Tentative Schedule
The Cambridge, Massachusetts Conference

Sessions by Thread (Tentative)


Saturday July 18

17:30 Sat Meeting (284): Satchel Stuffing - Everyone is invited to help! (Paul Revere AB)

Sunday July 19

06:00 Sun Other (315): Information for Attendees

2015 Welcome Letter  Abstract  Paper

09:15 Sun Other (252): Plenary: PhD Colloquium - Arrival of Participants and Registration, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Ballroom A)

09:30 Sun

Other (303): Plenary: PhD Colloquium - Welcome by Chairs and Introduction of Student Chapter, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Ballroom A)

Meeting (286): Administrative Committee Meeting, chaired by John Morecroft (Other 1)

09:45 Sun Other (258): Plenary: PhD Colloquium - Morning Keynote Address (Ballroom A)

10:15 Sun Other (259): PhD Colloquium - Plenary One: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM (Ballroom A)

Tipping Points Warning Signals in Dynamic Systems, by Yasaman Jalili, David Ford  Abstract

11:00 Sun

Other (308): PhD Colloquium - Sunday Morning Refreshment Break (Ballroom A)

Other (222): Mini-Poster Exhibit by Grades 5-12 Students (Lobby)

Analysis of the Impact of Temperature on Equilibrium Constant by Applying stella Software, by Wei Yingjun  Abstract

The Public Transport Resource Allocation in the Longjiang Area: A Case Study, by Jiaqi Wu, YouLan Li, Feng Wang  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

Analysis of application and teaching function of Systems Thinking in physics teaching, by Feng Wang  Abstract  Supporting

Meeting (260): Policy Council Meeting, chaired by Jürgen Strohhecker (Molly Pitcher)

11:15 Sun Other (262): PhD Colloquium - Plenary Two: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM (Ballroom A)

Influence of Projects' Size on a Professional Service Firm Performance, by Tomas Hubik  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

12:00 Sun

Other (305): Registration and Information Desk Open (in Lobby) and Informal Gathering (in Zephyr Lounge) 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM (Lobby)

Other (263): PhD Colloquium - Group Activity: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (Ballroom A)

12:30 Sun Other (302): PhD Colloquium - Participants Lunch Break (tickets required), chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Charles View Ballroom)

13:30 Sun Other (272): PhD Colloquium - Plenary Three: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Ballroom A)

Beyond Proximity: Consequentialist Ethics and System Dynamics, by Erika Palmer  Abstract  Paper

14:00 Sun Meeting (313): Health Policy Special Interest Group Annual Business Meeting, chaired by Michael Dill (Haym Solomon)

Health Policy Special Interest Group Annual Business Meeting, by Michael Dill, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel  Abstract

14:15 Sun Other (274): PhD Colloquium - Plenary Four: 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM (Ballroom A)

A State Space Analysis of Dominant Feedback Loops in Dynamic Social Systems, by Jeremy Sato  Abstract

15:00 Sun Other (321): PhD Colloquium - Closing Keynote (Ballroom A)

15:45 Sun Other (283): Plenary: PhD Colloquium - Concluding Remarks and Group Photo, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Ballroom A)

16:00 Sun Other (234): PhD Colloquium Poster and Networking Session 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Ballroom A)

A System Dynamics Approach to Assess the Abuse of Dominant Position in Refining Sector: The Case of Turkey, by Selahattin Sirin  Abstract  Supporting

Renewable Energy Policy Evaluation Using A System Dynamics Approach: The Case of Oman, by Aisha Al-Sarihi, Marcello Contestabile, Judith Cherni  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Density and Phase Dependence in the Population Dynamics of Child Maltreatment Courts and Out-of-Home Care, by John Halloran  Abstract  Supporting

A System Dynamics Approach to the Assessment of Uncertainties and their Effects on the Development Oil (Tar) sands in Nigeria, by Oluwabunmi Falebita  Abstract  Link from authors

Reducing Suicide in Adolescence into Adulthood: A System Dynamics Perspective, by Saras Chung  Abstract

A system dynamics based learning model to train decision makers on response to flood events, by Romana Berariu, Christian Fikar, Manfred Gronalt, Patrick Hirsch  Abstract  Paper

Business models for the multifunctional utilization of electric vehicles, by Daniel Jandt, Katja Laurischkat  Abstract

The German biomethane market – A policy evaluation approach using System Dynamics, by Thomas Horschig, Nora Szarka  Abstract

Exploring Inclusive Business and Performance in Egypt, by Dalia Abd-Allah  Abstract

Modeling counterfeit threats in a semiconductor supply chain, by Inez Miyamoto  Abstract  Supporting

16:01 Sun Other (322): PhD Colloquium Poster and Networking Session 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (part 2)

New Toll Road Financing Model Using System Dynamics, by Lukas Sihombing  Abstract  Paper

Analyizing The Governance of Public-Private Partnerships: A System Dynamics Perspective, by Jose Guevara  Abstract

Dynamic Relationship Between Patterns of Drug Use and Social Relationships, by Erin Stringfellow  Abstract

Organizational Ambidexterity: A Feedback Perspective on Change, Routines and Inertia, by Sylvia Schweiger  Abstract

Business System Model of Battery Swapping Management for Transportation Fleet and Energy Storage System, by Vee Kuan Chew  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Nutritious Food Interventions Spread: Insights from Social Movement Theory, by Atefeh Ramezankhani, Jeroen Struben  Abstract

Interactions of factors impacting renewable energy implementation and sustainability in developing nations, by Larry Gottschamer  Abstract  Supporting

SD Analysis of Animal feeding Enterprise and Farmers Biogas Cooperation in Villages : Based on Static Game Behaviors, by Chang Liu, Guoping Tu, Pushpendra Pushpendra  Abstract

Understanding owner-occupiers' decisions to renovate in order to accelerate uptake of energy-efficiency improvements, by Yekatherina Bobrova, Nicole Zimmermann, Michael Davies, Hector Altamirano  Abstract

Conflict Dynamics and Peacemaking: Understanding the Security, Aid and Development Nexus in Africa, by Nancy Hayden  Abstract

16:02 Sun Other (323): PhD Colloquium Poster and Networking Session 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (part 3)

System Dynamics Modeling Approach to Eutrophication of Lake Taal, Philippines, by Sonia Javier  Abstract

The Strategic Architecture of ISIS – An Emerging State Actor, by Timothy Clancy  Abstract  Supporting

18:00 Sun Meeting (235): Newcomer Orientation, chaired by Leonard Malczynski, Özge Karanfil (Crispus Attucks)

Newcomer Orientation, by Leonard Malczynski  Abstract

19:00 Sun Other (236): University Hosted Welcome Reception (Charles View Ballroom)

Monday July 20

08:00 Mon

Other (191): Monday Morning MEETINGS: Exhibitor Demonstration and Other Meetings 8:00 AM to 8:50 AM

Meeting (245): Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State University, Exhibitor Demonstration, chaired by Rachel Ferencik, Karen Minyard (Haym Solomon)

Meeting (281): Applications Award Committee Meeting, chaired by J. Bradley Morrison (Martin Luther King)

Meeting (271): Chapter and SIGs Representatives Meeting, chaired by Martin Schaffernicht, Etiënne Rouwette (Crispus Attucks)

Meeting (292): Dana Meadows Award Committee Meeting, chaired by Thomas Fiddaman (Charles Sumner)

08:30 Mon

Other (254): Registration and Information Desk Open 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Lobby)

Other (294): Exhibitor Areas 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Prefunction )

08:31 Mon Meeting (290): Chapter and SIG Gathering Point - ALL DAY (Aquarium)

08:50 Mon Plenary (320): Monday Morning CONFERENCE OPENING, chaired by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed (President's Ballroom)

Conference Kick-off, by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed, Jack Homer, Hazhir Rahmandad, Roberta Spencer  Abstract

Welcome to Newcomers, by Leonard Malczynski  Abstract

PhD Colloquium Report on Sunday, by Jill Kuhlberg  Abstract

09:00 Mon Plenary (190): Monday Morning PLENARY SESSION: Environmental Sustainability, chaired by Karim Chichakly (President's Ballroom)

A system dynamics framework to promote sustainability in the Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia social-ecological system, by Krystyna Stave, Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

Resilience, Social-Ecological Rules, and Environmental Variability in an Artisanal Fishery, by Marshall Duer-Balkind, Kasey Jacobs, Burak Guneralp, Xavier Basurto  Abstract  Supporting

Supply Chains as Catalysts for Sustained Systemic Change: Groundnuts and Aflatoxins in Malawi, by Steve Peterson  Abstract

09:30 Mon Other (257): Spouses' Lounge Coffee/Tea. Kick-off Session. Starts at 9:30 AM, chaired by Linda Morecroft (Crow's Nest)

Spouses' Lounge, by Linda Morecroft  Abstract

10:00 Mon Special (103): Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science Exhibit (Other 1)

Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science  Abstract  Link from authors

10:30 Mon

Other (246): Morning Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Poster (180): Resource Management: Resources and Energy, chaired by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed (Paul Revere AB)

Exploring the Death Spiral: A system dynamics model of the electricity network in Western Australia, by William Grace  Abstract  Supporting

Insights into the Thermal Generation Futures of Isolated Island Electricity Systems Using System Dynamics, by George Matthew, William Nuttall, Ben Mestel, Laurence Dooley  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Rural Electrification Through Minigrids in Developing Countries: Initial Generation Capacity Effect on Cost-Recovery, by Elias Hartvigsson, Erik Ahlgren, Jimmy Ehnberg, Sverker Molander  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Energy Modeling of Danish Housing Stock Using System Dynamics, by Reza Fazeli, Brynhildur Davidsdottir  Abstract

