Tentative Schedule
The 2023 System Dynamics Conference - Chicago USA

All times are shown are for Chicago (Central Daylight Time: UTC-5)

Note for conference attendees the full schedule with links to sessions and locations is available on the conference website. (You will need to log in if you have not done so already.)

Thursday July 6

StartEndThursday July 6 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
10:00 11:00 Special(259): Conference Practice Session 1 Sara Metcalf, Billy Schoenberg Virtual Room1

Tuesday July 11

StartEndTuesday July 11 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 10:00 Special(187): Volunteer Zoom Training Jefferson K. Rajah Virtual Room1
14:00 15:00 Special(260): Conference Practice Session 2 Billy Schoenberg, Sara Metcalf Virtual Room1

Monday July 17

StartEndMonday July 17 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
02:00 03:00 Special(261): Conference Practice Session 3 Jefferson K. Rajah Virtual Room1

Tuesday July 18

StartEndTuesday July 18 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
07:00 08:00 Special(262): Virtual Newcomer Orientation Sara Metcalf, John Ansah Virtual Room Main
08:30 10:00 Workshop(232): Getting Started with Stella (Virtual) Bob Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, Billy Schoenberg, Hilary Allen, Babak Bahaddin Virtual Room2
Furkan Önal
08:30 10:00 Workshop(233): Hamlet Modeling in Classroom Workshop (Virtual) Chang-Kwon (Benjamin) Chung Virtual Room1
Sara Gonella
10:30 12:00 Workshop(234): Starting from scratch: Better model construction (Virtual) Leonard Malczynski, Jake Jacobson Virtual Room1
Aysenur AYDIN
10:30 12:00 Workshop(120): Interface Design with Stella (Virtual) Billy Schoenberg, Bob Eberlein, Babak Bahaddin, Hilary Allen, Karim Chichakly Virtual Room2
Sydney Pryor
12:30 13:30 Special(209): General Business Meeting J. Bradley Morrison Virtual Room Main
14:00 15:30 Workshop(236): Feedback Rich Model Construction with Powersim Studio (Virtual) Leonard Malczynski, Jake Jacobson Virtual Room1
14:00 15:30 Workshop(235): Cause Less Harm: Methods for Planning & Designing GMB & CBSD Projects on Equity Issues (Virtual) Melanie Houston, Sarah Pritchard Virtual Room2
Sydney Pryor

Wednesday July 19

StartEndWednesday July 19 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
08:30 09:00 Special(245): SOC Virtual Welcome Christine Tang, Martha Toy Virtual Room1
Yuhong Wang
09:00 10:30 Special(246): SOC Open Space 1 Christine Tang, Sandra Volken Virtual Room1
11:00 12:00 Plenary(237): SOC Keynote Panel Celia Stafford, Christine Tang Virtual Room1
  Keynote Panelists for Student-Organized Colloquium Tse Yang Lim, Yaman Barlas  
12:00 13:00 Special(247): SOC Angel Advising 1 Christine Tang, Rachel Thompson Virtual Room1
13:00 14:30 VPoster(238): SOC Poster Session 1 Christine Tang Virtual Room1
  1. Recognition of non-binary and transgender people in the Dutch pension system Fransje van den Bosch, Inge Bleijenbergh  
  2. Modeling Public Transportation Attractiveness in System Dynamics: The Significance of Safety Perception Anna R. Siemer, Jefferson K. Rajah  
  3. Harassment at universities in Bogotá Nicolle Juliana Gracia Santacruz, Liceth Dayana Sarmiento Jimenez, Laura Orozco  
  4. The Kaleidoscope Restaurant: A Multi-perspective view of a complex system Laura Upegui, Mariana Upegui  
  5. Causal Loop Diagrams for Understanding Issues in Collaborative Decision-Making of Urban Greenspace Regeneration Yuhong Wang, Nici Zimmermann  
  6. Solar Energy Transition: Are we Shifting the Burden? Henri Contor  
16:30 18:00 Special(248): SOC Open Space 2 Christine Tang, Sandra Volken Virtual Room1
18:00 19:00 Special(249): SOC Angel Advising 2 Christine Tang, Rachel Thompson Virtual Room1
19:00 20:30 VPoster(239): SOC Poster Session 2 Christine Tang Virtual Room1
  1. System Dynamics Approach for Understanding Patient Outmigration in South Korea Moo Hyuk Lee, Young Kyung Do  
  2. Formal-informal water supply dynamics under uncertainty Rakhshinda Bano  
  3. Urban System Resilience to Flood Disasters using Spatial and Temporal Interactions in Cities: Case of Colombo, Sri Lanka Osada Peiris  

Friday July 21

StartEndFriday July 21 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 10:00 Special(141): PwC Mark Paich Hackathon kickoff Sara Metcalf, Billy Schoenberg Wilson
20:00 21:00 Special(143): PwC Mark Paich Hackathon kickoff repeat Sara Metcalf, Billy Schoenberg Wilson

Saturday July 22

StartEndSaturday July 22 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
17:00 20:00 Special(258): Policy Council Meet and Greet

Sunday July 23

StartEndSunday July 23 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 13:30 Special(215): PwC Mark Paich Hackathon presentations Sara Metcalf, Billy Schoenberg Wilson
Babak Bahaddin
09:30 12:30 Special(257): Policy Council Meeting J. Bradley Morrison Crystal
11:00 13:00 Special(183): Volunteer Training Jefferson K. Rajah Indiana
13:00 13:25 Special(250): SOC Hybrid Welcome Christine Tang Crystal
13:30 14:30 Plenary(240): SOC Student Plenary Presentations Celia Stafford, Christine Tang Crystal
  Modeling Public Transportation Attractiveness in System Dynamics: The Significance of Safety Perception Anna R. Siemer, Jefferson K. Rajah  
  A qualitative system dynamics model of overdose bystander behavior in the context of Connecticut’s Good Samaritan Laws Rachel Thompson, Nasim Sabounchi, Syed Shayan Ali, Robert Heimer, Gail DOnofrio, Rebekah Heckmann  
  Modeling A Comprehensive Approach to Gun Violence Prevention in New York State Turner Canty  
14:45 15:45 Special(251): SOC Angel Advising 3 Christine Tang, Rachel Thompson Exhibit Hall
14:45 15:45 Special(263): Newcomer Orientation (in-person) Sander Zeijlemaker, Sara Metcalf Crystal
15:45 17:15 Special(252): SOC Open Space 3 Christine Tang, Sandra Volken Exhibit Hall
16:15 17:15 Special(170): Session Chair Orientation Billy Schoenberg, Allyson Beall King Crystal
Billy Schoenberg
17:15 18:45 Poster(270): SOC Poster Session 3 Christine Tang, Sandra Volken Exhibit Hall
Martha Toy
  Using Participatory System Dynamics Modeling to Address Complex Conservation Challenges: Tiger Farming as a Case Study Erica Rieder, Birgit Kopainsky  
  Shifting the Burden of Essential Medicine Stockouts in Nigerian Public Healthcare Supply Chains Ramatu Abdulkadir, Dr Ben Matellini, Prof Ian Jenkinson, Robyn Pyne, Prof Trung Thanh Nguyen  
  Climate Displacement: Where do we go from here? Emily Nabong, Aaron Opdyke, Jeff Walters  
  Reflective Modeling to Generate School Change Joseph Ching  
  Long-term recovery pathways and socioeconomic adaptation to ongoing Taranaki volcanism Martyna Wala  
  Case Studies of Capacity Building and System Insights for Obesity Prevention using Community Based System Dynamics Andrew Brown  
17:15 18:45 Poster(241): SOC Poster Session 3: Health Christine Tang, Sandra Volken Exhibit Hall
Martha Toy
  Performance of Models of care for Diabetes and Hypertension in Low and Middle-Income Countries through Systems Thinking Lens Fatemeh Ehteshami  
  A qualitative system dynamics model of overdose bystander behavior in the context of Connecticut’s Good Samaritan Laws Rachel Thompson, Nasim Sabounchi, Syed Shayan Ali, Robert Heimer, Gail DOnofrio, Rebekah Heckmann  
  Understanding dynamic drivers of beef consumption in the U.S. Sydney Pryor  
  Mapping the Dynamics of Food and Nutrition Insecurity for College Students in the United States Candace Sapp  
  Modeling A Comprehensive Approach to Gun Violence Prevention in New York State Turner Canty  

