Netherlands Platform Complex Systems

NPCS Annual Conference 2024


From     09:00    Registration desk open (Hall – Minnaert building)

09:30 – 10:00    Welcome & Coffee/Tea (Hall – Minnaert building)

10:00 – 10:15     Opening by Dr. Huijuan Wang (chair NPCS, TU Delft) (Cosmos – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

10:15 – 11:00     Keynote lecture Spreading Processes with Mutations by Prof. dr. Vincent Poor (Princeton University) (Cosmos  – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

11:00 – 11:30     Poster pitches (Cosmos – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

11:30 – 13:00    Poster presentations and lunch (Hall – Minnaert building)

13:00 – 15:00    Parallel tracks

Socio-Technical Complex Systems (Cosmos – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

  • Timeliness criticality in Socio-Technical systems” by Prof. dr. Frank Pijpers (UvA)
  • Who are your collaborators? Uncovering collaboration patterns in Bioinformatics” by Elizaveta Evmenova (TU Delft)
  • Towards modeling mental health effects of urban densification” by Guus Luijben (RIVM)
  • The system dynamics of the start of professional learning communities about healthy weight approaches across Dutch municipalities: a causal loop diagram” by Maud ter Bogt (Radboudumc)

Natural Complex Systems (Atlas – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

  • Synaptic plasticity is required for oscillations in a V1 cortical column model with multiple interneuron types” by Giulia Moreni (UvA)
  • Fractional derivative in continuous-time Markov processes and applications to epidemic modelling” by Matteo D’Alessandro (TU Delft)
  • Quantum methods for complex systems” by Dr. Wout Merbis (UvA)
  • Using probability to solve and approximate nonlinear systems” by Ir. Jochem Hoogendijk (UU)

NWO Complexity (Room 2.01 – Minnaert building)

  • Exploring Loneliness through Complexity Science and Serious Gaming” by Bas Chatel (UMCN)
  • Ecological dynamics of donor and host microbial species in the treatment of ulcerative colitis with fecal microbiota transplantation” by Dr. Susanne Pinto (UMCU)
  • Large-scale disruptions in socio-technical systems as endogenous emergent phenomena” by Dr. Deb Panja (UU)
  • Metabolic adaptation, transitions and resilience in overweight individuals” by Prof. dr. Natal van Riel (TU/e)
  • A complex systems approach to teams: Team coordination and breakdowns during crisis situations” by Kyana van Eijndhoven (TiU)
  • A methodology for a roadmap of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease development using live cell imaging” by Charlie Pieterman (UM)

15:00 – 15:30     Break (Hall – Minnaert building)

15:30 – 16:15     Keynote lecture Metabolism of society: Why we should understand our supply chain networks by Prof. dr. Stefan Thurner (Complexity Science Hub Vienna) (Cosmos – Viktor  J. Koningsberger building)

16:15 – 17:00     Panel Discussion on the Role of Complex Systems Analysis in Society (Cosmos – Viktor J. Koningsberger building)

17:00 – 17:45     Drinks (Hall – Minnaert building)