Urban Modelling & Complexity Science workshop

The MacArthur Workshop on Urban Modelling & Complexity Science

I’m delighted to be attending the MacArthur Workshop on Urban Modelling & Complexity Science at CASA, UCL, next week. It will be held in the J Z Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building University College London on Thursday 19th to Friday 20th September 2019 from 8-45am to 5pm each day.

This event is free but please check the Eventbrite page: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-macarthur-workshop-on-urban-modelling-complexity-science-tickets-69983794413

The draft programme is:

Time Speaker Title
Thursday 19th September
8.30-8.45 coffee
8.45-9am Welcome and Introductions
9-9.30 Chris Pettit A Rapid Analytics Scenario Planning Toolkit
9.30-10 Carl Steinitz Why Geodesign and Why Negotiation
10-10.30 Hrishi Ballal Geodesign as Natural Language Processing and Semantic Analysis in Negotiated Outcomes.
10.30-11 coffee
11-11.30 Janice Morphet The Future of Analytics in Public Policy
11.30-12 Zhongwen Huang Science of Cities: New Tools for Old Problems
12-12.30 Michael Batty Smart Cities, Digital Twins and Urban Analytics
12.30-1.30pm lunch
1.30-2.10pm Alan Wilson The Future of Urban Analytics: Challenges and Opportunities
2.10-2.40 Michael Wegener Modelling the energy transition in the Ruhr Area
2.40-3.10pm Diego Rybski SDGs and Urban Scaling: A Proof of Concept
3.10-3.30pm coffee
3.30-4pm Carlos Molinero How the Geometry of Cities Explains Urban Scaling Laws and Determines their Exponents
4-4.30 Max Nathan Does Light Touch Cluster Policy work? Evaluating the Tech City Programme
4.30-5-00 Srilalitha Gopalakrishnan and Manivannan Ajaykumar Vertical Cities: Complex Emergent Patterns of Movement and Space Use in High-Density Urban Contexts
Friday 20th September
8.45-9 coffee
9-9.30 Marc Barthélemy Modelling Car Traffic in Cities
9.30-10 Laura Alessandretti The Scales of Human Mobility
10-10.30 Filippo Simini Scaling Laws in Urban Systems: Interrelationships and Applications
10.30-11 coffee
11-11.30 Stuart Barr Flood-PREPARED: A Real-Time Digital Twin Framework for Nowcasting the Impact of Extreme Rainfall Events on Cities
11.30-12 Alison Heppenstall Understanding Urban Flows
12-12.30 Jon Reades Predicting Neighbourhood Change? An Application of Machine Learning in Urban Analysis
12.30-1.30pm Lunch
1.30-2pm Nick Malleson Simulating Pedestrian Systems in Real Time using Agent-Based Models
2-2.30 Chen Zhong Exploring the Interaction of Metro Vibrancy and the Built Environment Using Multi-Source Urban Data
2.30-3pm Tim Evans Properties of Simple Models of Spatial Interaction
3-3.30pm coffee
3.30-4pm Daniel Arribas-Bel How the Geometry of Cities Explains Urban Scaling Laws and Determines their Exponents
4-4.30 Andrea Baronchelli Evidence for a Conserved Quantity in Human Mobility