Rooftop Solar and the Utilities Death Spiral - a system dynamics analysis, by Conor Meehan  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Renewable Energy Policy Evaluation Using A System Dynamics Approach: The Case of Oman, by Aisha Al-Sarihi, Marcello Contestabile, Judith Cherni  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Demineralised Water Production Planning, by Corne Du Plooy, Nalini Sooknanan Pillay  Abstract  Paper

Hydro Pumped Storage Dynamics, by Mapule Ntsoane, Nalini Sooknanan Pillay  Abstract  Paper

Sustainable energy future: A System Dynamics approach to solving the Electricity shortfall in Ghana, by Benjamin Batinge  Abstract

10:31 Mon Poster (181): Resource Management: Resources, Water, and Agriculture (Paul Revere AB)

Model evaluation and sensitivity analyses of an acequia community irrigation system dynamics model, by Benjamin Turner, Vincent Tidwell  Abstract  Supporting

SD Updates of FAO Methodological Guide to manage the Food Supply and Distribution Systems (FSDS), by Vanessa Armendariz, Stefano Armenia, Alberto Atzori  Abstract

Effects of a Biofuels Economy on Maize Production in Ethiopia, by Patrick Campbell  Abstract  Supporting

Resilience in Zambia's Maize Value Chain. An explorative case study on using System Dynamics for resilience testing, by Conrad Steinhilber  Abstract  Paper

Forest Area and Land Use Change in Pakistan: A System Dynamics Approach, by Naila Nazir, Laura Schmitt Olabisi  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A system dynamics approach to understand the implications of a green economy transition in the Western Cape Province, by Josephine Musango, Alan Brent, Smit van Niekerk, Willem Jonker, Aliza Pienaar, Theodore York, Juan Oosthuizen, Lize Duminy, Imke De Kock  Abstract

10:32 Mon Poster (166): Resource Management: Public Resources (Paul Revere AB)

A Systems Thinking approach to the analysis of economic impacts related to transportation shutdowns: the ATTACS project, by Stefano Armenia, Georgios Tsaples, Camillo Carlini, Vanessa Armendariz, Claudia Volpetti, Riccardo Onori  Abstract

Nuevo Leon's Public Debt: Analysis using Dynamic systems modeling, by Noé Martinez  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

Conceptualizing Capital Flight: A Systems Perspective, by Muhammad Azeem Qureshi, Basit Rizwan, Umar Burki  Abstract

Effect of financial resource allocation on dynamics of national innovation system: The case of Iran, by Alireza Akhavan, Gholamreza Eslamifar  Abstract  Supporting

11:30 Mon

Other (314): Monday Morning PARALLEL SESSIONS 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Parallel (137): Detailed Business Applications: Creating Value (Ballroom B)

A System Dynamics Exploration of Agency Theory Interpretations of ERP Acquisition Methods in DOD, by Allen Moulton, Farrah Tazyeen, David Becker, Stuart Madnick  Abstract  Paper

Developing a Circular Value Ecosystem based on Residues and Wastes: The case of Higueras Village, Mexico, by Eduardo Aguinaga, Carlos Scheel  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Modeling the Impact of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles Adoption on Economic Growth through 2040, by Christopher Hughes, Mark Paich, Anand Rao, Aaron Tweadey  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (147): Issues in Economics (Crispus Attucks)

A System Dynamics Approach to Simulating the South African Forestry & Logging Sector's Electricity Demand, by Talitha Koegelenberg, Nalini Sooknanan Pillay  Abstract  Paper

The Internet as source of herding behavior: Exploring consequences in financial markets, by M. Dolores Soto-Torres, Ramon Fernandez-Lechon, Pedro Fernandez Soto  Abstract  Supporting

The Feedback Dynamics between Poverty and Education Opportunity: Vicious Circle of Poverty, by Gizem Bacaksizlar, Yaman Barlas  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (204): Environment and Society (Molly Pitcher)

Dynamics of Fisheries, by Mirmojtaba Gharibi  Abstract  Supporting

Controlling the Black Bear Population in Maine, by John Voyer, Anya Cornell, Carl Lolar, Joseph Albert  Abstract  Supporting

Effective Water Diplomacy by Using System Dynamics: Case Study, by Mahdi Zarghami, Mohammad Amirrahmani  Abstract

Parallel (157): Population Health Methodology (Haym Solomon)

Birth Cohorts Approach to Modeling Aging Populations, by Jeremy Sato, Nishesh Chalise, Peter Hovmand, Nancy Zoellner, Kenneth Carson  Abstract  Supporting

Population Health: Microfoundations for macrosimulation, by Robert Eberlein, James Thompson, John Ansah, Nicholas Perkins, David Matchar  Abstract

Estimating System Dynamics Models Using Indirect Inference, by Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Hazhir Rahmandad, Mohammad Jalali, Andrea Wittenborn  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (199): Combining Simulation Methodologies, chaired by Mohamed Saleh (Ballroom D)

Model learning using genetic programming under full and partial system information conditions, by Hassan Abdelbari, Sondoss Elsawah, Kamran Shafi  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Advanced data analytics for system dynamics models using PySD, by James Houghton, Michael Siegel  Abstract  Link from authors

A Hybrid Social Network-System Dynamics Model of Team Learning, by Edward Anderson, Kyle Lewis  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (172): Environmental and Social Sustainability, chaired by Man-Hyung Lee (William Dawes AB)

U.S. Campaign Finance and Institutional Corruption in Public Policy, by Bruce Skarin, Jamie Melhuish  Abstract

Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles in the Netherlands, by Michael Bastiani, Erik Pruyt  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Agricultural Theory in System Dynamics - A Case Study from Zambia, by Andreas Gerber  Abstract

Parallel (188): Dynamics of Energy Transitions, chaired by George Matthew (Thomas Paine AB)

Simulating the Capacity Expansion of Renewable Energies in the Swiss Electricity Market, by Merla Kubli, Erling Moxnes  Abstract  Supporting

Modelling Wind Turbine Diffusion: A Comparative Study of California and Denmark 1980 - 1995, by Yazgülü Bildik, Cornelia van Daalen, Gönenç Yucel, Roland Ortt, Wil Thissen  Abstract

Network effects in decentralisation dynamics of regional energy systems, by Merla Kubli, Silvia Ulli-Beer  Abstract

11:31 Mon Meeting (301): Monday: Modeling Assistance Workshop 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, chaired by Jack Homer (Cambridge)

12:30 Mon

Other (287): LUNCHTIME SERIES: Model Expo, PAW, Chapter, SIG and Other Meetings (starting at 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM)

Special (208): Model Expo - See and experiment with models presented in the program (Charles View Ballroom)

Model Expo Abstract

Energy Modeling of Danish Housing Stock Using System Dynamics, by Reza Fazeli, Brynhildur Davidsdottir  Abstract

Rooftop Solar and the Utilities Death Spiral - a system dynamics analysis, by Conor Meehan  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A System Dynamics Model for Integrated Water Infrastructure Asset Management, by Amin Ganjidoost, Andre Unger, Mark Knight, Carl Haas  Abstract

Social Network Dynamics of Insider Threats: A Preliminary Model, by Andrew Moore, Kathleen Carley, Matthew Collins, Neal Altman  Abstract  Paper

Hands-On Modeling United States Energy Policy: Achieving Emissions Targets and Exploring Scenarios, by Jeffrey Rissman  Abstract  Paper

The Complexity in Requirements Process Improvement, by Aminah Zawedde, Ddembe Williams  Abstract

Inclusive Green Growth and Sustainable Finance Through Ecotax - a System Dynamics Model, by Joachim Block, Bo Hu, Armin Leopold  Abstract  Paper

Other (231): Monday: Publishing Assistance Workshop 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, chaired by George Richardson (William Garrison)

Meeting (229): Student Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Ballroom B)

Student Chapter Annual Meeting, by Jill Kuhlberg  Abstract

Meeting (240): Australasia Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Robert Cavana, Anson Li (William Dawes AB)

Australasia Chapter Annual Meeting, by Robert Cavana, Anson Li  Abstract

Meeting (316): Health Policy Special Interest Group Exploratory Session on the Unintended Consequences of Drug Abuse Policy Part 1/2, chaired by Gary Hirsch (Haym Solomon)

Heath Policy Special Interest Group Exploratory Session on the Unintended Consequences of Drug Abuse Policy, by Gary Hirsch, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel  Abstract

Meeting (261): XMILE Roundtable - Open Meeting, chaired by Karim Chichakly (Ballroom D)

13:30 Mon

Meeting (278): XMILE Technical Committee Meeting - Committee Members Only, chaired by Karim Chichakly (Martin Luther King)

Meeting (269): Editors Meeting, chaired by Rogelio Oliva (Charles Sumner)

Meeting (317): Health Policy Special Interest Group Exploratory Session on the Unintended Consequences of Drug Abuse Policy Part 2/2, chaired by Gary Hirsch (Haym Solomon)

Meeting (224): Energy SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by George Matthew (Molly Pitcher)

Energy SIG Annual Meeting, by George Matthew  Abstract

14:30 Mon

Other (331): Monday Afternoon PARALLEL SESSIONS 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Parallel (146): Macroeconomics, chaired by Souleymane Bah (Crispus Attucks)

The Danger of Float: The Case of Ukraine, by Oleksandr Faryna, David Wheat  Abstract  Supporting

