Sessions by Thread
The Cambridge, MA USA Conference--60th Anniversary Celebration

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Plenary: High Impact Models--Wealth Creation, National Security, and Public Health. Discussant: Rogelio Oliva, chaired by Leonard Malczynski

A Multi-Player Game Theoretic Framework to Modeling the Global Capital Markets, by Stephen Cucchiaro  Abstract  Paper

Using integrated modeling to support the global eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases, by Radboud Duintjer Tebbens, Kimberly Thompson  Abstract  Paper

Modeling Aviation Security, by Ignacio Martinez-Moyano  Abstract

Parallel: Technology and Energy, chaired by Nathan Forrester

Understanding the dynamics of sustainable mobility and energy solutions and economic implications for their competitiveness, by Daniel Jandt, Katja Laurischkat  Abstract

Dell's SupportAssist Customer Adoption Model: Enhancing the Next Generation of Data-Intensive Support Services, by Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Armin Ashouri Rad, Sam Middlebrooks, Michael Shepherd, Landon Chambers, Todd Boyum  Abstract

Blocking and Bridging: When Do Intergenerational Hybrids Help and Hinder Technological Transitions?, by David Keith, Sergey Naumov  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel: Business Service Management, chaired by Stefan Groesser

When Does Paying More Pay Off?, by Hazhir Rahmandad, Zeynep Ton  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Can Good Jobs be Profitable in Low Cost Services?, by Hazhir Rahmandad  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Worklife Satisfaction – Subjective Wellbeing in the Workplace, by William Grace, Mark Parker  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel: Strategy, chaired by Raafat Zaini

Market Formation Across Socioeconomic Class: Impact of Market Infrastructure and Mechanisms, by Derek Chan, Jeroen Struben, Laurette Dube  Abstract

"Boom without Limits?" - An Analysis of the Stuttgart Real Estate Market, by Eleftheria-Eleni Kapourani, Florian Kapmeier  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Shaping organizational network structure to enable sustainable transformation, by Felicjan Rydzak, Paul Monus  Abstract

Poster: Business Strategy

Exploring the Dynamics of an Energy Service Venture for Energy Efficiency Policy, by Carlos Capelo, Joao Dias, Renato Pereira  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Understanding the Implementation Dynamics of a Technology Intervention Project, by Jayendran Venkateswaran, Kelsey Werner, Chetan Solanki, Gautam Yadama  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Understanding Value Creation under Dynamic Complexity: An example from Integrated Reporting practices, by Martin Kunc, Federico Barnabe, Maria Cleofe Giorgino  Abstract  Supporting

Improving the Management of Innovation Risks, by Ralf Dillerup, Daniela Kappler, Fiona Oster  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Evaluation of construction safety management based on site corrective actions, by Shahin Dabirian, Mehdi Saffar  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Innovation diffusion and bandwagon effect. The palm oil in the Italian bakery industry, by Carmine Garzia  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Managing Project Risks in the Electricity industry in Sub Saharan Africa, by Noah Ogano  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Technology

Analyzing Business Dynamics of Ride-Hailing Services: A DPM Approach Applied to Uber Inc., by Davood Qorbani, Yokei Yamaguchi, Federico Cosenz, Sebastiaan Deuten  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Analysing the Market Evolution and Strategy of the DSLR Industry, by Jian Hung Chen, Jian-Jing Li, Yu-Fang Liang, Ting-Hsien Wu, Li-Xiang Lin  Abstract

A Veterinary Telemedicine Case Study (Best Poster Award Winner), by John Voyer, Tristan Jordan  Abstract  Paper


Exploring Asset Management Principles in an Aging Infrastructure Case, by Arjen Ros, Michel Kuijer  Abstract

Sysdea browser-based software: ideal for new-comers to SD, by Kim Warren  Abstract  Link from authors

Modeling New Ventures : Planning, Financing and managing Operations, by Kim Warren  Abstract  Link from authors


Parallel: Economic Dynamics, chaired by Michael Radzicki

National Economic Model: A Case of the Transition Economy, by Siniša Sovilj, Marina Tkalec, Dominik Pripuzic  Abstract