Monday July 24

StartEndMonday July 24 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
08:00 08:30 Special(105): Opening Ceremony Sara Metcalf Red Lacquer
Raquel Froese Buzogany, Christina Gkini
08:30 10:00 Plenary(100): Disrupting the Status Quo: Revolutionizing Population Health in the Face of Change David Lounsbury Red Lacquer
Raquel Froese Buzogany, Christina Gkini
  What Does It Take to Be Good Stewards of the Systems That Shape Our Lives Together? Bobby Milstein  
  Systems modelling to support national healthcare system change: Experience in Singapore David Bruce Matchar  
  Tackling multi-sectoral problems with System Dynamics – exploring whole systems solutions to support health and social care Eric Wolstenholme, Douglas McKelvie  
10:00 10:45 Special(107): Speed Networking (hybrid) Rebecca Niles Red Lacquer
Jessie Jessie
  Speed Networking Rebecca Niles  
10:00 10:45 Meeting(157): Asset Dynamics SIG Meeting Arjen Ros Madison
Saman Mohsenirad, Vibhav Pratap
10:00 10:45 Meeting(271): Structural Racism SIG Annual Meeting Irene Headen, Braveheart Gillani Marshfield
Candace Sapp, Konstantin Plotkin
10:00 10:45 Special(106): Modeling Assistance Workshop Rod MacDonald, Gary Hirsch Exhibit Hall
Robinson Salazar
10:00 10:45 Meeting(222): Japan Chapter Annual Meeting Yutaka Takahashi Wilson
Amitabha Sarkar, Izel Uygur
11:00 12:00 Parallel(179): Integrated Earth Systems Modeling. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Travis Franck Wilson
Amitabha Sarkar, Izel Uygur
  Towards a fully coupled Integrated Climate Assessment Model: FRIDA Version 0.1 Billy Schoenberg, Sarah Mashhadi, Cecilie Mauritzen, Chris Smith, Beniamino Callegari, David Collste, Sarah Cornell, Ada Gjermundsen  
  A system approach for modelling key environmental and socio-economic Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Reihaneh Bandari, Enayat Moallemi, Brett Bryan  
  Advancing cross-disciplinary research on transboundary groundwater systems through group model building Jefferson K. Rajah, Ashley Atkins, Christine Tang, Saeed Langarudi  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(176): Building resilient farm and herd management in a changing world. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Richard Ryder Crystal
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, Furkan Önal
  Cultivating System Dynamics Skills via Facilitated Learning with a Generic Livestock Grazing Management Model Büsra Atamer Balkan, Benjamin Turner, Alberto Stanislao Atzori  
  Integration of Resilience Markers framework into Socio-Ecological System: Case Study of Agriculture in Dadeldhura, Nepal Yifei Yue, Ryan Yi Wei Tan  
  Understanding the dynamics of cows' response to extreme heat events Roberta Cresci, Büsra Atamer Balkan, Luis Tedeschi, Antonello Cannas, Alberto Stanislao Atzori  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(160): Racing against time, medical advancements for improving health Mohammad Jalali Madison
Saman Mohsenirad, Ram Santran
  Modeling long-term dynamic effects of brain injury on biological mechanisms of potential Parkinson’s disease Nezihe Nazli Gul, Yaman Barlas  
  Health-related Quality of Life of Patients Receiving Immunotherapy: Modeling Analysis (Q-PRIMA study) Zeynep Hasgul, Sumreen Javed, Ali Akhavan, Mohammad Jalali  
  Incentives for Innovation in Drug Development: Comparing Antivirals for Chronic and Acute Conditions Grace Beirne, Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(128): Building confidence and engaging stakeholders. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Alexander Kuptel Marshfield
Sara Gonella, MARIA TOMAI
  Building Confidence in Exploratory Models George Richardson  
  Assemblies: Lowering the Barriers to System Dynamics Karim Chichakly, Bob Eberlein, Billy Schoenberg, Steve Peterson  
  An activity theory-based analysis framework for micro-collaboration in participatory System Dynamics Yuhong Wang, Pepe Puchol-Salort, Nici Zimmermann  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(174): Managing trains, bees or ER beds? SD operations is there for you James Paine Kimball
Rhythm Singh, Gregorio Acuña
  Fatigue dynamics in safety-critical monitoring roles: evidence from the Belgian railway network NingYuan Liu, Hesam Mahmoudi, Navid Ghaffarzadegan, Kostas Triantis  
  Optimizing Beekeeping Production through System Dynamics Modeling: A Case Study on Forecasting Bee Queen Rearing Capacity Agnese Smilga-Spalvina  
  Put Em in the Hallway: Adaptive Processes in the Emergency Department J. Bradley Morrison, Anthony Rosania, Lewis Nelson  
11:00 12:00 WIP(152): Development and decision-making Bo Hu Logan
Sydney Pryor, Anna R. Siemer
  Causal Loop Diagrams for Understanding Issues in Collaborative Decision-Making of Urban Greenspace Regeneration Yuhong Wang, Nici Zimmermann  
  Application of Urban Model to Shrinking Cities with Population Decline Hiroki Kikuchi, Atsushi Fukuda, Guenter Emberger  
  Participatory system dynamics mapping – when and how? A case from Belmont Forum Manila Bay workshop Aklilu Tilahun Tadesse  
  Social diffusion of energy efficiency programs among disadvantaged communities: Community learnings and strategy co-development Rachel Coleman, Arie Perliger, Juliette Rooney-Varga  
  System analysis of deforestation in the Colombian Amazon: Impacts of cattle ranching on biodiversity and food security Jesica Lopez, Deniz Koca  
  Sustainable Development as the Regulator of Change in Coupled-Human-And-Natural Systems Hasan Roshan  
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(181): Career Panel. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Erica Rieder Crystal
Ke Zhou, Furkan Önal
  Career Panel Diana Fisher, Susan Howick, Travis Franck  
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(153): Practitioners Roundtable. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Rebecca Niles, Timothy Clancy Wilson
Candace Sapp, Andries Botha
  Practitioners Roundtable Saras Chung  
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(224): Teaching System Dynamics to Undergraduates Rod MacDonald, Raafat Zaini Madison
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Aysenur AYDIN
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(225): Growing and sustaining the community-engaged modeling practice pipeline Kelsey Werner, Ellis Ballard Marshfield
NingYuan Liu, Ram Santran
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(226): Metaphors, Personas, and the Four Schools of Thought in System Dynamics Raafat Zaini, Timothy Clancy Kimball
Mashudu Rathogwa, Hang Vu
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(172): Investing in Interdisciplinary International Collaboration and Cooperation Christine Tang, Al Thibeault, Ashley Atkins, Allyson Beall King Logan