Exchange Rates and Reshoring, by Takayuki Yamashita  Abstract  Paper

Modeling A Japanese Macroeconomy on the Flow of Funds Accounts - Accounting System Dynamics Appropach, by Kaoru Yamaguchi, Yokei Yamaguchi  Abstract

Parallel (207): From Local to Global Sustainability (Molly Pitcher)

Modeling livelihood strategies of local communities in central India, by Alark Saxena, Burak Guneralp, Robert Bailis, Chadwick Dearing Oliver, Gary Yohe  Abstract  Supporting

Exploring Degrowth Pathways Using System Dynamics, by Therese Bennich, Tom Bongers, David Collste  Abstract

Farm to Fork: Fritter overlooked and its impacts, by Muhammad Azeem Qureshi, John Ansah  Abstract

Parallel (156): Screening and Survival Analysis, chaired by Patricia Craig (Haym Solomon)

A System Dynamics Model of Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for Prostate Cancer, by Anton Palma, David Lounsbury, Nicolas Schlecht, Ilir Agalliu  Abstract  Paper

Risk Perception, Preferences and Behaviors in Cancer Screening: A System Without Negative Feedback, by Özge Karanfil, John Sterman  Abstract

On the characterization of censored survival curves in system dynamic models, by Radboud Duintjer Tebbens, Kimberly Thompson  Abstract

Parallel (142): Decisions and emotions: their impact on the system, chaired by Pascal Gambardella (Ballroom B)

Unwanted Emotions in Adolescence: Examining the Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation from a Feedback Perspective, by Saras Chung, Peter Hovmand  Abstract  Supporting

Fear as Contagion: the Ebola Crisis and Public Fear Networks A System Dynamics Approach, by Nasser Sharareh, Nasim Sabounchi  Abstract  Paper

Results of a Beer Game Experiment: Should a Manager Always Behave According to the Book?, by Mert Edali, Hakan Yasarcan  Abstract  Paper

Parallel (200): Model Description and Public Application (Ballroom D)

Global and Local Control of a Resource Utilization Model, by Ingmar Vierhaus, Armin Fugenschuh  Abstract

SDXchange: Stand-alone Translators to Enable XMILE Model Adaptation, Transportation, and Exchange, by Robert Ward, James Houghton, Ivan Perl  Abstract

A Tool for Enhanced Causal Discovery and Understanding: System Dynamics Modeling – Causal Miner (SDM-CMiner), by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano, Nicholson Collier  Abstract

Parallel (161): Managing Infrastructure, chaired by Hyunjung Kim (William Dawes AB)

Modes of Failure of South African Local Government in the Water Services Sector, by Jai Clifford-Holmes, Jill Slinger, Carolyn Palmer, Phumlani Mbulawa  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Understanding the US Highway System: A System Dynamics Perspective, by Jose Guevara, Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Michael Garvin  Abstract  Supporting

Study on Impact Evaluation of Introducing Policies to Realize Urban Consolidation by Using MARS: Case Study of Niigata, Japan, by Hiroki Kikuchi, Sathita Malaitham, Atsushi Fukuda, Guenter Emberger, Paul Pfaffenbichler, Tetsuhiro Ishizaka  Abstract  Paper

Parallel (186): Coupled Human & Natural Systems (Thomas Paine AB)

Developing a System Dynamics model to investigate sustainability of traditional acequia communities of New Mexico, by Benjamin Turner, Vincent Tidwell  Abstract  Supporting

Rethinking agriculture of a shrinking world: operationalization of resilience with a System Dynamics perspective, by Hugo Herrera, Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

System Dynamics and Sustainable Intensification of Food Systems: Complementarities and Challenges, by Birgit Kopainsky, Charles Nicholson  Abstract

15:30 Mon

Other (249): Afternoon Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Poster (209): Environment and Public Policy: Sustainable Production and Consumption Systems, chaired by Khalid Saeed, Karim Chichakly (Paul Revere AB)

Low Carbon Development Strategy for the Electric Power Sector in Nigeria and the WAPP: System Dynamic Approach, by Abiodun Momodu, Ahmad Addo, J-F. K. Akinbami, Yacob Mulugetta  Abstract  Paper  Slides

Product Policy Impact in the Lifecycle of Light Bulbs Through System Dynamics, by Luz-Angelica Rodriguez  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Expanded Producer Responsability Model: An Analysis on the Brazilian Case Based on System Dynamics Approach, by Bruno Massote, Jacques Demajorovic, Edmilson Moraes  Abstract  Paper

Strategy Analysis to Control Emissions from Ships at Berth: A System Dynamics Approach, by Srikar Prithvi Chinam, Lewlyn Rodrigues  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

What are the Water Resources Scenarios in future? SD-based Water Resource Carrying Capacity Modeling in China, by Jianxun Chu  Abstract

A study of the use of common resources by means of agent-based simulation, tragedy of commons and social identity models, by Rogerio Morano, Edmilson Moraes  Abstract

A System Dynamics Model of Illegal Farmland Use, Pollution, and Land Value in Central Taiwan, by Tsuey-Ping Lee  Abstract

Conflict Dynamics and Peacemaking: Understanding the Security, Aid and Development Nexus in Africa, by Nancy Hayden  Abstract  Supporting

15:31 Mon Poster (164): Environment and Public Policy: Politics and Public Decision Making (Paul Revere AB)

A System Dynamic Hypothesis for the Disparate Alternative Fuel Vehicle Adoption Paths in Australia and the United States, by Yimeng Jiang, David Keith, Matthew Doolan  Abstract  Paper

Management of Public Procurement of Information System, by Yutaka Takahashi  Abstract  Supporting

Proposing a conceptual framework for Iran and U.S. coercive relations, by Amir MohammadShirazi  Abstract

Sensitivity Analysis of Government Policies Implementation on Mobility of Indonesian Students Abroad, by Tutik Inayati, Takeshi Arai  Abstract

Green Building Policy and Real Estate Development: A Causal Mapping Study Derived from Qualitative Data, by Erin Hoffer  Abstract  Paper  Slides

15:32 Mon Poster (165): Environment and Public Policy: Policies for Sustainable System (Paul Revere AB)

Dynamics of Urban Warming: How Human-Environment Interaction Creates Urban Heat Islands?, by Onur Ozgun, Matthias Ruth, Casper Harteveld, Binita KC  Abstract

Study of reduction measures for abandoned dog population based on a dynamic model of household dogs in Japan, by Hidetsugu Morimoto  Abstract  Supporting

Population Projection for India – A System Dynamics Approach, by Shreenivas Kunte, Om Damani  Abstract  Supporting

16:30 Mon Plenary (104): Monday Afternoon PLENARY SESSION: Challenges in Public Policy (President's Ballroom)

How to Save a Leaky Ship: Capability Traps and the Failure of Win-Win Investments in Sustainability and Social Responsibility, by John Lyneis, John Sterman  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Understanding Humanitarian Supply Chain Logistics with System Dynamics Modeling, by John Voyer, Matthew Dean, Christopher Pickles  Abstract  Supporting

Systems Thinking and Simulations in the US Public Policy Community: NASPAA's Student Simulation Competition, by Laurel McFarland, Emily Reineke, Bobby Milstein, Rebecca Niles, Gary Hirsch, Ernest Cawvey, Jack Homer, Anand Desai, David Andersen, Rod MacDonald  Abstract

18:00 Mon Other (332): Fireside Chat Buffet and Cash Bar (grab a bit to eat and bring it to your seat) (Courtyard)

19:00 Mon Plenary (100): Monday Evening Plenary Session, chaired by Michael Radzicki (President's Ballroom)

Buffet and Cash Bar (grab a bite to eat and bring it to your seat)

"State of the Global Economy" Fireside Chat, by David Colander, John Harvey, Warren Mosler  Abstract

Tuesday July 21

07:30 Tue

Other (333): Tuesday Morning MEETINGS: Special Interest Group Meeting 7:30 AM to 8.20 AM

Meeting (221): Education SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by P. Jeffrey Potash (Crispus Attucks)

Education SIG Annual Meeting, by P. Jeffrey Potash  Abstract

08:30 Tue

Other (255): Registration and Information Desk Open 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Lobby)

Other (293): Exhibitor Areas 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Courtyard)

Plenary (319): Tuesday Morning PLENARY SESSION, chaired by Khalid Saeed, Karim Chichakly (President's Ballroom)

System Dynamics Society Business Meeting 8:30 AM to 9:20 AM, by Jürgen Strohhecker  Abstract

Morning Announcements 9:20 AM to 9:30 AM, by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed  Abstract

08:31 Tue Meeting (288): Chapter and SIG Gathering Point - ALL DAY (Aquarium)

09:30 Tue

Plenary (318): Jay Wright Forrester Award Ceremony, chaired by Khalid Saeed

Announcement and Introduction of Winner, by Khalid Saeed  Abstract

Presentation by the Jay Wright Forrester Award Winner  Abstract  Link from authors

Other (306): Spouses' Lounge Activity, chaired by Linda Morecroft (Crow's Nest)

10:00 Tue Special (144): Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science Exhibit (Other 1)

Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science  Abstract  Link from authors

10:30 Tue

Other (247): Morning Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Poster (150): Health and Human Behavior: Individual and Organizational, chaired by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed (Paul Revere AB)

Why Do We Slip in the Bathtub? - Explanation of Stock-Flow Failure Based on Systems with Life, by Tiru Arthanari  Abstract  Paper

