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Current and Upcoming Public Events - Sept. 27, 2016

  • * SFI community lectures are free, open, & accessible to the public.
  • * Other SFI events are by invitation only.

Sept. 26, 2016

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Sept. 26, 2016 - Sept. 27, 2016
Community Event


211 W. San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

7:30 p.m.

Seth Lloyd is a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the SFI External Faculty. Lloyd, the author of Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos, makes complex concepts accessible through human, everyday examples. His research focuses on the interplay of information with complex systems.

Purpose: Community Event

Oct. 18, 2016

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Community Event

211 W. San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

7:30 p.m.

Ellenberg is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in 2015 was named a Guggenheim Fellow. His work has been featured in major newspapers including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the Boston Globe, and he has appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered and Bloomberg News. Ellenberg’s 2014 book How Not to be Wrong was a New York Times bestseller, and his novel, The Grasshopper King, was a finalist for the 2004 Young Lions Fiction Award.

Purpose: Community Event

Events News

TONIGHT! The 2016 Ulam Lectures continue with Seth Lloyd on collapse and rebirth at The Information Edge Sept. 27, 2016 -

Tonight, in the second of two lectures over two nights, SFI's Seth Lloyd explores what happens when one system gains an advantage in collecting and processing information – an advantage ...

Happening now at SFI: Ecologists gather the pieces of a first-principles-derived ecological theory Sept. 21, 2016 -

A team of ecologists meets at SFI this week to begin synthesizing an efficient theory that aims toward a more unified understanding of ecology.

Watch the video of Rosalind Picard's SFI Community Lecture Sept. 2, 2016 -

During an SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, Rosalind Picard reveals some of the surprises she has discovered at the intersection of human emotion and wearable tech. Watch her talk ...

Networks, AI, and psychology for social change Aug. 4, 2016 -

Drawing from network science, decision-making tools with artificial intelligence, and social influence theories, experts gathered at SFI recently to explore new ways to spark large-scale social change.

How microbiomes respond to disturbance Aug. 2, 2016 -

To prepare for climate change, urbanization, or antibiotic resistance, we need to know how the microbial world we are immersed in will respond to stress. A recent SFI meeting sought ...

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