OR Society Simulation Special Interest Group Meeting
Thursday 24th March 2011
Wates House, University of Surrey
"Are we there yet?: Simulation modellers on what needs to be done to involve agent-based simulation in practical decision making"
Professor Nigel Gilbert, director, CRESS, University of Surrey
David Buxton, dse consulting
Mark Temple, Public Health Wales - Health Protection, NHS
Jeremy Franklin, Home Office
Dr Peer-Olaf Siebers, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Science, Nottingham University
Professor Stewart Robinson, Professor of O.R., University of Warwick
Professor Scott Moss, Visiting Professor in the University of Koblenz-Landau
Presentation titles include:
Are Agent Based Simulation and Operational Research Commensurable Paradigms?
Migration in an agent-based labour market: how can ABM be used to influence policy decisions?
Finding both the needle and the haystack: Contact tracing and the role of social networks.
A First Approach on Modelling Staff Proactiveness in Retail Simulation Models.
Evidence-based modelling with agents: a defensible approach to the use of models in policy analysis.
10am Coffee & Registration
10.30 Welcome address and introduction to agent-based simulation (Professor Nigel Gilbert)
11.00 - 12.30 3 talks
12.30 - 1.30 Buffet lunch provided
1.30 - 3.00 3 talks
3.00 - 3.30 Coffee
3.30 - 4.30 Q&A Panel
For non-speakers there will be a charge of £20 to cover catering.
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Dr Christopher Watts, CRESS, University of Surrey
Dr Katy Hoad, ORMS Group, University of Warwick
Dr Christine Currie, School of Mathematics, University of Southampton
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