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Current and Upcoming Events - July 31, 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

July 31, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Benoit Mahault (Universite Paris Sud; Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Luis Bettencourt

Aug. 3, 2015

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Colin Torney (University of Exeter)

SFI Host: Andrew Berdahl

Aug. 5, 2015

Special Event

A singular conversation between artist James Drake and incoming SFI President David Krakauer will unfold August 5 in Santa Fe, in conjunction with the first public reading from SFI Trustee Cormac McCarthy’s new novel The Passenger.

Aug. 10, 2015

10 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Balancing Foraging and Predation: The Evolution of Collective Behavior in Fish

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

Total Information Flow in Stochastic Networks

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

Towards a more substantive account of cities

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 11, 2015

10 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Heterogeneity Within Self­ Organizing Animal Groups

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

Social Norms and Wikipedia

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

Balancing Music from a map the relation of sound characteristics to geography

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 12, 2015

10 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Message-Passing Algorithms for Statistical Analysis

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

Social influence in a world of King Oedipus

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

Taylor Martin (Sam Houston State University)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Christa Brelsford
1:30 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Community detection in multiplex networks

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

Aug. 13, 2015

10 a.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

Meta-Sorting as an Exploration of the Space of Algorithms

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

Studying disease underreporting using population genetics

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

Balancing Foraging and Predation: The Evolution of Collective Behavior in Fishs

SFI Host: Juniper Lovato

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

Jordan Brandt (Autodesk and Stanford University)

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
12:15 p.m.
Noyce Conference Room
Seminar

John Pepper (National Cancer Institute; SFI External Professor)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

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.
Community Event

CreativeMornings Santa Fe brings together the creative communities in Santa Fe and Albuquerque for a monthly breakfast lecture series. From design legends to hometown heroes, speakers are selected by each chapter based on a global theme. For October, the theme is "SHOCK," and will feature SFI Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino among others.

Purpose: Community Event
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

March 11, 2016

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
March 11, 2016 - March 12, 2016
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Deborah M. Gordon and Frederick R. Adler

March 24, 2016

12:15 p.m.
Collins Conference Room
Seminar

Gabrielle Walker (Xynteo)

Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Jennifer Dunne

April 11, 2016

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
April 11, 2016 - April 12, 2016
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: Peter N. Peregrine

Aug. 26, 2016

9 a.m.
Collins Conference Room
Aug. 26, 2016 - Aug. 28, 2016
Working Group
Purpose: Research Collaboration
SFI Host: David Freidel, Arlen Chase, and Anne Dowd

Events News

A Turing test for creative intelligence July 31, 2015 -

Computer algorithms that make human-quality short fiction, poetry, and dance music is the objective of a new Turing test-style competition and prize in creative intelligence.

Working group: What T cells have in common with ants July 29, 2015 -

A working group at SFI this week aims to further the linkages between experiment and theory in immune cell motility, or movement.

SFI’s Krakauer, McCarthy’s new work to be featured in August 5 art event July 24, 2015 -

A singular conversation between artist James Drake and incoming SFI President David Krakauer will unfold August 5 in Santa Fe, in conjunction with the first public reading from SFI Trustee ...

SFI to co-host Systems Analysis 2015 conference July 9, 2015 -

In November SFI will co-host the 2015 Systems Analysis conference in Austria.

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.

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