Culture Dynamics, by Douglas Franco, Usman Ghani  Abstract

Creatures of habit: Do differences in feedback concepts matter for shaping recycling behavior?, by Bent Erik Bakken, Cecilie Mauritzen, Ingunn Sandaker, John Nilssen  Abstract  Supporting

An Investigation into the Dynamics of Transiting into Alternate States of Consciousness, by Abhijit Mandal, David Lounsbury, Ramesh Pattni  Abstract  Supporting

Transitional Dynamics of the Mind (from the Yoga-sutra), by Abhijit Mandal, Ramesh Pattni, David Lounsbury  Abstract  Supporting

Development Toward School Readiness: A Holistic Model, by Alan Gaynor  Abstract  Supporting

Resilient Capacity on the Front Lines: Coping with Challenges to Patient Flow, by J. Bradley Morrison, Robert Wears  Abstract

A system dynamics analysis of humanitarian logistics coordination, by Otávio Costa, Joaquim Santos, Marcelo Ramos Martins, Hugo Yoshida Yoshizaki  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

10:31 Tue Poster (154): Health and Human Behavior: Health Systems and Organizations (Paul Revere AB)

Using system dynamics to improve outpatient service, by Keming Wang  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Safety and Health in Company Management. Towards a System Dynamics tools for training and policy making, by Antonio Leva, Rita Vallerotonda, Daniele De Santis, Mauro Pellicci, Stefano Armenia, Claudia Volpetti  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Horizon 2035: The role of SD in developing a vision for the health, social care and public health workforce in England, by Siôn Cave, Tom Lyscom, Graham Willis, Matt Edwards, John Fellows  Abstract

Local Area Physician Workforce Planning Model Pilot, by Michael Dill, Gary Hirsch, Emily Yunker  Abstract

The Puerto Rico Emergency Preparedness Model, by Gary Hirsch, Heriberto Centeno  Abstract  Paper

Modelling a collective health behaviour in a social network: The case of dental routine visiting, by Maryam Sadeghipour, Peyman Shariatpanahi, Afshin Jafari, Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Mohammad Hosien Khoshnevisan, Arezoo Ebne Ahmadi  Abstract  Paper

System Thinking Analysis of Adolescent Obesity, by Hanna Lee, EunKyoung Yun  Abstract  Supporting

Characterization of the impacts of heterogeneity in high-risk populations for infectious disease transmission: Modeling polio a, by Kimberly Thompson, Radboud Duintjer Tebbens, Kasper Kisjes  Abstract

Understanding the dynamics of Ebola transmission using a simple dynamic model, by Sara Peterson  Abstract  Supporting

The Nonlinear Simulation of adolescent Obesity Using System Dynamics, by EunKyoung Yun, Hanna Lee, EunSuk Park, Jaekook Yu  Abstract  Supporting

10:32 Tue Poster (159): Health and Human Behavior: Health Systems and Organizations (Paul Revere AB)

A Predictive Model of Prediabetics' Awareness of Diabetes Education and its Effects in the Republic of Korea, by YoungMin Noh, Chang Kim, EunKyoung Yun  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Is Travel Restriction the Answer to Liberia's Ebola Pandemic?, by Eng Seng Chia, Christian Hadi Wijaya, Felix Fernando, Athletea Widjaja, Peter Djasni  Abstract  Supporting

11:30 Tue

Other (264): Tuesday Morning PARALLEL SESSIONS 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Parallel (141): Improving the Business of Renewable Energy (Ballroom B)

Impact of engineering process on construction cost of HVDC offshore wind energy converter station: a system dynamics approach, by Aklilu Tilahun Tadesse  Abstract  Paper

Dynamic Feed in Tariff Price Adjustments for Roof-top PV Market in Germany, by Amin Al Yaquob, Kaoru Yamaguchi  Abstract  Supporting

Disruptive Challenges in Renewable Electricity: threats and opportunities for utilities, by Monica Castaneda, Isaac Dyner  Abstract

Parallel (205): Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Policies, chaired by Onur Ozgun (Molly Pitcher)

A Model of Energy Policy Impacts on Pollutant Emissions, Costs, and Social Benefits Developed for China's Central Government, by Jeffrey Rissman  Abstract  Paper

Energy Use and Emissions Impacts from Car Technologies Market Scenarios: A Multi-Country System Dynamics Model, by Jonathan Gomez, Patrick Jochem, Wolf Fichtner  Abstract

An Adaptive Dynamic Model of Climate Change and Emissions Trading, by Todd BenDor, Jurgen Scheffran, Nikhil Kaza  Abstract

Parallel (152): Health Systems and Policies, chaired by Enzo Bivona (Haym Solomon)

Financial Sustainability of Health Systems Dominated by Private Health Insurance, by Nisa Onsel, Yaman Barlas  Abstract

Modeling Ophthalmologists requirements for an aging population, by John Ansah, David Matchar, Steffen Bayer  Abstract

Kidney transplantations in the United States: A System Dynamics approach to reduce the waiting list and illegal trafficking, by Philipp Schwarz, Sebastiaan Fakkert, Erik Pruyt  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel (169): Teaching with system dynamics (Crispus Attucks)

Learning as conceptual change during community based group interventions. A case study with smallholder farmers in Zambia, by Gerid Hager, Birgit Kopainsky, Progress Nyanga  Abstract

Behind Closed Gates: Potential Dynamics When One Individual or Group Is Given Complete Authority Over Another, by Anne LaVigne, Lees Stuntz  Abstract  Supporting

Developing Understanding of Dynamic Systems Within Early Childhood Settings, by Anne LaVigne, Tracy Benson, Sheri Marlin  Abstract

Parallel (193): Exploring Model Structure (Ballroom D)

Does Analytical Thinking Improve Understanding of Accumulation?, by Arash Baghaei Lakeh, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  Abstract

Generic and reusable structure in systems dynamics modelling: roadmap of literature and future research questions, by Sondoss Elsawah, Alan McLucas, Michael Ryan  Abstract  Paper

Unpacking the black box of causality: What is it we assume with every link?, by Christian Hugo Hoffmann, Stefan Groesser  Abstract  Link from authors

Parallel (162): Social Safety Nets (William Dawes AB)

Falling off the cliff? Increasing economic security for low income adults as the safety net shrinks, by Julie Maurer, Joshua Hawley  Abstract  Supporting

Public Policy Implementation Modeling: The Classic Case of EDA in Oakland, by David Wheat, Eugene Bardach  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Repeatable Solutions: the Case of Elderly-Care Provision, by Kim Warren  Abstract

Parallel (184): Lasting Impacts for Feeding the World (Thomas Paine AB)

A simulation model for wheat-related policies and food insecurity in Egypt, by Miral Khodeir, Hisham Abdel-Salam  Abstract  Paper

Representation and Dynamic Implications of Mental Models of Food Systems, by Jacynta Spicer  Abstract

Multiscale Integrated Modeling of Ecosystems Services (MIMES): Simulating interactions of coupled human and natural systems, by Roel Boumans, Roman Joe, Irit Altman, Les Kaufman, Marjan van den Belt  Abstract  Link from authors

11:31 Tue Meeting (309): Tuesday: Modeling Assistance Workshop 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Cambridge)

12:30 Tue

Other (334): LUNCHTIME SERIES: PAW, Exhibitor Demonstrations, Chapter and Other Meetings (starting at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM)

Other (277): Chapter Annual Meetings 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

Meeting (243): Swiss Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Birgit Kopainsky (Thomas Paine AB)

Swiss Chapter Annual Meeting, by Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

Meeting (268): PhD Student Colloquium Planning Meeting, chaired by Jill Kuhlberg (Charles Sumner)

Meeting (223): UK Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Douglas McKelvie (Ballroom D)

UK Chapter Annual Meeting, by Douglas McKelvie  Abstract

Meeting (241): Asia Pacific Chapters Meeting, chaired by Akira Uchino, Robert Cavana (Haym Solomon)

Asia Pacific Chapters Meeting, by Akira Uchino, Robert Cavana  Abstract

Meeting (227): German Chapter Informal Gathering, chaired by Florian Kapmeier (Crispus Attucks)

German Chapter Informal Gathering, by Florian Kapmeier  Abstract  Link from authors

Meeting (230): South Africa System Dynamics Chapter Roundtable, chaired by Nalini Sooknanan Pillay, Alan Brent (Martin Luther King)

South Africa System Dynamics Chapter Roundtable, by Nalini Sooknanan Pillay, Alan Brent, Josephine Musango  Abstract

Meeting (215): Latin America Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Gloria Perez Salazar (Ballroom B)

Latin America Chapter Annual Meeting, by Gloria Perez Salazar  Abstract

Other (232): Tuesday: Publishing Assistance Workshop 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, chaired by George Richardson (William Garrison)

Meeting (220): SYstem Dynamics Italian Chapter (SYDIC) Annual Meeting, chaired by Stefano Armenia (William Dawes AB)

SYstem Dynamics Italian Chapter (SYDIC) Annual Meeting, by Stefano Armenia  Abstract

Meeting (212): BeNeLux Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Erik Pruyt (Molly Pitcher)

BeNeLux Chapter Annual Meeting, by Erik Pruyt  Abstract

13:30 Tue

Other (335): Tuesday Afternoon Chapter, Roundtable, Exhibitor Demonstration, and Other Meetings

Meeting (299): Getting to Know the System Dynamics Society, chaired by Leonard Malczynski, Roberta Spencer (Haym Solomon)

Getting to Know the System Dynamics Society, by Leonard Malczynski, Roberta Spencer  Abstract

Meeting (270): Jay Wright Forrester Award Committee Meeting, chaired by Khalid Saeed (Charles Sumner)

