ANNOUNCE CFP Albuquerque Updates

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ANNOUNCE CFP Albuquerque Updates

Postby System Dynamics Society <sds@ » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:43 am

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Albuquerque Conference News and Updates, International Conference of the
System Dynamics Society --- July 26 - 31, 2009

REMINDER: Call for Papers, Presentations, Workshops and Sessions
OPENING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: January 2, 2009
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 23, 2009

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES:
Self-nomination for Dana Meadows Award deadline: March 23
(see information on other award opportunities)
Application deadline for partial Conference Scholarship: March 31
Notification of acceptance: May 13

CONFERENCE WEBSITE:
http://www.systemdynamics.org/conferenc ... /index.htm

BONUS DAY - new this year. On Friday, July 31 we will have an extra day
for groups to organize for special hands-on activities. Advance sign up
may be required. More information will be available soon on the conference
website. Tentative Bonus Day session titles include:
Copenhagen Climate Exercise,
Economic Crisis Roundtable: Sharing Models of Problems and Policies,
Inculcating System Dynamics into a Corporate Environment,
Participatory Modeling in Public Policy,
Powersim Studio User Group,
Energy & Environmental Special Interest Groups Meeting, and
Utilizing System Dynamics Expertise in K-12 Education.

The NEWCOMER ORIENTATION Session is a special event for first-time
attendees of the conference. This session is scheduled for a half hour on
Sunday afternoon. Newcomers and veteran attendees (guides) will be brought
together based on their topics of interest. The guides will provide
information to help the newcomers maneuver through the conference
resourcefully and get the most out of the conference experience. If you
are a newcomer and would like to participate in this program, please check
the box on the registration form for first-time participant. For more
information and other newcomer events, please visit the Society website.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Nominations are invited for the Jay W. Forrester
Award, the Dana Meadows Student Paper Prize, and the System Dynamics
Applications Award. OUTSIDE AWARDS: The Barry Richmond Scholarship Award
and the Lupina Young Researchers Prize will be presented this year. Please
refer to the Society website for more details on all awards. The web
facility to submit your paper for award consideration will be available on
January 2 when the submission system opens.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships covering conference registration fees and in
some cases hotel expenses for the conference days are available.
Information on scholarships is available on the conference website. The
web facility to apply for a scholarship will be available on January 2
when the submission system opens.

INFORMATION on the PhD Colloquium, the Modeling Assistance Workshop, and
other topics is available on the conference website. Watch for future
announcements regarding a variety of events.

EARLY DECISION FOR VISA OR FUNDING PURPOSES: Although not recommend in
general, the program committee will review a paper for early decision for
authors who need a long lead-time to acquire a visa and/or funding. For
details on how to receive an early review, please consult the Submission
System Instructions found on the Conference Website.

The REGISTRATION BROCHURE and ONLINE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM will be
available soon.

TRAVEL: The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque -- rich culture and
heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Whether you want to shop for
authentic Native American arts and crafts, enjoy the great outdoors, try
hot air ballooning, explore living history museums, attend events and
festivals, sample local cuisines or hit the golf courses and spas, visit
http://itsatrip.org/ to learn more.

CARBON NEUTRAL: The System Dynamics Society has partnered with
Carbonfund.org as a means of offsetting the carbon emissions associated
with the 27th International Conference in July, 2009. The Society has
taken the first step in making this event carbon neutral by offsetting 15
tons of the conference emissions and encourages attendees to offset their
individual carbon impact as well. More information on how to participate
will follow.

CONFERENCE SPONSORS to date:
Amber Blocks Ltd.
The Boeing Company
e-integrate
Evans & Peck Pty Ltd
Idaho National Laboratory
isee systems
Jantz Morgan LLC
Lane Press of Albany
The Manufacturing Game
Mohaseboon Business & Financial Consultancies
PA Consulting Group
Pegasus Communications, Inc.
Powersim Solutions, Inc.
Sandia National Laboratories
SoL, The Society for Organizational Learning
Synapse Energy Economics, Inc
Ventana Systems, Inc.
The Whole Systems Partnership
Wiley-Blackwell
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
XJ Technologies
Anonymous

CONFERENCE PARTNER: The Boeing Company

CONFERENCE HOSTS:
Sandia National Laboratories
Argonne National Laboratory
Idaho National Laboratory
Paul Scherrer Institut

PROGRAM CHAIRS:
E-mail: programchair@systemdynamics.org
Andrew Ford, Washington State University
Edward Anderson, University of Texas
David Ford, Texas A&M University

CONFERENCE CHAIR: Leonard A. Malczynski, Sandia National Laboratories

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Aldo A. Zagonel, Chair, Sandia National Laboratories
George A. Backus, Sandia National Laboratories
Stephen H. Conrad, Sandia National Laboratories
Tracy Benson, Waters Foundation
Dan S. Compton, The Boeing Company
Jacob J. Jacobson, Idaho National Laboratory
Ignacio J. Martinez-Moyano, Argonne National Laboratory
Dennis R. Powell, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Silvia A. Ulli-Beer, Paul Scherrer Institut

WORKSHOP CHAIR:
Jack B. Homer, Homer Consulting, jhomer@comcast.net

CONFERENCE MANAGER:
Roberta L. Spencer, System Dynamics Society, conference@systemdynamics.org

Best Regards, The Albuquerque Conference Team
Email: conference@systemdynamics.org

SYSTEM DYNAMICS SOCIETY
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135 Western Avenue
University at Albany, State University of New York
Albany, NY, 12222, USA
phone (518) 442-3865 fax (518) 442-3398
office@systemdynamics.org
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posting date Thu, 18 Dec 2008 06:49:11 -0500 (EST)
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