Preliminary Programme - 16th annual ISC'2018 Conference, June 6-8, 2018, Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Dear Colleague,

Please find hereafter the preliminary programme
for the 16th annual ISC'2018 - Industrial Simulation
Conference, which will be held at the
University of the Azores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal from
June 6-8, 2018.

Conference link with extra info is on:

The online registration form is linked on:

Beware the general timing below is advisory
and can undergo minor changes in the final programme.


Session Timing

Wednesday June 6
08.30-17.00 Registration
09.00-09.15 Welcome Address and Introduction to ISC'2018
09.15-10.00 Keynote
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Session
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-17.30 Tutorial
17.30- Free Evening

Thursday June 7
08.30-17.00 Registration
09.00-10.00 Keynote
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Session
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-17.30 Tutorial
19.00-23.00 Conference Dinner

Friday June 8
08.30-09.00 Registration
09.00-10.00 Session
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Tutorial
12.30-12.45 Closing Session



Behavioural Economics - Efficiency and Empathy in the Regulation of Organizational Attainment

José Neves, The University of Minho, Braga, Portugal


MiniGrids to SmartGrid: Integrating Unpredictable Energy Sources

Janos Sebestyen Janosy, Centre for Energy Research, Budapest, Hungary



Reliability Modeling and Simulation of Complex Dynamic Discrete Event Systems

Armin Zimmermann, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Systems and Software Engineering, Ilmenau, Germany


DEVS Modelling and Simulation

Hans Vangheluwe and Yentl Van Tendeloo, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium


Developing Reactive Systems with Statecharts

Hans Vangheluwe and Simon Van Mierlo, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium


Simulation Optimization


Application of forecasting and control of activated sludge volume index to improve the operation of sewage treatment plant

Bartosz Szelag, Kielce University of Technology, Kielce, and Jan Studzinski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Systems Research Institute (IBS PAN), Warsaw, Poland


Multiscale Simulation and Optimization; Natural Gas to Products

Abhinav Verma, Stanislav Jaso, Alejandro Lopez, Jiaqi Chen and Maarten Bracht, Shell Technology Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Multi-Stage Monte Carlo Optimization with averaging on a 150 Nonlinear Equation System

William Conley, Austin Cofrin School of Business, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Prediction Data Management


Modeling Football Match Scoring Outcomes using Multilevel Models

Liberato Camilleri and Naomi Farrugia, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Malta, Msida, Malta


Data Mining in Urgency Department: Medical Specialty Discharge Prediction

Marco Prata, Department of Informatics, and Hugo Peixoto, José Machado and António Abelha, Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Campus Gualtar, Braga, Portugal


Three and Seven Commodity Economic Equilibrium Equations

William Conley, Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Agricultural Data Management


A Study of Simulation Model for Pest Management

Kin-Woon Yeow and Matthias Becker, Department of Simulation and Modelling, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany


Olive Oil Screening

Henrique Vicente, M. Rosário Martins, Inês Barrucho, Miguel Santos, Rafaela Fernandes and João Costa, Universidade de Ēvora, Ēvora and José Neves, Centro Algoritmi, Universidade do Minho, Braga

Collaborative Systems Management


Cloud Computing Environments for Simulation of Adaptable Standardized Work and Electronic Work Instructions in industry 4.0

Fabio Silva, Ricardo Martins, Marco Gomes, Paulo Novais and Cesar Analide, ALGORITMI Center, University of Minho, Portugal


Process-oriented Inconsistency Management in Collaborative Systems Modeling

István Dávid, Joachim Denil and Hans Vangheluwe, University of Antwerp, Flanders Make, Belgium and McGill University, Montréal, Canada


Simulation Analysis Improves Operations at Emergency Department and Surgical Suite

Gabriel Carreño, Srinivas Rajanna, and Edward J. Williams, Simulation Analytics, PMC, Dearborn, USA


Mobile Computing in Patient Relationship Management ‐ A Case Study

António Moreira, Daniela Oliveira, Filipe Miranda, António Abelha and José Machado, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Trajectory Optimization


Real time trajectory matching and outlier detection for assembly operator trajectories

Bauters Karel, Johannes Cottyn and Hendrik Van Landeghem, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Products Design, Ghent University and Flanders Make, Zwijnaarde (Gent), Belgium


A Capacity Study for Vessel Traffic using AIS Data

Matthias Deceuninck, Kurt De Cock, Stijn De Vuyst, Mark Vantorre, Katrien Eloot, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Product Design, Ghent University
Technologiepark, Zwijnaarde, Belgium


A Simulation Driven Branch and Bound Optimizer for planning Charging Infrastructures

Hubert Büchter and Elisabeth Pöter, Fraunhofer-Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML, Dortmund, Germany

Inventory tracking


Stochastic Optimization of a large-scale Inventory-Routing Problem with Transshipment through introduction of effective simulation steps

Wouter Lefever and El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Department Industrial Systems Engineering, and Product Design, DISP, Ghent University, Technologiepark 903, Zwijnaarde, Belgium and Khaled Hadj-Hamou, INSA Lyon, Villeurbanne, France


The Use of Semi-Variance for Safety Inventory Determination in Case of Uncertain Compound Poisson Distributed Demand

Katrien Ramaekers and Gerrit K. Janssens, Research Group Logistics, Faculty of Business Economics, Universiteit Hasselt ‐ campus Diepenbeek, Diepenbeek, Belgium

Philippe Geril
European Simulation Office
Greenbridge science Park
Ghent University - Ostend Campus
Wetenschapspark 1, Plassendale 1
B-8400 Ostend
Tel: OO32.59.255.330
Fax: OO32.59.255339

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