The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP), virtually convened the 2021 Syndromic Surveillance Symposium from November 16-18, 2021. The event was held during the following dates and times:
- Tuesday, November 16, 2021 – 1:00-5:00 pm EST
- Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 1:00-5:00 pm EST
- Thursday, November 18, 2021 – 1:00-5:00 pm EST
CSTE partnered with Kahuina Consulting to help provide an engaging and interactive virtual forum for the syndromic surveillance community to exchange experiences, share best practices, and take away innovative solutions and strategies for advancing syndromic surveillance practice. Attendees had the opportunity to learn new skills from technical experts, from the basics to the latest analytical techniques. There was also a forum to discuss the future of the NSSP Community of Practice and increasing syndromic surveillance capacity at the state, local, and national levels. The second day concluded with informal sessions hosted by colleagues (not included in any event resources).
All events were be held on CSTE’s Zoom Meeting platform. Recordings and PDFs of presented slides have been included in this final event packet.
- 2021 Syndromic Surveillance Final Event Packet – includes both 1) track-specific content annotated with recordings + slides and 2) accepted abstracts by session.