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08:00 08:30 Plenary(100): Opening Ceremony Dragefjellet
08:30 10:00 Plenary(118): Methods David Keith Dragefjellet
  Cognitive Artificial Intelligence: Building Human-Like Artificial Agents Cleotilde Gonzalez  
  Lessons from working across facilitated modelling disciplines Etiënne Rouwette  
  From Text to Map: A System Dynamics Bot for Constructing Causal Loop Diagrams Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Aritra Majumdar, Ross Williams, Navid Ghaffarzadegan  
10:00 11:00 Special(102): Modeling Assistance Workshop Gary Hirsch, Rod MacDonald
10:00 10:45 Meeting(231): Nominating Committee Meeting J. Bradley Morrison
11:00 12:00 Parallel(141): Community Action and Education Karim Chichakly
  Bridging Systems Insights to Action: Supportive Elements in the Community-Based System Dynamics Process to Enact Change Mary Ulseth, Christina Economos, Julia Appel, Larissa Calancie, Travis Moore, Erin Hennessy  
  Halting the Decline of U.S. Public Education Systems David Keith, Arya Yadama, Ellen O'Neill, Saras Chung  
  Collaborating with Public Schools to Halt Enrollment Decline Ellen O'Neill, Janet Velasquez Trejo  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(121): Energy Transition Models Jeroen Struben
  Modeling the Energy Transition in Uruguay Kleber Correa, Camila Reis, Tainara Volan, Mauricio Uriona Maldonado, Caroline Rodrigues Vaz  
  Electrifying Away Climate Change: Heat Pumps’ and Retrofits’ Effects on Efficiency, Load, and Emissions in Massachusetts Alexander Kuptel, John Sterman  
  Enhancing Resource Efficiency and Reducing Metal Loss:A System Dynamic Approach to EU Mobile Phone Recycling and EoL Management Ole van Allen, Peter Schlyter, Harald Ulrik Sverdrup  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(145): Bridging Gaps in Vaccine Distribution and Disease Management Saeideh Fallah-Fini
  Bridging the gaps between the Vaccine Supply Chain and Viral Transmission Rajdeep Singh, R K Amit, Krishna Mohan Thazhathu Valiyaveettil  
  Fair allocation of COVID-19 vaccines: a system dynamics model for sub-prioritization of socioeconomically vulnerable population Nezihe Nazli Gul, Saeed Taheri, Sander de Leeuw  
  Hypertension Management Simulator Pei Shan Loo  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(120): Model Validation
  Are we there yet? Saturation analysis as a foundation for confidence in system dynamics modeling Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Hyunjung Kim, David Andersen, Nabeel Qureshi, Zaid Chalabi  
  Rigorously interpreted quotation analysis for evaluating causal loop diagrams in Late‐Stage conceptualization Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Hyunjung Kim, David Andersen, Zaid Chalabi  
  All models are wrong, some are useful… but how do you know? Andreas Nicolaidis Lindqvist, David Collste, Sarah Cornell  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(126): Net Zero Transition
  Business implications of net-zero targets for district heating and cooling Matthias Speich, Silvia Ulli-Beer  
  The Dynamics of Carbon Trading Policy Implementation in Indonesia Asputia Damayanti, Andreo Wahyudi Atmoko  
  Forecasting the net zero transition: How to reach thousand company digital financial twins! Bent Erik Bakken  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(134): Ethical and Social Dimensions in Diverse Communities
  Questioning Forrester’s Ethics: Historical Case Analysis of Ethical Dilemmas in Modeling & Simulation Raafat Zaini, Timothy Clancy  
  Supporting Sustainable and Equitable Investment in Black-led Maternal Health Community-Based Organizations in Philadelphia, PA Irene Headen, Melanie Houston, Grace Mahasi  
  From Roots to Realizations: Exploration of Intergenerational Trauma Among South Asian American College Students Anika Krishna, Braveheart Gillani  
11:00 12:00 Parallel(143): Behavioral, Terror, and Infrastructure Dynamics Leonard Malczynski
  Rearranging the Deck Chairs: A Simulation Model of Behavioral Resource Utilization Under Crisis James Paine  
