Collective Intelligence in Natural and Artificial Systems - Agenda

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Agenda (Subject to Change)

All times are Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Each speaker slot includes a 30-minute talk followed by 20 minutes of discussion and a 10-minute break.


Tuesday, August 31st
Session chair: Melanie Moses

9:00 - 9:10 AM Melanie Mitchell and Melanie Moses Welcome
9:10 - 9:50 AM Melanie Mitchell Collective Intelligence in a Computer Model of Analogy-Making
10:00 - 10:50 AM Jessica Flack Collective Intelligence: Future Directions
11:00 - 11:50 AM Jeff Hawkins Collective Intelligence Within the Brain, The Thousand Brains Theory
12:00 - 12:30 PM Group Discussion

Wednesday, September 1st
Session chair: Melanie Mitchell

9:00 - 9:50 AM Cleotilde Gonzalez How Collective Behavior Unfolds from Individuals: Interdependence, Aggregation, and Strategy
10:00 - 10:50 AM Henry Farrell No-Bullshit Democracy
11:00 - 11:50 AM Anna Dornhaus Efficient organization without too much overhead: When to reduce communication for better group flexibility
12:00 - 12:30 PM Group Discussion

Thursday, September 2nd
Session chair: Tyler Millhouse

9:00 - 9:50 AM James Marshall Applying Decision Theory to Collective Intelligence: A Brief Tour
10:00 - 10:50 AM Jacob Foster Beyond Machines of Flesh and Blood: Toward New Paradigms for Human-Compatible Collective Intelligence
11:00 - 11:50 AM Joe Bak-Coleman Applied Collective Intelligence to Combat Online Misinformation
12:00 - 12:30 PM Group Discussion