MoCSSy Symposium on Spatial Modelling

March 24th, 2010
The IRMACS Centre,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
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13:00 - 13:15 Opening Remarks by Patricia Brantingham (ICURS, School of Criminology, SFU)

13:15 - 13:45 Joe Clare (Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia)
"Formal Evaluation of the Impact of Barriers and Connectors on Residential Burglars’ Macro-Level Offending Location Choices"
13:45 - 14:15 Liliana Perez and Suzana Dragicevic (Spatial Analysis and Modeling Laboratory, Department of Geography, SFU)
"Complex Systems Modelling of Forest Insect Disturbances: Assessing Forest Management Practices"
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:00 Kathleen Deering (School of Population and Public Health, UBC)
"Contextual and geographic characteristics of the working environment of women in sex work and risk for HIV: applications to prevention in an urban Canadian setting"
15:00 - 15:30 Richard Frank (ICURS, School of Criminology, SFU)
"Power of Attraction: Modeling the Pull of Activity Nodes Using Offenders' Journey to Crime"

15:30 - 16:00 Valerie Spicer (ICURS, School of Criminology, SFU)
"Modeling the Influence of Liquor Licensed Establishments on Crime"
16:00 - 17:00 Reception