July 23-28, 2005

Hilton Philadelphia/Cherry Hill
Philadelphia, PA

General Chair

Agostino G. Bruzzone

MISS-DIP University of Genoa

Program Chair
Edward Williams

Steve Branch


Student Papers
Peter Kropf

University of Montreal

Gabriel Wainer
Carleton University

Steering Committee Chair
Mohammad S. Obaidat
Monmouth University

Sponsored by
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
P.O. Box 17900
San Diego, CA  92177-7900
Tel: 858-277-3888
Fax: 858-277-3930
E-mail: scs@scs.org

2005 Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC'05) 

Affiliated & Co-Located Events

Student Workshop. The Student Workshop is devoted to PhD Students, Master Students and Undergraduates willing to submit a paper/poster to be presented during SCSC'05; the selected papers will be included in the Conference CD only (not in Proceedings Hardcopy) and will compete for the Best Student Paper Award. A special registration fee is reserved for Students (Student ID and Professor Check Required). The SCSC2005 Student Workshop, devoted to PhD Students, Master Students and Undergraduates willing to submit a paper to be presented during SCSC2005, enables students to attend the workshop and get a SCSC2005 CD copy including the whole Conference Proceedings with a very special registration fee ($55 USD, Student ID and Professor Check Required). The Student Workshop speakers will compete for the Best SCSC2005 Student Paper Award (in SCSC2003 Montreal and SCSC2004 San Jose' it included checks for $1'000/1,500 USD for the winner provided by the sponsors).
Chairs: Peter Kropf, University of Montreal; Ling Rothrock, Penn State University; Gabriel Wainer, Carleton University
SIMPLEST Workshop: Technical Council for Simulation Applications in Management, Planning & Forecasting The Workshop of the Technical Council for Applications in Management, Planning and Forecasting invites you to submit draft full papers and to participate on the panel session of this new Technical Council of SCS, for setting up Cooperations and Projects.
Contact Person: Marina Massei, Liophant Simulation
LESNEX (LEan Simulation Network of Excellence) Workshop. The LESNEX Workshop focuses on the development of the Lean Simulation as a new approach for applying M&S techniques into Small and Medium Size Enterprises as well as during early state evaluation in large programs.
Contact Person: Stefano Saetta, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Standards Workshop. This special SCSC'05 workshop includes paper sessions as well as panel sessions; this initiative is part of a new series of "M&S Standards" focused panel discussions to be held at multiple simulation events (e.g. SISO, SCS, ITEC, I/ITSEC). The panel session will last approximately two hours and will have a standard format involving panel discussions addressing mid-term modeling and simulation standards needs. The panel discussions will be followed by audience discussion and feedback. Results from each of the sessions will be compiled and briefed back to the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO) to advocate modeling and simulation community priorities to leadership in government, industry and academia.
Contact Persons: Peggy Gravitz, Aegis Technologies, USA
On-Line Simulation Workshop of the SCS Technical Council on Theory and Methodology
Contact Persons: Helena Szczerbicka, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Transportation Simulation Workshop. SCSC'05 is aimed at exploring Innovative Technologies for Simulation. Modeling and Simulation is a critical area for supporting Research and Development as well as competitiveness worldwide. Simulation applications are numerous and transportation is a vibrant sector of the world economy.  Air and surface transportation are of equal importance to economic development around the globe and intermodal facilities are contributing to the vitality of the industry. In the years ahead, more countries will require an even safer, more equitable and more efficient transportation system to connect citizens, businesses and governments in the US and abroad.
Topics of Interest include (but are no limited to):
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Intermodal Transportation
Mechanical behavior of the structures and vehicles
Modeling, analysis, performance evaluation of Transportation Systems
Command of Transportation Systems
Transportation economy
Safety and Security
Reliability and Maintenance
Dangerous goods Transportation
Goods Transportation (in general)
Multimodal Transportation Forecasting
Transportation Planning
Rail Transit Systems
Surface Transportation
Maritime Transportation
Air Transportation
Logistics and Transportation
Vision systems
Contact Persons:
Mhamed Itmi, MISS-PSI-INSA, Rouen, France
Essam Radwan, UCF, FL, USA
Fred Wieland, MITRE Corp., VA, USA
Marguerite Zarrillo, UMD, MA, USA

For submissions and contributions to a specific workshop please contact the Contact Person(s) directly or submit the paper via the Manuscript Central proceedings management system site and indicate which workshop the paper is for.

Sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
P.O. Box 17900
San Diego, California 92177
Phone 858-277-3888
Fax 858-277-3930
E-mail scs@scs.org

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