THE CORE OF THE 2052 MODEL A general model of a modern capitalist economy - covering real and financial dynamics, by Jorgen Randers, Ulrich Goluke, Beniamino Callegari  Abstract  Paper

Testing Meadows hog cycle theory by laboratory, by David Lara Arango, Erling Moxnes  Abstract  Supporting

Poster: Microeconomics

Simulating Lifetime Saving Decisions: The Behavioral Economics of Countervailing Cognitive Biases, by Babak Bahaddin, Stephen Weinberg, Luis Luna-Reyes, David Andersen  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Olive Oil Industry Dynamics: The Case of Turkey, by Büsra Atamer Balkan, Sedef Meral  Abstract  Paper

Dynamics of the European lignocellulosic (2G) ethanol demand: An analysis of policy and learning effects on market growth, by Djerdj Horvat, Christian Lerch, Sven Wydra  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

The Impact of Production Technology on Dynamic Behavior of Brazilian Farm Milk Prices, by Andre Simoes, Roberto Protil, Charles Nicholson, Andrew Novakovic  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Macroeconomics

Modeling and Analysis of the Speculative Dynamics of Currency Exchange Rates: A Case Study from Turkey, by Ceren Cehreli, Ipek Dursun, Yaman Barlas  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

How Economic Policies Profile Industrial Cycles and Long-term Trends (an Application to the USA), by Alexander Ryzhenkov  Abstract  Paper  Supporting


Parallel: Socio-ecological dynamics, chaired by Nancy Hayden

Estimating Erosion, Water Quantity and Quality Changes in Response to South Dakota Grassland Conversion, by Hector Menendez, Melissa Wuellner, Roger Gates, Benjamin Turner, Barry Dunn  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Simulating the diffusion of smart energy behaviour among consumers: an application to Italy, by Elena Ricci  Abstract  Paper

Exploring the effectiveness of policies to reverse rapid coral reef degradation in the Philippines, by Henry Bartelet  Abstract

Parallel: Modeling for learning about climate change, chaired by Allyson Beall King

World Climate: Can role-play with interactive models enhance climate knowledge, affect and intent to act?, by Juliette Rooney-Varga, John Sterman, Eduardo Fracassi, Travis Franck, Florian Kapmeier, Victoria Kurker, Ellie Johnston, Andrew Jones, Kenneth Rath  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

ResiMod: A Collaboratively-Built Model to Assist Facilitating Strategic Conversations in the Olifants River Catchment of South, by Shane Carnohan, Jai Clifford-Holmes, Jill Slinger, Sharon Pollard, Harry Biggs  Abstract  Paper  Supporting  Link from authors

Policy Decisions and Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa, by Charles Jones, Saad Benjelloun  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Poster: Decision Support for Environmental Management

Engaging communities to make resilience an operational concept (Best Poster Award Winner), by Carolyn Stwertka, Steve Peterson, Emma Cutler, Mary Albert, Kathleen White  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Dynamic Model for Comparing the Performance of Waste Management Strategies over Sustainability Dimensions, by Diana Tascón-Hoyos  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Moving towards biotechonomy: an applied case in agriculture sector, by Andra Blumberga, Armands Gravelsins, Dagnija Blumberga, Gatis Bazbauers, Pĺl Davidsen, Toms Prodanuks  Abstract  Paper

Fighting the inevitable: Systems thinking, infrastructure, and coastal community trajectories in the face of sea level rise, by Sierra Woodruff, Todd BenDor  Abstract

Assessing the vulnerability and adaptation options for coastal water supply and demand systems, by Thuc Phan, James Smart, Oz Sahin, Samantha Capon, Wade Hadwen, Lan Nguyen, Ngoan Pham  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Energy and Environment

To invest or not to invest in sustainability? Dilemma of a small hotel, by Hui Jun Ling, Michael Quah, Jenson Goh  Abstract  Paper

Assessing renewable energies on the sustainability of the power sector, by Sebastián Zapata Ramirez, Isaac Dyner, Judith Cherni, Monica Castaneda, Carlos Franco Cardona  Abstract

The societal implications of Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAP), by Giovanni Bernardo, Simone D'Alessandro  Abstract  Supporting

