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Revision as of 16:41, 7 September 2006

Global IP Fellows Meeting


TIME ACTIVITY

Wednesday, September 13
8:30 - 5:00 Arrival of participants

Participants may take the shuttle from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to get connected to the network and find a place to work

17:00-18:30 Welcome/Opening Remarks: Dave FELDMAN and CHEN Xiaosong
18:30-19:30 Dinner
19:30-21:00 Tutorial--Introduction to Mandarin: James WU

Thursday, September 14
9:00-10:15 Chaos: Dave FELDMAN
10:30-11:45 Power Laws: What they are, what they mean, what they don't mean, and how to tell if you have one:: Cosma SHALIZI
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Graph Theory and Biological Networks: Andreas WAGNER
15:45-17:45 Student Introductions
18:00-19:30 Dinner
19:45-21:00 Ice Breaking Activity

Friday, September 15
9:00-10:15 Information Theory: Dave FELDMAN
10:30-11:45 Raising Civilization I: Henry WRIGHT
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Molecular Evolution of Biological Networks: Andreas WAGNER
15:30-17:00 English Language Brush-up Session
18:00-19:30 Dinner

Saturday, September 16
9:00-10:15 Computation Theory: Dave FELDMAN
10:30-11:45 Statistics for Complex Systems: Cosma SHALIZI
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Coalescence: Jon WILKINS
18:00-19:30 Dinner
19:45-21:00 Research group facilitation

Sunday, September 17
9:00-10:15 Measures of Complexity: Dave FELDMAN
10:30-11:45 Reconstructing Causal States: Theory and Applications: Cosma SHALIZI
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Raising Civilization II: Henry WRIGHT
15:30-17:00 Roundtable discussion: SHALIZI, WILKINS, WRIGHT
18:00-19:30 Dinner
19:45-20:45 Informal discussion on measures of complexity: Dave FELDMAN and Cosma SHALIZI

Monday, September 18
9:00-10:15 Jon WILKINS
10:30-11:45 Raising Civilization III: Henry WRIGHT
12:00-13:30 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Mandarin Lesson
15:45 T-shirt design
18:00-19:30 Dinner

Tuesday, September 19
TBA Transfer to Beijing location

Sunday 16 July

Scavenger Hunt


Wednesday, September 13

Arrival of participants Participants may take the shuttle from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to get connected to the network and find a place to work

7:30 p.m. SFI Public Lecture Series—Ulam Lecture given by Dr. Nina Fedoroff (see SFI website for more information)


Thursday, September 14

Arrival of participants Participants may take the shuttle from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to get connected to the network and find a place to work

7:30 p.m. SFI Public Lecture Series—Ulam Lecture given by Dr. Nina Fedoroff (see SFI website for more information)


Friday, September 15

8:15-8:30 a.m. Transportation from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI via hotel shuttle

8:30-9:00 Registration, Welcome and Visa Check-In Continental breakfast

9:00-9:15 Welcome, Objectives and Agenda Outline—Shannon Larsen

9:15-9:45 SFI’s Scientific Vision—Chris Wood, SFI Vice-President

9:45-10:15 Brief introductions by participants

10:15-10:30 A look back—What SFI has Learned From Our Fellows and International Activities—Shannon Larsen and Ginger Richardson

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:45 New Approaches in Complex Systems Education—Eric Klopfer, MIT and SFI Science Board

11:45-12:00 Explain afternoon exercise – Shannon Larsen and Stacey Lydon

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch with SFI community sponsored by International Program

1:00-2:00 Exercise—break-out session with partner

2:00-3:00 10-minute presentations from exercise

3:00-3:30 Tea with SFI Community

3:30-4:30 Continue 10-minute presentations from exercise

4:30-4:45 Summary—Shannon Larsen

4:45-5:00 Weekend logistics—Stacey Lydon and Laura Ware

5:00-5:30 Transport to Happy Hour SFI cars and hotel shuttle

5:30 Happy Hour at El Farol sponsored by International Program

8:00 Bus #1 departs for Star Hill


Saturday, September 16

9:00 a.m. Bus #2 departs for Star Hill

Other participants remain at hotel and are on their own for the weekend

11:00 Arrival and settling in at Star Hill

12:00-1:00 p.m. Catered box lunch

1:00-3:30 Free time for hiking/exploring

3:30-5:30 Group activity

5:30 International Wine Tasting Event

7:30 Catered New Mexican Dinner

9:30 Star Gazing for the not-so-serious and Astronomy/Astrology for the serious




Sunday, September 17

10:00 a.m. Brunch

12:00 p.m. Depart for Pecos Pueblo

1:00 Guided tour of Pecos Pueblo with Tim Kohler

4:00 Star Hill participants arrive back at Hotel Santa Fe—dinner on own


Monday, September 18 SFI discussants (To be confirmed): Geoffrey West Jim Brown Jennifer Dunne Eric Smith Tim Kohler

8:15-8:30 a.m. Transportation from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI via hotel shuttle

8:30-9:00 Continental breakfast

9:00 – 9:50 Gabriel Mindlin— The Physics and Neural Control of Birdsong Nelley Kovalevskaya—Visual Modeling by Contextual Influences in Environmental Information Systems

9:50 – 9:55 Break

9:55 – 10:45 Sitabhra Sinha—Are Complex Systems Unstable? Silvina Ponce Dawson—TBA

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:15 Scaling in Ecology Workshop Follow-up Pablo Marquet—Towards a Unified Theory in Ecology Beata Oborny—Contact Processes, Spreading of Populations in Space, and the Boundaries of Species Distributions David Storch—Geometry of Species Distributions: Null Models of Biodiversity Patterns

12:15-1:30 p.m. Catered lunch on portal for participants and SFI faculty

1:30-2:20 Foundations of Cooperation in the Commons Workshop Follow-up Juan Camilo-Cardenas—Experiments on Cooperation and Social Networks Carlos-Rodriquez-Sickert— When in Rome, do as the Romans DO: The coevolution of altruistic punishment, conformist learning, and cooperation

2:20 – 2:25 Break

2:25 – 3:15 LI Wei—Individual Strategies in Complementarity Games and Population Dynamics Balazs Vedres—Politicized Business Ties: Business Groups in Post-Socialism

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 Multidisciplinary Research in a Global Context—Discussion facilitated by TBA.

4:00-4:45 Future of SFI International Program—Discussion and Brainstorming

5:00-5:15 Transportation from SFI to Hotel Santa Fe via hotel shuttle

7:00-9:00 Dinner for SFI faculty and participants


Tuesday, September 19 SFI Discussants (To be confirmed): Geoffrey West Doyne Farmer Jon Wilkins Rolf Thimo Michael Gastner Michelle Girvan Tim Kohler

8:15-8:30 a.m. Transportation from Hotel Santa Fe to SFI via hotel shuttle

8:30 - 9:00 Continental breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 HAO Bailin—Complexity of DNA and Protein Sequences: Observation of Real Data Miguel Fuentes—TBA Claudia Codeco—Mathematical Modeling of Tropical Diseases

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 Faculty and Fellow Round Table Discussion

12:00 p.m. Adjourn meeting and lunch with SFI community

1:00 onward Time for informal break-out sessions or discussions