HOBOKEN, N.J. - The inaugural Global Conference on Systems & Enterprises (GCSE), to be held December 3-4, 2009, in Washington, DC, focuses on the convergence of complex large-scale systems and enterprises of critical importance to society.
The goal of the conference is to build a community of research activity around targeted complex systems, examined by domain, each successive year. This year's topic includes Critical Infrastructure Systems, including Intelligent/Smart Infrastructure Systems; Resilience and Adaptation in Infrastructure Systems; Crisis and Emergency Management for Infrastructure Systems; Interoperable Infrastructure Systems; Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Design and Management; Risk-based Design and Management; Virtual Enterprises and Infrastructure Governance; Infrastructure Policy and Decision-making; Infrastructures and Complexity: Self-Organization, Emergence and Leadership for Complex Systems; Infrastructure System of Systems Architecture; Infrastructure Analysis and Modeling Methodologies; and Systems and Enterprise Engineering Methodologies, Frameworks and Applications.
The joint organizers, Stevens and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, are offering a group of sessions addressing the needs of industries ranging from financial services, to transportation networks, with researchers from wide range of top international universities, as well as practitioner expertise.
I. Infrastructure Resilience and Security
II. Infrastructure Systems and Governance
III. Networked and Cognition-Centric Infrastructure
IV. Infrastructure Management
V. Infrastructure Systems Design
VI. Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and Complexity
Participating Universities & Organizations include:
Stevens Institute of Technology (USA)
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Massachussetts Institute of Technology (USA)
Johns Hopkins University (USA)
Technical University of Munich (Germany)
Federal Poytechnic University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
Northwestern Polytechnical University (China)
Kyungpook National University (Korea)
University of Arkansas - Little Rock (USA)
University of Cape Town (South Africa)
University of Saint Thomas (USA)
The Organizing Committee of the GCSE includes Dr. Ali Mostashari (Conference Co-Chair), Director, Infrastructure Systems Program, Associate Professor, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology (U.S.A); Dr. Khim-Teck Yeo (Conference Co-Chair), Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); and Dr. Rajesh Piplani (Organizing Committee Chair), Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).
Location and Contact Information
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Woodrow Wilson Plaza - Berlin Wall Entrance
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite G-17
|Contact: Patrick A. Berzinski|
Stevens Institute of Technology