2nd CFP MESM'2015, 15TH Annual Middle Eastern Simulation and Modelling Conference, March 2-4, 2015, AOU, Manama, Bahrain


The 15th annual Middle Eastern Simulation and Modelling Conference
Arab Open University
Manama, Bahrain
March 2-4, 2015
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Dear Colleague,

This is a reminder that the submission period for MESM'2015 starts NOVEMBER 30TH and ends DECEMBER 10TH for late submissions.


Understanding Complexity I: Simple Applications for Political Science and Policy
Research & Theory Development

Understanding Complexity II: A Simple Guide to Using & Developing Agent-Based Models for Research
Registration for this course will be free and limited to 75 people
The course will be organized by the Complex Systems Institute and the Journal on Policy & Complex Systems
More info to follow soon

Another track will be added on Hospital Logistics shortly. More info to follow soon.

A quick reminder of the tracks and workshops for MESM'2015
[ ] Modelling Methodology
[ ] Modelling Tools
[ ] Analysis Methodology
[ ] Simulation of Networks and Communications
[ ] Antenna Design and Measurement
[ ] Complex Systems Simulation
[ ] Simulation of Systems and Image Processing
[ ] Energy Systems Simulation
[ ] Simulation in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industry
[ ] Multimedia and Virtual Reality Systems
[ ] Decision Processing in Management
[ ] Modelling and Simulation in Biomedical Systems
[ ] Modelling and Simulation for Industrial Applications
[ ] Web Based Simulation
[ ] Simulation in Information Processing and Software Development
[ ] Computational Cognition and Learning
[ ] Simulation in Fuzzy Systems
[ ] Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms
[ ] Simulation in the Built Environment
[ ] Simulation in Archeology
[ ] Simulation in the Arab World
[ ] Poster Session
[ ] Student Session
[ ] Tutorials
[ ] Exhibition

Conference Committee

Conference General Chair

Prof. Dr Marwan Al-Akaidi, Vice-Rector Academic Affairs, AOU, Kuwait

International Programme Committee

Modelling Methodology and Modelling Tools

Helge Hagenauer, Universitaet Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Brian Hollocks, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Bjoern Johansson, Chalmers University of Technology, Goeteborg, Sweden
Panajotis T. Katsaros, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Yan Luo, NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
Dmitry Zaitsev, Odessa National Telecommunications Academy, Odessa, Ukraine

Analysis Methodology

Mauro Iacono, SUN - II Universita di Napoli, Aversa (CE) Italy
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres, ENS des Mines de Saint-Etienne, Gardanne, France

Simulation of Networks and Communication

Eugen Dedu, FEMTO-ST, Montbéliard, France
Carlos Palau, UPV, Valencia, Spain

Antenna Design and Measurement

Hassan Salti, Arab Open University, Kuwait Branch, Al Ardia, Kuwait

Complex Systems Simulation

Marta Pla Castells, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Krzysztof Fujarewicz, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Jan Studzinski, Systems Research Institute of Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland

Simulation of Signal and Image Processing

Renate Sitte, Griffith University, Gold Coast Mail Centre, Australia
Joao Manuel R. S. Tavares, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Energy Systems Simulation

Musleh B. AL-Otaibi, Alahmadi, Kuwait
Janos Sebestyen Janosy, KFKI, Budapest, Hungary
Patrick Waeger, EMPA, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Simulation in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industry

Ammar Al Khani, Espoo, Finland
Diganta Bhusan Das, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Eugenio Ferreira, Universidade do Minho, Braga Portugal
Mohammad Al-Nawafleh, Tafila Applied University College, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Tafila, Jordan
Cornel Resteanu, Research Institute of Informatics, Bucharest, Romania
M R Riazi, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Multimedia and Virtual Reality Systems

Christos Bouras, University of Patras, Rion, Patras, Greece
Zhisheng Huang, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peter Kvasnica, Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin, Trencin, Slovak Republic
Marco Roccetti, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Decision Processing in Management

Hadhoum Boukachour, Le Havre University, Le Havre, France
Naoufel Cheikhrouhou, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Joel Colloc, Le Havre University, Le Havre, France
Jeanne Schreurs, Universiteit Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium
Christine Sybord, Lyon 2 Lumiere University, Lyon, France
Behrouz Zarei, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Modelling and Simulation in Biomedical Systems

Manuel Alfonseca, Escuela Politecnica Superior, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Igor Kvasnica, Regional Department for Environmental Issues of Trencin, Trencin, Slovak Republic
Tomislav Pribanic, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Modelling and Simulation for Industrial Applications

Track Chair: Prof. David Stockton, de Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom
Luis Felipe Acebes Arconada, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Leopoldo Arnesto, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Michel Benne, University of La Reunion - LE2P, Saint-Andre, France
Pascal Berruet, Universite Bretagne Sud, Lorient cedex, France
PJ Byrne, DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
A. Chatzinikolaou, Bosch Rexroth SA, Athens, Greece
Olaf Diegel, Massey University, Albany Campus, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Sergej Kalaschnikow, VA TECH ELIN EBG Elektronik GmbH & Co, Vienna, Austria
Markus Koch, C-LAB, Paderborn, Germany
Habtom Mebrahtu, Anglia Polytechnica University, Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Pascal Meyer, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Lars Moench, TU Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
Carlos E. Pereira, Universidad Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Caterina Rizzi, Universita degli Studi di Bergama, Dalmine, Italy
Amir Shirkhodaie, Tennessee State University, Nashville, USA
Hans Veeke, TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Ramiro Velazquez, Universite Paris 6 - CNRS, Fontenay aux Roses, France
Joao de Silva Wellington, UFPE, Recife, Brazil

Simulation in Logistics, Traffic, Transport and Harbour Simulation

Isabel Garcia Gutierrez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes, Madrid, Spain
Daniel Krajzewicz, GermanAerospace Centre, Berlin, Germany
Herve Manier, Universite de Technologie de Belfort-Montbeliard (UTBM), Belfort Cedex, France

Web based Simulation

Jorge Marx Gomez, Otto-von-Guericke-Universitaet Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Alfonso Urquia, UNED, Madrid, Spain

Simulation in Information Processing

Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse Cedex 04, France
Jean-Claude Hochon, GFI Consulting, Toulouse, France
Peter Lawrence, Deakin University, Bentleigh, Australia
Jim Torresen, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Computational Cognition and Learning

Oussama Hamid, Arab Open University (AOU) - Kuwait Branch, Al Ardia, Kuwait

Simulation in Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms

Track Chair: Kifaya Qaddoum, Warwick University, Coventry, United Kingdom
Chrissanthi Angeli, Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
Antoni Ligeza, AGH - University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Marie-Ange Manier, Universite de Technologie de Belfort-Montbeliard (UTBM), Belfort Cedex, France
Viorel Nicolau, University of Galati, Galati, Romania

Simulation in the Built Environment

Bernadette O'Regan, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Agustin Yague, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Simulation in Archaeology

Jean Yves Blaise, UMR CNRS/MCC 694 MAP, Marseille, France
Anders Hast, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden
Wolfgang Kreutzer, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marcos A Rodrigues, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield , United Kingdom

Simulation Projects in the Arab World

Saleh Al-Jufout, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan
Mohamed-Aly O. Louly, University of Technology, Troyes, France


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