Model for Assessment Sustainability Indicators in biofuels., by Danny Ibarra-Vega, Gerard Tost, Johan Manuel Redondo  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Ecosystem Interactions and Environmental Pollution

Modeling the Bioremediation of a Diesel-contaminated Soil Using an Enriched Hydrocarbon-degrading Inoculant, by María Balseiro-Romero, Carmen Monterroso, Petra Kidd, Panagiotis Gkorezis, Jaco Vangronsveld, Juan Casares Long  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Exploring disease dynamics on coral reef ecosystems through system dynamics models, by Henry Bartelet, Pamela Fletcher  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Food Chain Sustainability

Explaining and Predicting Recruitment of Yellow Perch in North American Inland Lakes, by Melissa Wuellner, Benjamin Turner, Hector Menendez, Dan Dembkowski  Abstract  Paper

Exploring the Dynamics of Food Sharing Systems With Participatory System Dynamics Modeling – The Re-Food Case, by Krystyna Stave, Nuno Videira  Abstract

Nutrient Balance Simulation in Small-Scale Recirculating Aquaculture, by Eliza Hoffman  Abstract  Supporting


World Energy and En-ROADS Training, by Andrew Jones, Ellie Johnston, Florian Kapmeier, Juliette Rooney-Varga  Abstract  Link from authors


Plenary: System Dynamics in Biomedicine, from models to clinical trials and patient impact. Discussant Wayne Wakeland, chaired by Etiënne Rouwette

An In Silico Exploration of HIV, by Keith Eubanks, Hua Yang, John Kapson, Kenneth Cooper  Abstract

An Individualized ESA Dosing Regimen for Hemodialysis Patients To Stabilize Hemoglobin Levels in a Target Range, by Jim Rogers, Ed Gallaher, Craig Hocum  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel: Treatment Trajectories and Health Outcomes, chaired by Jim Duggan

Trajectories of functional ability over the life course: a dynamic model of the interaction of stressor-induced functional loss, by John Ansah, David Matchar, Victoria Koh  Abstract

A Dynamic Model of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Military Personnel and Veterans, by Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Alireza Ebrahimvandi, Mohammad Jalali  Abstract

Estimating energy imbalance gap explaining obesity prevalence among Australian adults, by Saeideh Fallah-Fini  Abstract

Parallel: Cancer Prevention and Treatment Dynamics, chaired by Niyousha Hosseinichimeh

A Dynamic Model for Understanding Long-Term Trends in Prostate Cancer Screening (Lupina Award Winner), by Ozge Karanfil, Hazhir Rahmandad, Jack Homer, John Sterman  Abstract  Supporting

Our Walk to the End of Cancer? Understanding Long-Term Trends in Medical Screening, by Ozge Karanfil, John Sterman  Abstract  Supporting

Vignettes Apparent in Surviving Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma [Which May Help Others], by Jim Rogers, Mark Heffernan, Ed Gallaher  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Parallel: Population Health Intervention Modeling, chaired by Saroj Koul

Estimating costs and benefits of stroke management: A population-based simulation model of improvement scenarios, by Steffen Bayer, Kirsten Eom, Nirmali Sivapragasam, Deidre de Silva, Gerald Koh, Kelvin Tan, John Ansah, David Matchar  Abstract  Supporting

Modeling to inform policy on Oral health/Dental caries among adults and elderly in Thailand, by Nipaporn Urwannachotima, Victoria Koh, Piya Hanvoravongchai, John Ansah  Abstract

Reducing Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Can the target be reached by 2025?, by Mark Heffernan, Jo-An Atkinson, Geoff McDonnell, Nick Roberts, Vincy Li, Louise Freebairn, Jacqueline Davison, Ante Prodan  Abstract

Parallel: Healthcare Innovations and Utilization, chaired by Sara Metcalf

Comparing Two Interventions to Reduce Infant Mortality in the State of Ohio, by Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Joshua Hawley, Alireza Ebrahimvandi, Rod MacDonald, David Andersen  Abstract  Supporting

Synthesizing Stakeholder Engagement, Electronic Health Records and Simulation for Timely, High-Quality VA Mental Health Care, by Lindsey Zimmerman, David Lounsbury  Abstract

