Speakers and contributions



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Opening address Carlo Jaeger,
HPC and the Governance of Global Systemic Risks
Bastian Koller,
Some thoughts on HPC, SynPops & GSS
Centres of Excellence Fran├žois Bodin,
Overview of the the European Extreme Data & Computing Initiative (EXDCI)
Erwin Laure,
BioExcel: The Centre of Excellence for Computational Biomolecular Research
Guido Chiarotti,
Designing Materials with High Performance Computing
Agent Based Models
Information Systems
Madhav Marathe,
At-Scale realistic synthetic social habitats: A unifying data structure for global system science
Chris Barrett,
Data, Agency, and Synthetic Agents
Shannon Gallagher,
SPEW: An R package for generating synthetic ecosystems and populations of the world
Salvatore Rinzivillo,
NDLib: A network diffusion benchmark platform
Stan Matwin,
Building Models from Big Data using Complex Systems Biases: Experience and Examples
Health and Epidemics Studies Stefan Thurner,
Understanding co-morbidity through medical data on national scales
Alessandro Vespignani,
Contagion processes in complex societies
Costanze Ciavarella,
School closure policies for mitigating influenza spread: a model-based evaluation
Daniela Paolotti,
Digital traces of early warning sentinels in a voluntary online surveillance system for self-reported symptoms of flu
Luca Rossi,
Combined execution of an agent-based model and a metapopulation


Green Growth
Sustainable Mobility
Sarah Wolf,
Electric mobility in view of Green Growth
Rolf Moeckel,
Mikrosimulation of transport and land use: Using a synthetic population to integrate models at various spatial and temporal resolutions
Lorenzo Gabrielli,
The Policentrometer
Mario Mureddu,
Planning V2G and VPP on a regional scale: a multiscale approach
Smart Cities
Global Urbanisation
Mark Birkin,
Microsimulation, Big Data and
Predictive Analytics
Angelo Facchini,
The road to sustainability for megacities
Kevin Chapuis,
Gen*: a toolkit to generate realistic synthetic populations for agent-based social simulation
Matteo Morini,
A Simple Model of Coevolution for Macroscopic and Microscopic Levels
Margaret Edwards,
City synthetic population: unfolding some problematics of complexity simulation by studying the influence of data and agent granularity
Financial Systems Guido Caldarelli,
Financial Networks
Stefano Leonardi,
Two-sided Markets and the rising of the exchange economy
Stefano Battiston,
Policy applications of synthetic populations for sustainable finance
Paolo Barucca,
Network Valuation in Financial Systems
Giulio Cimini,
Agent-based dynamics of credit and liquidity shocks propagation on reconstructed financial networks
Fabio Vanni,
Endogenous money in a dynamic network formation model with VaR
Policy Informatics and Perspectives Jeff Johnson,
Global Systems Science for Policy:
Citizen Engagement in a Post-Truth World
Pablo Jensen,
Farewell to social simulations?
Igor Mozetic,
Co-voting and retweeting
in the European Parliament
Petra Kralj Novak,
Stance and influence of Twitter users
regarding Brexit
Valerio Arnaboldi,
Ego Networks and Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks
Gianluca Misuraca,
Policy Making 2.0 & Social Policy Innovation: Rebuilding trust in the digital era