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Current and Upcoming Public Events - March 2, 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 11, 2015

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

Alex Pentland is the Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts, and Sciences at MIT and was named one of the world’s seven most powerful data scientists by Forbes in 2011. Pentland’s latest book is Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – The Lessons from a New Science.

March 16, 2015

7 p.m.
Center for Contemporary Arts
Community Event

Eric Libby (Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute)

Purpose: Community Event

April 8, 2015

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

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

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 6, 2015

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

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.

July 15, 2015

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

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.

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. 

Oct. 14, 2015

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

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. 18, 2015

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

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.

Events News

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.

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.

Watch Daniel Jurafsky's SFI talk - Eating our words: What the language of food says about us Jan. 21, 2015 -

During an SFI Community Lecture January 14 in Santa Fe, Stanford linguist Daniel Jurafsky explored the stunningly complex language of food and what it tells us about our culture and ...

Deadline alert - Apply now for SFI's 2015 Complex Systems Summer School Jan. 6, 2015 -

SFI is accepting applications for its signature education program for graduate students and postdocs -- the 2015 Complex Systems Summer School, June 7-July 3, 2015, in Santa Fe. Apply by January ...

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