1st Annual Modelling of Complex Social Systems Symposium

9:00 - 9:30 Registration, coffee

9:30 - 9:45 Peter Borwein IRMACS, SFU (MoCSSy PI):
"What is MoCSSy?"
9:45 - 10:00 Michael Hayes Faculty of Health Science, SFU (MoCSSy PI):
"MoCSSy and Me (and You?)"
10:00 - 10:30 Robert Hogg Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, SFU (MoCSSy PI):
"Canadian Observational cohort collaboration --- understanding national trends in antiretroviral therapy use"
10:30 - 10:45 Vahid Dabbaghian IRMACS, SFU:
"Peer interactions among injection drug users and the HIV epidemic: a mathematical model"

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30 John Blake Dept. of Ind. Engr., Dalhousie:
"Waitlist management: Policy, Practice, and Pratfalls"
11:30 - 12:00 Suzana Dragicevic Dept. of Geography, SFU:
"Spatial Modeling of Complex Dynamic Urban Systems"

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 Patricia Brantingham School of Crim., SFU (MoCSSy PI):
"The Geometry of Crime"
1:30 - 2:00 Aili Malm Dept. of Criminal Justice, California State U., Long Beach:
"Breaking the Chain: Complex Niches and the Fragmentation of Illicit Drug Markets"
2:00 - 2:30 Jeff Walker Dept. of Criminal Justice, U. Arkansas, Little Rock:
"Crime, Neighborhoods, and Complex Systems: The Missing Link"

2:30 - 3:00 Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:30 Uwe Glaesser Dept. of Comp. Sci., SFU (MoCSSy PI):
"Interactive Design and Validation of Complex Distributed Systems"
3:30 - 4:00 Richard Vaughan Dept. of Comp. Sci., SFU:
"All the World's a Stage: designing and simulating large-populations of physically interacting agents"

4:00 - 5:30 Wine and Cheese Reception