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Thursday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, June 22, 2006
SwarmFest 2006 Opening Reception: Food, drink, music and poster session

Friday, June 23, 2006
Invited Speaker 9:15 - 10:15 am
Gary An, Director of the Burn Intensive Care Unit, Cook County Hospital, Morphology and Modularity: ABM Approaches to Biomedical Modeling
Break 10:15-10:30 am
NAACSOS Sessions 10:30 - 12:00 (See NAACSOS Program)
Lunch - Invited Speaker 12:00  -1:30 pm
Steve Bankes, Evolving Logic/RAND, Robust Inference in Computational Social Science
NAACSOS Sessions 1:45 - 2:45 (See NAACSOS Program)
Break 2:45 - 3:15 pm
Presentation Session 3:15 - 5:00 pm
William Rand, Northwestern University: Widgets, Planets, and Demons: The Case for the Integration of Human, Embedded, and Virtual Agents via Mediation
Steven Lytinen, DePaul University: A comparison of Agent-based Simulation Platforms
Michael North, Argonne National Laboratory: A Brief Introduction to the New Repast Simphony Toolkit
Keith Christensen and Yuya Sasaki,Utah State University, Paul Box, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Alice Springs, Australia: Evaluating access for persons with disabilities during mass egress events in public places
Panel: Teaching Agent-based Modeling 5:15 - 6:00 pm
Moderator: Steven Lytinen, DePaul University
Panelists: William Rand, Northwestern University; Michael North, Argonne National Laboratory; Greg Madey, University of Notre Dame
Dinner at Legends  6:15 pm
 
Saturday, June 24, 2006
Invited Speaker 8:30 - 9:30 am
Steve Railsback, Lang, Railsback & Associates and the Department of Mathematics, Humboldt State University, What makes a good individual-based model (and has there ever been one)?
Presentation Session 9:45 - 10:45 am
Virginia A. Folcik and Charles G. Orosz, College of Medicine, Ohio State University: An Agent-Based Model Demonstrates that the Immune System Behaves Like a Complex System and a Scale-Free Network
Bryan Thorne, Alexander M. Bailey, Shayn M. Peirce, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia: Modeling Blood Vessel Growth: An Integrated Agent Based and Finite Element Analysis Approach
Scott Christley, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Stuart A. Newman, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College and Mark S. Alber, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame; Modeling of Pattern Formation in Cell Cultures
Break 10:45 - 11:00 am
Presentation Session 11:00 - 12:00 am
Brandon Rich and Jeanne Romero-Severson, Computer Science & Engineering and Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame: Modeling Northern Red Oak Migration in Netlogo 3.1
James Anderson, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington: Agent Based Methods in Ecohydraulics
Kelly E. Lane, Gerhard Niederwieser, and Ryan Kennedy: Biological Sciences and Computer Science & Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Modeling Disease Transmission in Long-tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis) on Bali
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 pm (on your own - list of restaurants to be provided)
Presentation Session 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Paul Box and Yiheyis Maru, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia: An agent-based representation of social networks, cooperative behavior, and viability of remote desert communities in central Australia
Ferdi L. Hellweger, Ehsan Kianirad, Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Northeastern University:  Spatially Explicit Individual-Based Modeling: Global vs. Local Fixed Agent Number Methods
Timothy Schoenharl, Dongyoung Shin, Daniel Mack, Dave Severson, Computer Science & Engineering and Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame: Population Replacement in the Mosquito Aedes Aegypti using a Meiotic Drive System
Break 2:00 - 2:15 pm
Presentation Session 2:15 - 3:15 pm
Sule Yildirim,Department of Computer Science, Hedmark University College, Norway; Gregory Dam, Department of Learning Sciences, Northwestern University; James C Houk, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School: Agents of the Mind to Emerge in NetLogo
Todd Crowl, Aquatic, Watershed and Earth Resources, Utah State University; and Paul Box, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia: Shrimp migrations in the Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico: modeling effects of roads and recreational use
Kyle Newton, Rebecca Tyson, University of British Columbia - Okanagan: Modelling the effectiveness of sterile insect release within a Codling moth population
Break 3:15 - 3:30 pm
Presentation Session 3:30 - 4:15 pm
Paul Cunningham, Humboldt State University: A Sensitivity Analysis of an Individual-based Trout Model
Yongqin Gao, Greg Madey, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Notre Dame: A Swarm-based Simulation of the Open Source Software Community
Break 4:15 - 4:30 pm
Closing Meeting 4:30 - 5:00 pm
Swarm Development Group update and SwarmFest 2006 award ceremony


Tutorials: Sunday , June 25, 9:00 - 4:30pm
Bill Rand and Spiros Marulis, Northwestern University
Mike North, Argonne National Laboratory

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