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Current and Upcoming Events - March 27, 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.

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

March 30, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Eric Allender (Rutgers University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore

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: Jerry Sabloff

April 2, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Ishanu Chattopadhyay (University of Chicago)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Wolpert

April 8, 2015

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

Adaptive Intervention: Healing with Data

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

April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Symposium

New Science. New Horizons.

This annual Science Board Symposium will focus on new SFI faculty, new postdocs and new ideas for science.

Participation is by invitation only.

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Mimi Koehl, Dan Stein, Jeremy Sabloff, Jennifer Dunne

May 3, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Center for Contemporary Arts
Community Event

Liz Bradley (External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute; Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado)

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

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

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 7, 2015

Topical Meeting

May 7, 2015

Held at George Mason University and co-organized with Matt Koehler, MITRE

Purpose: Business Network
SFI Host: Chris Wood

May 13, 2015

5:30 p.m.
Special Event

The purpose of the Student Prize is to honor outstanding science students who embody the spirit of scientific pursuit and by such recognition, to encourage Santa Fe's students to explore the challenges of science in general. The Teacher Prize acknowledges creativity, originality, academic rigor, and professional excellence. Each prize includes a cash award and a Santa Fe Institute book on complexity science inscribed by SFI co-founder and Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann.

Purpose: Community Event
SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

May 18, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
May 18, 2015 - May 22, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Cris Moore and Josh Grochow
9 a.m.
May 18, 2015 - May 20, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jon Machta, Alan Hastings, and Andrew Noble

May 26, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
May 26, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Steve Lansing and Tanmoy Bhattacharya

June 3, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Marc Kuchner (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Hilary Skolnik

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 10, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
June 10, 2015 - June 12, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Luis Bettencourt, Jose Lobo, Scott Ortman, and Michael Smith
9 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Workshop
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Fred Cooper, Panayotis Kevrekidis, and Avadh Saxena

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 23, 2015

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
June 23, 2015 - June 26, 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

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

SFI Host: Melanie Moses and Judy Cannon

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. 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

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

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. 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.
Collins Conference Room
Oct. 14, 2015 - Oct. 16, 2015
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Manfred Laubichler and José Lobo
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.

Nov. 5, 2015

Nov. 5, 2015 - Nov. 7, 2015
Symposium

November 5 through November 7, 2015

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Co-organized with David Krakauer, incoming SFI President, Jennifer Dunne, SFI Vice President for Science, and Chris Wood, VP of Administration and Director of the Business Network

Purpose: Business Network
SFI Host: Chris Wood

Nov. 18, 2015

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

Algorithms to Live By

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. 7, 2015

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

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

Video: Watch Sandy Pentland's SFI Community Lecture 'Ties that bind: The goodness of social networks' March 19, 2015 -

During an SFI Community Lecture March 11 in Santa Fe, MIT's Alex Pentland described ways the mathematical analysis of social networks is fertile ground for understanding human behavior. Watch ...

Register now for SFI's 2015 Short Course in Santa Fe Feb. 24, 2015 -

Register now for SFI's 2015 Short Course — Exploring Complexity in Social Systems and Economics — August 25-27 in Santa Fe.

Apply now for SFI’s India Complex Systems Winter School Feb. 23, 2015 -

Following the model of Complex Systems Summer School (CSSS) organized annually at Santa Fe, the India Complex Systems Winter School will be held at IISER Mohali, India.

SFI ranks among the world's top science and technology 'think tanks' Feb. 12, 2015 -

The Santa Fe Institute again has ranked among the world's top science and technology think tanks.

SFI to support first North American ECCS conference Feb. 5, 2015 -

SFI is playing a leading role in an international scientific conference on complex systems science to be held this fall in Tempe, Arizona.

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