Meeting (239): Russian Chapter Roundtable and Annual Meeting, chaired by Oleg Pavlov (Martin Luther King)

Russian Chapter Roundtable and Annual Meeting, by Oleg Pavlov  Abstract

Meeting (280): How do we make the case that SD is relevant in K-12?, chaired by Lees Stuntz (Crispus Attucks)

How do we make the case that SD is relevant in K-12?, by Lees Stuntz  Abstract

Meeting (167): System Dynamics Policy Informatics with NASPAA: Next Steps, chaired by Emily Reineke, David Andersen (William Dawes AB)

14:00 Tue Meeting (300): International Society for the Systems Sciences Exhibitor Demonstration, chaired by Jennifer Wilby (Charles Sumner)

14:30 Tue

Other (275): Tuesday Afternoon PARALLEL SESSIONS 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Parallel (138): Improving Business Practice, chaired by Usman Ghani (Ballroom B)

Making the Numbers? "Short termism" and the Puzzle of only occasional disaster, by Hazhir Rahmandad, Nelson Repenning, Rebecca Henderson  Abstract  Supporting

A System Dynamics Approach to Modelling Business Activities of Ukrainian General Insurers, by Anton Lytvyn, Pervin Dadashova  Abstract  Paper

Four Echelon Retail Supply Chain Optimization-insights from Experimenting with Powel's Hill-climbing algorithm in Vensimİ, by Balaji Janamanchi, James Burns  Abstract

Parallel (206): Integrated Management Approaches (Molly Pitcher)

Disaster Debris Management and Recovery for Housing Stock in San Francisco, CA, by Zahraa Saiyed  Abstract  Supporting

Energy performance and Dynamic Modelling of Existing Building Infrastructure and Services in South African Universities, by Stephen Eromobor, Dillip Das  Abstract  Paper

A Methodological Framework for the Valuation of Non-Marketable Species Based on their Ecological Function in the Agroecosystem, by Silvie Daniels, Nele Witters, Jaco Vangronsveld, Steven Van Passel  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel (151): Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases (Haym Solomon)

The Ebola Outbreak in West Africa: Important Lessons about Modeling and Simulating Uncertain Dynamic Issues, by Erik Pruyt  Abstract

A Quantitative Assessment of Dynamic Intervention-Capacity Effectiveness in the 2014 Ebola Epidemic, by Willem Auping, Erik Pruyt, Jan Kwakkel, Michael Bastiani  Abstract  Supporting

Modeling the Chikungunya Virus: A System Dynamics Approach, by James Enos, Russel Schott, Elizabeth Schott  Abstract

Parallel (170): Innovative teaching initiatives (Crispus Attucks)

Learning Economics with Dynamic Modeling. A Norwegian-Ukrainian Collaboration Project., by Iaroslava Stelmashenko, Iryna Lukianenko, David Wheat  Abstract  Paper

Transforming Race 2015: How System Dynamics is Helping to Shape the Response to Ferguson, MO, by Megan Odenthal, Nancy Zoellner, Saras Chung, Jill Kuhlberg, Peter Hovmand  Abstract

From Teaching System Dynamics Towards Total Immersion in Advanced Model-Based Policy Analysis, by Erik Pruyt, Bert Enserink, Wil Thissen  Abstract

Parallel (197): Quantitative SD methodology, chaired by Birgit Kopainsky (Ballroom D)

Measuring Eigenvalues' Sensitivities via Kernel Canonical Correlation Analysis, by Ahmed Yehia, Mohamed Saleh, Ayman Taha, Hisham El-Shishiny  Abstract  Paper

Beyond Proximity: Consequentialist Ethics and System Dynamics, by Erika Palmer  Abstract  Paper

Prediction--the Quintessential Policy Model Validation Test, by Wayne Wakeland  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (160): Humanitarian Agendas (William Dawes AB)

System Dynamics Modeling of impacts of Central African Republic refugees in Eastern Cameroon, by Michel Douglas Piamou Djamengo, Pascaux Smala Fanokoa  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Approaching Resilience for Displaced People in the Congo, by Charles Jones  Abstract  Supporting

Addressing Equity Gaps in Healthy Food Access: A Meso-Level Model of Food Innovation, Distribution and Acceptance, by Derek Chan, Jeroen Struben, Laurette Dube  Abstract

Parallel (187): Energy & Renewables Diffusion, chaired by Isaac Dyner (Thomas Paine AB)

A System Dynamics model for the Cost Recovery of Residential Smart Meter Roll-Out in the Lemanic Area, by Mohammad Amin Dehdarian, Peter Racz  Abstract

Diffusion of solar generation on rooftops: A system dynamics-based approach in Colombia, by Maritza Jimenez, Carlos Franco Cardona, Isaac Dyner  Abstract

Clean and secure power supply: SD-based appraisal of risks, opportunities and challenges, by Sebastián Zapata Ramirez, Isaac Dyner  Abstract

15:30 Tue

Other (250): Afternoon Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Poster (194): Methodology and Learning, chaired by Khalid Saeed, Karim Chichakly (Paul Revere AB)

How to disable mortal loops of ERP implementation: A System dynamics analysis, by Kaveh Cyrus, Davide Aloini, Samira Karimzadeh  Abstract  Paper  Supporting  Slides

Using Systems Thinking to Shift Mindsets- A Fortune 500 Company's Multi-year Journey, by Michael Goodman, Chris Soderquist, Kathleen Clark  Abstract  Paper

About the use of delays in electricity market models through a system dynamics approach, by José Morcillo Bastidas, Carlos Franco Cardona, Fabiola Garcia  Abstract

How Bandung Smart City Policy Influences Its Citizens Quality of Life: I. Model Development, by Lidia Mulyadi, Rhorom Priyatikanto, Takeshi Arai  Abstract  Supporting

Identifying uncertainties in the development of Oil Sands in Nigeria: An exploratory SD Model, by Saroj Koul, Oluwabunmi Falebita, Joshua Akarakiri, J-F. K. Akinbami  Abstract

15:31 Tue Poster (195): Methodology and Learning: Combining Methodologies (Paul Revere AB)

A Multi-Method Approach to Advanced Data Analytics: Exploring Effective Chronic Disease Mitigation Policies In New York State, by Luis Luna-Reyes, Eliot Rich, David Andersen, Mei Chen, James Houghton, Susan Howick, Rod MacDonald, Karl Rethemeyer, Babak Bahaddin, Mahdi Najafabadi  Abstract

Structurally Evolving System Dynamics Models Using Genetic Algorithms, by Michael North, Pamela Sydelko, Ignacio Martinez-Moyano  Abstract

Time-varying Correlation in System Dynamics: Causal needles in a haystack of correlations, by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano, Jessica Trail  Abstract

15:32 Tue Poster (201): Methodology and Learning: SD Use from Various Viewpoints (Paul Revere AB)

Informing Secondary School Decision Making within a competitive market environment; gaming to widen choice and preference, by David Carter, Jonathan Moizer, Shaofeng Liu  Abstract  Supporting

SYSTEM DYNAMICS A bibliometric analysis of System Dynamics Review, by Rogerio Orefice, Edmilson Moraes  Abstract  Paper

Block Diagrams of Generic System Dynamics Models, by Sema Mehmet, Hakan Yasarcan  Abstract  Paper

15:33 Tue Poster (171): Methodology and Learning: Approaches Utilizing System Dynamics Principles (Paul Revere AB)

Pre-College Student Understanding of Accumulations: An Experiment at a WPI Summer Workshop for Students, by Diana Fisher  Abstract

Developing Question Sets to Assess Systems Thinking Skills, by Kiumars Dorani, Armina Mortazavi, Mohammad Amin Dehdarian, Hesam Mahmoudi, Masoomeh Khandan, Ali Mashayekhi  Abstract  Paper

A Learning Science-based Protocol for Evaluation of a Sustainability-based Learning Environment, by Eliot Rich, Reza Behnagh, Babak Bahaddin, Mahdi Najafabadi, Michael Deegan, Rod MacDonald, Luis Luna-Reyes, David Andersen  Abstract

Population Dynamics in History: Connecting Past, Present, and Future, by P. Jeffrey Potash, Jennifer Andersen, Lees Stuntz  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

The Capability Traps in Explaining the Capability Trap: Lessons from the Field on Conveying Generalizable System Insights, by Peter Hovmand, Laura Guzman-Abello, Camilo Olaya, Wolfgang Munar, Mary Jo Stahlschmidt  Abstract

15:34 Tue Poster (238): Methodology and Learning: Stakeholder Engagement (Paul Revere AB)

The Effect of Information Design and Presentation on Decision-Making Strategies and Performance in a Dynamic Environment, by Benjamin Batinge  Abstract  Paper

Using Systems Mapping to Inform the Strategic Planning Process in Higher Education, by Hyunjung Kim, Michael Rehg  Abstract

16:30 Tue Plenary (189): Tuesday Afternoon PLENARY SESSION: Health Care Plenary (President's Ballroom)

Did System Dynamics Find a Cure for HIV? …And is that just the start?, by Kenneth Cooper  Abstract

Improving Clinic Operations with System Dynamics, by Marc Gautier, Dennis McGrath, Deborah Scribner  Abstract

17:30 Tue Plenary (102): Presidential Address (President's Ballroom)

Presidential Address, by Jürgen Strohhecker  Abstract

18:00 Tue

Other (339): Tuesday Evening Meetings

Meeting (279): Nominating Committee Meeting, chaired by Edward Anderson (Charles Sumner)

