Devising Integrated Solutions (Part 1)

Systems-based models have been used to analyze and compare alternative policy options at various levels of governance. Governmental and international organizations have been customers of these analyses. This session addresses the science-for-policy topic from both perspectives and reflects on best practices for successfully structuring the communication between scientists, decision-makers, and the public.


Introduction & chair: Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California

  • Robert Lempert, RAND Corporation: A new decision science for complex systems: A decade of enabling tools – PDF
  • Xijin Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences: Perception of societal risk from on-line community concern – PDF
  • David McCollum, IIASA: Harnessing systems analytical tools to develop sustainable energy scenarios for the 21st century – PDF


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Location: IIASA Date: 13th November 2015 Time: 13:00 - 14:30 Ali E. Abbas Robert Lempert Xijin Tang David McCollum