Giovanni Cunico, Anna R. Siemer
12:45 13:45 Roundtable(139): ChatGPT-Based Super-Chatbots Will Change Everything About System Dynamics (Virtual). Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Ferd Mitchell Virtual Room1
Jessie Jessie, Christina Gkini
  ChatGPT Meets System Dynamics Ferd Mitchell  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(178): Improving ecosystem management: simulation, leverage points, and decision making. Environment Thread Sponsored by Credit Human Jean Ellefson Crystal
Ke Zhou, Solange Ayuni Numfor
  Arctic Foresight Simulator Francisco Araujo, Ivan Taylor  
  Combining System Dynamics and Structure Decision Making for Chronic Wasting Disease Policy Tom Fiddaman  
  Transitioning to Sustainable Golf Tourism: A System Dynamics Approach to Regional Planning Mohammad Shamsuddoha  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(163): Getting ahead of disease through improved health screening Niyousha Hosseinichimeh Wilson
Amitabha Sarkar, Christopher Johnson
  Dynamics of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Modeling Analysis from Thailand Peeradon Wongseree, Zeynep Hasgul, Borwornsom Leerapan, Cherdsak Iramaneerat, Pochamana Phisalprapa, Mohammad Jalali  
  Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Increasing Access to Colorectal Cancer Diagnostic Approaches: an Example from Thailand Peeradon Wongseree, Zeynep Hasgul, Mohammad Jalali  
  Policy lenses for the implementation of lung cancer screening in Australia – A systems mapping approach Sandra Marjanovic, Kate McBride, Danielle Currie, Emily Stone, Andrew Page  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(137): Project-based and experiential learning in SD Lees Stuntz Madison
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Aysenur AYDIN
  Getting to impact at scale: Dynamic analysis to guide propagation of educational innovations in climate change & sustainability Florian Kapmeier, Juliette Rooney-Varga, David Ford  
  How the Human Mind Thinks and Learns about Feedback Loops Kim Kastens, Thomas F. Shipley  
  A Design Framework for Community-Engaged System Dynamics Practice Andrew Brown, Kelsey Werner, Tiana Felmingham, Ellis Ballard  
14:00 15:00 WIP(127): Psychological change and fostering improved outcomes Braveheart Gillani Marshfield
Robinson Salazar, Konstantin Plotkin
  Simulating the Human Organism Response to Stress Eduardo De la Vega  
  A Community-Based System Dynamics Approach to Addressing Local Mental Health Needs for Young People Megan Keenan, Ediane Santana de Lima, Leanne Freeman  
  A System Dynamics Model of Child Maltreatment and Adolescent Suicide Risk Erinn Duprey, Ann Marie White  
  The Effect of Interactive Climate Policy Simulation with En-ROADS on Policymakers’ Public Communications Lucia Cheney, Juliette Rooney-Varga, Rachel Coleman, Peyton Newsome  
  What are the competencies of an outstanding En ROADS facilitator? Ambassador Potential Index Eduardo Fracassi  
14:00 15:00 Feedback(118): Strategic Advantages in Business Bob Eberlein Kimball
Mashudu Rathogwa, Davood Qorbani
  A Research on the Relationship between the Strategic Decision-making of the Board of Directors and Business Performance in Jap Toshio Tamamuro, Yutaka Takahashi  
  Management and Engineering of Business and Common Components through Design-Information-Centric Software Development Project Akihiro Sakaedani, Yutaka Takahashi  
  Why Recruitment Policy For Growth May Fail? A Simulation Approach To Understanding Dynamics Of Growth And Recruitment Marjan Shamayeli  
  A Universal Model of Energy Flows in Large Organizations Gerald Sindell  
  Modelling Administrative Corruption as a Contagious Disease: A Policy-Oriented Study Marjan Shamayeli, Sanjeet Jaiswar  
15:15 16:00 Special(149): Networking: Building Connections for Solutions (in-person) Raquel Froese Buzogany Red Lacquer
NingYuan Liu
15:15 16:00 Meeting(268): Oceania (Australasia) Chapter Annual Meeting Chris Browne Crystal
Giovanni Cunico, Solange Ayuni Numfor
16:00 17:30 Plenary(101): Seeking insights from today's challenges to forge a brighter tomorrow Leonard Malczynski Red Lacquer
Jefferson K. Rajah
  Dynamics of Disinformation Asmeret Naugle  
  Role of Cultural Scripts in Public Mass Killings: Empirical Observations & Simulations of School Shootings and Terror Contagion Timothy Clancy  
  Modeling Disaster Habitation for Improved Flood Mitigation Project Analysis David Ford, Charles Wolf, Benjamin Ozumba  
17:45 19:15 Poster(159): Epidemiology and COVID Modelling Exhibit Hall
Sara Gonella
  Data-informed parameter estimation in behavioral epidemic models Ann Osi, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  
  Modelling for pandemic preparedness Jair Andrade, Berend Beishuizen, Mart Stein, Maire Connolly, Jim Duggan  
  Mechanisms to Enhance Availability of Vaccines Against Epidemics: a Case Study of Ebola Donovan Guttieres, Diepvens Charlot, Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele  
  An integrated framework for biopharmaceutical drug design, development, and implementation Laurent Smets, Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele  
  Pandemic Complexity through a Phenomenological and Systems Thinking Lens: a Focus on COVID-19 Vaccine (in)Equity Diepvens Charlot, Donovan Guttieres, Laurent Smets, Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele  
  Behavioral Change Modeling in Infectious Diseases: A Review of Reviews Kian Babaei Shalmani  
17:45 19:15 Poster(210): Methodological innovations Exhibit Hall
  When Fairness Matters - The Role of Reciprocal Decision Making and Behaviour in Dynamic Production Systems Julia Horn, Andreas Groessler  
  Notes from the Field: Practical Considerations for Agent-Based and Continuous Representations of System Dynamics Sara Metcalf, Mark Paich, Lyle Wallis  
  Bridging Statistics and Dynamic Modeling with Vensim, Python and Stan Hyunji Moon, Tom Fiddaman  
17:45 19:15 Poster(208): Curriculum and teaching Exhibit Hall
Rhythm Singh
  Leveraging Systems Thinking in Social Work/Other Social Sciences Curriculum Braveheart Gillani  
  Threat of Generative AI on Academic Integrity and Possible Policy Implementations Eren Berke Saglam, Steve Peterson  
17:45 19:15 Poster(132): Mitigating threats in cybersecurity Exhibit Hall
Sandra Volken
  Navigating through the global cybersecurity landscape: Exploring our ability to mitigate future cyber threats Sander Zeijlemaker  
17:45 19:15 Poster(229): Sustainable futures Exhibit Hall
  Evaluation of offshore wind energy diffusion in long-term scenarios in the Colombian Caribbean Mateo Valencia, Santiago Arango, Andrés F. Osorio  
20:00 21:00 Special(108): Boat Tour