Meeting (282): Society Program Oversight Committee, chaired by Leonard Malczynski (William Garrison)

Society Program Oversight Committee (SPOC) Meeting, by Leonard Malczynski  Abstract

19:00 Tue Other (291): 7:00 PM Conference Banquet, sponsored by Ventana Systems and Greenwood Strategic Advisors AG (President's Ballroom)

Cash Bar -- 6:45 PM throughout Banquet. Arrive early and enjoy the company!  Abstract

Welcome to the Cambridge Conference Banquet!, by Thomas Fiddaman  Abstract

Jay W. Forrester Banquet Address  Abstract

Invitation to the 2016 Conference in Delft, Netherlands, by Cornelia van Daalen, Erik Pruyt  Abstract

Dana Meadows Award Announcement, by Thomas Fiddaman  Abstract

Barry Richmond Scholarship Award Announcement, by Karim Chichakly  Abstract

Lupina Young Researchers Award Announcement (External Award), by David Lounsbury  Abstract

Outstanding Service Award Announcement, by David Andersen, Robert Eberlein, Andrew Ford, Peter Milling, Roberta Spencer  Abstract

Apres Dinner Drinks (at your own cost) and/or the DANCE!  Abstract

Wednesday July 22

08:00 Wed

Other (336): Wednesday Morning SIG Meetings

Meeting (214): Business SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Frederick Kautz (Molly Pitcher)

Business SIG Annual Meeting, by Frederick Kautz, Raafat Zaini, Seth Cordes, Matthew Bigman  Abstract

Meeting (225): Biomedical SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Jim Rogers, Edward Gallaher (Haym Solomon)

Biomedical SIG Annual Meeting, by Jim Rogers, Edward Gallaher  Abstract

Meeting (213): Psychology SIG Roundtable and Annual Meeting, chaired by Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury (William Dawes AB)

Psychology SIG Roundtable and Annual Meeting, by Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury  Abstract

Meeting (228): iSIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Eliot Rich, Stefano Armenia (Crispus Attucks)

iSIG Annual Meeting, by Eliot Rich, Stefano Armenia  Abstract

Meeting (219): Model Analysis SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Gönenç Yucel (Thomas Paine AB)

Model Analysis SIG Annual Meeting, by Gönenç Yucel  Abstract

08:30 Wed

Other (253): Registration and Information Desk Open 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Lobby)

Other (295): Exhibitor Areas 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Prefunction )

08:31 Wed Meeting (289): Chapter and SIG Gathering Point - ALL DAY (Aquarium)

09:00 Wed Plenary (101): Wednesday Morning PLENARY SESSION: Model Validation in Business, chaired by George Richardson (President's Ballroom)

Operator confidence in models: comparing two business examples, by Paul Newton, Rod MacDonald, Suzanne Riney, Frank Rasor, Mary Roux-Zink, Neil Roberts, Richard Bierlein, Eric Garday  Abstract  Paper

Applications of Calibration Techniques to Dynamic Models, by Mark Paich, Pia Ramchandani, Rachel Rho  Abstract

Helping executives with strategic decisions – building confidence, by Tom Mullen  Abstract

10:00 Wed Special (149): Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science Exhibit (Other 1)

Places and Spaces: 100 Maps of Science  Abstract  Link from authors

10:30 Wed

Other (248): Morning Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Poster (135): Business and Strategy: Business Applications, chaired by Khalid Saeed, Karim Chichakly (Paul Revere AB)

The impact of Australia's carbon tax on an unshielded emissions intensive trade exposed manufacturing industry, by Sue McAvoy  Abstract  Paper

An Inquiry into the Understanding of Risk Characterization of Mega-projects for Project Financing, by Atanu Mukherjee, Purnendu Chatterjee, Arnab Adak  Abstract

Model Building of Manufacturing SMEs of New Energy Technologies by Focusing on System Archetypes, by Maryam Ebrahimi  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Business System Model of Battery Swapping Management for Transportation Fleet and Energy Storage System, by Vee Kuan Chew, Nobuaki Minato, Masaru Nakano  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Response of electricity regulated market dynamics in the manufacturing supply chain: a system dynamics approach, by Fabrício Nicoletti Hedlund, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Fernndo Forcellini  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

An Information Transmission Analysis of Service Quality, by Jidi Zhao, Huizhang Shen, Jianguo Jia  Abstract  Paper

"Two Subsystems of Eleven Elements": System Dynamics and Other Approaches in Modeling Association Football, by Chester Labedz, Robert Schumaker, A. Tomasz Jarmoszko, David Freeman  Abstract  Paper

10:31 Wed Poster (136): Business and Strategy: Business Explorations (Paul Revere AB)

The Bass Diffusion Model does not explain diffusion, by Kumar Ashish, Ravi Shankar, Kirankumar Momaya  Abstract  Paper

Influence of Projects' Size on a Professional Service Firm Performance, by Tomas Hubik  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A Generic System Dynamics Model of Firm's Internal Processes, by Hamed Khaledi  Abstract  Supporting

Modelling cultural dynamics: the role of "personified-replication" phenomena and its effect on organizational efficiency, by Rossen Kazakov, Penka Petrova  Abstract

A System Dynamics model to explore Strategy Renewal Process in Family Firms., by Carmine Garzia, Gianluca Colombo  Abstract

System Dynamics in New Product Forecasting: Collaborative Use of Patient Based Forecast Model for an Oncology Drug, by Eckhard Scheufler, Peter Lacey  Abstract  Paper

10:32 Wed Poster (179): Business and Strategy (Paul Revere AB)

Politeia's collegial, high-technology spherical structure, by Nicholas Georgantzas  Abstract  Paper  Slides

Dynamic Risk Assessment on Innovation Risks in the German Machinery and Plant Engineering Industry, by Ralf Dillerup, Daniela Kappler  Abstract  Paper

A System Dynamics Model for Integrated Water Infrastructure Asset Management, by Amin Ganjidoost, Andre Unger, Mark Knight, Carl Haas  Abstract

Growth Engine Strategy Analysis Based on Lean Startup Approach: Case of a Brazilian Startup, by Josué Medeiros, Marcelo Bezerra, Vitor Calife  Abstract  Supporting

Integrated Project Delivery Using System Dynamics, by Eddy Susanto, Lukas Sihombing  Abstract  Paper

11:30 Wed

Other (265): Wednesday Morning PARALLEL SESSIONS 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Parallel (140): Exploring People Systems as a Business Resource, chaired by Warren Farr (Ballroom B)

Understanding how Human Resource Knowledge Accumulation and Depletion Processes impact on a Service Firm Performance, by Enzo Bivona  Abstract

A system dynamics model of the individual decisions of a salaried employee in saving for retirement, by Johann de Villiers, Josephine Musango, Alan Brent  Abstract

Organizational Change, Resistance to Change and Participatory Strategies: A Feedback Perspective, by Sylvia Schweiger, Hendrik Stouten, Inge Bleijenbergh  Abstract  Paper

Parallel (153): Diabetes and Kidney Transplants (Haym Solomon)

Simulation Model of Diabetes and Diabetic Nephropathy-induced Dialysis in Japan through 2022: Evaluation of Possible Strategies, by Takehiro Sugiyama, Sayuri Goryoda, Kaori Inoue, Noriko Sugiyama-Ihana, Nobuo Nishi  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A System Dynamics Model of the Kidney Transplants in the U.S., by Ignacio Paricio, Jorge Figal  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel (168): Basic processes in learning system dynamics, chaired by Tiru Arthanari (Crispus Attucks)

Rethinking intuition of accumulation principles, by Chris Browne, Paul Compston  Abstract  Supporting

The more you see the less you "get": On the importance of a higher-level perspective for understanding dynamic system, by Helen Fischer, Florian Kapmeier, Mihaela Tabacaru, Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

Bathtub Dynamics revisited: Exploring the engineering domain, by Florian Kapmeier, Meike Tilebein, Roland Maximilian Happach  Abstract

Parallel (196): SD Modelling Technique and Attitudes, chaired by David Lounsbury (Ballroom D)

From Modelling Uncertain Surprises to Simulating Black Swans, by Erik Pruyt  Abstract

Newton's Laws of System Dynamics, by John Hayward  Abstract

Better Robustly Right than Accurately Wrong, by Erik Pruyt, Willem Auping, Jan Kwakkel, Wil Thissen  Abstract

Parallel (183): Resource Market Dynamics, chaired by Takayuki Yamashita (Thomas Paine AB)

Debunking the myth that a legal trade will solve the rhino horn crisis: A system dynamics model for market demand, by Douglas Crookes, James Blignaut  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Building Resilience to Climate-Change-Related Disruptions in the Global LNG Supply Chain, by Bradd Libby, Alexander Christiansen  Abstract  Supporting

The classical Cobweb Theorem and real commodity market behavior: Modeling delayed adjustment of supply, by Simon Gloeser, Johannes Hartwig  Abstract

Parallel (182): Exploring Learning through Participation, chaired by Gloria Perez Salazar (Molly Pitcher)

Meaning-making in the process of participatory system dynamics research, by Nicole Zimmermann, Laura Black, Clive Shrubsole, Michael Davies  Abstract

Boundary Objects for Group Model Building to Explore Oral Health Equity, by Susan Kum, Hua Wang, Zhu Jin, Weiai Xu, Janet Mark, Mary Northridge, Carol Kunzel, Stephen Marshall, Sara Metcalf  Abstract

Theory Development in Group Model Building: Progress and Insights, by Jill Kuhlberg  Abstract

