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Current and Upcoming Events - April 18, 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.

April 23, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014
Workshop

SFI Host: John Schellnhuber

April 28, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Guy Gugliotta (Freelance Science Journalist; SFI Journalism Fellow)

SFI Host: John German

April 30, 2014

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Helen Couclellis (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Clio Andris

May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Symposium

This annual Science Board Symposium will focus on the nature of the links between fundamental and applied complexity research, pairing theoretical approaches with real-world applications in three areas: networks, ecology, and cities and scaling.

Participation is by invitation only.

May 5, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
May 5, 2014 - May 9, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: Daniel Dennett
12:15 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Tiago Peixoto (University of Bremen)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore
3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Philip Holmes (Princeton University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

May 8, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
May 8, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Stefan Thurner, Constantino Tsallis and Murray Gell-Mann

May 12, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Don McKenzie (US Forest Service)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

May 14, 2014

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

Daniel Dennett is the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Director, Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. Dennett is often referred to as one of the “Four Horsemen of the New Atheism,” along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and the late Christopher Hitchens.

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

May 15, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Xizoran Yan (University of Southern California)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

May 18, 2014

7:30 p.m.
Center for Contemporary Arts
Community Event

Daniel Dennett (External Professor, Santa Fe Institute; University Professor and Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University, Center for Cognitive Studies)

Purpose: Community Event

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014 - May 23, 2014
Workshop

Purpose: Business Network
9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
May 19, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Sam Scarpino and Ben Althouse

May 21, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Hamid Benbrahim (Fidelity Investments)

SFI Host: Cris Moore

May 23, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Giovanni Petri (ISI Foundation)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Sam Scarpino

May 27, 2014

9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
May 27, 2014 - May 29, 2014
Workshop
SFI Host: Tim Kohler and Margaret Nelson

May 30, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
May 30, 2014 - May 31, 2014
Working Group

SFI Host: Margaret Nelson and Tim Kohler

May 31, 2014

2 p.m.
Community Event

Jennifer Dunne (Vice President for Science, Santa Fe Institute); Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band Cherokee artist); Valerie Wilson (Santa Fe Institute).

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: Valerie Wilson

June 2, 2014

Topical Meeting

Purpose: Business Network

June 8, 2014

June 8, 2014 - Aug. 16, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato
Saint John's College
June 8, 2014 - July 4, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

June 10, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
June 10, 2014 - June 12, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: Ricardo Hausmann and Dany Bahar
3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Maria Chudnovsky (Columbia University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

June 17, 2014

9 a.m.
Tesuque Campus
June 17, 2014 - June 21, 2014
Working Group

SFI Host: Luis Bettencourt, Scott Ortman, Jose Lobo, and Michael Smith

June 18, 2014

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

Luis Bettencourt, Professor, Santa Fe Institute

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

June 22, 2014

Saint John's College
June 22, 2014 - July 4, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: John Miller
Saint John's College
June 22, 2014 - July 4, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: John Miller

June 30, 2014

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

July 8, 2014

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

John Barkley Rosser (James Madison University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert

July 9, 2014

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
July 9, 2014 - July 10, 2014
Working Group
SFI Host: Bill O'Brien, Jennifer Dunne, Sunil Iyengar

July 10, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Tim Keitt (Keitt Lab)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014 - July 25, 2014
Education Program
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

July 16, 2014

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

Seth Lloyd is Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and External Professor, Santa Fe Institute.

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: SFI Education

July 28, 2014

9 a.m.
July 28, 2014 - July 30, 2014
Working Group

SFI Host: Jessica Flack, Bryan Daniels, Chris Ellison, and Philip Poon

July 30, 2014

Aug. 4, 2014

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Catie Grasso (Oregon Health & Science University)

Purpose: Resident Faculty
SFI Host: Cris Moore

Aug. 6, 2014

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. 18, 2014

Topical Meeting
Purpose: Business Network

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. 9, 2014

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. 26, 2014

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

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

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. 17, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Colloquium

Patricia Churchland (University of California, San Diego)

Purpose: Colloquium
SFI Host: Cormac McCarthy

Events News

Wanted: SFI's next president April 10, 2014 -

The Santa Fe Institute is seeking an uncommon leader to guide this world-renowned nonprofit research and education center. If you know a great candidate, pass it on.

Video: Robin Dunbar on why the Internet won’t get you any more friends April 3, 2014 -

In an SFI Community Lecture March 12, evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar explained why our brains are hard-wired to maintain meaningful relationships with no more than around 150 people -- and this ...

SFI's Dan Dennett exchanges views with Richard Swinburne on how academics should approach religion April 2, 2014 -

In Prospect magazine's World Thinkers 2014 series, philosopher and SFI External Professor Dan Dennett exchanges perspectives with philosopher Richard Swinburne on how academics should approach the study of religion.

Special event March 22 in Santa Fe: The Jewish contribution to human culture March 20, 2014 -

On March 22 in Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival and New Mexico PBS are hosting a conversation between Emmy Award-winning historian Simon Schama and SFI President Jerry ...

Video - SFI Community Lecture: Getting our arms around obesity: A systems approach to a global epidemic Feb. 20, 2014 -

In an SFI Community Lecture on February 12 in Santa Fe, Ross Hammond looked to complex systems science for promising new approaches to the global obesity epidemic. Watch the video.

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