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Current and Upcoming Events - Aug. 2, 2014

  • * 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 8, 2014

June 8, 2014 - Aug. 16, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014 - Aug. 11, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: Doyne Farmer, Deborah Strumsky, and Jose Lobo

Aug. 4, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Catie Grasso (Oregon Health & Science University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

Aug. 5, 2014

Topical Meeting
Purpose: Business Network

Aug. 6, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Seung-Yun Oh (Korea Insurance Research Institute)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Sam Bowles
7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Steven Strogatz is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University and the author of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Sync, The Calculus of Friendship and The Joy of x.

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

Aug. 11, 2014

11 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

It's a bird, it's a plane, No...it's a phase transition!

(Entropy production in open dissipative systems)

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
1:30 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

SFI REU Final Presentation - Jess Banks

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 12, 2014

10 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

The Role of Information in Threshold Models: The Arab Spring, Kickstarter Campaigns and Internet Memes 

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
11 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Visualizing spin glass frustration

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 13, 2014

11 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Cost effectiveness of including a whole-cell Bordatella pertussis vaccine in current vaccination programs

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Ranjit Kumble (lead researcher at Pfizer)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Chris Wood
1:30 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Analog Circuit Design using Genetic Algorithms

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 14, 2014

10 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

The Evolutionary Origins of Developmental Programs

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
11 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Exploring the Applicability of Established: Time Series Analysis Techniques to the Human Microbiome

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
1:30 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Linguistic Divergence in Timor

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 18, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Sucheta Soundarajan (Rutgers University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

Aug. 20, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Wojciech Szpankowski (Center for Science Information, NSF Science and Technology Center)

SFI Host: David Wolpert

Aug. 25, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Aug. 25, 2014 - Aug. 26, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Jerry Sabloff, Geoffrey West, Ginger Richardson, Melanie Mitchell and David Krakauer

Aug. 28, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Aug. 28, 2014 - Aug. 29, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: Peter Peregrine

Sept. 3, 2014

6 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Community Event

Tony Hsieh (Zappo's; The Downtown Project); Geoffrey West (Santa Fe Institute).

Purpose: Community Event

Sept. 9, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Sept. 9, 2014 - Sept. 10, 2014
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jim Crutchfield and Raissa D'Souza
7:30 p.m.
James A. Little Theater
Sept. 9, 2014 - Sept. 10, 2014
Community Event

Jeremy Sabloff, President, Santa Fe Institute

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

Sept. 11, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Sept. 11, 2014 - Sept. 12, 2014
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jim Crutchfield and Raissa D'Souza

Sept. 26, 2014

10:30 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Chris Gunter (Emory University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Hilary Skolnik

Sept. 30, 2014

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Rustom Antia (Emory University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Ben Althouse

Oct. 2, 2014

Oct. 7, 2014

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Richard Michod (University of Arizona)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Eric Libby

Oct. 13, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Andreas Wagner, Jose Lobo, Manfred Laubichler, Jennifer Dunne

Oct. 15, 2014

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

Sidney Redner, Professor, Santa Fe Institute

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

Oct. 20, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Amos Korman (CNRS)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

Nov. 4, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Alex Klimenko (University of Queensland, Australia)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

Nov. 6, 2014

Nov. 6, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014
Symposium
Purpose: Business Network

Nov. 10, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Nov. 10, 2014 - Nov. 12, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Kevin Laland, Marc Feldman, Lucy Odling-Smee, Doug Erwin

Nov. 12, 2014

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

Ginger and Richard Rhodes

SFI Host: SFI Education

Nov. 14, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Nov. 14, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: David Wolpert, James O'Dwyer, and Jennifer Dunne

Nov. 19, 2014

9 a.m.
Nov. 19, 2014 - Nov. 21, 2014
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Luis Bettencourt, Joe Hand, and Jose Lobo

Dec. 1, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Dec. 1, 2014 - Dec. 5, 2014
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore and Jennifer Dunne

Jan. 6, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Jan. 6, 2015 - Jan. 8, 2015
Working Group
SFI Host: Sam Bowles, Peyton Young, Larry Blume, Herb Gintis, and Rob Boyd

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. 17, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Patricia Churchland (University of California, San Diego)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: Cormac McCarthy

March 3, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Alex "Sandy" Pentland (MIT)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Geoffrey West

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

Events News

Video: Watch Seth Lloyd's talk 'Is time travel possible? Testing the Grandfather Paradox' July 30, 2014 -

In a July 16 SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, MITs Seth Lloyd proffered a mode of time travel that is both theoretically possible and creatively irresistible. Watch his talk.

SFI Community Lecture August 6: The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math July 29, 2014 -

In an SFI Community Lecture on Wednesday, August 6, in Santa Fe, mathematician Steven Strogatz shows how math underpins our lives, from finding the perfect romantic partner to understanding how ...

What is creativity, and how can we understand it? July 10, 2014 -

SFI and the National Endowment for the Arts are holding a working group in Santa Fe this week to examie creativity through the lenses of cognitive science, psychology, education, the ...

Cities, slums, neighborhoods, people: Watch Luis Bettencourt's lecture June 27, 2014 -

What is a city? In an SFI Community Lecture June 18 in Santa Fe, SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt peered inside the city, down to the data describing its neighborhoods and ...

Video: Daniel Dennett asks whether we need free will May 19, 2014 -

In an SFI Community Lecture Wednesday, May 14, in Santa Fe, philosopher Daniel Dennett asked: if free will is an illusion, should we conclude that we don’t need real ...

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