Preliminary Programme 34th European Simulation & Modelling Conf. - ESM'2020, October 21-23, 2020, LAAS CNRS, Toulouse, France

Dear Colleague,

Please find hereafter the preliminary programme
for the 34th annual ESM'2020 - European Simulation
and Modelling Conference, which will be held at
Toulouse, France from October 21-23, 2020.

Because of Covid_19 we will run also this
event as a hybrid onsite/online event,
with different prices for onsite and
online participation.

All Authors and participants will receive a personal
email tomorrow with some more details about the
conference setup, while the website will receive
a contents update.

Conference link with extra info is on:

Read about the keynotes here

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Beware the general timing below is advisory
and can undergo minor changes in the final programme.
(such as adding in an extra visit and tutorials)

Furthermore, We continuously monitor the COVID situation
and adapt our conference plans accordingly.

Regards and stay safe

Preliminary programme

Session Timing

  • 08.30-17.00   Registration
  • 09.00-09.15   Welcome Address ESM'2020
  • 09.15-10.00   Keynote
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Sessions
  • 12.30-13.30   Lunch
  • 13.30-14.30   Invited/Session
  • 14.30-15.00   Coffee Break
  • 15.00-17.30   Session
  • 17.30-   Free Evening

  • 08.30-17.00   Registration
  • 09.00-10.00   Invited
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Session
  • 12.30-13.30   Lunch
  • 13.30-14.30   Invited/Session
  • 14.30-15.00   Coffee Break
  • 15.00-17.30   Tutorial/Session
  • 19.00-23.00   Conference Dinner

  • 09.00-09.30   Registration
  • 09.00-10.00   Invited/Session
  • 10.00-10.30   Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.30   Sessions
  • 12.30-12.45   Closing Session



Pathway to General Artificial Intelligence: Simulation for AI and AI for Simulation

Simon See, Senior Director, Nvidia AI Technology Cente

Invited Speakers


Best Practices for efficient Simulation-Aided Engineering

Jean-Charles Mare, INSA Dpt Mécanique, Toulouse, France


Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral and Neuronal Activities for the Design of New Algorithms capturing the Learning Process Dynamics

Alexandre Muzy, Université Côte d'Azur, (I3S) - UMR7271 - UNS CNRS, Sophia Antipolis, France


Matrix Black-boxed Algorithms

Jerzy Respondek, Silesian Univ.of Technology, AEI Faculty, Gliwice, Poland


Introduction to CyberFactory#1

Adrien Bécue, Head of Innovation, Airbus Cybersecurity, Elancourt, France


Requirements on Digital Models and Simulation in Resilient Factories of the Future

Matthias Glawe, Security Architect ICS, Airbus Cybersecurity GmbH, Hamburg, Germany


Introduction to Cyber Factory#1 uses of Digital Twin

Isabel Praça, Professor at ISEP and Researcher at GECAD, Porto, Portugal



AR Learning

Prof. Matt Glowatz, UCD, Quinn School of Business, Dublin, Ireland

AREA42 Workshop

to be added soon


Simulation Methodology


An Event Clustering Method for discovering Switch Silent Transitions in a Class of Petri Nets

Cristian Garcia-Uribe and Ernesto Lopez-Mellado, CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, Zapopan, Mexico


Optimizing the Height of the Routing Tree in WSNs

Sofiane Elmahroug, Institut Supérieur des Etudes Technologiques de Rades Laboratoire SERCOM and Ali Balma, Tunis Business School,
Bir El Kassaa, and Abderrazak Jemai, Université de Carthage, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie, Laboratoire SERCOM, INSAT, Tunis, Tunisia

Analytical and Numerical Modelling


OPENMP, Multi-Threaded Libraries for Numerical Linear Algebra and the FMM in an Acceleration of Numerical Solving of the Pies

Andrzej Kuzelewski and Eugeniusz Zieniuk, Institute of Informatics, University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland


