4th Annual Modelling of Complex Social Systems Symposium

Organizers: Vijay Kumar Mago
Time: September 23rd, 2011
Location: The IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

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10:00 - 10:15  Wade Parkhouse (Dean of Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University)
Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:00 Hamid Arabnia (Department of Computer Science, University of Georgia)
"A Bio-inspired Reconfigurable Communication Topology"
11:00 - 11:45 Jeffrey Brantingham (Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles)
"A Neutral Model of Gang Territory Formation"
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 13:30 Steven Shechter (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia)
"Optimizing testing and treatment guidelines for patients with chronic kidney disease"
13:30 - 14:15 Les Vertesi (Complex Systems Modelling Group, The IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University)
"When Numbers Really Count: A look behind the curtain at BC's revolutionary new way of paying hospitals"
14:15 - 14:45 Coffee break
14:45 - 15:30 Raman Paranjape (Centre for Sustainable Communities, University of Regina)
"Agent-based Modelling in Healthcare: A Practical Approach"
15:30 - 16:15 Brian Fisher (School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University)
"Complexity in Visual Analytics"
16:15 - 17:30 Reception
contact: mocssy@irmacs.sfu.ca