M2D 1st Annual Conference on Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Posted on: 07/06/2017

Centred around the three core themes of the M2D network; Uncertainty Quantification, From Model to Decision and Communicating Uncertainty.

Held at the University of Exeter between the 11th and 14th July, the conference aims to provide an inclusive environment that encourages and delivers multi-disciplinary engagement across a wide range of topics and disciplines, centred around the three core themes of the M2D network; Uncertainty Quantification, From Model to Decision and Communicating Uncertainty.


Key programme sessions include :

  • The Role of Applied Mathematics in Models and Decision Making
    • Marco A. Iglesias (Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham)
    • Simon Cotter (Mathematics, University of Manchester)
    • Lorna Wilson (Commercial Research Associate, University of Bath)
    • Session Chair(s): Alejandro Diaz (University of Liverpool), Matt Butchers (Knowledge Transfer Network)


  • The Role of Visualisation in Models and Decision Making
    • Julian Gunn (Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield)
    • Glyn Mottershead (co-director of the MSc Computational and Data Journalism, Cardiff University)
    • Session Chair(s): James Lyons (University of Exeter), Richard Clayton (University of Sheffield)


  • The Role of Statistics in Models and Decisions Making
    • Tony O‚ÄôHagan (Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield)
    • Jim Smith (Statistics, University of Warwick)
    • Lindsay Lee (Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds)
    • Session Chair(s): David Woods (University of Southampton)


  • The Role of Philosophy & Social Sciences in Models and Decisions Making
    • Casey Helgeson (Philosophy, HEC Paris)
    • Magda Osman (Psychology, Queen Mary‚Äôs London)
    • Antony Millner (Economics, LSE)
    • Session Chair(s): Richard Bradley (LSE)


  • The Role of Psychology in Models and Decision Making
    • Rob Hutton (Trimetis Ltd)
    • Wendy Jephson (SYBENETIX)
    • Session Chair(s): Julie Gore (University of Bath)


  • Decision Makers Led Day


The Scientific Programme is being organised by the Scientific Committee:

Peter Challenor (University of Exeter), Catherine Powell (University of Manchester), Richard Bradley (London School of Economics), Alejandro Diaz (University of Liverpool), James Lyons (University of Exeter), David Woods (University of Southampton), Matt Butchers (Knowledge Transfer Network), Richard Clayton (University of Sheffield) and Julie Gore (University of Bath).


Registrations are now open and they are  currently inviting abstracts for the M2D Conference 2017 for both oral and posters presentations.

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