Schedule for: 19w5218 - Challenges in Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Complex Systems

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, December 1 and departing Friday December 6, 2019
Sunday, December 1
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, December 2
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 10:00 Workshop Introduction and Participant Introductions (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Paul Gruenewald: Alcohol Problems (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
14:20 - 14:50 Lance Waller (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:00 Toben Nelson: Challenges in alcohol policy research (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 16:30 Kevin Hallgren: Modeling alcohol interventions in simulations of social networks (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:00 Magdalena Cerda: Understanding and reversing the tide of the opioid overdose epidemic (TCPL 201)
17:00 - 17:30 Anuj Mubayi: From Statistical to Dynamical Modeling: Past, Present, and Future in System Science
Presenting with Xin Liu
(TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, December 3
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:30 Stephen Mooney: We've been making it up all along: simulation's role in the analytic toolkit (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:00 Brandon Marshall: Modeling strategies to address the US overdose crisis (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Petra Meier: Group model building: Mapping the drivers of alcohol consumption trends (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:50 Anuj Mubayi: From Statistical to Dynamical Modeling: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE in System Science (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Brian Hitsman: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: Use, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Susceptibility Among Diverse College Students (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:30 Christopher Morrison: Exposure to People during Routine Activities: Locals or Fellow Itinerants? (TCPL 201)
14:30 - 15:00 Discussion: Other topics/projects/issues (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:00 Christina Mair: Tutorial: Agent-Based Modeling
FRED tutorial by Mary Krauland and Dave Galloway
(TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, December 4
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Design thinking about the state/future of the field (TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:30 Dennis Gorman (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Design thinking about the state/future of the field & small group organization (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, December 5
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Small group working session (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Small group working session (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 15:00 Small group working session (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:30 Small group working session (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, December 6
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Report backs from small groups (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Planning Session (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)