Integration of Innovation and Technology as a Strategic Advantage for an Organ Transplant Program, by Todd Astor  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Public Health Dynamics

Study of Interventions to Improve Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Receipt Rate among Adolescent Boys in NYS, by Nasser Sharareh, Nasim Sabounchi, Serder Atav  Abstract

Trial Termination and Drug Misclassification in Sequential Adaptive Clinical Trials, by Alba Rojas-Cordova, Niyousha Hosseinichimeh  Abstract

Socio-economic Impact of the mHealth Adoption in Managing Diabetes, by Won-Sik Hwang, Nam Hee Choi  Abstract

Feedback Effects of Acceptability, Affordability, Accessibility, and Quality on Drug Addiction Treatment and Remission, by Erin Stringfellow, Jeremy Sato  Abstract

Poster: Healthcare Operations and Management

A Dynamic Theory of Healthcare Work Pressure, Nurses Well-being and Patient Satisfaction, by Sebastiaan Deuten  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Dynamics of Healthcare Utilization under the Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme of Thailand’s Universal Health Coverage, by Borwornsom Leerapan  Abstract  Paper

Modeling the Dynamics of an Urban Emergency Medical Services System, by Richard Martin, Gizem Bacaksizlar  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Community and Programmatic Factors Influencing Effective Use of System Dynamic Models, by Karen Minyard, Tina Anderson Smith, Richard Turner, Bobby Milstein  Abstract

Designing healthcare policies to reduce caesarean sections: an empirical analysis, by Enzo Bivona, Federico Cosenz  Abstract

Human Behavior

Poster: Human Behavior in Organizations, Industries, or Society

Psychosocial Risk in the Nursing Personnel of a Health Care Provider, by Maria Bolivar, Luz-Angélica Rodriguez, Joan Cruz  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Lessons from a long-term Beer Game dataset played by natural resource managers:reinforcing systems education across disciplines, by Benjamin Turner, Michael Goodman, Clay Mathis, Rick Machen, Ryan Rhoades, Barry Dunn  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Designs for Living: A Simulation Analysis of Factors Affecting Achievement and Satisfaction over the Life Cycle, by Jack Homer  Abstract  Paper  Supporting


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

Information and Knowledge

Parallel: Security, Information, and Knowledge Dynamics, chaired by Ik Jae Chung

The Micro-Dynamics of Network Leverage: Implications for Change Agents External to an Organization, by Ran Xu, Ken Frank, William Penuel  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Modelling social networks in innovation diffusion processes: the case of electricity access in rural areas, by Fabio Riva, Emanuela Colombo, Carlo Piccardi  Abstract  Paper

Network propagation of connected ideas, by James Houghton  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Poster: Information and Knowledge Dynamics

The dynamics of knowledge sharing practices of project teams when encountering changes in project scopes, by Wei-Tsong Wang, Nai-Yuan Ko  Abstract

Automation of Loop Eigenvalue Elasticity Analysis, by Esneyder Gonzalez, René Amaya Mier, Ruben Yie Pinedo  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Modelling the Complex Dynamics of Public Opinion Propagation in Micro-Blogging, by Jidi Zhao, Jianguo Jia  Abstract  Paper

Intergovernmental Dynamics of Transportation Planning: Why Some Towns Attract More Federal Funding Than Others?, by Asim Zia, Christopher Koliba  Abstract  Paper

Using Dance of Change Concepts to Apply Critical Cultural Success Factors to Data Quality Initiatives (Research in Progress), by David Becker, JR Talburt, Tom Redman, Terry Williams  Abstract  Paper  Supporting


Feedback Rich Model Construction with Powersim Studio, by Leonard Malczynski  Abstract  Paper  Supporting  Link from authors

Learning and Teaching

Plenary: Accumulating Knowledge--Can we improve mental models of dynamic systems? Discussant: Shayne Gary, chaired by Florian Kapmeier

Chinese students’ mathematical knowledge beats their domain experience and global cognitive styles in stock-and-flow problems, by Liang Qi, Cleotilde Gonzalez  Abstract

The Attempt to Boost Stock Flow Performance by Using a General Problem Solving Strategy and a Reappearing Gender Effect, by Vivien Roeder  Abstract  Paper

