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NSSP CoP Call Summary - 1/15/19

Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Emilie Lamb
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Missed the NSSP CoP Call on Tuesday, January 15, from 3 - 4:30 pm ET? You can find all of the past  meeting recordings and  meeting materials on the  NSSP CoP home page. You can register for the 2019 NSSP CoP call series here New Link!

January 15, 2019 Call Summary 

2019 ISDS Annual Conference - Final Updates:
  • The Marriott San Diego Mission Valley is the host hotel for the annual conference. The conference rate rooms are sold out at the host hotel as of late December. There may be selected rooms at higher rates, at nearby hotels. You can find more information  here.
  • ISDS will provide a limited printed program at the conference, however, detailed information about sessions and keynotes will only be available via the Conference App. You can view a short video demonstrating the App here.

Website Insights:
  • ISDS did not provide a Website Insights during this call but you can find the answers to many website-related questions on the Frequently Asked Questions page. Look for the Green Video Icon for video demonstrations of many features!

2019 ISDS Annual Conference - NSSP CoP Activities

  • Michael Coletta (CDC) provided an overview of the "Using the Hive Mind of the CoP to Create New Sys Definitions That Advance Syndromic Surveillance in the US" Panel on Thursday, January 31st from 10am-11:30am Eastern. Additionally, the NSSP Team will be hosting a table at the Swap Meet on Thursday evening.
  • The Data Quality Committee (DQC) will host an in-person discussion on Wednesday, January 30th from 12pm-1pm Eastern to discuss the 2019 meeting schedule and upcoming projects. The DQC will also be supporting the "Forming Collaborations through the Data Quality Committee to Address Urgent Incidents" roundtable on Friday, February 1st from 1pm - 2pm Eastern. Finally, the DQC is looking for volunteers to help staff the table at the Swap Meet on Thursday evening and anyone who is interested in volunteering should contact Elyse Kadokura.
  • The Technical Committee (TC) shared recent accomplishments including providing a space for bi-directional communication between the NSSP CoP and the NSSP team and providing feedback on the  NSSP Enhancements Document. The TC will also be hosting a table at the Swap Meet.
  • The Syndrome Definition Committee (SDC) will be sharing an early draft of their guidance document on developing, evaluating, and sharing syndrome definitions during the conference as well as allowing members to vote on the next community developed syndrome definition.
  • The Overdose Surveillance Committee (ODSC), in collaboration with the Syndromic Surveillance and Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Committee (SPHERR), will be hosting the "Opioids Surveillance: Partnerships, Analysis, and Response" workshop on Wednesday, January 30th from 3pm-5pm Eastern. Additionally, SPHERR will host a Practice Exchange Meeting on Wednesday from 5pm - 6pm Eastern.

Open Mic Topics

  • Zachary Faigen, NC Division of Public Health, is looking for assistance with Spatiotemporal Analysis. If you have experience with this type of analysis or know of someone who does, please follow up with Zach via the Community forums. 

Next NSSP CoP call

February 19, 2019 3 - 4:30 pm ET

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