Events and follow up
MODSIM 2005 international conference will take place in Melbourne, Australia, from 12-15 December 2005 (http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim05/). The LPF members present paper and manage a special session entitled “Modelling of common pool resource management for decision making in developing countries”.
This session invites papers on ideas and experiences in the modeling and simulation of common pool resources management and how they can be used effectively in developing countries. This session will discuss issues on the following: (a) Simulation and modeling of integrated natural resources management, (b) Integration of action research and modeling in natural resources management, (c) The role of modelers in the management of complex adaptive systems, (d) Modeling of social capital and social movement, and (d) The uses of modeling in true-life decision and policy-making processes