Potential benefits of using a causal loop diagram in group model building: Evidence from a systematic investigation, by Marleen McCardle-Keurentjes, Etiënne Rouwette, Jac Vennix  Abstract

Parallel: Innovative Teaching Approaches, chaired by Warren Farr

The Next 25 Years in Pre-College Education: A Move Toward Global Understanding of Complex Systems, by Diana Fisher, Lees Stuntz, Tracy Benson, Anne LaVigne, Warren Farr  Abstract  Supporting

Enhancing stock and flow relationship understanding through experiential learning, by Jorge D'Acosta Rivera, Edmilson Moraes  Abstract  Paper

A Learning Sciences Investigation of Game-Based Structural Debriefing, by Oleg Pavlov, Yoon Jeon Kim  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Peer Group Mentoring: Lessons, Best Practices and New Direction

We Like Each Other – Is this the Systemic Solution for the Survival of Peer Mentoring Groups?, by Sarah Hafner, Tomas Hubik, Joona Tuovinen, Hector Menendez, Thomas Horschig  Abstract  Paper

Report on a Pilot to Support Student Peer-Mentoring Groups, by Laura Black, David Andersen, Krystyna Stave, Luis Luna-Reyes, Larry Gottschamer  Abstract  Paper

Graduate Student Peer-mentoring group poster session, by Larry Gottschamer, Erika Palmer, Roland Maximilian Happach, Sarah Hafner, George Matthew, Laura Black  Abstract

Product and innovation management peer-mentoring group, by Andrijana Horvat, Emiliya Suprun, Felix Giedziella, Anh Lan Thi Nguyen  Abstract

Poster: Learning and Teaching

Case Study of K-12 program in South Korea - Applied by World Climate Focused on Environment Subject, by Chang-Kwon Chung, Ryeong Ji Park, Jinkyung Choi, Ji Won Son  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Learning to Teach System Dynamics in Agricultural and Resource Management Before and After the Competence Development Framework, by Benjamin Turner, Steven Chumbley  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A new tool for education for sustainable development (Barry Richmond Award Winner) , by Conor Meehan, Therese Bennich, David Collste, Conrad Steinhilber, Tom Bongers, Aly Elmasry  Abstract  Supporting

Strategic Resources Investment Planning for Growth and Development: An executive training model, by Rogerio Domenge, Jorge Mejia  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Special: DynamiQueST Exhibit, by Lees Stuntz  Abstract  Link from authors


Building Multiplayer Games with Stella, by Robert Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, William Schoenberg, Sarah Davie  Abstract

Managing Complexity with Stella Professional, by Robert Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, William Schoenberg, Sarah Davie  Abstract

Creating Compelling Interfaces with Stella, by Robert Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, William Schoenberg, Sarah Davie  Abstract

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

Getting Started with Stella and Stella Online, by Robert Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, William Schoenberg, Sarah Davie  Abstract


Plenary: Models Get Real--Taking Heterogeneity Seriously in System Dynamics. Discussant: Hazhir Rahmandad, chaired by Özge Pala

Dynamic cohorts: a new approach to managing detail, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Approximating Network Dynamics in Compartmental System Dynamics Models, by PJ Lamberson  Abstract  Paper

Parallel: Methodology, chaired by George Richardson

Making the Case for Using Analytica® for System Dynamics Modeling: A Reference Guide and Comparison with Classical Platforms, by Cory Welch  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

What Counts As An Explanation For System Behavior? A Brief History of SD from a Dominance Perspective, by Jeremy Sato  Abstract  Paper

The Dual-Process Theory and Understanding of Stocks and Flows (Dana Meadows Award Winner), by Arash Baghaei Lakeh, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  Abstract

Parallel: Integrating Perspectives, chaired by Kimberly Thompson

Utility Perception in System Dynamics Models, by Saeed Langarudi, Isa Bar-On  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

SD Meets OR: A New Synergy to Address Policy Problems, by Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Richard Larson  Abstract

Cournot markets in the field: The case of Zambian farmers, by David Lara Arango, Andreas Gerber, Progress Nyanga, Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

