08:45 Welcome Desk & Registration (08:45 - 09:15)
09:15 - 09:30 - Room Plenary Opening Session
09:30 - 10:45 - Room Plenary Plenary Panel: Trends and Challenges in Modeling and Simulation

Chair and Moderator:
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of SCS, Immediate Past President of the Society for Modeling &Simulation International (SCS), Editor-in-Chief, Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, and Professor, Monmouth University, NJ, USA

     - Tuncer Ören, University of Ottawa, Canada
     - David M. Nicol, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, USA
     - Helena Szczerbicka, University of Hannover, Germany
     - Simon Taylor, Brunel University, UK
10:45 Coffee-Break (10:45 - 11:00)
11:00 - 13:00 - Room Velazquez Parallel Session 1 - Application Domains, Formal Methods and Simulation Tools and Platforms
  • 32: Hybrid Simulation Approach for Prospective Assessment of Mobile Stroke Units Anatoli Djanatliev, Peter Kolominsky-Rabas, Bernd M. Hofmann, Axel Aisenbrey and Reinhard German
  • 45: A Simulation Study of Learning a Structure - Mike’s Bike Commuting Mamoru Kaneko, Jeffrey J. Kline, Eizo Akiyama and Ryuichiro Ishikawa
  • 51: A Really Simple Explanation of Policy Punctuations? - Interdependence, Complexity, and Policy Punctuations Florian Prange and Søren Serritzlew
  • 54: Modelling Passengers Flow at Airport Terminals - Individual Agent Decision Model for Stochastic Passenger Behaviour Wenbo Ma, Clinton Fookes, Tristan Kleinschmidt and Prasad Yarlagadda
  • 86: Enhancing the Performances of D-MASON - A Motivating Example Michele Carillo, Gennaro Cordasco, Rosario De Chiara, Francesco Raia, Vittorio Scarano and Flavio Serrapica
11:00 - 13:00 - Room Dali Parallel Session 1 - Special Session on Computationally Efficient Simulation-Driven Engineering Design Optimization and Modeling - SDDOM 2012
  • 4: X-FEM based Topological Optimization Method Meisam Abdi, Ian Ashcroft and Ricky Wildman
  • 3: Managing Model Fidelity for Efficient Optimization of Antennas using Variable-resolution Electromagnetic Simulations Slawomir Koziel, Stanislav Ogurtsov and Leifur Leifsson
  • 6: Trawl-door Performance Analysis and Design Optimization with CFD Eirikur Jonsson, Leifur Leifsson and Slawomir Koziel
13:00 Lunch (13:00 - 14:30)
14:30 - 16:30 - Room Velazquez Parallel Session 2 - Application Domains, Formal Methods and Simulation Tools and Platforms
  • 19: Elastomeric Seismic Isolators Behavior at Different Pads Thickness Gabriele Milani and Federico Milani
  • 30: Sigmapoint Approach for Robust Optimization of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems Sebastian Recker, Peter Kühl, Moritz Diehl and Hans Georg Bock
  • 61: Plant Level Framework for Material Flow in a Nuclear Reprocessing Facility Hyo Jik Lee, Won Il Ko and Han Soo Lee
  • 23: Simulation and Multi-Objective Optimization of Vaccuum Ethanol Fermentation Jules Thibault, Rubens Maciel Filho, Marina O. S. Dias, Tassia L. Junqueira, Otavio Cavalett, Charles D. F. Jesus, Carlos E. V. Rossell and Antonio Bonomi
14:30 - 16:30 - Room Valencia Parallel Session 2 - Complex Systems Modeling and Simulation
  • 69: Airflow and Particle Deposition in a Dry Powder Inhaler - A CFD Simulation J. Milenkovic, A. H. Alexopoulos and C. Kiparissides
  • 87: Modeling Cell Populations in Development using Individual Stochastic Regulatory Networks Paweł Bednarz and Bartek Wilczyński
  • 111: Optimizing Energy using Probabilistic Routing in Underwater Sensor Network Sanjay K. Dhurandher, Mohammad S. Obaidat, Abhishek Gupta, Prateek Gupta and Siddharth Goel
14:30 - 16:30 - Room Dali Parallel Session 2 - Special Session on Computationally Efficient Simulation-Driven Engineering Design Optimization and Modeling - SDDOM 2012
  • 5: Challenges in Applying Optimization in the Design of Continuous Processes - Case: Collaborative Optimizing Design of Pulp Fractionation Process Mika Strömman, Ilkka Seilonen and Kari Koskinen
  • 8: Microwave Design Optimization Exploiting Adjoint Sensitivity Slawomir Koziel, Leifur Leifsson and Stanislav Ogurtsov
  • 7: Transonic Wing Optimization by Variable-resolution Modeling and Space Mapping Eirikur Jonsson, Leifur Leifsson and Slawomir Koziel
14:30 - 16:30 - Room Sevilla Special Session on Health Applications - HA 2012
  • 1: MetSim: A Simulation Decision Support Tool using Meteorological Information for Short-Term Planning of Hospital Services Paul Harper, John Minty, Sujit Sahu, Bernard Baffour and Christophe Sarran
  • 2: Sensitivity Analysis in Bed Capacity Studies including the Medical Staff’s Decision Making Cristina Azcárate, Julio Barado and Fermín Mallor
  • 3: How to Build an Agent-based Model to Assess the Impact of Co-payment for Health Services Angela Testi, Michele Sonnessa and Elena Tànfani
14:30 - 16:30 - Room Madrid Special Session on Applications of Modeling and Simulation to Climatic Change and Environmental Sciences - MSCCEC 2012
  • 2: Use of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Climate System Stability Analysis Carlos Gay García and Iván Paz Ortiz
  • 3: Simple Fuzzy Logic Models to Estimate the Global Temperature Change Due to GHG Emissions Carlos Gay García, Oscar Sánchez Meneses, Benjamín Martínez-López, Àngela Nebot and Francisco Estrada
  • 4: Prediction of PM2.5 Concentrations using Fuzzy Inductive Reasoning in Mexico City Àngela Nebot and Francisco Mugica
  • 5: Rings in the Gulf of Mexico and Stochastic Resonance Benjamín Martínez-López, Jorge Zavala-Hidalgo and Carlos Gay García
16:30 Coffee-Break (16:30 - 17:00)
17:00 - 18:00 - Room Plenary Exploiting Uncertainty and Error to Accelerate Simulations Keynote Speaker: David M. Nicol
18:00 Welcome Drink (18:00 - 18:30)