Conference Program-Center for Human Rights Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Program

All events associated with this meeting will be held in the new Gates-Hillman Center building, ASA Conference Room (Room 6115). Please use the Forbes Ave entrance, where you will see signs guiding you to this location.

Friday, October 23, 2009

BREAKFAST (8:15-8:45am)

Welcome and Introductions (9-9:30am)
Jared Cohon (President, Carnegie Mellon)
Donald Burke (Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh)

Session 1: Collecting Data on the Ground (9:30-11:00am)
Jorge Restrepo (Conflict Analysis Resource Center; Bogata, Colombia)
Meghan Lynch (Yale University)
Commentator: Keith Krause (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva)
Chair: Baruch Fischhoff (Carnegie Mellon University)

Session 2: Secondary Sources (11:15am-12:45pm)
Romesh Silva (Benetech HRDAG)
John Sloboda (Iraq Body Count, London)
Commentator: David Banks (Duke University)
Chair: Taylor Seybolt (University of Pittsburgh)

LUNCH (12:45-2:00pm)

Session 3: Surveys (2:15-3:45pm)
Jana Asher (Carnegie Mellon University)
Mike Spagat (Royal Holloway, London)
Commentator: Coreen Farris (Carnegie Mellon University)
Chair: Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)

Session 4: Individual Records and Their Meaning (4:15-5:45pm)
Eldar Jahić (Centre for Research and Documentation, Sarajevo)
Baruch Fischhoff (Carnegie Mellon University)
Commentator: Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)
Chair: Taylor Seybolt (University of Pittsburgh)

DINNER (6:30-8:00pm)

Patrick Ball (Benetech)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

BREAKFAST (8:30-9:00am)

Session 5: Demographic Approaches (9:15-10:45 am)
Ewa Tabeau (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia)
Beth Daponte (Yale University)
Commentator: Stephen Fienberg (Carnegie Mellon University)
Chair: Baruch Fischhoff (Carnegie Mellon University)

Session 6: Epidemiological Approaches (11am-12:30pm)
Nathan Taback (University of Toronto)
Debarati Guha-Sapir (Center for Research in Epidemiology of Disasters, Louvaine, Belgium)
Commentator: Gregg Greenough (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative)
Chair: Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)

LUNCH (12:30-1:30pm)

Session 7: Multiple Systems Analysis (1:45-3:15pm)
Daniel Manrique (Carnegie Mellon University; formerly Peruvian Truth Commission)
Anita Gohdes (University of Essex, UK)
Commentator: Nicholas P. Jewell (University of California, Berkeley)
Chair: Taylor Seybolt (University of Pittsburgh)

Closing Comments and Structured Discussion (3:30-5:30pm)
Christian Davenport (Notre Dame University)
Chair: Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)

DINNER (6:00-8:00 pm)