Poster: Modelling Process

Computational Modeling Framework for Multi-level Systems w Feedback, Uncertainty, and Heterogeneity—Case in Point: Concussion, by Wayne Wakeland, Erin Kenzie, Elle Parks  Abstract  Paper

Linking Simulator Functionality with Learning: An Extension of the Taxonomy of Computer Simulations to Support Learning, by Roland Maximilian Happach, William Schoenberg  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Dealing With Complexity: A Holistic Participatory Systems Approach For Improving Construction Innovation Performance, by Emiliya Suprun, Oz Sahin, Rodney Stewart, Kriengsak Panuwatwanich  Abstract  Paper

Dominance Analysis Using Pathway Force Decomposition, by Jeremy Sato  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Developing conceptual models from qualitative data: a method with audit trail, by Segun Aluko  Abstract

Poster: Conceptualization

The System Dynamics Model User Sustainability Explorer (SD-MUSE) tool for interpreting system dynamic models, by David Hines, Jenna Kolling, Thomas Transue, Rochelle Araujo  Abstract

A Qualitative Approach for Clustering Simulation Output Data Based on Behaviour Mode Analysis, by Martina Curran, Enda Howley, Jim Duggan  Abstract  Supporting


Model Analysis with Vensim and Classic Models, by Thomas Fiddaman  Abstract  Link from authors

Hands-on Entity Based System Dynamics, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

Hands-on Entity Based System Dynamics Session 2, by Thomas Fiddaman, Larry Yeager  Abstract  Link from authors

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

Using SD Everywhere to Bring SD Models to Mac, Windows, and the Web, by Travis Franck, Todd Fincannon, James Houghton  Abstract  Paper  Link from authors

Getting Started with Vensim, by Thomas Fiddaman  Abstract  Link from authors


Parallel: Financial Networks and Operations Management, chaired by Kristina Wile

Dealer Hoarding, Sales Push and Seed Returns: On the Interdependency between Incentives and Salesforce Management, by Paulo Goncalves  Abstract

Exploring the impact of residential PV systems on electricity utilities and customers, by Monica Castaneda, Sebastián Zapata Ramirez, Maritza Jimenez, Isaac Dyner, Carlos Franco Cardona  Abstract

Systemic Risk and Financial Networks, by Mila Getmansky Sherman  Abstract  Paper  Supporting  Link from authors

Poster: Operations Management Poster Session

Assessing the Future Workforce Supply for the UK Nuclear Sector, by Siôn Cave, Steve Bennett, Rebecca Pleasant, Emma Woodham  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Interactions of production strategies and a production system’s performance, by Tim Hettesheimer  Abstract  Paper

Modeling Rasmussen’s Dynamic Modeling Problem: Drift towards a Boundary of Safety, by J. Bradley Morrison, Robert Wears  Abstract  Supporting

Business Models for Condition Based Maintenance Services, by Quan Zhu, Henk Akkermans  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Managerial Implications and Comparative Effects of SAFe Scaled Agile Methods in Government Software Acquisition, by Allen Moulton, Stuart Madnick, Gregory Love, John James, Greg Howard, Aleksandra Markina-Khusid, Paula Mahoney, Sean Ricks  Abstract  Paper

A Flight Simulator for Sea Port Capacity Improvement: A Case Study of Rajaee Port of Iran, by Rassam Moshrefi, Bahareh Ansari, Mahdi Mirdamadi Najafabadi  Abstract  Paper

Public Policy

Parallel: Transportation SIG Special Session: Models Informing Transport Policy, chaired by Simon Shepherd

Modelling open skies agreements and air passenger competition, by Armando Orta, Simon Shepherd  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Simulating the Interactions Among Land Use, Transportation, and Economy to Inform Light Rail Transit Decisions, by Jenna Kolling, Nick Flanders, Andrea Bassi, Llael Cox, Andrew Procter, Rochelle Araujo, David Hines, Nadav Tanners  Abstract  Supporting  Link from authors

Agent Based Modeling of Intergovernmental Networks: Harnessing Experimental Simulations for Transportation Policy Informatics, by Asim Zia, Christopher Koliba  Abstract

Parallel: Infrastructure, chaired by Saras Chung

Exploring the Resilience of Boston’s Urban Snow Management Policies, by Michael Wilson, David Keith  Abstract  Supporting

