Science Board Symposium- Agenda

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Thursday, April 10
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception, St. Francis Hotel (210 Don Gaspar Avenue)
Friday, April 11 - Symposium
7:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast - New Mexico Room (ground floor, La Fonda) and Continental Breakfast and Registration - La Terraza Room
9 Welcome, Simon Levin (Co-Chair, SFI Science Board & Princeton University)
9:15 Introduction to SFI and Overview, Geoffrey West (SFI President and Distinguished Professor)
9:30 An Ancient Perspective on the Urban Experience, Jeremy Sabloff (Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania)
10:00 Break
11:00 Global Cities, Saskia Sassen (Columbia University and author of "The Global City")
12:00 p.m. Discussion, Led by Henry Wright (SFI External Faculty, Science Board and University of Michigan)
12:30 p.m. Lunch, New Mexico Room (located on ground floor)
1:30 p.m. Green Cities: Sustainable Urban Development, Matthew Kahn (UCLA and author of "Green Cities")
2:30 p.m. Discussion, Led by J. Doyne Farmer (Santa Fe Institute)
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. The Urbanizing World: A New Quantitative Understanding of Cities Holds the Key to the Global Sustainability Transition, Luis Bettencourt (SFI and Los Alamos Laboratory)
4:00 p.m. Title TBD, Geoffrey West (President and Distinguished Professor, Santa Fe Institute)
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
6:15 p.m. Sandia Express Shuttles depart La Fonda from the corner of Old Santa Fe Trail & E. San Francisco Street
6:30 p.m. Cocktails and Dinner at SFI
7:30 p.m. Dinner, Noyce Conference Room
8:30 p.m. SFI: Impact and Influence, Musings of Dr. Murray Gell-Mann
9:00 p.m. Shuttles return to La Fonda