SESYNC Workshop II

SESYNC workshop #2 is an opportunity for experts in model integration from around the world to contribute to the model integration efforts at The Center. The work of the meeting will focus on critiquing the implementation of economic, social, transportation, and environmental models for the PRESTO project. The workshop will also provide an opportunity for the collected modeling experts to consider proposals to the National Science Foundation.


SESYNC Workshop II Agenda

  Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Venue: 1 Park Place, Suite 300, Annapolis
  8:30-9:00   Coffee
  9:00-9:30   Welcome   Gerrit Knaap
  9:30-10:00   PRESTO scenario definition
 SESYNC Scenarios
 SESYNC Scenario Development
  Uri Avin, Fred Ducca, Dan Engelberg
  10:00-10:30   Scenario response   Alistair Ford

  Coffee Break
  11:00-11:30   Indicators to evaluate sustainability   Uri Avin, Fred Ducca, Dan Engelberg
  11:30-12:00   Indicator response   Tara Weidner
  12:00-12:30   Open discussion on scenarios   All

  13:30-14:15   Land Use Model SILO
 Constraints in household relocation
  Rolf Moeckel
  14:15-14:45   Land use model response   Brian Gregor
  14:45-15:30   Open discussion on land use modeling approaches   All

  Coffee Break
  16:00-17:00   NSF prosposal ideas   Led by Gerrit Knaap
  Break time for hotel check-in
  17:30   Meet in lobby of the Westin Hotel, 100 Westgate Circle,
Annapolis to walk to dinner
  18:00   Dinner at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West Street, Annapolis

  Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
Venue: 1 Park Place, Suite 300, Annapolis
  8:30-9:00   Coffee
  9:00-9:30   Travel Demand Model MSTM
 MSTM Documentation
  Fred Ducca, Sevgi Erdogan
  9:30-10:00   Travel demand modeling response   Frank Spielberg
  10:00-10:30   Open discussion on travel demand modeling approaches   All

  Coffee Break
  11:00-11:30   Land Cover Model CBLCM   Peter Claggett, Fred Irani
  11:30-12:00   Land cover model response   Arnab Chakraborty
  12:00-12:30   Open discussion of land cover modeling approaches    

  13:30-14:00   Open discussion on land cover modeling approaches   All
  14:00-14:30   Environmental impact models BEM and MEM   Sevgi Erdogan, Tim Welch
  14:30-15:00   Environmental modeling response   Marina Alberti
  15:00-15:30   Open discussion on environmental impact modeling approaches   All

  Coffee Break
  16:00-17:00   Model design implications for scenario anlaysis
  18:00   Dinner at Luna Blu Ristorante Italiano, 36 West Street, Annapolis

  Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
Different Venue: Westin Hotel, Senate Room, 100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis
  8:30-9:00   Coffee
  9:00-9:30   Model integration with Python Wrapper and CSDMS
 Integrating Models for Complex Planning Policy Analysis
  Harut Shahumyan
  9:30-10:00   Model integration response   Eric Hutton, Scott Peckham
  10:00-10:30   OpenIM: An alternative approach of model integration   Tony Castronova

  Coffee Break
  11:00-12:30   Open discussion on model integration approaches   All

  13:30-14:30   NSF proposal ideas   Led by Gerrit Knaap


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