Limits to Prediction - Agenda

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Friday, September 9

Held at Towers Watson, 71 High Holborn, London, UK

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
8:45 am Welcome, Tim Hodgson, Willis Towers Watson, and Will Tracy, SFI
9:00 am Fundamental Limits to Prediction, David Krakauer, SFI President and Professor
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Predicting the Antigenic Evolution of Influenza Viruses, Terry Jones, University of Cambridge
11:30 am Limits to Prediction in Economics and Elsewhere, J. Doyne Farmer, University of Oxford and SFI External Professor
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Mathematics, Science, and Prediction, Ole Peters, London Mathematical Laboratory and SFI External Professor
2:30 pm Language Evolution Is Predictable, up to a Point…, Mark Pagel, University of Reading and SFI External Professor
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Rock, Paper, Scissors, Higgs: from quantum field theory to the No-Trade theorem, Simon DeDeo, Carnegie Mellon University and SFI External Professor
5:00 pm Adjourn
5:00 pm - 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception