Symposium: Modelling Issues of Public Safety & Security

June 1st, 2009
The IRMACS Centre,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
Registration is now closed.

ICURS/MoCSSy Symposium on Modelling Issues of Public Safety & Security
Organizational support from the IRMACS Centre

12:30 - 13:15 Gary D. Bass, Deputy Commissioner Pacific Region, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Commanding Officer "E" division, Canada

  • "Technology Challenges for a National Police Force"

13:15 - 13:35 Kyle Vincent, MoCSSy and Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • "Design Variations in Adaptive Web Sampling"

13:35 - 14:10 Richard Smith, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • "Social Software and Public Safety: A Help or a Hindrance?"

14:10 - 14:30 Richard Frank, ICURS and School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • "Criminal Activity Vectors: Finding the attractors of offenders based on their direction of offending"

14:30 - 14:50 Coffee Break (20 min.)

14:50 - 15:25 Arvind Verma, Department of Criminal Justice, Indiana University, USA

  • "Analyzing Somali Piracy: A Conceptual Model"

15:25 - 15:50 Herbert H. Tsang, MoCSSy, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • "GENIUS: A Decision Support System for Counter-Terrorism Planning and Response"

15:50 - 16:10 Uwe Glasser, MoCSSy and School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • "Engineering Security"

16:10- 16:45 Andrew Newton, Applied Criminoiogy Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK

  • "Building Inetelligence for Managing Areas with Licensed Premises"

16:45 - 18:00 Reception