Call for Papers: 9th Models and Simulation Conference, 16.-18.09.2020, Universität Klagenfurt/Österreich

Das Institut für Wissenschaftskommunikation und Hochschulforschung an der Universität Klagenfurt veranstaltet vom 16.-18.09.2020 die 9. Ausgabe der “Models and Simulation Conference”. Bis zum 03.04.2020 können Beitragsvorschläge eingereicht werden. Diese können über die Plattform EasyChair eingereicht werden.

Aus dem Call:

We invite single papers and symposium proposals (3-4 participants) on any aspect of modeling, simulation, and computational approaches.


Possible topics include:
– The performative power and politics of modeling and simulation
– The role of models and simulations for explanation and understanding
– Scientific representations and scientific fictions
– Model-based reasoning
– Prediction, evidence and confirmation
– Experimental and heuristic use of models
– Models as boundary objects
– Transepistemic practices of modeling and simulation
– Models as socio-political representations
– Model documentation, data curation, transparency – and associated practices
– Open-source vs. closed-source modeling
Abstract submission


Single paper abstracts and symposia proposals are to be submitted through EasyChair:


For single papers, please submit a short abstract of 100 words and an extended abstract of 500 words (upload in PDF format). The abstracts should be prepared for blind review.


For symposia proposals, please submit (1) a short (100-word) and an extended (500 word) abstract which offers an overall description of the proposed symposium, (2) a 250 word abstract for each of the individual papers, and (3) names and very short CVs for all speakers (max. 1 page in total).
Weitere Informationen sind auf der Konferenzhomepage verfügbar.