31st May: mini- symposium on "Modelling Evacuation Dynamics, Pedestrians and Crowd Dynamics"

We would like to invite you and your PhD students to attend a mini-
symposium on

Modelling Evacuation Dynamics, Pedestrians and Crowd Dynamics,

to be held at the University of Manchester on Thursday, May 31st 2012
in the Niels Bohr Common Room of the Schuster Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester.


11am - 11.30am
Coffee and registration

11.30am - 12.30pm
Andreas Schadschneider (Professor of Theoretical Physics, University
of Cologne)
Pedestrian Dynamics: From Experiments to Models and Back


Keith Still (G4S Professor of Crowd Sciences, Bucks New University)
Modelling Crowd Dynamics

contributed talks/general discussion


In order to help us with preparations please could you let us know by
Thursday, May 24th if you wish to attend (tobias.galla@manchester.ac.uk).

We would like to invite submissions for short contributed talks in
particular also by PhD students. If you or one of your students would
like to give a talk then please email us a title and an abstract by
May 24th.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to interested colleagues
and PhD students. We apologise in advance for potential double posting.

We acknowledge support by the EPS Strategic Fund (University of

Best Wishes,

Tobias Galla
Alan McKane