Annual Business Network and Board of Trustees Symposium - Agenda

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Symposium Program:

Thursday, November 3

Bishop's Lodge Tesuque Pavillion

Evening Opening Reception, Keynote Presentation and Book Signing with Brian Christian

In his critically acclaimed book, Christian explores "What Talking With Computers Teaches Us About What It Means To Be Alive". The Most Human Human has received rave reviews in The New Yorker, New York Times, Economist, New Statesman, and Wall Street Journal. Christian has appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Charlie Rose Show and Radiolab. He has also served as a contributer to publications such as The Atlantic and the Guardian.

6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Keynote Presentation, Brian Christian

Friday, November 4

All-day symposium at Bishop's Lodge, Tesuque Pavillion

Evening Reception at Santa Fe Institute

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am Welcome, Jerry Sabloff, Santa Fe Institute
9:15 am Business Network Introductory Remarks, Chris Wood, Santa Fe Institute
9:30 am Santa Fe Institute Postdoctoral Fellows – 2 Minute Research Introductions, Led By Doug Erwin, Santa Fe Institute
10:15 am Break
10:30 am The Individual and the Collective in Biology, Doug Erwin, Santa Fe Institute
11:30 am The Role of the Individual in Economics, Eric Beinhocker, London School of Economics
12:30 pm Lunch By Las Fuentes
1:30 pm Individual Strategies and Aggregate Outcomes in Financial Markets, Rajiv Sethi, Santa Fe Institute and Columbia University
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Debate: Individuals and Collectives in Scientific Theory, Geoffrey West, Santa Fe Institute and Charles Marshall, UC Berkeley
5:00 pm Adjourn
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception, Santa Fe Institute

'Saturday, November 5

Final Day of Symposium, Bishop's Lodge, Tesuque Pavillion

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am Is There a Role for the Individual in Physics?, Luis Bettencourt, Santa Fe Institute and Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:00 am Network Neutrality, Individual Freedom, and Privacy on the Internet, Tim Wu, Columbia Law School
11:00 am Break
11:30 pm Talk Title and Presenter To Be Determined
12:30 pm Lunch By Las Fuentes
1:30 pm The Role of the Individual in Complex Systems, Simon DeDeo, Santa Fe Institute
2:30 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm Business Network General Meeting
4:30 pm Adjourn

Please enjoy your exploration of fine Santa Fe restaurants on your own for dinner this evening.