Quantitative Methods in Defense and National Security 2007:

George Mason University
February 7-8, 2007

The goal of the conference is to promote collaboration between those with quantitative national security problems (e.g., defense and homeland security practitioners) and those who solve quantitative problems (e.g., statisticians, mathematicians, operations researchers, engineers, and others). The conference strives to promote collaboration by focusing on problems, data, and solutions in the national security arena.

Keynote Address

Dr. Michael McGrath
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Research, Development, Test & Evaluation)

Agenda

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

 

Track A

Track B

8:00-8:30

Conference Registration

8:30-10:00

Plenary Session:
Keynote Address: Dr. Michael McGrath, Department of the Navy

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

Invited Session #1:
“Homeland Security Applications”
Organizer and Chair: Suzanne Strohl (DHS)
Talks:

Invited Session #2:
“Spatial and Time Series Analysis”
Organizer and Chair: Myron Katzoff (CDC)
Talks:

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Invited Session #3:
“Intelligence Applications”
Organizer and Chair: Helen Gigley (U.S. Government)
Talks:

Contributed Session #1:
“Modeling”
Chair: Elizabeth Hohman
Talks:

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-5:00

Contributed Session #2:
“Biosurveillance - I”
Chair: Brandon Higgs
Talks:

Contributed Session #3:
“Data Analysis - I”
Chair: Nicholas Tucey
Talks:

6:00-8:00

Poster Session and Reception

Thursday, 8 February 2007

 

Track C

Track D

8:00-8:30

Conference Registration

8:30-10:00

Topic Contributed Session#1:
“Data Fusion”
Organizer: Ed Wright
Chair: Wendy Martinez
Talks:

Topic Contributed Session #2:
“Text Data Mining”
Organizer and Chair: Jeffrey Solka
Talks:

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

Topic Contributed Session #3:
“Network Analysis”
Organizer: David Marchette
Chair: John Rigsby
Talks:

Topic Contributed Session #4:
“Operations Research”
Organizer and Chair: Don Wagner
Talks:

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Contributed Session #4:
“Biosurveillance - II”
Chair: Chris Overall
Talks:

Contributed Session #5:
“Data Analysis - II”
Chair: David Marchette
Talks:

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-5:00

Contributed Session #6:
"Survey and Modeling"
Chair: Yasmin Said
Talks:

Contributed Session #7:
“Anomaly Detection”
Chair: Barton Clark
Talks:



Last Update February 2, 2007