  Entity-based System Dynamics for Infrastructure Modeling Noah Gooijer, Willem L. Auping, Arjen Ros, Michel Kuijer  
  Scripting the Terror Contagion Hypothesis: Development of a Novel Criminal Script & Preliminary Analysis on 3 Terror Contagions Timothy Clancy  
12:00 12:15 Special(297): Lunch Networking Rebecca Niles
12:15 13:15 Special(294): Panel Session Yaman Barlas Dragefjellet
14:00 15:00 WIP(175): Climate Change Mitigation: Integrative Strategies
  Charting the interconnections between Climate Change and Humanitarian Operations Luiza Cunha, Raissa Bravo, Brenda Cardoso, Maria Angelica Silva, Vinicius Picanco Rodrigues, Adriana Leiras  
  Augmenting Reality, Amplifying Understanding: Assessing the Effectiveness of Augmented Reality in Climate Change Communication Vladimir Metelitsa  
  Pathways towards climate targets – What synergies arise in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Eva Wretschitsch, Nathalie Spittler, Mathias Kirchner  
  Leverage System Dynamics to guide Information and Communication Technology Sector toward a Paris agreement compatible evolution Céline Lescop  
  Is the business of energy transition a “fix that fails?” Gift Dembetembe  
  Using community-based system dynamics in a Global South multi-site project on climate resilience strategies and urban health Lidia Maria de Oliveira Morais, Elis Borde, Rupert Green, Meelan Thondoo, Lambed Tatah, Feyisayo Wayas, Tolullah Oni, Leandro Garcia, Waleska T. Caiaffa  
14:00 15:00 WIP(170): Multi-Sectoral Challenges and Interventions in Public Health Martin Kunc
  Causal loop modelling of the impact of climate change on health in low-income countries Martin Kunc  
  Community-based Public Health Interventions: A dynamic model for falls prevention programs in reducing falls among older adults Vanessa Koh, Angelique Chan, David Bruce Matchar  
  Exploratory panel data analysis to develop a causal loop diagram for multi-sectoral approach to improve population health Nobuo Nishi  
  Diabetes, Health-Promoting Policies and Sugary Drinks Consumption in Barbados: A model based on the Escalation Archetype Miriam Alvarado, Stephanie Whiteman, Madhuvanti Murphy, Natasha Sobers  
  Group Model Building on Dynamic Mechanisms of Cancer Patients’ Outmigration in South Korea Moo Hyuk Lee, Sun Young Kim, Young Kyung Do  
  Simulating Patient Outmigration Based on Regional-level Healthcare Quality: An Agent-based Modeling Approach Moo Hyuk Lee, Young Kyung Do  
14:00 15:00 WIP(169): Systems Approaches to Healthcare Improvement Hugo Herrera
  Improving and Guiding Adoption of Clinical Decision Support Tools Scott Rockart, Nina Sperber, Hannah Groos, Samantha Hamelsky, Saanvi Pawa, Kriti Vasudevan, Shatanshu Choudhary, Adam Johnson  
  RESIST-Building a Resilient and Sustainable Immunization System in Tanzania; A Human-centered Approach with Systems Thinking David Thomas Myemba, Bruno F Sunguya, Nico Vandaele, Catherine Decouttere  
  Alternative Levers for Orthopaedic Surgery Capacity Building in Low and Middle-Income Dheera Ananthakrishnan, Burcu Tan, Sinan Erzurumlu, Wiljeana Glover  
  Enhancing Health Workforce Planning: Insights from Modeling Specialization, Retirement, Task Shifting, and Population Health Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Michael Dill, Samuel Allen, Warren Farr, Sion Cave, Dan Gordon, Rod MacDonald, Samer Atshan, Zakia Nouri, Chris Nelson  
  Optimizing Postpartum Depression Screening Systems in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Emergency Department Fatima Sadjadpour, Niyousha Hosseinichimeh, Lenore Jarvis, Sofia Perazzo, Lamia Soghier  
  Guiding the implementation of MCED using Dynamic Simulation: A Protocol for a Systems Dynamics modelling approach Mussab Fagery, Hadi Akbarzadeh Khorshidi, Stephen Wong, Özge Karanfil, Maarten IJzerman, Jon Emery  
  Trade-offs between clinical teaching and patient flow efficiency in a veterinary teaching hospital using system dynamics Erika Meler, Russell Richards  