Numerical Modelling of Diffraction by a Strip with Different Surface Impedances

Volodymyr Emets and Jan Rogowski, Institute of Information Technology, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland

High Performance Computing


Pilot-Job Provisioning through Cream Computing Elements on the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid

Alexandre F. Boyer and David R.C. Hill, Université Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, LIMOS and CERN and Christophe Haen and Federico Stagni, CERN, Grenoble, France


Repeatability with Random Numbers using Algorithmic Skeletons

Alexis Pereda, David R.C. Hill, Claude Mazel and Bruno Bachelet, Université Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, LIMOS, Clermont-Ferrand, France


Interpreting the PDEVS Formalism and Algorithms to enhance the State Handling Mechanism

Clément Foucher, LAAS - CNRS, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, UPS, Toulouse, France

Data Management Simulation


Using Multilevel Random Coefficient Models to Analyze ordinal Responses

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


Application of Time-Universal Codes to Time Series Forecasting

Konstantin Chirikhin, Institute of Computational Technologies, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia


Modelling of Situation Awareness in Net-Centric Commercial Systems

Alexander Fridman and Andrey Oleynik, Institute for Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity Murmansk reg., Russia


Monte Carlo Simulation of Interstate War from 1816 to 2007: Development and Verification of an Algorithm for estimating Combat Deaths

Vaughn H. Standley, George J. Trawick, Frank G. Nuño, and Jacob W. Sharp, College of Information and Cyberspace, U.S. National Defense University, Washington D.C., USA

Risk Management


Social Tension Detection on Social Media Textual Data: A Literature Review

Nurul Syafidah Jamil, Siti Sakira Kamaruddin and Farzana Kabir Ahmad, School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia and Chrissanthi Angeli, School of
Engineering, University of West Attica, Egaleo, Athens, Greece


A Predictive Risk Model based on Social Network Analysis

António Abreu, ISEL-Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa & Uninova Institute, Centre of Technology and Systems, Marco Nunes, UBI, University of Beira Interior, Ana Dias, ISEL -,
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa and José Duarte Moleiro Martins, ISCAL - Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa & UNIDE - ISCTE - IUL Lisboa, Portugal


Use of Constructive Simulation in Preparation of Crisis Management Personnel for Solving Crisis Events

Michaela Jánošíková, Jozef Ristvej, Maroš Lacinák, Department of Crisis Management, University of Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia


War Games, Simulation and CI Tools for Strategic Planning

Andrzej Najgebauer, Cybernetics Faculty, Institute of Information Systems, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

AI Based Financial Forecasting


Short Time Series of Share Prices with Financial results in Day-Ahead Forecast - The Warsaw Stock exchange Main Market Example

Adam Galuszka, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Tomasz Dzida, The Warsaw Stock Exchange, and Katarzyna Klimczak, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland


LSTM Network with Reinforced Learning in Short and Medium Term Warsaw Stock Market Index Forecast

Adam Galuszka, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Tomasz Dzida, The Warsaw Stock Exchange, and Katarzyna Klimczak, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland

Simulation Methodology for Integrated Manufacturing Systems


Production Line Balancing and a Statistical Optimization Discussion

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


Discrete Event Simulation Framework for Demand Demand MRP Performances Evaluation

Stephanie Bayard, Frederic Grimaud and Xavier Delorme, Mines Saint-Etienne, Univ Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, UMR 6158 LIMOS, Saint-Etienne France


Efficient Verification of Reconfigurable Discrete event System using Isabelle/Hol Theorem Prover

Sohaib Soualah and Yousra Hadi, LISI Laboratory, and Mohamed Khalgui, National Institute of applied Sciences and Technology, University of Carthage, Tunis,
Tunisia and Allaoua Chaoui, MISC Laboratory, University Constantine 2, Constantine, and Laid Kahloul, LINFI Laboratory, Computer Science Department, Algeria.


