The Complexity of the Patent System Speakers
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March 12 – 14, 2018
Santa Fe Institute
Santa Fe Institute, President and William H. Miller Professor of Complex Systems
David’s research explores the evolution of intelligence on earth. This includes studying the evolution of genetic, neural, linguistic, social and cultural mechanisms supporting memory and information processing, and exploring their shared properties. He served as the founding Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the Co-Director of the Center for Complexity and Collective Computation, and Professor of mathematical genetics all at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. David has been a visiting fellow at the Genomics Frontiers Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, a Sage Fellow at the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of Santa Barbara, a long-term Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and visiting Professor of Evolution at Princeton University. In 2012 Dr. Krakauer was included in the Wired Magazine Smart List as one of 50 people "who will change the World.” In 2016 Krakauer was included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s visionary Leaders advancing global research and business.
School of Sustainability and School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
Deborah Strumsky is an assistant professor at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona. Her research has focused on the study of innovation, invention and technological change, and their relationship to economic growth. Her more recent work has explored technological change in renewable energy systems. She has several longstanding collaborations with researchers at the Santa Fe Institute and a background in complex adaptive systems.
Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University; External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute
Computational Social Science, Digital History, Decision Theory
Professor and Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics at the Santa Fe Institute
Social Learning, understanding, and coping with uncertainty.
Department of Economics, Bowdoin College
One of the foremost historians of the patenting system in the U.S.
School of Public Policy and Director of Policy Research Services and Principal Research Associate in Innovation Partners, a unit of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jan was a leading member of a research team which developed a set of techniques and concepts, now standard in patent analysis, for detecting "emerging technologies" using patent data.
School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
Alan was the second person to hold the position of Chief Economist of the U.S. Patent Office, a position he held until August of this year.
Department of Sociology; Director, Knowledge Lab; Program in Computational Social Sciences, University of Chicago
Foremost expert on collective cognition and learning.
Management & Organizations program, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Expert on the combinatorics of invention, and computational social science.
School of Sustainability, ASU–Santa Fe Institute Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University
Santa Clara University School of Law
Former Chief IP Officer at Phillips, IBM, Verizon, and Interdigital