WSC 2015 - Winter Simulation Conference

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WSC 2015 1-1/2 Year Update
June 21, 2014
General Chair: Charles “Chick” Macal, [email protected]
Program Chair: Manuel Rossetti, [email protected]
Business Chair: Michael North, [email protected]
Washington, DC
Hyatt Regency, Huntington Beach, CA
Dates: December 6-10, 2015
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WSC 2015 Status Report
 Theme: Social and Behavioral Simulation
 Keynote Address: Dr. Joshua Epstein, John Hopkins University and
the Santa Fe Institute, The Rise of Artificial Social Simulation (new
book: Agent_Zero
 Titans of Simulation: Pierre L’Ecuyer, Averill Law
 Publicity widgets: Postcard announcement for WSC 2014
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Chick Macal, GC
 Engagement with WSC 2014 Planning
 Required positions:
Program Chair:
Business Chair:
Exhibits Chair:
Board Liaison:
Publicity Chair:
Registration Chair:
Sponsorship Chair:
Manuel Rossetti
Mike North
John Tufarolo
Gordon
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John T. Murphy (Social Simulation)
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Manuel Rossetti
Program Chair
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WSC 2015 Proceedings Editors
 Levent Yilmaz
 Wai Kin (Victor) Chan
– Associate Professor
– 3116 Shelby Ctr for Engineering Tech
Suite
– Phone: (334) 844-6343, Fax: (334) 8446329
– E-mail: [email protected]
– Website: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/~y
ilmaz
 Il-Chul Moon
– Assistant Professor
– Socio-Economic Systems Laboratory
– 4101, E2-2, Department of Industrial and
Systems Engineering, KAIST,
– 335 Gwahangno, Yusung-gu, Daejon,
305-701, Republic of Korea
– +82-42-350-3158
– +82-42-350-3118
– e-mail: [email protected]
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Department of Decision Sciences &
Engineering Systems
CII 4011, 4th Fl
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th St.
Troy, NY 12180-3590
Office: CII 5213
Phone: (518)276-2952
Fax: (518)276-8227
Email: [email protected]
 Theresa M. Roeder, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor
Department of Decision Sciences
College of Business
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
[email protected]
phone: 415-405-2423 fax: 415-4050364
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Proposed Tracks
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Introductory Tutorials
Advanced Tutorials
Simulation Education
Analysis Methodology
Modeling Methodology
Simulation Optimization
Agent-Based Simulation
Social and Behavioral Simulation
(new)
Hybrid Simulation
General Applications
Healthcare Applications
Logistics, SCM and Transportation
Manufacturing Applications
Military Applications
Project Management and
Construction
Business Process Modeling
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 Homeland Security and Emergency
Response
 Environmental and Sustainability
Applications
 Networks and Communications
 Gaming and Simulation
 Big Data Simulation and Decision
Making
 Simulation Based Training (new)
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PhD Colloquium
Poster Session
Case Studies
Vendor Sessions
MASM (Modeling and Analysis for
Semiconductor Manufacturing)
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Plans for Filling Track Coordinators
 Contact 2014 and 2013 Program Chairs and ask for
nominations/suggestions
 Contact 2014 track chairs for suggestions
– Who in the reviewer base may be ready to act as track coordinator?
 Fill in as needed from personal or other contacts.
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Michael North
Business Chair
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Hyatt Huntington Beach Resort Contract
Dates
Dec 6-10, 2015
Room Block (max night / total)
638 / 1020
Room Rate
The guest room rate guaranteed for 2015 is $189 for single or double
occupancy. The rate of $189 includes a waived resort fee of $23 per
night.
3% rebate off all guest room revenue (regardless if group or individual
pays), and food & beverage charges.
Attrition Allowance
50%; if not met we pay for the rooms not re-sold by the hotel or on a
last-sold basis.
Food & Beverage Minimum
$60,000
Exhibit Hall and Meeting Space
Costs
Booth equipment rental, setup, decoration, exhibit space rental,
security, printing and postage?
Concessions
One complimentary Presidential Suite; Ten one-bedroom suite
upgrades at group rate; Ten VIP Amenities delivered to VIP’s Suites,
value $50 each; Five staff rooms at the discounted rate of $129 per
night; Group rate honored three (3) days pre and post, based on
availability; 10% discount on banquet menu pricing; Ten complimentary
parking passes
Comp Rooms
1 comp night per 50 paid room nights.
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Baseline Registration Projections for 2015
Category
Early*
Full*
Count*
Revenue
Member
$495
$545
207+28
$117,725
Nonmember
$645
$695
210+25
$152,825
Retired
$185
$235
15+0
$2,775
Student
$150
$100
150+15
$25,500
582
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650**
$303,250
Total
*Assumes WSC 2013 registration rates
**Total attendance projection based on last five-year (stable) average
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Baseline Exhibit Assumptions
 Standard booth : $1,250; budgeted 11
 Corner booth : $1,350; budgeted 14
 Book display : $450; budgeted 1
 Total Exhibits: $33,100
*Assumes same fees as WSC ’13
 Exhibits chair will need to work on ideas to grow the exhibitor
base and grow attendance in the exhibits area
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Documentation for the Future
BC business process documentation:
– Compiling a business process document
– Developing spreadsheet template
– Past BC’s have volunteered to review
Updating WSC Summary (“The Big Book O’ WSC”):
– Have data from 2001 to 2009 and 2013 (Thanks Marty Miller!,
Cheryl Clarke, Sandy Owens)
– Need (and requested) BC data from:
• 2010 – Jeff Smith
• 2011 – Bob Wright
• 2012 – Young-Jun Son
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