Input Analysis with Statistical Optimization

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

Simulation in Integrated Manufacturing Systems


Assistance System for Automatic co-Simulation Composition and Configuration

Christian Härle and Mike Barth, Department of Engineering, Pforzheim University, Pforzheim and Alexander Fay, Department of Automation Technology, Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany


A Conceptual Framework for the Integration of Assembly Line Feeding and Route Building

Ebenezer Olatunde Adenipekun, Veronique Limère and Nico André Schmid, Ghent University, Department of Business Informatics and Operations Management, Flanders Make, Lommel, Belgium


Comparison of Material Flow Models and Acceleration of the Macroscopic Flow Model for Virtual Commissioning

Annika Kienzlen and Alexander Verl, Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

IOT-Cloud Based Simulation


A Combinatorial Mechanism for Data Security in Public Cloud Computing

Zied Trifa and Sonia Amamou, MIRACL Laboratory, University of Sfax, Tunisia and Maher Khemakhem, College of Computing and Information Technology, University of King Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia


Hybrid Architecture for the Control of Industrial IOTS

Shiming Liu, Sully Group and Daniel Roy and Sophie Hennequin, Université de Lorraine, LGIPM, Metz, France


Epidemological Models of Phenomena Propagation in IIOTS

Sophie Hennequin and Aimé Nyoungue, Université de Lorraine, LGIPM, Metz, France and Josephine W. Kagunda, School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.

Cyber-Physical System Modelling


A Formal Framework for Modeling and Prediction of Aircraft Operability using SysML

Sagar Shenoy Manikar, Pierre de Saqui-Sannes, Joël Jézégou and Emmanuel Bénard, Airbus, ISAE-SUPAERO, Université de Toulouse, and Philippe Asseman, Aircraft Operability,
Airbus, Toulouse, France


Towards Digital Twins for Optimizing the Factory of the Future

Patrick Eschemann, Philipp Borchers, Linda Feeken and Ingo Stierand, OFFIS e.V., Oldenburg, and Jan Stefan Zernickel and Martin Neumann, InSystems Automation GmbH, Berlin, Germany


Towards the Productive Application of Reinforcement Learning in Logistics: A Case Study on Assembly Line Material Provision Planning

Wladimir Hofmann, Clemens Schwarz and Fredrik Branding, Lufthansa Industry Solutions AS GmbH, Norderstedt, Germany


Inter-Organizational Perspective to Cyber-Physical System Modelling in Industrial Production

Markku Mikkola and Markus Jähi, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT, Finland

Cobot Simulation


On the Recognition and Analysis of selected Emotional States in the Artificial Intelligence of Social Robots

Wiktoria Alicja Janiaczyk, Eryka Probierz and Adam Galuszka, Department of Automatic Control ad Robotics, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland


Warehouse Model for Interaction Planning of Mobile Robots

Tomasz Grzejszczak, Wladyslaw Krzyzanowski and Adam Galuszka, Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science, Gliwice, Poland

Simulaton in Industrial Engineering


Simulation of Slowly Varying Oscillations in Cold Rolling Mills

Pavel Ettler, COMPUREG Plzen s.r.o., Plzen, Czech Republic


Fractional Control System Simulation to Modernize a Locomotive Dual-Fuel Engine

Anton Ivaschenko and Vladimir Avsievich, Samara State Technical University and Alexandr Avsievich, Samara State Transport University, Samara, Russia


Versatile Inverse Dynamics Framework for the Cross Application Simulation of Rigid Body Systems

Tobias Osterloh and Jürgen Roßmann, Institute for Man-Machine Interaction, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany


Predicting the Transmission of Fore and Aft Vibration to the Head of Seated and Standing Subjects using an Artificial Neural Network

Naser Nawayseh and Mohammad AlShabi, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Simulation in Utilities Supply


