Symposium - IMGS 2015

July 06, 2015

Simon Fraser University is delighted to host the 16th International Medical Geography Symposium in July, 2015. 2015 also marks the university's 50th anniversary. The IMGS international conference holds a special place in the sub-discipline of health/medical geography, serving as a meeting point for those interested in examining spatial and place-based issues in the context of health and health care. The organizing committee welcomes all interested individuals to consider participating in this event either as a presenter or attendee*.

The 16th IMGS will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia in July, 2015, hosted by Simon Fraser University. The organizing committee welcomes all those interested in health geography to attend this conference. Papers and posters presented at the conference will touch upon a variety of health issues, including: social perspectives on health; health policy; health care and services; aging; urban health; rural health; environment and health; GIS approaches; global health; health human resources; and health inequities and inequalities.*

Conference chair of the international symposium is Valorie Crooks (Geography faculty member). For any question regarding to the symposium, please send email  For more information, please visit IMGS 2015 website