Additional Authors for Indoor air pollution as an issue of nonattention in Nairobi’s informal settlements, by Michael Davies, Marcella Ucci  Abstract

A Sea Level Rise Simulator for Coastal Communities, by Bradd Libby, Alexander Christiansen  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Indoor air pollution as an issue of nonattention in Nairobi’s informal settlements, by Nici Zimmermann, Kaveh Dianati, James Milner, Mwangi Chege, Balázs Csuvar, Kanyiva Muindi, Blessing Mberu, Catherine Kyobutungi, Henry Fletcher, Paul Wilkinson  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Poster: Transportation Policy

Exploring Information Communication Technology and mobility linkage for smart and sustainable cities in developing countries, by Dillip Das  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Identifying key factors for the commercial success of an integrated journey planning and ticketing smartphone application, by Astrid Guehnemann, Simon Shepherd  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Poster: Population and Workforce

Aggregation underestimates growth: Case study in Population Modelling for India, by Shreenivas Kunte, Om Damani  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

The dynamics of female labour force participation: how family policy influences womens work behaviour (Best Poster Award), by Benedicte Wilson  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Simulation of the Leaky Pipeline: Gender Diversity in US K-Graduate Education, by Maryam Alsadat Andalib, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  Abstract

Long-term Dynamics of Acequia Population in New Mexico, by Yining Bai, Saeed Langarudi, Alexander Fernald  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Poster: Human Services

The Capability Trap: Prevalence in Human Systems, by Erik Landry, John Sterman  Abstract  Paper

The Power of Operational Thinking for Engineering Social Systems: A Tale of Crime and Police Work in an Urban District, by Camilo Olaya, Maria Alejandra Victorino Jimenez  Abstract  Paper

Administrative Court of Appeals Backlog Dynamics, by Amanda Karapici  Abstract  Paper

Homelessness in the Child Welfare System: Barriers for Safety, Permanency, and Well-Being, by Katherine Marcal, Saras Chung, Patrick Fowler  Abstract  Supporting

London’s Housing Crisis, by Kaveh Dianati, Nici Zimmermann, Michael Davies  Abstract  Paper


Plenary: Energy Policy for a Dynamic World. Discussant: Christian Kampmann, chaired by Pĺl Davidsen

Simulating the long-term or the short-term? Dare we do both? Lessons from Policy Simulations in the Electric Power Industry, by Andrew Ford  Abstract  Paper

Impact Model for US-China Clean Energy Research Center for Building Energy Efficiency, by Robert Nachtrieb, David Fridley, Wei Feng, Nihan Karali, Nina Khanna, Nan Zhou, Carolyn Szum, Jimmy Tran  Abstract  Supporting

Parallel: Agriculture, Water and Energy Sustainability, chaired by Vincent de Gooyert

How do Zambian farmers allocate their budget? Evidence about dynamic decision-making based on a Cournot field experiment, by Andreas Gerber, David Lara Arango, Progress Nyanga, Birgit Kopainsky  Abstract

Water Consumption Impact under Climate and Population Scenarios, by Yiwen Chiu  Abstract  Paper

Diffusion Dynamics of Wind Energy Technology in Brazil, by Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Matheus Leusin, Caroline Rodrigues Vaz, Sara Grobbelaar  Abstract  Paper

Parallel: Innovations in Energy Dynamics, chaired by Christian Erik Kampmann

Squaring the sunny circle? On balancing incentives for solar prosumers and cost causation, by Merla Kubli  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Dynamics of Innovation and Diffusion in Large-Scale Complex Technical Systems: the Case of Wind Energy, by Katherine Dykes, John Sterman  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Assessing security of supply in a large-based hydroelectricity system, by Sebastián Zapata Ramirez, Monica Castaneda, Isaac Dyner, Carlos Franco Cardona  Abstract

Poster: Coupled Natural and Human Systems

The Evolutionary Dynamics of Indias Rural Water Systems: Part I, by Sydney Beasley, Chintan Vaishnav, Michael Bono, Rohit Karnik, Vinod Kothari, Sunesh Sharma, Avijit Mallik  Abstract  Paper