Tuesday July 25

StartEndTuesday July 25 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
06:30 07:30 VPoster(190): Designing a sustainable future Braveheart Gillani Virtual Room1
  1. Integrating Physical and Socioeconomic Dynamics of Sanitation Issues in Africa Furkan Önal, Claudiu Eduard Nedelciu, Hugo Herrera, Birgit Kopainsky, Saeed Langarudi  
  2. The GLU Model - Can we feed the world and survive it? Kai Neumann, Franc Grimm  
  3. Sustainable Groundwater Management in Konya Closed Basin in Turkey: Participatory System Dynamics Approach Izel Uygur  
  4. Practical application of a system dynamics-based sustainability benchmarking in the building sector: Case of Affordable Housing Ann Francis, Albert Thomas  
  5. The Agropastoralist Policy Lab (ApPL): analyzing the impacts of drought on rural Somalia and its policy implications Khaled Mohamed Soliman Gaafar  
06:30 07:30 VPoster(189): Dynamics of transitioning to a generative future Bellam Sreenivasulu Virtual Room2
Ram Santran
  6. Impact of Singapore Green Plan 2030 Initiatives on Electricity Consumption and Generation – a System Dynamics Approach Kaiyuan, Kevin Li, Bellam Sreenivasulu  
  7. Bridging South Africa's supply-demand mismatch in the electricity transitions: a system dynamics approach Josephine Kaviti Musango  
  8. Dynamics of Emission-based Production and Inventory Control System and Carbon Market: Moving towards an integrated framework Rishav Deval, Jayendran Venkateswaran, Jayendran Venkateswaran  
  9. Limits to Success of the Individualization Business Model in Digital Textile Micro Factories Juan Esteban Martinez Jaramillo, Meike Tilebein  
06:30 07:30 VPoster(169): Health resource planning, seasonal influenza modelling and Prostate Cancer diagnosis dynamics Katrina Hull Virtual Room4
Hang Vu
  10. A Hospital Resources Model for Pandemic Planning & Preparedness Caroline Green, Jim Duggan  
  11. Medical Resources Overload during the Pandemic: A System Dynamics Modelling Research Ying Qian, Jiaoling Huang  
  12. Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer by Dynamic Modeling and Data Science Tools Eylül Kepcen, Oya Hoban, Özlem Şenel, Yaman Barlas  
  13. Delayed discharges among patients with learning disabilities Shreya Sonthalia  
06:30 07:30 VPoster(156): Health care delivery, Urban densification and meat consumption mechanisms Mohammad Jalali Virtual Room3
Davood Qorbani
  14. Nonprofit Hospitals and the Decline of Charity Care John Voyer  
  15. Social and structural determinants of preterm birth disparities: A systematic review and a framework for variable elicitation Ruby Barnard-Mayers, Mohammad Jalali, Collette Ncube  
  16. Towards modeling health effects of urban densification Guus Luijben, Jeljer Hoekstra, Annemarie Ruijsbroek  
  17. Reducing meat consumption in the Netherlands: mechanisms that are at stake according to young Dutch adults Guus Luijben, Saskia Van den Berg, Marga Ocke  
06:30 07:30 VPoster(138): Teaching the fundamentals and extending our horizons Raafat Zaini Virtual Room5
Aysenur AYDIN
  18. Effect of Systems Thinking Approach on 2nd Grade Students' Reading Comprehension in Turkish Lessons Bilgen Ulus, Hasret Nuhoglu, Ulkem Yararbas, Emre Göktepe  
  19. Equation is not Causation Sena Yildiz Degirmenci, Emre Göktepe  
  20. HHMI BioInteractive Model Builder: An Online Application to Teach Conceptual and Stock & Flow Modeling with Automated Feedback Jon Darkow  
  21. System Dynamics Review: A Bibliometric Analysis Vibhav Pratap, Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Dr. Abhijeet Singh  
  22. Roots to New Branches: Developing Translational Simulations in Code Corne Plooy  
09:00 10:00 Parallel(121): Feedback implications of disruptive technology and policy. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Carmine Garzia Crystal
Ke Zhou, Andries Botha
  Endogenous Heterogeneity and Organizational Learning in Cancer Research Centers’ Innovation Strategy Hesam Mahmoudi, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  
  Index Fund Investment Model: A System Dynamics Approach Nanang Rosidin, Sudarso Wiryono, Oktofa Sudrajad  
  Organizational exploration, exploitation, and performance differential: A simulation model of Formula 1 competition 1970-2013 George Papachristos  
09:00 10:00 Parallel(129): Use of system archetypes to improve diversity, equity and inclusion Jyotirmay Gadewadikar Wilson
NingYuan Liu, Konstantin Plotkin
  Systemic Issues of Social Housing in England: Identifying Archetypes for a Just Transition towards Sustainability Anna Pagani, Nici Zimmermann, Michael Davies  
  Understanding Limits to Success in Equitable Investment Approaches for Black-led Community Based Organizations Irene Headen, Melanie Houston, Christine Delfino  
  Application of CBSD to Intervene on Racial Disparities in Food Access in Hayti MO Melanie Houston  
09:00 10:00 Parallel(154): Modeling economic structures and social dilemmas. Economics Thread Sponsored by International Policy Dynamics. Daniel Arthur Madison
Sara Gonella, Vibhav Pratap
  The Long-Run Endogenous Money ASD Model of the Debt Money System (Part III) – Paradigm Shift in Economics As A Science Yokei Yamaguchi, Kaoru Yamaguchi  
  MacroLab Lite for Introductory Macroeconomics David Wheat  
  Why do you keep punishing me? Investigating the role of time delays in self-governance mechanisms Ali Akhavan, Paulo Goncalves  
09:00 10:00 Parallel(164): Helping us help ourselves when facing health challenges Andrew Brown Marshfield
Amitabha Sarkar, Izel Uygur
  Systems Modelling as an approach for eliciting the mechanisms for hip fracture recovery among older adults in a GMB John Ansah, Wei-Yan Aloysius Chia, Vanessa Koh, Wei Xuan Lai  
  Reducing falls among community-dwelling older adults from clinicians’ perspectives: A systems modelling approach Vanessa Koh, David Bruce Matchar, Angelique Chan, May-Ling June Lee, Wei Xuan Lai  
  Mental wellbeing matters in obesity prevention: Exploring the role of mental wellbeing in adolescent obesity prevalence Anaely Aguiar Rodriguez, Furkan Önal, Eduard Romanenko, Mohammad Jalali, Birgit Kopainsky  
09:00 10:00 Parallel(125): Improving equity one step at a time Ellis Ballard Kimball
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Aysenur AYDIN
  Undergraduate Education Using Group Model Building: Gender Bias in Astronomy Case Study Peter Hovmand, Braveheart Gillani, Pin Han Lee, Sabrina Wicker, Rohan Govind, Amy Churchill  
  A qualitative system dynamics model of overdose bystander behavior in the context of Connecticut’s Good Samaritan Laws Rachel Thompson, Nasim Sabounchi, Syed Shayan Ali, Robert Heimer, Gail DOnofrio, Rebekah Heckmann  
  Effectiveness of Policies and Organizations’ Partnerships in Mitigating Shocks to Fresh Produce Surplus Recovery Mariana Torres Arroyo, Luis Luna-Reyes, Christine Bozlak, Xiaobo Xue Romeiko, Roni Neff, Beth Feingold  
09:00 10:00 WIP(182): Energy transition and transportation. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Rameez Qureshi Logan
Mashudu Rathogwa, MARIA TOMAI
  What is the effect of charging infrastructure availability on electric truck adoption? An egg-chicken dynamics problem Zeinab Raoofi, Morteza Mahmoudi, Anna Pernestål  