Parallel (177): Support for the Strategy Process, chaired by Stefan Groesser (William Dawes AB)

Supporting Strategy using System Dynamics, by Juan Torres, Martin Kunc  Abstract

Dynamic Balanced Scorecard: Taking stock and looking ahead, by Stefan Katz, Stefan Groesser  Abstract

Capturing Managerial Cognition in Chilean Wineries: Hardening a New Method to Elicit and Code Mental Models of Dynamic Systems, by Martin Schaffernicht, Stefan Groesser  Abstract

11:31 Wed Meeting (311): Wednesday Modeling Assistance Workshops as individually pre-scheduled, chaired by Jack Homer (Cambridge)

12:30 Wed

Other (337): LUNCHTIME SERIES: PAW, Exhibitor Demonstrations, Chapter, SIG and Other Meetings (starting at 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM and 2:

Other (233): Wednesday: Publishing Assistance Workshop 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, chaired by George Richardson (William Garrison)

Meeting (304): Publications Committee Meeting, chaired by Pċl Davidsen (Charles Sumner)

Meeting (237): China Chapter Meeting, chaired by Jianxun Chu (Martin Luther King)

China Chapter Meeting, by Jianxun Chu  Abstract

Meeting (217): Africa Regional Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Ddembe Williams (Crispus Attucks)

Africa Regional Chapter Annual Meeting, by Ddembe Williams  Abstract

Meeting (109): isee systems Exhibitor Demonstration and Users' Group Meeting (Stella and ithink), chaired by Robert Eberlein (Ballroom B)

Meeting (307): Strategy Committee Meeting - All Interested Members Are Invited, chaired by Edward Anderson (William Dawes AB)

Meeting (244): AnyLogic North America Exhibitor Demonstration, chaired by Arash Mahdavi, Derek Magilton (Ballroom D)

Meeting (198): Ventana Systems, Inc. Exhibitor Demonstration and Users' Group Meeting (Vensim), chaired by Thomas Fiddaman (Thomas Paine AB)

Meeting (218): Conflict, Defense, and Security SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano (Haym Solomon)

Conflict, Defense, and Security SIG Annual Meeting, by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano  Abstract

13:00 Wed Meeting (108): Forio Online Simulations Exhibitor Demonstration and Users' Group Meeting, chaired by Michael Bean (Molly Pitcher)

13:30 Wed

Meeting (216): Brazil Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by Paulo Nakamura, Karim Chichakly (Crispus Attucks)

Brazil Chapter Annual Meeting, by Paulo Nakamura, Karim Chichakly  Abstract

Meeting (226): Economics Chapter Annual Meeting, chaired by David Wheat, Oleg Pavlov (Ballroom B)

Economics Chapter Annual Meeting, by David Wheat, Oleg Pavlov  Abstract

Meeting (242): Environmental SIG Annual Meeting, chaired by Robert Jeffers (Thomas Paine AB)

Environmental SIG Annual Meeting, by Robert Jeffers  Abstract

Meeting (163): Data Analytics Lightning Talks, chaired by Eliot Rich, Luis Luna-Reyes (Haym Solomon)

Data Analytics Lightning Talks, by Eliot Rich, Luis Luna-Reyes, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel  Abstract

Meeting (107): Powersim Studio Users' Group Meeting, chaired by Leonard Malczynski (William Dawes AB)

14:00 Wed Meeting (106): ViaSim Exhibitor Demonstration, chaired by J. Chris White (Ballroom D)

14:30 Wed

Other (276): Wednesday Afternoon PARALLEL SESSIONS 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Parallel (139): Better Policy Creates Faster Business Process Improvement, chaired by Yutaka Takahashi (Ballroom B)

Constructing Local Stories for Global Insight: Detecting Dominant Structure in Forrester's Market Growth Model, by Mohammad Mojtahedzadeh  Abstract  Paper

Why some small and medium enterprises grow and others do not?, by Amr Farouk, Bob Walrave, Georges Romme  Abstract

The Complexity in Requirements Process Improvement, by Aminah Zawedde, Ddembe Williams  Abstract

Parallel (192): Learning and Modeling Networks, chaired by Cornelia van Daalen (Ballroom D)

Dynamic Modeling of Learning in Emerging Energy Industries: The Example of Advanced Biofuels in the United States, by Laura Vimmerstedt, Steve Peterson, Brian Bush  Abstract  Supporting

Exploring Traffic and Congestion Policies An Entity-Based Micro-Macro System Dynamics Approach, by Hugo Benaich, Erik Pruyt  Abstract  Paper

Information Diffusion through Social Networks: the Case of an Online Petition, by Mohammad Jalali, Armin Ashouri Rad, Oscar Herrera-Restrepo, Hui Zhang  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel (143): Operations in "service" industries (Crispus Attucks)

The Use of Temporary Workers as a Response to Work Pressure in Service Operations, by Luis Lopez  Abstract

Impact of Production-Inventory Control on the Dynamics of Epidemics, by Siddhartha Paul, Jayendran Venkateswaran  Abstract  Paper

Managing the Driver Recruiting Pipeline in a Transportation Firm, by Zahir Balaporia  Abstract

Parallel (185): Green Growth & Efficient Resource Use (Thomas Paine AB)

Exploring Water-Energy Nexus towards Integrated Water and Energy Management, by Yilin Zhuang, Qiong Zhang  Abstract

Improving Process Sustainability and Profitability for a large US Gray Iron foundry, by Prashant Nagapurkar, Joseph Smith, Shyam Paudel  Abstract  Supporting

Inclusive Green Growth and Sustainable Finance Through Ecotax - a System Dynamics Model, by Joachim Block, Bo Hu, Armin Leopold  Abstract  Paper

Parallel (155): Conflict, Defense, and Security, chaired by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano (Haym Solomon)

Social Network Dynamics of Insider Threats: A Preliminary Model, by Andrew Moore, Kathleen Carley, Matthew Collins, Neal Altman  Abstract  Paper

A Simulation Model of Katouzian's Theory of Arbitrary State and Society, by Saeed Pourmasoumi Langarudi, Michael Radzicki  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Analyzing the effectiveness of EU Investments in "Managing External Borders": conceptualization of a qualitative model.-, by Stefano Armenia, Claudia Volpetti  Abstract

Parallel (202): Organizational learning through stakeholder engagement, chaired by Laura Black (Molly Pitcher)

Endogenous limits and bottlenecks in the absence of explicit capacity constraints, by Khalid Saeed, Keith Harris, Adam Ruege, Lisa Pape, Midhilesh Mulpuri  Abstract  Paper

A Simulation Game to Promote Systems Thinking and Cross Organizational Collaboration in Government Agencies, by William Ryder  Abstract  Paper  Supporting  Slides

Using a System Dynamics Model as a Boundary Object in an Integrative Approach to Regional Water Schemes in South Africa, by Rob van Waas, Jill Slinger, Sander van Splunter  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel (178): Modeling for Identifying Strategy (William Dawes AB)

Do Stretch Goals Increase or Reduce Investments in Disruptive Innovations?, by Miles Yang, Shayne Gary, Tim Coltman  Abstract

Creating Value in the Merger and Acquisition Integration Process, by Shanie Atkinson, Shayne Gary  Abstract  Paper

Modeling Graduate Education Management System Using System Dynamics Approach, by Nikolay Merkulov, Nasim Nezamoddini, Nasim Sabounchi  Abstract

15:30 Wed

Other (251): Afternoon Refreshment Break, Poster Session, and Red Ribbon Event 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Poster (148): Economics, Security, and Operations, chaired by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed (Paul Revere AB)

The Paradox of Redistribution: A System Dynamics Translation, by David Collste  Abstract  Supporting

Modeling Dynamics of Expectations on Global Oil Price, by Mohammadhussein Rafieisakhaei, Babak Barazandeh, Mahdi Boloursaz Mashhadi, Seyed Mohammad Asadzadeh  Abstract  Supporting

Managing Without Throughput Growth: Towards a Dynamic Feedback Approach, by Ali Saysel  Abstract

Simulating the Neodymium Supply Chain Using Explicit Dynamic Supply and Demand, by Robert Jeffers, Kara Cafferty, Braeton Smith, Maxwell Brown  Abstract

An Enhancement for the Textbook's Models of Natural Resources and Economic Growth, by Alexander Ryzhenkov  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Social order on a shrinking earth: a concept model for examining local conflict and cooperation, by John Cody, Robert Cavana, David Pearson  Abstract

Quantifying Supply Risk at a Cellulosic Biorefinery, by Jason Hansen, Jacob Jacobson, Kara Cafferty, Mohammad Roni, Patrick Lamers  Abstract

15:31 Wed Poster (158): Economics, Security, and Operations: Conflict, Defense, and Security (Paul Revere AB)

Fighting Foreign Fighters. But What About Potential and Returning Foreign Fighters?, by Erik Pruyt, Stefano Armenia, Riccardo Onori, Arije Antinori, Georgios Tsaples  Abstract

Modeling the Threat of ISIS in the Context of Modern Terrorism, by Cecelia Shao  Abstract  Supporting

Using System Dynamics to Train Army Leaders, by Stephen Sapol, Bruce Keith  Abstract  Supporting

Human Futures: Investigating Resilient Policy in Egypt's Agricultural Sector, by Munaf Aamir  Abstract

15:32 Wed Poster (145): Economics, Security, and Operations: Operations Management (Paul Revere AB)

The Bullwhip Effect in Reverse Logistics Networks: A preliminary simulation model, by Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Caroline Rodrigues Vaz  Abstract

