2) One Health with climate change. To lead research in these fields, Dr. Shioda develops advanced analytic approaches, integrating Bayesian statistics, infectious disease dynamic modeling, and causal inference methods. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tokyo, her MPH at Emory University, and her Ph.D. at Yale University.