CSSSA 2011 Santa Fe

2011 Computational Social Science Society of America Annual Conference

Santa Fe, NM, USA

Venue: Bishops LodgeBishopsLodgePhoto

October 9-12, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Uri Wilensky – Northwestern University

Over the past decade simulating social processes has become increasingly important in the social and life sciences. The Computational Social Science Society of America organizes its second conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The 2011 conference will provide a forum for presenting models and discussing present research and future directions.

Conference Agenda

List of Speakers and Authors

List of Talks with Links to Presentation Pages

List of Attendees

Casual dress please. The CSSSA conference wants to foster networking with other scientists. Monday and Tuesday will have an ~ 2 hour mid-day break for self-organized hikes, art tours in Santa Fe, horseback riding, etc. For those interested outdoor activities please bring comfortable hiking clothes and footwear, and rain jacket. Fall weather in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico can be quite cold at this high-altitude.

Activities at Bishop’s Lodge Resort

Santa Fe Area Hikes

Santa Fe Museums

Papers should focus on how computational methods have been used to advance traditional social science understanding, and can cover a wide range of research topics, including

  • Social networks and their dynamics
  • Information and opinion dynamics
  • Trust, reputation and norm dynamics
  • Conflict and cooperation
  • Social-ecological systems
  • Collective behavior
  • Agent-based computational economics
  • Cultural dynamics
  • Market dynamics and consumer behavior
  • Innovation diffusion
  • Empirically grounded agent-based modeling
  • Model replication and validation
  • Agent-based modeling platforms
  • Participatory modeling and simulation


Conference Registration site: https://csssa.newmexicoconsortium.org/

Important dates:

Deadline submission:                  Closed July 1, 2011

Final versions of accepted papers due:    September 1, 2011

Early registration deadline:         August 20, 2011

Attention Authors of Accepted Papers and Posters:

  • Please see the submission guidelines for the final versions of the papers (due before September 1, 2011).

Conference times:

Start:  Sunday evening October 9 with social reception.

End: Wednesday October 12 at 6pm.

Hotel information

The conference Hotel Room rate for Bishop’s Lodge is $100 plus tax and $10 resort fee per day/per room. Conference room rates will only be available from 10/6 through 10/12. No rooms will be available from the night of 10/13/2011.

Please find the online reservation link below for Bishop’s lodge. The group code for this conference is : 1110ANNUAL


The attendees also can make their reservation by calling Toll free: (800) 732 2240. Please mention”The 2011 Computational Social Science Society of America Conference/CSSSA conference” to be qualified for the conference rate.

Conference Organizing Committee

Ed MacKerrow (Los Alamos National Laboratory) (Chair)
Bill Griffin (Arizona State University)
Marco Janssen (Arizona State University)

Logistics: New Mexico Consortium

Program Committee
Athena Aktipis – University of Arizona
Mark Altaweel – University of Alaska
Michael Barton – Arizona State University
Damon Centola – MIT
Andrew Crooks – George Mason University
Rosanna Garcia – Northeastern University
Armando Geller – George Mason University
Erik Johnston – Arizona State University
John Murphy – Argonne National Laboratory
Michael North – Argonne National Laboratory
William Rand – University of Maryland
Thomas Park – University of Arizona
Miles Parker – independent scholar
Jeffrey Schank – UC Davis

The CSSSA 2011 Annual Conference is supported and organized by the New Mexico Consortium.