A System Dynamics Approach to Understanding the Ostrich Industry in South Africa, by Lize Duminy  Abstract  Supporting

Managing Dynamic Complexities in Business Process Change Projects, by Zuzana Rosenberg, Tobias Riasanow, Helmut Krcmar  Abstract  Paper

15:33 Wed Poster (203): Economics, Security, and Operations: Information and Knowledge (Paul Revere AB)

System Dynamics for a mathematical modeling approach in Software Engineering and Information Systems, by Ricardo Vicente Jaime Vivas  Abstract  Paper

System Dynamics and Forecasting: A Literature Review, by André Catapan, Carolina Haddad, Fernando da Silva, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado  Abstract

Information Technology: System Dynamics Modeling of an IT Major Incident Resolution Process, by John Voyer, Andrea Cahill, Kathryn Laustsen, Benjamin Philbrick  Abstract  Supporting

Building Information Technology Capabilities: a Case Study of the Development of an Integrated Management System, by Josué Medeiros, Manoel Neto, Edmilson Moraes, Miguel E Moreno Anez  Abstract  Supporting

The Seen and Unseen: Emergent Control and Project Progress in IS Integration Efforts, by Luis Luna-Reyes, David Andersen, Laura Black, Theresa Pardo  Abstract

16:30 Wed Plenary (105): Wednesday Afternoon PLENARY SESSION: Feedback Structure and Performance Dynamics in Strategy, chaired by Peter Milling (President's Ballroom)

Asset Stock Coordination and Long-Term Dynamics in Love and Commerce, by John Morecroft  Abstract  Paper

Capability Erosion Dynamics, by Hazhir Rahmandad, Nelson Repenning  Abstract

Boom and Bust Dynamics of Management Tool Implementation, by Stefan Groesser, Markus Schwenke  Abstract  Paper  Link from authors

18:00 Wed Plenary (312): Wednesday Afternoon: CONFERENCE CLOSING CEREMONY, chaired by Karim Chichakly, Khalid Saeed (President's Ballroom)

18:15 Wed Meeting (267): Past Presidents' Meeting, chaired by John Sterman (Molly Pitcher)

Thursday July 23

07:00 Thu Other (210): Master Thesis Defenses (European Masters in System Dynamics), chaired by Birgit Kopainsky (William Garrison)

08:29 Thu Other (211): Health Care Adventures at the Center for Medical Simulation, chaired by J. Bradley Morrison (Other 2)

Health Care Adventures at the Center for Medical Simulation, by J. Bradley Morrison  Abstract

08:30 Thu

Other (256): Thursday Workshops

Workshop (112): Creating Interactive Simulations on the Web with Forio Epicenter, chaired by Michael Bean (Thomas Paine AB)

Creating Interactive Simulations on the Web with Forio Epicenter, by Michael Bean  Abstract

Creating Interactive Simulations Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (116): Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling for Math and Science Instruction: Online Professional Development Opportunity, chaired by Diana Fisher (Cambridge)

Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling for Math and Science Instruction: Online Professional Development Opportunity, by Diana Fisher  Abstract

Introduction to System Dynamics Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (130): Getting Started with Stella Professional, chaired by Robert Eberlein, William Schoenberg (Crispus Attucks)

Getting Started with Stella Professional, by Robert Eberlein, William Schoenberg  Abstract

Getting Started with Stella Professional Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (113): Pattern-oriented model testing and validation with BATS, chaired by Gönenç Yucel (Haym Solomon)

Pattern-oriented model testing and validation with BATS, by Gönenç Yucel  Abstract  Link from authors

Pattern-oriented model testing Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (124): Developing a Multi-Method Modeling Approach to Advanced Data Analytics for Health Care Part 1/2, chaired by Luis Luna-Reyes, Eliot Rich (Paul Revere AB)

Developing a Multi-Method Modeling Approach to Advanced Data Analytics in SD, by Luis Luna-Reyes, Eliot Rich  Abstract

Developing a Multi-Method Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (110): Introduction to Vensim, chaired by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager (William Dawes AB)

Introduction to Vensim, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

Introduction to Vensim Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (118): Tips and Techniques for Harnessing the Power of Stock and Flow Thinking: Lessons learned from our work Part 1/2, chaired by Rachel Ferencik, Chris Soderquist (Molly Pitcher)

Tips and Techniques for Harnessing the Power of Stock and Flow Thinking: Lessons learned from our work with policymakers, by Rachel Ferencik, Chris Soderquist  Abstract

Tips and Techniques Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (173): World Climate and C-ROADS Training Part 1/4, chaired by John Sterman, Andrew Jones (Ballroom D)

World Climate and C-ROADS Training, by John Sterman, Andrew Jones, Florian Kapmeier  Abstract  Link from authors

World Climate and C-ROADS Training Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (127): Using a Customer Pipeline Model: a hands-on simulation exercise and including feedback from students in a university course, chaired by Jeff Trailer (Aquarium)

Using a Customer Pipeline Model: a hands-on simulation exercise and including feedback from students in a university course, by Jeff Trailer  Abstract  Supporting

Using a Customer Pipeline Model Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

10:30 Thu

Workshop (117): Hands-On Modeling United States Energy Policy: Achieving Emissions Targets and Exploring Scenarios, chaired by Jeffrey Rissman (Thomas Paine AB)

Hands-On Modeling United States Energy Policy: Achieving Emissions Targets and Exploring Scenarios, by Jeffrey Rissman  Abstract  Paper

Hands-On Modeling US Energy Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (115): Teaching Students to Create Original Models in a Ten-Week Course, chaired by Diana Fisher (Cambridge)

Teaching Students to Create Original Models in a Ten-Week Course, by Diana Fisher  Abstract

Teaching Students Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (120): Getting started with the new (2015) Sysdea online software, chaired by Kim Warren (Haym Solomon)

Getting started with the new (2015) Sysdea online software, by Kim Warren  Abstract

Getting started with the new (2015) Sysdea Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (122): Vensim Calibration and Markov Chain Monte Carlo, chaired by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager (William Dawes AB)

Vensim Calibration and Markov Chain Monte Carlo, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

Vensim Calibration Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (111): Using modules and arrays with Stella Professional, chaired by Robert Eberlein, William Schoenberg (Crispus Attucks)

Using modules and arrays with Stella Professional, by Robert Eberlein, William Schoenberg  Abstract

Using modules Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (134): Developing a Multi-Method Modeling Approach to Advanced Data Analytics for Health Care Part 2/2, chaired by Luis Luna-Reyes, Eliot Rich (Paul Revere AB)

Workshop (131): Tips and Techniques for Harnessing the Power of Stock and Flow Thinking: Lessons learned from our work Part 2/2, chaired by Rachel Ferencik, Karen Minyard (Molly Pitcher)

Workshop (174): World Climate and C-ROADS Training Part 2/4, chaired by John Sterman, Andrew Jones (Ballroom D)

Workshop (129): Long-Term Dynamics and Enduring Feedback Structure in Love and Supply Chains, chaired by John Morecroft (Aquarium)

Long-Term Dynamics and Enduring Feedback Structure in Love and Supply Chains, by John Morecroft  Abstract

Long-Term Dynamics Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

12:00 Thu Meeting (266): Conference Debriefing Meeting, chaired by Roberta Spencer (Haym Solomon)

13:00 Thu

Workshop (121): Modeling Psychological and Sociological Dynamics Part 1/2, chaired by Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury (Thomas Paine AB)

Modeling Psychological and Sociological Dynamics, by Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury  Abstract  Supporting  Slides

Modeling Psychological Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (114): Getting Started with Powersim Studio, chaired by Leonard Malczynski (Cambridge)

Getting Started with Powersim Studio, by Leonard Malczynski  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

Getting Started with Powersim Studio Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (123): Entity-based System Dynamics with Ventity I, chaired by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager (William Dawes AB)

Entity-based System Dynamics with Ventity I, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

Entity-based System Dynamics Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (126): System Dynamics Model Documentation and Assessment Tool (SDM-Doc), chaired by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano (Crispus Attucks)

System Dynamics Model Documentation and Assessment Tool (SDM-Doc), by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano  Abstract  Link from authors

System Dynamics Model Documentation Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (119): Agile SD - fast, reliable, effective Part 1/2, chaired by Kim Warren (Paul Revere AB)

Agile SD - fast, reliable, effective, by Kim Warren  Abstract  Supporting

Agile SD Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (175): World Climate and C-ROADS Training Part 3/4, chaired by John Sterman, Andrew Jones (Ballroom D)

Workshop (128): Scriptapedia: Introduction to "Scripted" Group Model Building Workshops, chaired by Peter Hovmand, Etiënne Rouwette (Aquarium)

Scriptapedia: Introduction to "Scripted" Group Model Building Workshops, by Peter Hovmand, Etiënne Rouwette  Abstract

Scriptapedia Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

15:00 Thu

Workshop (133): Modeling Psychological and Sociological Dynamics Part 2/2, chaired by Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury (Thomas Paine AB)

Workshop (132): Agile SD - fast, reliable, effective Part 2/2, chaired by Kim Warren (Paul Revere AB)

Workshop (125): Entity-based System Dynamics with Ventity II, chaired by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager (William Dawes AB)

Entity-based System Dynamics with Ventity II, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

Entity-based System Dynamics with Ventity II Requirements for Participants, by facilitator  Abstract

Workshop (176): World Climate and C-ROADS Training Part 4/4, chaired by John Sterman, Andrew Jones (Ballroom D)

 
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Tentative schedule updated: June 26, 2015.