Programme - MiLS meeting on Uncertainty and Dynamics in Biological and Healthcare Models 22-23/5/24

We are pleased to confirm the programme for the Mathematics in Life Sciences (MiLS) meeting on "Uncertainty and Dynamics in Biological and Healthcare Models", which will take place on 22nd and 23rd May 2024 at the University of Exeter (Streatham Campus) in the Living Systems Institute (number 87 on the campus map). Directions to the Streatham Campus (including cycling facilities, bicycle routes, bus and tram lines) can be found here.

Attendance to the meeting is free of charge, but we kindly ask you to register your intention to attend by completing the registration form. Registrations and contributions of posters will be accepted up until 29th April and can be made through the registration form.

We look forward to welcoming you in Exeter.


22nd May - LSI Seminar Room A/B & Weston Exchange Hub

12:00 Arrival and lunch

12:45 Prof. Michael Goldstein (Durham University)
"History matching: methods and challenges"

13:30 Dr Victoria Volodina (University of Exeter)
"Learning parameters of mathematical model under uncertainty"

14:15 Tea & coffee

14:30 Prof. Richard Wilkinson (University of Nottingham)
"Statistical challenges in building cardiac digital twins"

15:15 Prof. Steve Niederer (Imperial College London)
"Uncertainty across scales in cardiac models"

16:15 Poster session

18:00 Pub trip

23nd May - LSI Seminar Room A/B & Weston Exchange Hub

09:00 Dr Daniele Avitabile (VU Amsterdam)
"Uncertainty quantification for neurobiological networks"

09:45 Dr Mihaela Paun (University of Glasgow)
"Medical device optimisation with constrained Bayesian Optimisation"

10:30 Tea & coffee

11:00 Dr TJ McKinley (University of Exeter)
"Emulation-based inference for complex spatial infectious disease models"

11:45 Discussion session & breakout on opportunities and challenges

12:30 Catered lunch

13:30 Close