  Energy Transition on St Helena Island Daniela Rossade  
  Retrofitting Away Climate Change: Effects of Retrofits and Heat Pumps on Grid Load, Emissions, and Fossil Fuel Prices Alexander Kuptel  
  Policy evaluation of the energy transition towards zero and low emission technologies in road land transport in Colombia Julieth Stefany Garcia Collazos  
  Speeding up transition towards sustainable transport systems – the desperate search for relevant leverage points. Thomas Berger, Henrik Ny  
  Modelling the Social Return on Investment (SROI) for Transportation Interventions in Low-Income Communities Mohammad Maleki, Janille Smith-Colin  
10:15 10:45 Special(267): AnyLogic Sponsor Demo Arash Mahdavi Crystal
Christine Tang, Vibhav Pratap
11:00 12:00 Parallel(180): New Frontiers in Sustainability. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Warren Fitzgerald Crystal
  Using System Archetypes to Understand Rebound Effect Mehdi Moghadam Manesh  
  Adaptation as a Social Trap that Delays Fundamental Solutions Towards Sustainable Futures Giovanni Cunico, Juan Rios-Ocampo, Shayne Gary  
  Recycling our way to more waste in New Zealand: Insights from systems modelling Warren Fitzgerald, Bob Cavana, Victoria Mabin, Vipul Jain  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(146): Understanding Models: tools for qualitative design, loop dominance and debugging. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. George Richardson Wilson
Robinson Salazar, Furkan Önal
  Measuring the change in behavior of a system with a single metric Billy Schoenberg, Bob Eberlein, Pal Davidsen  
  A beginners’ guide to debugging SD models Willem L. Auping, Floortje d’Hont  
  Descriptive Design Structure Matrices for Qualitative Modeling of Community Interactions Rameez Qureshi, David Ford, Charles Wolf  
11:00 12:00 WIP(117): Building business resilience, capabilities, and sales. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Jose Lopez Madison
NingYuan Liu, Andries Botha
  The structure generating trends in the competitiveness of the furniture manufacturing ecosystem in Ocotlán México Edgar Hernandez Mendoza  
  The Role of Maritime Logistics Value to National Economies: A Conceptual Application with System Dynamics Andri Mubarak, Satya Sahoo, Dong-Wook Song  
  Improving resilience through the capability frontier: decisions to invest in building dynamic capability Paulo Goncalves, Mariya Andreeva  
  The Improvement of the Operational efficiencies in the Minibus Taxis Industry Mashudu Rathogwa  
  The Hidden Cost of Hidden Fees: Price Obfuscation in Online Platforms Jose Lopez, Edward Anderson  
  Community engagement practices: Social dynamics in lithium mining in Portugal Alaize Dall Orsoletta, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Geremi Dranka, Paula Ferreira  
11:00 12:00 WIP(167): Social policies and health outcomes Douglas McKelvie Marshfield
Sydney Pryor, Konstantin Plotkin
  Settling for Shelter: Exploring a Dynamic Model of Housing Choice for Low-Income Families Andrew Foell, Braveheart Gillani  
  system sciences in public health for health systems and services research: Some reflections from other disciplines Amitabha Sarkar  
  The policymaking dynamics of adopting speed limit reductions: a key information interview based system mapping effort Nicole den Braver, Luc Hagenaars, Famke Mölenberg, Cédric Middel, Ana Jimenez Garcia, Carel-Peter van Erpecum, Anna Bornioli  
  Modeling the Philippines’ social health insurance program for financial stability Vicente Reventar III, Monique Ann Tiongco  
  Navigating Urbanisation Challenges in Developing Regions: Towards a Smart and Green Systems Model Nashon Adero  
  A Complexity-Aware Monitoring Guideline for Environmental Health Interventions Martha McAlister, Qiong Zhang, James Mihelcic, Casey Bartrem  
11:00 12:00 WIP(140): Embedding systems thinking in educational settings Larissa Calancie Kimball
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Izel Uygur
  Teaching undergraduates systems thinking in multidisciplinary classrooms: LinkedIn Groups and Knowledge Building Lynette Tan  
  Models of public health archetypes to embed systems thinking in teaching curricula Jacqueline Davison, Sandra Marjanovic, Sithum Munasinghe  
  What attitudes, behaviours and beliefs are associated with systems thinking competency? Miriam Spano, Nici Zimmermann, Denise Goodwin, Denise Goodwin  
  Systems Thinking in Psychological Counseling: A Pilot Study in a Middle School Ebru Arabul Torun, Meltem Ceylan Alibeyoglu, Nesibe Gönül Durak, Emre Göktepe, Ulkem Yararbas, Phil Ramsey, Tim Joy  
  The effectiveness of educational interventions for green transformation: a system dynamics approach Ewa Duda, Agata Sawicka  
  Dear Society Members: Charting the Evolution of the System Dynamics Society Using Presidential Addresses Raafat Zaini, Michel Mitri  
11:00 12:00 WIP(133): Responding to crisis and humanitarian aid Babak Bahaddin Logan
Saman Mohsenirad, Anna R. Siemer
  Breaking the Cycle of Violence: An In-Depth Analysis of the Boko Haram Conflict in Nigeria Anayo Ogbodo  
  Flood Risk Assessment of Urban Systems: Understanding the Response Behavior of Communities at Risk Osada Peiris  
  Equitable Access to Vaccines during Pandemics: The Dynamics of Procurement Mechanisms Diepvens Charlot, Catherine Decouttere, Nico Vandaele  
  Capability Trap in Humanitarian Operations: An Interactive Simulator Feyyaz Senturk, Zakie Mamashli, Paulo Goncalves  
  System dynamics modeling for predicting socio-economic-environmental evolution in highly anthropized Mar Menor coastal areas Mahla Rashidian  
  Foreign Direct Investment-led Growth in Emerging Economies: Thailand after the Asian Financial Crisis Takayuki Yamashita  
12:15 13:45 Special(109): Career Fair & Book Signing Fernando Redivo, Meagan Colvin Exhibit Hall
Candace Sapp, Rhythm Singh
12:15 13:00 Meeting(122): Energy SIG Meeting George Matthew Wilson
Rhythm Singh, Furkan Önal
12:15 13:00 Meeting(188): Health Policy SIG Meeting (in-person) Wayne Wakeland, Rachel Thompson Crystal
Sandra Volken
14:00 15:00 Parallel(269): Social aspects of sustainable transitions. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Allyson Beall King Crystal
Mashudu Rathogwa, Solange Ayuni Numfor
  Social and environmental trade-offs in urban areas Juan Rios-Ocampo, Shayne Gary, Kerry Humphreys, Graciela Metternicht  
  Comparisons of Emotional Boundaries: A case study of water neutrality and sustainable urban development in London Ke Zhou, Nici Zimmermann  
  Key Enablers and Barriers for a Climate Neutral Energy System in the Netherlands in 2050 Vincent de Gooyert  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(166): Improving outcome and reducing risk in healthcare delivery systems Richard Ryder Wilson
Giovanni Cunico, Christopher Johnson
  Initial Steps Towards a Personalized Model of Glucose and Insulin Dynamics during Pregnancy Larissa Calancie, Mohammad Jalali  
  Addressing the Mismatched Demand and Supply of Diabetic Care Delivery Systems Under Thailand's Universal Health Coverage Borwornsom Leerapan, Phanuwich Kaewkamjornchai, Natthawut Iangtanarat  