Did Globalization Hurt the Miskito People? Using a Quantitative Model to Test a Qualitative Theory from Political Ecology, by Brendan Schuetze  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

A Broiler House Simulator to Facilitate Management of Disease in Poultry Production, by Karen Galarneau, Randall Singer, Robert Wills  Abstract

Poster: Renewable Power Systems

Integrating Energy Storage into the German Electricity Market, by Roland Maximilian Happach, Pĺl Davidsen, Meike Tilebein  Abstract  Supporting

Modelling sustainability of primary forest residues-based bioenergy system, by Maxon Chitawo, Annie Chimphango, Steve Peterson  Abstract  Paper

Beyond the Death Spiral - Transitioning to Renewable Energy in Western Australia (Best Poster Award Winner), by William Grace  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

An Analysis of End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Recycling in Emerging Economies, by Krishna Mohan Thazhathu Valiyaveettil, R K Amit  Abstract  Paper

Boosting electricity access in Africa with private sector financing, by Benjamin Batinge, Josephine Musango, Alan Brent  Abstract

Development and evaluation of an ecohydrology soil-moisture model to aid in understanding semi-arid ecosystem dynamics, by Benjamin Turner  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Long Term Impacts of the RES-E Promotion in the Brazilian Power System, by Mário Coelho, Joăo Tomé Saraiva, Adelino Jorge Coelho Pereira  Abstract  Paper  Supporting


Creating Interactive Simulations Online with Forio Epicenter, by Michael Bean  Abstract  Link from authors

Technical issues in modeling of energy and water problems, by Leonard Malczynski, Jacob Jacobson, La Tonya Walker  Abstract


Poster: Conflict, Defense, and Security Posters

Proxy War in the Gray Zone, by Asmeret Naugle, Michael Bernard  Abstract

A financial evaluation of DDOS defences dynamics from an organisational perspective: how long will these defences hold?, by Sander Zeijlemaker, Etiënne Rouwette  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Modeling ISIL: Understanding the Dynamics of a Modern Terrorist Network, by James Enos  Abstract  Paper

Modeling the Influence of Positive Incentives on Insider Threat Risk Reduction, by Andrew Moore  Abstract  Paper

Continued development of a concept to implement M&S in support of the operations process, by Guido Veldhuis, Nicolaas de Reus, Bas Keijser  Abstract  Paper

Stakeholder Engagement

Poster: Learning from Stakeholder Engagement

Financial Instability through the Eyes of the Federal Reserve Bank Supervisors, by Oleg Pavlov  Abstract  Paper

The Elements and Structure of a Group Model Building Case Study Database, by Warren Farr  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Systemic Interventions Design in Public Policy Management:Youth Policy Case Study, by Nikola Pucarevic  Abstract  Supporting


Exploring the Benefits of an Online Group Model Building Case Study Database, by Warren Farr  Abstract  Supporting

A Decision Lab for Wicked Multi-stakeholder Problems, by Kambiz Maani  Abstract  Link from authors


Parallel: Dynamics of Strategy, chaired by Hyunjung Kim

Shed light on dark feedback loops! - The consequences of not recognizing feedback loops for the dominant management logic, by Martin Schaffernicht  Abstract  Paper

Implementation Strategies and Post-Merger Integration Performance Outcomes, by Shayne Gary, Shanie Atkinson  Abstract  Paper

Understanding the Dynamics of Alliance Capabilities, by Florian Kapmeier, Jeroen Struben  Abstract  Paper

Poster: Strategy Posters

Exploring the effect of conflict management on the performance of ERP software customization-A Case Study of D Company, by Mei-Chun Luo, Wei-Tsong Wang  Abstract  Paper  Supporting

Justifying maintenance studying system behavior: a multi-purpose approach using multi-objective optimization (Best Poster Award, by Gary Linneusson, Amos Ng, Tehseen Aslam  Abstract  Paper

Determining Site-Specific Strategies to Improve the Adoption and Sustainability of Resource Recovery Systems: A Community-Infor, by Christine Prouty, Shima Mohebbi, Qiong Zhang  Abstract

System Dynamics Society
Sessions by Thread updated: September 27, 2017.