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Special Session: Modeling and Computer Simulation of Disaster Plans and Emergency Response

Chair: Maria A. Santos masantos@lnec.pt
http://www.dha.lnec.pt/nti/english/staff/masantos.html
National Civil Engineering Laboratory, Hydraulics Department
Lisbon, Portugal

An emergency response simulation with the required functionalities (emergency plan representation, creation of scenarios of destruction, triggering alerts and dynamic coordination simulation) is a cost-effective means of emergency management and of personnel training.
Papers to be submitted must focus on emergency response modelling and computer simulation and personnel training. Case studies are welcome.  Topics to be addressed may include i) agent-based simulation and other knowledge-based methods; ii) theory of modelling and simulation; iii) synthetic environments; iv) collaborative work; v) decision analysis; and vi) game-based frameworks for emergency response simulation. 
 

ISCRAM2006, the Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, will take place in Newark, New Jersey, USA, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology from May 14-17 2006.

Important dates
Early Registration opens December 1, 2005 
Paper Submissions January 12, 2006
Review Notifications March 3, 2006
Final Camera-ready Paper* March 17, 2006
Workshops & Doctoral Colloquium May 14, 2006
Main Conference Program May 15-17, 2006
* Full papers 5,000 words; Research in progress, Practitioner Cases 2,500 words

Key Conference Personnel
General Conference Chair: Bartel Van de Walle 
Program Chair: Murray Turoff
Doctoral Colloquium Chair David Mendonca
ISCRAM Society Representative Benny CarlÈ

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