  Systematic Mapping of Multilevel Factors Contributing to Dental Caries in Adolescents Fatima Sadjadpour, Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Bhavna Pahel, Sara Metcalf  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(150): Improving understanding of human response to public policy George Richardson Madison
Sydney Pryor, Gregorio Acuña
  A Conceptual Model of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and intervention impact on Population Health John Ansah, Robinson Salazar  
  Design Structure Matrices in System Dynamics: Modeling Community Disaster Recovery Rameez Qureshi, David Ford, Charles Wolf  
  System Dynamics Modeling of Psychological Factors in the Korean pollak (Gadus chalcogrammus) Market Chang-Kwon (Benjamin) Chung, Heon-ju Jo, Jay Eom  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(130): Understanding destabilizing global phenomena Asmeret Naugle Marshfield
Amitabha Sarkar, Anna R. Siemer
  Why Similar COVID-19 Policies Resulted in Different Outcomes: a Global, Behavioral Perspective Tse Yang Lim, Ran Xu, Mohammad Jalali, Hazhir Rahmandad, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  
  Improving E-SAM: Statistical Demographics, Sentiment & Social Identity Timothy Clancy  
  System Dynamics Modeling and Simulation of Ransomware Incidents Marcus Miller, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  
14:00 15:00 WIP(144): Innovating system dynamics methods. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Mohammad Jalali Kimball
Saman Mohsenirad, Jessie Jessie
  Mapping Complex Socio-Technical Systems at Scale: Automating Purposive Text Analysis with Natural Language Processing Jeff Walters, Nicholas Valcourt  
  Beyond Grounded Theory as a Method for Dynamic Theory Development using Qualitative Data Ashutosh Jha, Priya Seetharaman, Rahul Kumar Roy  
  A novel flowsheet model of continuous API manufacturing process and its applications for dynamic optimization and control Ravendra Singh  
  Multi-effect Evaluation of Policy Intervention in System Dynamics: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach Saman Mohsenirad, Kostas Triantis, Hesam Mahmoudi  
  Structured Semantic Descriptions of Systems Robert Allen  
  Modeling the impact of decision-making power on trust and success in public schools Catherine DiGennaro, Vicky Chuqiao Yang  
15:15 16:00 Meeting(115): Economics SIG Annual Meeting Michael Radzicki, Christine Tang Crystal
Sara Gonella, Solange Ayuni Numfor
15:15 16:00 Meeting(110): Environmental SIG Annual Meeting Joseph Londa Wilson
Giovanni Cunico, Christopher Johnson
15:15 16:00 Meeting(242): Security, Stability, and Resilience SIG Annual Meeting Sander Zeijlemaker, Asmeret Naugle Madison
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, Gregorio Acuña
16:00 17:30 Plenary(102): The dynamics of change and Applications Award. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Kelsey Werner Red Lacquer
Jefferson K. Rajah
  A Comparison of Loop Dominance Methods: Measures and Meaning John Hayward, Paul Roach  
  Pouring new wine into old bottles: interplay among environmental dynamism, capabilities development, and performance Enzo Bivona  
  System Dynamics Applications Award J. Bradley Morrison  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(119): Innovations in business. Business and Strategy Thread Sponsored by PwC US. Allyson Beall King Exhibit Hall
Amitabha Sarkar
  Stream Wars: An interactive game to explore power dynamics in the film and TV streaming industry Carlos Ariza  
  Dominant business models and sustainable long-term growth. A System Dynamics based analysis of the Prosecco wine industry Carmine Garzia, edoardo slerca, francesco gentile  
  A System Dynamics Approach to Analyze the Effects of Trust on the Financial Performance of a Supply Chain Dyad Gerardo Acosta Voegeli  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(124): Optimizing energy security. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Enzo Bivona Exhibit Hall
Candace Sapp
  Towards Carbon Neutrality: Optimizing Power Production and Storage Capacities in Germany and Carbon Pricing in China Bo Hu, Bo Zhang  
  System Dynamics approach in Rural African context: Focus on Water-Energy-Food nexus Anna Vinciguerra, Francesco Tonini  
  Modelling Singapore’s Energy Security 2050: A System Dynamics Approach Jiong Rui Loh, Bellam Sreenivasulu  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(177): Secure energy transitions. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Santiago Arango Exhibit Hall
  The Brazilian Open Electric Market and the impact of solar PV growth Camila Reis, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado  
  Decarbonizing the public bus fleet in the city of São Paulo until 2038 Tainara Volan, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Caroline Rodrigues Vaz  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(230): Sustainability. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Jean Ellefson Exhibit Hall
  What are Sustainable Plastics? A Review of Interrelated Problems and Solutions. Sara Gonella, Vincent de Gooyert  
  Sustainable Financing Model for Financial Service In (Bank) on Carbon Trading in Indonesia Dian Permata Sari Mashari, Tri Edhi Budhi Soesilo  
  Using System dynamics to Better Understand the Dynamics of Reliable Availability, Affordability, and Cleaner Electricity Hassan Qudrat-Ullah  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(228): Improving health policy Daniel Arthur Exhibit Hall
  Mapping food system drivers of the double burden of malnutrition: a case study in Peru Carmen Quinteros Reyes, Paraskevi Seferidi, Laura Guzman-Abello, Ellis Ballard, Antonio Bernabe Ortiz, Christopher Millett  
  Estimates of the Reproduction Number for Seasonal Influenza Infectious Disease in the European Region from 2012 to 2016 Nabeela Mumtaz, Jim Duggan  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(211): Stretching boundaries: education, data collection, and deep machine learning. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Mohammad Jalali Exhibit Hall
  System Dynamics in Ireland; Past, Present and Future Research and Education Opportunities Sinead Madden  
  A Qualitative Causal Loop Diagram Representing the Drivers and Barriers of the Industrial Hemp Market in Ireland Sinead Madden  
  Toward an integrated use of system dynamics and deep machine learning; a case of groundwater dynamics Gholamreza Eslamifar, Ilya Zaslavsky, Alexander Fernald  
17:45 18:45 TableTalk(136): Stakeholder engagement Min-Ren Yan Exhibit Hall
Sandra Volken
  Exploring the Influence of Learning Analytics and Interactive Multimedia Experiences on Student Learning Experience Jorge Andrick Parra Valencia  
  Unlocking Equality and Sustainability in Scientific Vocations Jorge Andrick Parra Valencia, Ivan Taylor  
  Industry 4.0: Digital technology for advanced continuous pharmaceutical tablet manufacturing Ravendra Singh  
18:45 20:00 Special(265): Banquet (in-person) Red Lacquer
20:00 21:00 Plenary(266): Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony Rebecca Niles, J. Bradley Morrison Red Lacquer
Jefferson K. Rajah