Web-Based Intelligent Knowledge-Based Energy Retrofit Recommendation System

Gavin Morris, Usman Ali and Eleni Mangina, School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Optimising Power Systems by Automating Large Sets of Simulations

Samuel Marrero-Vera, Tomás D. Reyes-Sánchez, José Juan Hernández-Cabrera and José Évora-Gómez, SIANI Institute, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain


Optimal Load-Follow Control for Nuclear Power Plants

Janos Sebestyen Janosy, Atomic Energy Engineering Ltd., Budapest, Hungary


A Hybrid Strategy for Mixed Integer B-Level Optimization applied to Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain Management

Jose Manuel Flores-Perez and Catherine Azzaro-Pantel, Université de Toulouse, Laboratoire de Génie Chimique. LGC UMR 5503 CNRS INP-ENSIACET, Toulouse, France, and Antonin Ponsich,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, Mexico City, and Alberto A. Aguilar Lasserre, Instituto Tecnologico de Orizaba, Orizaba, Veracrus, Mexico


Methods for detecting and locating Water Leaks in Water Supply Systems

Arkadiusz Bieniek and Jan Studzinski, Systems Research Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Hospital Logistics Optimization


New Optimisation Model for Operating Room scheduling: Case Study

Mariem Belhor, Adnen E-Amraoui, Farid Naït-Abdesselam, Abderrazak Jemai and François Delmotte, Univ.of Manouba, National School, of Computer Science, ENSI, and Univ. of Carthage, EPT,
SERCOM Laboratory, INSAT, Tunis, Tunisia, and Univ. of Artois, LGI2A Laboratory, UR 3926, Technoparc FUTURA, Bethune, France, and Univ. of Missouri Kansas City, Department of CSEE, Kansas City, USA


Ontology-Based Framework for Healthcare Systems Simulation

Ignace Djitog and Muhammadou M. O. Kah, American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria

Simulation in Biology and Medicine


Exploring Protein Folding Space with Neural Network Guided Simulations

Aleš Krenek, Jana Hozzová and Jaroslav Olha, Institute of Computer Science, Masaryk University and Dalibor Trapl and Vojtech Spiwok, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of
Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic


Simulating Infection Transmission: A Case Study of COVID-19

Mina Abadeer and Sergei Gorlatch, University of Münster, Münster, Germany


A Framework for Validating and Testing Agent Based Models; A Case Study from Infectious Diseases Modelling

Elizabeth Hunter and John D. Kelleher, Technological University Dublin, Dublin 7, Ireland


Towards the Modelling of the Concentrated State of Learners; An Intra-Subject Modelling Approach

Ana Serrano-Mamolar and Jesus Gonzalez-Boticario, UNED, Miguel Arevalillo-Herraez, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain


Machine Learning Approach to Data Preparation in Object Recognition by Convolutional Neural Network

Weronika Westwanska, ING Bank Slaski S.A. Katowice and Jerzy Respondek, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland


Software for Plant Species Recognition using Artificial Intelligence

Eleni Mangina and Elizabeth Burke, School of Computer Science, and Mohammad Saffari, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin,Dublin, Ireland

Environmental Simulation


Managing and Mitigating the Asteroid Threat

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


Spatial Interpolation of Wind Chill Index in West Siberia

Nina A. Kargapolova, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS and Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

EUROSIS 2020-2022 Conferences so far

MESM'2020, 16th Middle Eastern Symposium on Simulation and Modelling, Dec 16-17, 2020, Amman, Jordan
ISC'2021, (19th Annual Industrial Simulation Conference)
June 2-4, 2021, University of Malta, Valletta, Malta. (website under construction)
GAME-ON'2021, September 22-24, 2021, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
ESM'2021, (35th Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference)
October 2021, Link Campus University, Rome, Italy (website under construction)
ISC'2022, June 2022, UCD Dublin, Ireland
ESM'2020, October 2020, LAAS, Toulouse, France (TBC)

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