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Current and Upcoming Events - Jan. 25, 2015

  • * SFI community lectures are free, open, & accessible to the public.
  • * Seminars & colloquia are geared for scientists but free & open to the interested public.
  • * All other SFI events are by invitation only.
  • * Note: We are unable to accommodate members of the public for SFI's limited lunch service; you're welcome to bring your own.

Jan. 27, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Yannis Kevrekidis (Princeton University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert

Jan. 30, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Jan. 30, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Sam Bowles and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

Feb. 10, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Stephanie Forrest (University of New Mexico; SFI Science Board; External Professor)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

Feb. 11, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Jüergen Jost (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert

Feb. 12, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 13, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Tanmoy Bhattacharya and Daniel Hruschka

Feb. 13, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Feb. 13, 2015 - Feb. 15, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Freidel, Arlen Chase, Anne Dowd

Feb. 18, 2015

Community Event

We have officially cancelled our February 18th, 2015 Public Lecture by Patricia Churchland. Our next scheduled Public Lecture will be on March 11, 2015 by Alex Pentland. You can find out more about this lecture here.

Feb. 24, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Matthew Herron (University of Montana)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Eric Libby

March 2, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
March 2, 2015 - March 4, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

March 9, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Jack Winters (Marquette University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

March 10, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Alex "Sandy" Pentland (MIT)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Geoffrey West

March 11, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Alex Pentland is the Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts, and Sciences at MIT and was named one of the world’s seven most powerful data scientists by Forbes in 2011. Pentland’s latest book is Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – The Lessons from a New Science.

March 17, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Jevin West (University of Washington)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: Ben Althouse

March 25, 2015

9 a.m.
Pod A Conference Room
March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Joshua Grochow
3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Michael B. Weissman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: David Pines

March 31, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Charles Stanish (Director, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA; SFI External Professor)

Purpose: Resident Faculty
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

April 8, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Susan Murphy is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow who teaches Statistics and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Murphy is also a principal investigator at the Methodology Center of Pennsylvania State University.

SFI Host: Ginger Richardson

April 13, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore, Paul Hines, and Seth Blumsack

April 17, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Lincoln Carr (Colorado School of Mines)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Luis Bettencourt

April 21, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Marc Mézard (l'Ecole Normale Supérieure)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: Cris Moore

May 4, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
May 4, 2015 - May 6, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Peter Peregrine

May 6, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Alan Lightman is a novelist, essayist, physicist and educator. Currently professor of humanities at MIT, he was the first professor there to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities. Lightman is the author of the international bestseller Einstein’s Dreams, which has been adapted into more than two dozen independent theatrical and musical productions.

May 18, 2015

9 a.m.
May 18, 2015 - May 20, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jon Machta, Alan Hastings, and Andrew Noble

May 25, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
May 25, 2015 - May 28, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Steve Lansing and Tanmoy Bhattacharya

June 7, 2015

June 7, 2015 - Aug. 15, 2015
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
Saint John's College
June 7, 2015 - July 3, 2015
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

June 21, 2015

Saint John's College
June 21, 2015 - July 3, 2015
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
June 21, 2015 - July 3, 2015
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

June 24, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
June 24, 2015 - June 25, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jim Crutchfield and Raissa D'Souza

July 12, 2015

July 12, 2015 - July 24, 2015
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

July 15, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Nancy C. Andreasen is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist who studies creativity, schizophrenia, neuroimaging and genomics.  Andreasen is the Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry and Director, Neuroimaging Research Center and the Mental Health Clinical Research Center at The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and is the author of three widely praised books for the general public, including The Creating Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius.

July 30, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
July 30, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Working Group
SFI Host: Melanie Moses and Judy Cannon

Sept. 10, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Sept. 10, 2015 - Sept. 12, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Yoav Kallus and Pablo Domasceno

Sept. 15, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Sept. 15, 2015 - Sept. 16, 2015
Community Event

Jennifer Dunne, Vice President for Science, Santa Fe Institute. 

Oct. 7, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Oct. 7, 2015 - Oct. 9, 2015
Working Group

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Günter Wagner, Aetlev Arendt, Manfred Laubichler

Oct. 14, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Cordelia Fine is an academic psychologist and writer whose most recent book, Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences, was named a Book of the Year by The Guardian and The Washington Post. Fine is an ARC Future Fellow in Psychological Sciences and Associate Professor at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.

Nov. 18, 2015

7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Brian Christian is the author of The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us about Being Alive, a Wall Street Journal bestseller and a New Yorker favorite book of the year. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian and The Paris Review. Tom Griffiths teaches Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and is Director of the school’s Computational Cognitive Science Lab and Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences.

Dec. 15, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Dan Spielman (Yale Institute for Network Science)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

Events News

Watch Daniel Jurafsky's SFI talk - Eating our words: What the language of food says about us Jan. 21, 2015 -

During an SFI Community Lecture January 14 in Santa Fe, Stanford linguist Daniel Jurafsky explored the stunningly complex language of food and what it tells us about our culture and ...

Deadline alert - Apply now for SFI's 2015 Complex Systems Summer School Jan. 6, 2015 -

SFI is accepting applications for its signature education program for graduate students and postdocs -- the 2015 Complex Systems Summer School, June 7-July 3, 2015, in Santa Fe. Apply by January ...

David Krakauer selected as SFI's next president Dec. 15, 2014 -

David Krakauer, an evolutionary theorist and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected as the Santa Fe Institute’s next president. He ...

Video: Ginger and Richard Rhodes on 'Why we kill: Violence as socialization' Dec. 11, 2014 -

In an SFI Community Lecture November 12 in Santa Fe, psychologist Ginger Rhodes and author Richard Rhodes explored the history of the socialization of violence and make an argument for ...

Announcing SFI Alumni Community T-shirt design competition Dec. 4, 2014 -

We invite you to send in a candidate slogan for a new Alumni Community T-shirt. Entry deadline December 31, 2014.

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