Wednesday July 26

StartEndWednesday July 26 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
08:30 10:00 Plenary(104): Defying the Odds: Navigating Adaptation and Resistance. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Peter Hovmand Red Lacquer
Raquel Froese Buzogany, Christina Gkini
  Indigenous Contributions to Systems Science Ihi Heke, Paora Te Hurihanganui, Hemi Taitin  
  Can simulated climate action motivate real-world decision-making? Bringing the En-ROADS simulator to leaders Juliette Rooney-Varga, Andrew Jones, Arie Perliger, Bethany Patten, Florian Kapmeier, John Sterman, Kenneth Rath, Lucia Cheney, Peyton Newsome  
  An integrated supply chain analysis for cobalt and rare earth elements under global electrification and constrained resources Mike Severson  
10:00 10:45 Special(147): Networking: Trivia (hybrid) Fernando Redivo Red Lacquer
Jessie Jessie
10:00 10:45 Meeting(112): Pre-College Education SIG Annual Meeting Diana Fisher Crystal
Sydney Pryor, Aysenur AYDIN
10:00 10:45 Meeting(114): South African Chapter Annual Meeting Nalini Sooknanan Pillay, Andries Botha Wilson
NingYuan Liu
10:00 10:45 Meeting(168): Brazilian Chapter Annual Meeting Karim Chichakly, Salvo Magno So Madison
Candace Sapp, Gregorio Acuña
10:00 10:45 Meeting(165): MIT SD Club Meeting Cynthia Garde Marshfield
Rhythm Singh, Izel Uygur
11:00 12:00 Parallel(134): Health policy to improve outcomes for those suffering from substance abuse Hesam Mahmoudi Crystal
Sydney Pryor, Konstantin Plotkin
  System Dynamics Modeling to Inform Effective implementation of Evidence Based Practices to Prevent Opioid Overdose and Overdose Nasim Sabounchi, David Lounsbury, Rachel Thompson, Gary Hirsch, Derek Blevins, Matthew Lootens, Turner Canty, Terry Huang  
  Reduce drinking, increase birth control, or both? Simulating the long-term efficacy of preconceptual alcohol-exposed pregnancy Arielle Deutsch, Ali Akhavan, Tianna Herman, Mohammad Jalali  
  Riding with Alcohol Impaired Drivers Aged 15 to 24 in the United States from 1982 to 2020 Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Ross Williams, Rod MacDonald, David Andersen  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(142): Small models for large insights: learning models to engage the public in system dynamics thinking Diana Fisher Wilson
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Vibhav Pratap
  Using Storytelling and Teaching Materials to Share Systemic Insights to the Public during the COVID-19 Pandemic Dan Gordon, Ali Mashayekhi, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Hyunjung Kim, Babak Bahaddin, Luis Luna-Reyes, David Andersen  
  Dynamics of COVID-19: An Exploratory Model Ali Mashayekhi, Dan Gordon, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Babak Bahaddin, Hyunjung Kim, Luis Luna-Reyes, David Andersen  
  An Educational Program Design: Human Body System with Systems Thinking Barkın Güdü, Büşra Akkiren, Meltem Ceylan Alibeyoglu, Saadet Etli, Tuba Demir, Emre Göktepe, Ulkem Yararbas  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(126): Causal and Structural Understanding of Dynamic Behavior. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Jyotirmay Gadewadikar Madison
Robinson Salazar, Hang Vu
  Enhancing the causal understanding of rebound effects: a catalogue of mechanisms and a formalisation procedure Daniel Guzzo, Bob Walrave, Nuno Videira, Igor Czermainski de Oliveira, Daniela Pigosso  
  Flavors of the Month: Comparing and Structural and Mathematical Approaches James Paine  
  Online Multiplayer Experiments Raquel Froese Buzogany, Ali Akhavan  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(135): Reflective insights about stakeholder engagement processes Kelsey Werner Marshfield
Saman Mohsenirad, Izel Uygur
  Reflections on 15 Years of Community Based System Dynamics Peter Hovmand  
  Accuracy or alignment: a conflict in the participatory modeling process? Andreas Nicolaidis Lindqvist, Shane Carnohan  
  Exploring Tensions within Academic and Community Partnerships when using Community Based System Dynamics Mary Ulseth, Christina Warriner, Melanie Houston, Larissa Calancie, Kelsey Werner, Christina Economos  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(123): Sustainable and safe transport Rameez Qureshi Kimball
Mashudu Rathogwa, Ram Santran
  Modeling Public Transportation Attractiveness in System Dynamics: The Significance of Safety Perception Anna R. Siemer, Jefferson K. Rajah  
  Barriers and motivations impacting on the performance of voluntary environmental programs: the EVE program Enzo Bivona, Gisele Mendy Bilek, Gaetano Saporito, Federico Cosenz, Francesco Ceresia, Richard Calvi, Youcef Mechouar  
  The Future of Carsharing Services and its Role in Sustainable Transportation Zahra Shams Esfandabadi, Jeroen Struben  
11:00 12:00 WIP(186): Climate Transformation. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Juliette Rooney-Varga Logan
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, MARIA TOMAI
  Climate change risks, adaptation and mitigation: A qualitative model of the interdependencies and responses Martin Zach, Enst Gebetsroither, Marianne Bügelmayer-Blaschek  
  Assignment of Carbon Budgets at a Regional Level: The Pledges Model Ilaria Perissi, Aled Jones  
  Mapping Climate Change, Humanitarian Operations, and the Sustainable Development Goals Interplay Luiza Cunha, Brenda Cardoso, Maria Angelica Silva, Vinicius Picanco Rodrigues, Adriana Leiras  
  CO2-oriented Transformation of the Industry to Meet German Climate Protection Targets Sören Ahlfs, Karsten Kieckhaefer  
  Forecasting global energy use towards 2060 Jorgen Randers, Ulrich Goluke  
  Integrated Assesement Modeling of a LowCarbon Future:Linking Economy, Energy, and Materials Models for a Sustainable Transition Ole van Allen  
12:15 13:15 Special(207): PwC Sponsor Discussion: Advancing the System Dynamics research agenda in the context of Generative AI (in-person) Lyle Wallis, Ilana Golbin Crystal
Sarah Pritchard
12:15 12:45 Special(173): isee systems Sponsor Demo and User's Group Bob Eberlein, Karim Chichakly Wilson
Christine Tang, Anna R. Siemer
12:45 13:45 VPoster(161): Strategies for a better tomorrow Andries Botha Virtual Room1
Furkan Önal
  1. System dynamics-based conceptual model for nuclear safety management in nuclear power plants Gregorio Acuña, Marcelo Giménez, Marisa Sanchez  
  2. Using AI for Container Port Infrastructure Development: Alternative Multisolving Strategies Naoum Tsolakis, Nitin Joglekar  
  3. Conceptual framework for the interactions between conventional and Alternative Fuel vehicles in the energy transition. Michael Aba  
  4. Systems Thinking and System Dynamics Modeling to Facilitate Interdisciplinary Learning through an Undergraduate Course Bellam Sreenivasulu  
  5. A Qualitative Framework of Vehicle Demand Prediction Model for Indian Road Transport Ram Santran, Rhythm Singh  
  6. Towards a circular economy for lithium-ion batteries: Repurpose or recycle end-of-(first)-life materials? Juliane Seika, Merla Kubli  
12:45 13:45 VPoster(158): Well-Being Braveheart Gillani Virtual Room2
Konstantin Plotkin
  7. Lessons Learned from Modelling Mental Health Services in Australia Mark Heffernan, Samuel Harley  
  8. “Yes, we can!” – Engaging the community in improving patient survival after out of hospital cardiac arrest Peter Mendel, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Chris Nelson  
  9. If this, then that, then what? Beyond the archetypes: a generative process for building responsible causal models Chris Browne  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(148): Calibration & Complex Model Analysis. Methodology Thread Sponsored by Ventana. Willem L. Auping Crystal
Robinson Salazar, Jessie Jessie
  Bringing Data Into Dynamic Models: Guidelines for Advanced Estimation Methods Jose Lopez, Jason Friedman, Alban Yau, Celia Stafford, Rosa Maria Klöser, Hazhir Rahmandad  
  Using Bayesian Networks for Scenario Analysis of Complex Dynamic Models Wang Zhao, Susan Howick, John Quigley  
  Connecting Whole of Nation Systems Archetypes to a Global Perspective Using Artificial Intelligence Driven Simulation  Jyotirmay Gadewadikar, Zachary Bilodeau, Jeremy Marshall  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(162): Health service delivery Hyunjung Kim Wilson
Sandra Volken, Anna R. Siemer
  Implementing and Sustaining Healthcare Quality Improvement: Case Study Examining Feedback Structure and Dynamics Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Rod MacDonald, Jason Etchegaray, Eric Thomas  
  Using Rigorously-Interpreted Quotation Analysis to Evaluate the Integration of Primary Care and Behavioral Health Nabeel Qureshi, Samuel Allen, Gabriela Alvarado, Peter Mendel, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel  
  Modeling the Supply of the Physician Workforce as well as the Population’s Demand and Need for Physicians in the United State Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Michael Dill, Samuel Allen, Rod MacDonald, Sion Cave, Peter Mendel  
14:00 15:00 Parallel(131): Security strategies Ignacio Martinez-Moyano Madison
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, Gregorio Acuña
  Enterprise detection & response strategy: How interventions prevented the capability trap – Results from a case study Sander Zeijlemaker  
  Mitigating the Efficiency-Resilience Tradeoff in Critical Infrastructure Systems Benjamin Ozumba, David Ford  
  System dynamics for decision making in emergency medical services Colby Burwell  
14:00 15:00 WIP(185): Equitable food systems and agriculture. Environment and Resources Thread Sponsored by Credit Human. Martha McAlister Marshfield
Giovanni Cunico, Solange Ayuni Numfor
  Investigating food insecurity using a qualitative system dynamics model: the case of remote northern communities of Canada Arnoosh Golestanian, Tracey Galloway, J. Christopher Beck  
  Food Access and Food Waste in College: The College Campus as a Local Food System Mariana Torres Arroyo, April Roggio, Eliot Rich, Luis Luna-Reyes  
  Understanding dynamic drivers of beef consumption in the U.S. Sydney Pryor  
  Food systems and zoonotic disease: mapping the role of wildlife in China, the Philippines and the Democratic Republic of Congo Chloe Clifford Astbury, Anastassia Demeshko, Kirsten M. Lee, Tarra L. Penney  
14:00 15:00 WIP(171): Health in target populations Diepvens Charlot Kimball
Ke Zhou, Davood Qorbani
  Critical Success Factors for Health and Safety Performance Indicators for Construction Project Performance Diagnostics Wasiu Bello  
  Visualization of aging and shrinking trends in China's population through 2060 Junlai Zhang, Mark Heffernan  
  Design and Evaluation of interventions for Preventing HIV Drug Resistance in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Beatrice Aiko  
  Dynamic Modelling of Circadian Rhythm Disorder and its Connections to Autism in Fetus Ekin Yurdakul, Kutlu Ülgen, Yaman Barlas  
  Nutrition Environment, Social Justice and Chronic Diseases: Can Healthcare Industry Align with Paris Climate Agreement Goals? can adalı, Ozgur Araz, Özlem Yalcin, Özge Karanfil  
14:00 15:00 Feedback(175): Sustainability Bob Eberlein Logan
Sara Gonella, Christopher Johnson
  Sustainable Dairy Operations: Circular Economy and Reverse Logistics Perspectives Mohammad Shamsuddoha  
  Lithium Market: a key transition metal with a roller coaster price stefania migliavacca, Alessandro Berutti, Davide Brambilla, Martina Russo, Lorenzo Villa  
  Does the subsidy policy help to improve the status quo of China’s left-behind children? Shan Li  
  Locality enhances consensus in opinion dynamics Kanako Shibata  
15:15 16:00 Meeting(276): Latin America Chapter Meeting (in-person) Jorge Andrick Parra Valencia Logan
Robinson Salazar
15:15 16:00 Special(145): Ventana Sponsor Demo Anthony Kennedy Crystal
Christine Tang, Christopher Johnson
15:15 16:00 Meeting(191): Chapters and SIGs General Meeting Peter Hovmand Wilson
Sandra Volken, Andries Botha
15:15 16:00 Meeting(278): Past Presidents Meeting Shayne Gary Madison
Raquel Froese Buzogany
16:00 17:30 Plenary(103): Navigating the Complexities of Social Dynamics: Uncovering Insights and Solutions Nasim Sabounchi Red Lacquer
Raquel Froese Buzogany
  Reducing Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Deaths in the United States Mohammad Jalali, Erin Stringfellow  
  How Valuable is a COVID-19 Vaccine? Accounting for Health Impacts, Economic Activity, and Endogenous Behavioral Responses acros Hazhir Rahmandad, Batman (Evan) Feldman, Hyunji Moon, Babak Heydari  
  The Dynamics of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Practice Adoption Arya Yadama  
17:30 18:00 Plenary(184): Closing Ceremony John Ansah Red Lacquer
Raquel Froese Buzogany
18:00 18:10 Special(277): Group Photo Fernando Redivo Red Lacquer

