CCB Conference Schedule

Thursday, November 7

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Registration and Coffee

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Opening

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Presentations  - Track 1

  • IT Implementation and Organizational Change: A Dissipative Structure Approach

    • Presenters:  Ali Yayla and Yu Lei

  • Towards a Prototype Policy Laboratory for Simulating Innovation Networks

    • Presenters:  Michel Schilperoord and Petra Ahrweiler

  • Diffusion of Information in Prediction Markets

    • Presenter:   Anamaria Berea

Presentations  - Track 2

  • A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective to Appreciative Inquiry

    • Presenter:  Payam Saadat

  • Understanding the Predictive Power of Computational Mechanics and Echo State Networks in Social Media

    • Presenters:  David Darmon, Jared Sylvester, Michelle Girvan and William Rand

  • Predictive Indicators for B2B Large Contract Purchasing Behavior  

    • Presenters:   Heather Johnston, Christine Lemyze and Christina Byczek

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Walk to Restaurant – Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cocktails at Oyamel Restaurant

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner at Oyamel Restaurant


Friday, November 8

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Keynote Session 1

Paul Ormerod
Partner, Volterra Consulting and 
Fellow of the British Academy of the Social Sciences

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Presentations  - Track 1

  • Supple Networks: Preferential Attachment by Diversity in Nascent Social Graphs

    • Presenters:   Jameson Watts and Kenneth Koput

  • Does Offline Brand Advertising Affect Online Conversations?

    • Presenters:   Abhishek Borah and Gerard Tellis

  • Learning Bonacich Centrality to Make Recommendations in Social Media

    • Peratham Wiriyathammabhum, Louiqa Raschid and Shanchan Wu

Presentations  - Track 2

  • Influence and Rumor Propagation in Equilibrium on Networks

  • The Radiation – Transmission - Reception (RTR) Model of Propagation

    • Presenters:   Wouter Vermeer, Otto Koppius and Peter Vervest

  • Initial Evidence that Sequences of Affective Messages from Social and Mass Media Catalyzed Sociological Action in Japanese Culture: After Effects of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

    • Presenter:  Winslow Farrell

11:30 am - 1:00 pm  


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presentations  - Track 1

  • Retail in the Shadows: Mapping and Describing Sales Transactions Among Those Engaged in the Informal Economy's Drug, Prostitution and Smuggling Trades

    • Presenter:  Dennis Tafoya

  • Destroying Creative Destruction: A Social Welfare Cost of Fraud

    • Presenters:  Abigail Brown and Simon Angus

  • Multi-Player Secretary Problems:  Risk-Informed Decisions and Value of Information in Competitive Decision-Making

    • Presenter:  Doug Samuelson

Presentation  - Track 2 (Track is two hours to accommodate the  four presentations)

  • Modeling Unobserved Drop-out Rate to Optimize E-Panelist Lifetime Value

  • Computational Approaches to Building Energy Data:  Benchmarking, Incentives, and Market Behavior

    • Presenter:   Constantine Kontokosta

  • Adopting GWR Model in Understanding Consumption Pattern at Zip Code Level

    • Presenter:   Wenbin Sun

  • Analysis of Conversions on Twitter

    • Presenters:  Shankar Prawesh, Peratham Wiriyathammabhum, Louiqa Raschid, William Rand and Yogesh Joshi

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Keynote Session 2

Professor Ben Shneiderman

Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland

Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory