2020 OR-Society Simulation Workshop – Call for papers

2020 OR-Society Simulation Workshop – Call for papers

Category : Call for papers

10th OR Society Simulation Workshop 2020 (SW20), 30 March – 1 April 2020, Loughborough, UK, held in cooperation with the INFORMS Simulation Society (www.theorsociety.com/SW20).

The 10th OR Society’s Simulation Workshop 2020 invites authors to submit academic research papers, industrial case studies and practitioner papers. The Simulation Workshop is a biannual conference that brings together practitioners and academics working in the field of modelling & simulation. It provides an opportunity to exchange ideas on the current and future state-of-the-art in modelling and simulation.

Please submit your papers through the EasyChair link (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sw20). We look forward to receiving your paper submissions and seeing you at SW20!

The workshop will include plenary sessions, special focus streams, introductory/advanced tutorials and posters. Contributions to the technical programme are sought in the following areas, although papers in any area of simulation modelling and analysis will be considered.

Simulation Modelling Methodology

  • Discrete event simulation
  • Agent-based simulation
  • System Dynamics
  • Hybrid simulation
  • Conceptual modelling
  • Verification and Validation
  • Simulation Analytics
  • Scheduling
  • Distributed simulation
  • Web based simulation
  • Modelling and Simulation as a Service
  • Simulation and the grid/cloud
  • Simulation and artificial intelligence
  • Simulation visualisation
  • Simulation software
  • Simulation standards
  • Behavioural modelling and simulation
  • Simulation reproducibility
  • Simulation practice

Simulation Analysis Methodology

  • Design and analysis of simulation experiments
  • Simulation optimisation
  • Risk Analysis
  • Input / Output Analysis
  • Meta modelling

Simulation in Practice

  • Simulation in manufacturing
  • Simulation in services
  • Simulation in defence
  • Simulation in healthcare
  • Simulation in the semiconductor industry
  • Simulation education
  • Simulation in construction engineering
  • Simulation in architecture
  • Supply chain and transportation modelling
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Energy modelling
  • Environmental simulation
  • Simulation for sustainability

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: 08 September 2019
Notification of paper acceptance: 10 January 2020
Poster title & abstract submission deadline: 12 January 2020

Organising Committee

Conference Co-Chairs
Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University)
Antuela Tako (Loughborough University)

Programme co-Chairs
Masoud Fakhimi (University of Surrey)
Duncan Robertson (Loughborough University)
Tom Boness (Operational Research in Health Ltd.)

Poster Chair
Lucy Morgan (Lancaster University)

Publicity Chair
Durk-Jouke van der Zee (University of Groningen)

International Liaison Chair
John Fowler (Arizona State University)

Advisory Board
Stewart Robinson (Loughborough University)
Simon JE Taylor (Brunel University)

More details: www.theorsociety.com/SW20

Durk-Jouke van der Zee
Associate Professor
University of Groningen
The Netherlands

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