Control in Distributed Networks - Agenda

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Tuesday, March 25 - Decisions 2.0: Distributed Decision-Making
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. Introduction and Meeting Objective: Eric Bonabeau, CEO and CSO, Icosystem Corp.
9:45 a.m. “Prediction Markets: Trading Uncertainty for Collective Wisdom,” Emile Servan-Schreiber, CEO, NewsFutures Inc.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. “Overview of Principles of The Sunlight Foundation”,” Bill Allison, Senior Fellow, The Sunlight Foundation
11:45 a.m. Working Group Sessions (continuing through lunch)
12:15 a.m. Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m. “Cell Phones + Mobile Social Apps = Distributed Decision-Making:

Lessons From Cajun Navy and California Wildfire,” W. David Stephenson, Stephenson Strategies

2:00 p.m. “Quantifying Organizational Behavior and Facilitating Organizational Connectivity,” Nathan Eagle, Postdoctoral Fellow, Santa Fe Institute
3:00 p.m. Short Break
3:15 p.m. “Crowdsourcing, Crowdcasting, Competition and Creativity,” Nyssim Lefford, Director of Research and Lead Producer, Idea Crossing, Inc.
4:15 p.m. Working Group Sessions
5:15 p.m. Working Group Reports and Wrap-up, Eric Bonabeau
5:30 p.m. Adjourn