Thursday July 27

StartEndThursday July 27 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
08:30 10:00 Workshop(212): Let’s Play Fish Banks: A Sustainable Natural Resources Management Game (Part 1) Meagan Colvin, Rebecca Niles Crystal
Sara Gonella, Andries Botha
08:30 10:00 Workshop(197): Learning with Loops that Matter Billy Schoenberg, Bob Eberlein, Babak Bahaddin, Hilary Allen, Karim Chichakly Wilson
Robinson Salazar, Anna R. Siemer
08:30 10:00 Workshop(201): Getting Started with Vensim + New Features Tom Fiddaman Madison
Candace Sapp, Furkan Önal
08:30 10:00 Workshop(192): Starting from scratch: Better model construction Leonard Malczynski, Jake Jacobson Marshfield
NingYuan Liu, Konstantin Plotkin
08:30 10:00 Workshop(195): Creating Interactive Simulations Online with Forio Epicenter Michael Bean Kimball
Ke Zhou, Vibhav Pratap
08:30 10:00 Workshop(194): Building System Dynamics Models From the News Diana Fisher Logan
Giovanni Cunico, Ram Santran
10:30 12:00 Workshop(220): Let’s Play Fish Banks: A Sustainable Natural Resources Management Game (Part 2) Meagan Colvin, Rebecca Niles Crystal
Ke Zhou, Andries Botha
10:30 12:00 Workshop(198): Data Management and Calibration with Stella (Part 1) Bob Eberlein, Billy Schoenberg, Babak Bahaddin, Karim Chichakly Wilson
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, Davood Qorbani
10:30 12:00 Workshop(202): Getting Started with Ventity - Model Reuse with Ad Hoc Data Tom Fiddaman Madison
Candace Sapp, Gregorio Acuña
10:30 12:00 Workshop(193): Feedback Rich Model Construction with Powersim Studio Leonard Malczynski, Jake Jacobson Marshfield
MARIA TOMAI, Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba
10:30 12:00 Workshop(200): System Dynamics Model Documentation and Assessment Tool (SDM-Doc) Ignacio Martinez-Moyano Kimball
Mashudu Rathogwa, Vibhav Pratap
10:30 12:00 Workshop(203): En-ROADS Climate Workshop and Training - Exploring the New Structure on Land, Agriculture, Electrification, and Economic Damage Joshua Loughman, Florian Kapmeier, Juliette Rooney-Varga, John Sterman Logan
Giovanni Cunico, Ram Santran
12:15 13:15 Special(264): Conference Debrief Sara Metcalf, Billy Schoenberg Wilson
Jefferson K. Rajah, Izel Uygur
13:30 15:00 Workshop(204): Beer Game (Part 1) (in-person) Rod MacDonald, Rebecca Niles, Raquel Froese Buzogany, Fernando Redivo Crystal
13:30 15:00 Workshop(219): Data Management and Calibration with Stella (Part 2) Bob Eberlein, Billy Schoenberg, Babak Bahaddin, Karim Chichakly Wilson
Mehdi Moghadam Manesh, Solange Ayuni Numfor
13:30 15:00 Workshop(196): Start Macro Modeling with a MacroLab Template (Part 1) David Wheat, Alina Novik, Marianna Oliskevych, Olena Primierova Madison
Rhythm Singh, Andries Botha
13:30 15:00 Workshop(205): Systems Modeling and Design Thinking for Food, Energy and Water Security in Africa Laura Schmitt Olabisi, Esther Obonyo, Ellen Kayendeke, Bassel Daher, Christopher Scott, Annette Huber-Lee, Abdullah Konak, Michael Jacobson Marshfield
Mukondeleli Kanakana-Katumba, Christopher Johnson
13:30 15:00 Workshop(213): Introduction to Virtual Experience (VEx) Design (Part 1) Francisco Araujo Kimball
Sandra Volken, Hang Vu
13:30 15:00 Workshop(206): Cause Less Harm: Methods for Planning & Designing GMB & CBSD Projects on Equity Issues Melanie Houston, Sarah Pritchard Logan
NingYuan Liu, Jessie Jessie
15:30 17:00 Workshop(221): Beer Game (Part 2) (in-person) Rod MacDonald, Rebecca Niles, Raquel Froese Buzogany, Fernando Redivo Crystal
15:30 17:00 Workshop(199): Getting Started with Stella Bob Eberlein, Karim Chichakly, Billy Schoenberg, Hilary Allen, Babak Bahaddin Wilson
Robinson Salazar, Jessie Jessie
15:30 17:00 Workshop(218): Start Macro Modeling with a MacroLab Template (Part 2) David Wheat, Alina Novik, Marianna Oliskevych, Olena Primierova Madison
Rhythm Singh, Davood Qorbani
15:30 17:00 Workshop(223): Hamlet Modeling in Classroom Workshop Chang-Kwon (Benjamin) Chung Marshfield
Mashudu Rathogwa, Aysenur AYDIN
15:30 17:00 Workshop(214): Introduction to Virtual Experience (VEx) Design (Part 2) Francisco Araujo Kimball
Sandra Volken, Hang Vu
17:15 18:15 Special(231): Volunteer Debrief Jefferson K. Rajah, Julia Horn Exhibit Hall

Tuesday August 1

StartEndTuesday August 1 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 10:00 Meeting(216): SDR Editors Andreas Groessler Virtual Room1

Wednesday August 9

StartEndWednesday August 9 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
11:00 12:00 Meeting(116): Psychology and Human Behavior SIG Meeting Pascal Gambardella, David Lounsbury Virtual Room1
11:00 12:00 Meeting(217): SPOC Debrief Sara Metcalf Virtual Room2

Thursday August 10

StartEndThursday August 10 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 10:00 Meeting(254): XMILE Technical Committee Meeting Virtual Room1
10:00 11:00 Meeting(255): SD Tools/XMILE Users Group Meeting Karim Chichakly Virtual Room1

Friday August 11

StartEndFriday August 11 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
07:00 08:00 Meeting(111): Nigeria Chapter Annual Meeting Oluwabunmi Falebita, Kelechi Odoemena Virtual Room1

Tuesday August 15

StartEndTuesday August 15 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
19:00 20:00 Meeting(244): India Chapter Annual Meeting Karan Khosla Virtual Room1

Thursday August 17

StartEndThursday August 17 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:00 10:00 Meeting(227): Publications Committee Krys Stave, Sara Metcalf Virtual Room1

Friday August 18

StartEndFriday August 18 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
06:30 07:30 Meeting(243): Taiwan Chapter Annual Meeting Min-Ren Yan Virtual Room1

Monday August 28

StartEndMonday August 28 - Session TopicChairs and PresentersLocation
09:30 10:30 Meeting(113): Student Chapter Annual Meeting Daniela Cialfi, Martha Toy Virtual Room1
System Dynamics Society
Tentative schedule updated: October 19, 2023.