Participation in the Symposium & Short Course is selection-based. The application window for in-person attendance is now closed. 

Application components:
All application materials are submitted through the application platform, accessed through the “Apply now!” button. No emailed application materials accepted.

All applicants must submit:

  • Contact information
  • Short CV (max. 1 page, uploaded as pdf) containing academic training, most recent professional position(s) held, and up to 6 selected publications
  • Statement of interest/biographical blurb (≤ 500 words)


  • Applicants to present a poster must additionally submit:
    • Research project abstract (≤ 250 words)


If you would like to request a need-based registration fee scholarship, please complete the “Request a Scholarship” section of the application. Support for travel, lodging, or related expenses is not available.



Application Timeline

The application window for in-person attendance is now closed. 




Registration and payment

Registration for in-person attendance is now closed.

Registration and payment instructions will be sent to accepted applicants only along with an invitation letter, limited hotel booking codes, scholarship decisions, poster and/or Radical Ideas presentation instructions, and other pre-arrival information. Due to the demands on hotel space in Santa Fe, applicants are encouraged to reserve accommodations as early as possible.

Registration fees:

  • Priority Review Student: $200.00
  • Rolling Submission Student: $250.00
  • Priority Academic / Non-Profit: $300.00
  • Rolling Submission Academic / Non-Profit: $350
  • Professional / Corporate: $600.00*
  • Rolling Submission Professional / Corporate: $650.00*
  • Online: $100.00

*Accepted SFI ACtioN affiliates attending in person will have their registration fees waived.

Travel, lodging, and dinners are not included in the registration fee. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to participants all three days of the short course. 

The Collective Intelligence: Foundations + Radical Ideas Symposium & Short Course is sponsored by the Miller Omega Program, with additional support from the McKinnon Family Foundation and SFI Science.