14:00 15:00 WIP(173): Integrative Approaches for Interdisciplinary Challenges
  System dynamics model integration to address interdisciplinary problems: why and how Yuhong Wang, Irene Pluchinotta, Brunilde Verrier, Nici Zimmermann  
  CLD Synthesis for Resolving Diverse Perspectives: Principles, Methods and a Case Illustration Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Hyunjung Kim, David Andersen  
  Synergies (and potential conflicts) of applying system dynamics in the context of transition theory Spittler Nathalie  
  Advancing System Dynamics Modeling’s Integrative Paradigm: A Holistic Approach Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen, Hyunjung Kim, Zaid Chalabi, Peter Mendel, Chris Nelson  
  Syntax highlighting for SD modeling Max Kleemann, Julian Emmerich  
14:00 15:00 WIP(172): Human Behavior and Sustainable Practices
  Behavioural Decision Heuristics in Simulation and Forecasting of Voting Behaviour Yavora Kazakova, Penka Petrova, Rossen Kazakov  
  Dynamics of Mood Management and Self-Actualization Joseph Ching  
  Towards Modelling (Pro-)Environmental Human Behaviour in Integrated Assessment Models from a Systems Approach Jefferson K. Rajah, Benedikt Tusch, Gard Hammerseng, Birgit Kopainsky  
  Sustainability in practice: a case study on the interrelations between symbolic initiatives and employee engagement Carolina Bettker Vasconcelos, Yvonne van der Meer  
  Understanding the potential climate and systemic impacts of the dynamics of digital adoption and use in daily life in the UK Poornima Kumar  
  Towards Tilling Trust for Transboundary Groundwater Cooperation Christine Tang  
  Bridging the Gap: Exploring Barriers and Enablers to Conference Participation Kelechi Odoemena, Jeff Walters, Max Kleemann  
14:00 15:00 WIP(183): Analyzing Policy and Climate Strategies
  Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Framework: Unpacking the “black box” with causal loop diagramming Gabriela Alvarado, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Samuel Allen  
  Dynamic Simulation Modeling for Population Decline in South Korea Nam Hee Choi, Doahoon Kim  
  A system dynamics approach to political corruption Tiril Aurora Boska, Filipe Medeiros  
  System Archetypes of Policy Feedback in Climate Politics Elias-Johannes Schmitt  
  Latam Coalition for Climate Education based on Interactive Simulators-How might we leverage Latam En ROADS Climate Ambassadors? Eduardo Fracassi  
  Preserving Nomadic Heritage: Empowering Mongolian Herders in the Face of Modernization Nandintsetseg Battulga, Ivan Taylor  
14:00 15:00 WIP(171): Decarbonizing Transport: Challenges and Solutions Astrid Guehnemann
  Understanding the perceived impacts and fairness of transport decarbonisation policies Vanessa Ternes, Greg Marsden, Simon Shepherd, Gillian Harrison  
  Mobility disadvantaged households in Austria, transitions to low-carbon mobility and transport-related social inclusion Olivia Gold  
  Multi-actor modelling of the diffusion of electric heavy trucks Anna Pernestål, Anders Eriksson, Gunnar Svenson  
  Unfolding the Loops: Enhancing Implementability of Sustainable Train Transition through integration of GMB and Process Mapping Mats ter Horst, Peraphan Jittrapirom  
  Circular economy diversification: Biofuel production in the Port of Newcastle Veronica Schulz, Michael Bell, Glenn Geers, John Rose  
  Transitioning to electric mobility: A system dynamics analysis of electric vehicle adoption in India Ram Santran, Rhythm Singh  
15:15 16:00 Special(106): Speed Networking A Rebecca Niles Sydneshaugen
15:15 16:00 Meeting(290): Past Presidents Meeting J. Bradley Morrison
15:15 16:00 Meeting(286): China Chapter Ying Qian, Haiyan Yan
15:15 16:00 Meeting(288): South African Chapter Nalini Sooknanan Pillay, Andries Botha
16:00 17:30 Plenary(301): Lifetime Achievement Award and Presidential Address Allyson Beall King Dragefjellet
17:30 18:00 Plenary(103): Awards Ceremony Dragefjellet
18:00 18:15 Special(104): Group Photo
19:00 20:00 Special(295): Municipal Reception Birgit Kopainsky