Looking for collaborators? Check out the sessions from RP2: PREPARE NSF RAPID PI Meeting on our YouTube channel!

We're building a community of COVID researchers who can collaborate on cutting-edge science, encourage resilience, and attack the next pandemic head on.
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It has been just over a year since the PREPARE (Pandemic Research for Preparedness and Resilience virtual organization was created, and we’re intent on building a community focused on pandemic preparedness and resilience. As we work to maximize the collaborative synergies of the outstanding research completed through the NSF RAPID grant program, we’re excited to offer you this opportunity to present your work, learn from your colleagues, and seek collaborative opportunities at RP2: PREPARE 2nd Annual RAPID PI Meeting.

The focus of the SBEG workshop is on understanding new issues in social, behavioral, economic, and governance which have arisen from the pandemic, and which can be addressed by novel datasets and computing tools. We have four planned sessions: misinformation, equity, governance, and behavioral models. Join us via livestream on our YouTube channel!

The goal of the workshop is to bring together the pandemic research community, discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with access, creation, and maintenance of data and computing resources for pandemic research, and foster collaborations for future research. The workshop will feature speakers from academia, industry, and government to share their perspectives as data providers, data consumers (domain researchers, health agencies/operations), and data researchers (infrastructure, privacy, security, and ethics). The expected outcome is a better understanding from the community and a workshop report that contributes to the research roadmap of PREPARE.

Synchronous sessions (1~2 hours for each session) will feature keynote talk(s) and panel(s). Asynchronous discussion sessions will continue on YouTube after the synchronous sessions.