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Current and Upcoming Events - July 3, 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.

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

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

Understanding Genius: The Neuroscience of Extraordinary Creativity

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

July 29, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
July 29, 2015 - July 30, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Melanie Moses and Judy Cannon

Aug. 3, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Colin Torney (University of Exeter)

SFI Host: Andrew Berdhal

Aug. 12, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Taylor Martin (Sam Houston State University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Christa Brelsford

Aug. 18, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Neil Johnson (University of Miami)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert

Aug. 19, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Greg Eden (Autodesk)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: John German

Aug. 20, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 21, 2015
Working Group

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Tanmoy Bhattacharya, George Starostin, and Murray Gell-Mann

Aug. 25, 2015

Noyce Conference Room
Aug. 25, 2015 - Aug. 27, 2015
Education Program

August 25 - 27, 2015 - Santa Fe Institute - Santa Fe, New Mexico

SFI Host: Melanie Mitchell
12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Baruch Meerson (Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Sid Redner

Sept. 1, 2015

Topical Meeting

September 1, 2015

Co-organized with Tim Hodgson, Towers Watson Thinking Ahead Institute

Towers Watson, London, UK

Purpose: Business Network
SFI Host: Chris Wood

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. 

Sept. 17, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Sept. 17, 2015 - Sept. 19, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Yoav Kallus and Pablo Domasceno

Sept. 22, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Darryl Holm (Imperial College)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Geoffrey West

Sept. 30, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Sept. 30, 2015 - Oct. 2, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Justin Yeakel and Nathaniel Dominy

Oct. 6, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

John Fryxell (University of Guelph)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Andrew Berdhal

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. 12, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Oct. 12, 2015 - Oct. 13, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Tim Kohler and Keith Kintig
9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Oct. 12, 2015 - Oct. 16, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Josh Grochow, Cris Moore, Vlatko Vedral, and Jerzy Weyman

Oct. 13, 2015

Topical Meeting

October 13, 2015

Co-organized with Martin Leibowitz, Morgan Stanley, Michael Mauboussin, Credit Suisse and SFI, John Rundle, UC Davis and SFI

Held at Morgan Stanley in New York, NY

Purpose: Business Network
SFI Host: Chris Wood

Oct. 14, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Oct. 14, 2015 - Oct. 16, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Manfred Laubichler and José Lobo
3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Leslie Valiant (Harvard University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore and Josh Grochow
7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Questioning the Science of Gender Difference: A New Perspective

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.

Oct. 22, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Oct. 22, 2015 - Oct. 23, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert and James O'Dwyer

Oct. 27, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Peter Godfrey-Smith (City University of New York and University of Sydney)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Eric Libby

Oct. 28, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Oct. 28, 2015 - Oct. 30, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Eric Libby and Justin Yeakel

Oct. 29, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Oct. 29, 2015 - Oct. 30, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Ross Hammond and Matthew Gillman

Nov. 12, 2015

Nov. 12, 2015 - Nov. 14, 2015
Symposium

November 12 through November 14, 2015

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Co-organized with David Krakauer, incoming SFI President; Bill Miller, Chair Emeritus, SFI Board of Trustees and Chairman/CIO of LMM, LLC.; Michael Mauboussin, Chair, SFI Board of Trustees and Managing Director/Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse; Chris Wood, SFI VP of Administration and Director of the Business Network

Purpose: Business Network
SFI Host: Chris Wood

Nov. 17, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Patricia Churchland (University of California, San Diego)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cormac McCarthy

Nov. 18, 2015

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

Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain

Patricia Churchland is a Canadian-American philosopher and author of Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain. Churchland was a 1991 MacArthur Fellow and currently teaches at the University of California, San Diego and at the Salk Institute. 

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Dec. 7, 2015

Dec. 7, 2015 - Dec. 21, 2015
School
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Dec. 8, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Wandi Bruine de Bruin (Leeds University Business School)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Mirta Galesic

Dec. 14, 2015

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Dec. 14, 2015 - Dec. 18, 2015
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore, Aaron Clauset, and Mark Newman

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

Feb. 15, 2016

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Sidney Altman (Yale University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

Events News

A Mayan, a Roman, and a New Yorker walk into a bar… June 12, 2015 -

A diverse collection of social and natural scientists, archeologists, and historians are at SFI to share data and techniques for quantitatively comparing ancient and pre-modern cities.

Audio: Why goals, objectives, and metrics inhibit innovation June 11, 2015 -

In podcast interview on the Santa Fe Radio Café, SFI Sabbatical Visitor Ken Stanley discusses the role of serendipity in making great discoveries and the dangers of constraint by objective.

Watch Alan Lightman's SFI lecture on 'The World You Thought You Knew' May 28, 2015 -

In an SFI Community Lecture on May 6, novelist and physicist Alan Lightman offered his perspective on timeless topics such as God, science, the universe, and religious experiences. Watch his ...

Congrats to teacher Dave Brooks and ten high school seniors selected for SFI's High School Prize May 14, 2015 -

In a ceremony Wednesday evening in Santa Fe, SFI awarded science teacher Dave Brooks and ten high school seniors the Institute's 2015 High School Prize for Scientific Excellence.

Video: Watch Susan Murphy's SFI lecture on healing with data April 20, 2015 -

During an April 8 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, statistician Susan Murphy showed how a healthcare decision approach that adapts treatment to each patient over time can improve patient ...

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