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17 May, 2011

ECCS 2011 Satellite Workshop on Policy Modelling Draft Programme

September 14th and 15th 201, ECCS, Vienna.
 Web page: http://casl.ucd.ie/iru/index.php/eccs-2011-satellite


ECCS 2011 Satellite Workshop on Policy Modelling Programme

Day 1 - September 14th

8.30 - 9.00
Coffee and Registration
9.00 -10.00
Keynote: John Casti (tbc)
Title: TBA
Session 1
10.00 - 10.30
Cunningham “Simulating the impacts of future European ICT research intervention policies”
10.30 – 11.00
Sanchez, Minghini, Misuraca “ICT support to policy modelling: the IPTS experience on managing policy making complexity
11.00 – 11.30
Coffee
11.30 – 12.00
Ahrweiler, Schilperoord, Gilbert, Pyka “Using network analysis and agent-based simulation for “Fp8” ex ante evaluation”
12.00 – 12.30
Pitt “Intelligent policy automation for open networks and smarter infrastructure”
12.30 – 14.30
Lunch
and
Poster presentation (Schrempf, Gao, others)
Session 2
14.30 – 15.00
Korber, Paier “The impact of public research funding in biotechnology: an agent-based simulation”
15.00 – 15.30
Kalkan: “Lack of scarcity and missing markets for waste resources”
15.30 – 16.00
Davis “Simulation modelling and public policy: bringing people back in”
16.00 – 16.30
Coffee
Session 3
16.30 – 17.00
Watts “Technology space, landscapes and units of knowledge: the issues presented by a core component to simulation models of innovation”
17.00-17.30
Payne “Modelling policy making in a group: empirical applications and challenges for the future”
17.30 – 18.00
Lucas “Issues pertaining to policy assessment and simulation modelling”

20.00
Workshop Dinner at “Palmenhaus



Day 2 – September 15th – Programme

9.00 -10.00
Keynote: Dave Snowden
Title: TBA

10.00-10.30
Occelli, Semboloni “Bridging expert and lay knowledge in policy making activities: which role(s) for models?”
10.30 - 11.00
Sutcliffe-Braithwaite “Science of computational socio-genomics”
11.00 – 11.30
Edmonds “Four different views of a policy model: an analysis and some suggestions”
11.30 – 12.00
Coffee
12.00 – 12.30
Rabino “Language of professional, language of scientist: can complexity science can make each other understandable?”
12.30 – 13.00
Bielenia-GrajewskaThe communicative aspect of modern policy modeling. The role of metaphors in bridging the gap between the world of figures and the world of feelings”
13.00
Workshop close and Lunch

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