Agenda

Thursday, June 23, 2011

9:30 AM    Arrival & check-in  
 
10:00 AM    Welcome and Introduction
William O'Neill, Jr., Dean, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University
Greta Meszoely, Director, Center for Business Complexity and Global Leadership, Suffolk University
 
 
10:15 AM    Decision-Making in the Face of Complexity
Eric Bonabeau, CEO, Icosystem
 
 
11:15 AM    Forecasting & Scenario Analysis Using Modeling & Simulation, Part I
Includes real-world business case studies
Paolo Gaudiano, President, Icosystem
 
 
12:00 PM    Lunch & Networking  
 
1:00 PM    Cultural and Business Challenges of Applying Complexity in the Enterprise
Hamid Benbrahim, Vice President Applied Complexity Research, Fidelity Investments
 
 
1:30 PM    Forecasting & Scenario Analysis Using Modeling & Simulation, Part II
Includes hands-on interactive exercises
Paolo Gaudiano, President, Icosystem
 
 
3:00 PM    Use Agent-Based Modeling to Simulate Your Business
Develop a conceptual model of your business
Paolo Gaudiano, President, Icosystem
 
 
6:00 PM    Dinner
Host: Center for Business Complexity & Global Leadership, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University
 
 

Friday, June 24, 2011

9:00 AM    Conceptual Model Review and Discussion
Paolo Gaudiano, President, Icosystem
 
 
10:00 AM    Designing Winning Strategies: Combining Agent-Based Models & Evolutionary Computing
Includes business case studies
Paolo Gaudiano, President, Icosystem
 
 
12:00 PM    Lunch & Networking  
 
1:00 PM    Workshop Wrap-up  
 
2:00 PM    Adjourn